Discover Your favorite waterfall

There are over 10,000 + waterfalls in Iceland! Some of them are iconic, while others are less known. Discover your favorite!
seljalandsfoss sunset

Seljalandsfoss

Have you ever wanted to sit behind a waterfall and watch the sunset? That sounds like something you would only see in a movie placed in a fantasy world….

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Faxi

The Faxi waterfall is known by a few names, Faxa, Faxafoss, and Vatnsleysufoss. Tucked away in farmlands, Faxi spans 300 ft (91 m) with a height of 23 ft (7 m) across the Tungufljót river. This waterfall is located in the “Golden Circle” upper region near Gullfoss and Geysir.

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Brúarárfoss (Brúarfoss)

Brúarárfoss, also known as Brúarfoss, is titled “Iceland’s Bluest Waterfall.” It’s a small waterfall at only around 10 ft (3 m) in height, but it’s known for its horseshoe-like shape and vivid blue water. The glacial river Brúará creates the waterfall and is sourced from the Langjökull glacier. The bright blue waters are only exacerbated as Brúarárfoss plunges into the crevice that it creates within the dark volcanic rock.

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Gullfoss from the walking trail

Gullfoss

Gullfoss is the largest waterfall in Europe with an average flow of water is around 49,441 ft³/s. Gullfoss is fed from the wide Hvítá river.

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Selfoss

Selfoss is 36ft (11 m) tall waterfall on the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum. This waterfall sits downstream from the mighty Dettifoss, so it is often overlooked. Selfoss, while smaller in height, is immensely wider than Dettifoss, with a width of around 330 ft (100 m).

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