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Godafoss

Iceland
+354 840 5999
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“both sides” (48 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't miss this beautiful waterfalls! It's certainly worth the trip. I like the story about why it's named this also. Our guide was very clear that you need to watch where you are walking - don't walk and take pictures as the rocks are very...More

Thank ilovecalculustoo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Godafoss is neither the biggest nor the highest, still it is impressive and it has historical meaning to Icelanders. Waterfall has horse-shoe shape and you can get really close to the water both from up and down, only beware of slippery stones. There is a...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the largest and most dramatic waterfall we saw in 10+ days in Iceland. We were there early in the day, so it was not terribly crowded. Beautiful spot! Great photos! Nice gift shop and cafe across the road with free restrooms. MUST DO...More

Thank virginian9
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is parking on both sides of the falls. When we arrived we first visited the lot that GPS led us too, but there were too many people worried about taking selfies more than admiring the view so we decided to pack it up and...More

Thank Lyndsey E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you check out this wonderful waterfall. It's easy to find and not many people are there, only annoying youngsters standing in the way for photos but never for too long.

Thank mrmassa84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Godafoss was one of my favorite waterfalls in Iceland though admittedly I enjoyed all of them. We parked in the small lot and walked towards the falls, taking photos along the way. The waterfall was large and in a semi circle. We were able to...More

Thank LissaJ41
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Convenient tour stop right in the Ring Road just east of Akureyri. A necessary stop between Lake Myvatn and Akureyri. Less than 30 minutes required to take a number of nice photos and then move on your way. I would definitely NOT recommend buying a...More

Thank J R M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful waterfall, beside the negativity in some reviews about the amount of tourists - which I can partly relate to - you can still get a great look over the waterfall and I got some beautiful pictures. A Route 1 must see. Only negative...More

Thank Wattman050
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do it by yourself. Take the road and visit this great location. Unfortunately poor, dirty and stupid people throwing cigarettes, food and garbage everywhere also come here. Beautiful.

Thank Massimiliano F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, powerful waterfall with several falls crashing into a single place. The falls were covered with icy veils. The paths were also covered with ice so we're a bit treacherous, but it was worth it to venture there for the beauty.

Thank singersus
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lolalisa88
14 August 2017|
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Response from J R M | Reviewed this property |
Snow has been scarce for many years as Icelanders have told me. I have never been in winter, but twice in summer. Even if it snows, it won't be much and not as cold as in Canada, where I live. Biggest obstacle in the... More
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Gary A
2 March 2017|
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Response from CarolinePurslow | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gary, tickets aren't required to visit the waterfall.
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