Recently Added

Djúpagilsfoss

What could be better than relaxing in a natural hotspring after a hike to a beautiful waterfall? If that sounds like a perfect Icelandic afternoon,

Read More »

Featured Posts

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).

Read More »
Hiking to GOÐAFOSS

Goðafoss

Goðafoss is rich in history and legend. Fed by the Skjálfandafljót river, the horseshoe-shaped waterfall stands at 37 feet (5m).

Read More »

Hraunfossar

Hraunfossar is a uniquely beautiful series of waterfalls located on the Hallmundarhraun lava field. This lava field was created when a volcano under the Langjokull glacier erupted shortly after the settlement of Iceland. Hraunfossar is formed as several small streams flow from the lava field into the Hvitá river. The name Hraunfossar appropriately means “Lava Falls,” it is also known as “Girdingar cascade.”

Read More »
Litlanesfoss Featured Image

Litlanesfoss

Litlanesfoss is the smaller sister to Hengifoss. The waterfall is surrounded by iconic basalt columns, similar to Svartifoss and Aldeyarfoss.

Read More »
Hangandifoss Featured

Hangandifoss

Hangandifoss is one of the tallest waterfalls in Iceland. The most consistent measurement from online sources cites Hangandifoss being 123 m in height, and however, it ranges from 110 m to 130 m. The name Hangandifoss is similar to Hengifoss, which both names translate to “Hanging Waterfall.”

Read More »

Urriðafoss

Urriðafoss is Iceland’s largest waterfall in volume, with a high river drop rate of 12,700 cfs (360 cms). The waterfall is located on the Þjórsá, the longest river in Iceland. In Icelandic, Urriðafoss translates to “Trout Waterfall.” The Þjórsá is a famous river for salmon and trout fishing. Even seals are reported to travel up the river to Urriðafoss to catch salmon.

Read More »

Comment Below

Share:

NEXT:

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.

Read More »
ÍslenskaDeutschFrançaisItalianoEspañol简体中文日本語हिन्दीEnglishעִבְרִיתPortuguêsРусский