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Godafoss

| Akureyri, Iceland
+354 840 5999
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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| Akureyri, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quite spectacular and a must see. Like most waterfalls in full flow it is something to be admired. Watch out for the tourist traffic jam. 😊

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed yesterday

This waterfall was magnificent and surpassed expectations. It does remind one of Niagara and the force of the water was very great. Though smaller than Niagara, it was just as amazing and well worth seeing.

Thank Dr Raymond D
Reviewed yesterday

This really reminded me of the horseshoe Niagara Falls but shorter and of course not as wide. What I love about this is you can get super close to the falls from the top and the base. Make sure you go to both sides to...More

Thank Grizel F
Reviewed yesterday

A majestic waterfall, comparable to the Niagara Falls (as I have seen those, once upon a time). Too many tourists, but that's the way it is. Indeed, it did not diminish our pleasure and awe. We came by tour bus from Akureyi (Northern Iceland), en...More

Thank Tanja S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Due east of Akureryi in the northern part of the country, this was the most Niagara-like of the Icelandic waterfalls, and all I was waiting for was a daring young guy going over them encased in a barrel, or at least Marilyn Monroe escaping Joseph...More

Thank Ed_Uyeshima
Reviewed 3 days ago

Like a lot of tourist hotspots in Iceland now very overcrowded so try to visit early or later in the day. Cafe and loos nearby.

Thank jackiecrackers
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you're visiting the north of Iceland, don't miss this waterfall! It's not the biggest, but still very beautiful. The waterfall is very blue here. There are parking lots on both sides and very close to the falls, so it can be a fairly quick...More

Thank stephjac711
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A beautiful waterfall, you can walk both sides and go down and photograph at bottom level (not right at the bottom but further back). Lots of different areas to take pictures at different angles. Need to be careful where walking and concentrate so you don't...More

Thank Brhordern
Reviewed 6 days ago

Viewing this large waterfall is a thrilling experience. The walking path from the parking lot leads to an overlook with an awesome viewing perspective.

Thank Explorer100
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful waterfall. Myth has it that in the year 999 Porgeir Ljosventningagodi made Christianity the religion of Iceland. Upon returning from a trip, Porgeir threw his statues to the Norse Gods into the waterfall.

Thank peachkoblerpie
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lolalisa88
13 August 2017|
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Response from Bjornm5000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it can snow heavily, a lot less snow in recent years though as the planet has become much hotter. December onwards there is pretty much always snow.
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Gary A
1 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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