Scariest waterfall i’ve seen, yet one of the greatest ones! It’s the waterfall with the highest flow rate in Iceland. It’s magnitude, grey colors while raining of after rain makes it pretty terrifying..
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The location is remote. The waterfall is impressive, but there are so many people ignoring fences, ropes, closed areas just for that “unique” selfie, that I wonder how long it takes for everything to be turned into one big mud pool.
Read many reviews on which route to take to Dettifoss waterfall, but was confused. This info is correct as of today - 864 is closed. 862 is well paved and in good condition. Hike to Dettifoss and Selfoss are muddy but mostly flat, with some...More
Following road 864 in the north east part of Iceland, one can find a number of Waterfalls, of which Dettifoss is the most powerful one. The nice thing of this fall is that one can stand on the rocks, right next to the spot where...More
This remote spot in northern Iceland is absolutely worth a visit. It is not only a waterfall, its Europe's biggest. And close to another horseshoe shaped waterfall.
Dettifoss is no dainty thin waterfall. It is loud and promoted as the most powerful waterfall in Europe. We decided to approach it from the west side on the paved road that takes you there. It is a bit of a drive from the ring...More
Go early to miss the coaches. Its amazing how underdeveloped this places has remained. The trip over to the falls can be as good as the falls itself, with rivulets and streams running all over the place as you figure out the path to get...More
We reached the waterfalls on a long drive down from Asbyrgi canyon at the north- road 862 (west) - because that one is at least paved partly, unlike road 864. The road was very bad until we reached Dettifoss. When we got there - you...More