Iceland Waterfalls: Visitor Contributions / Writeups

This page contains the contributions or writeups of Iceland Waterfalls from website visitors who have been generous in sharing their knowledge and photos. Its purpose is to make it easier for other visitors to find these submissions while also making it easier for website contributors to share their experiences.

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We generally give preference to submissions that are accompanied with at least one photo (so you can quickly see what the waterfall looks like) and contain information that we feel will be of help to a fellow website visitor wishing to learn more about the waterfall being written about. Waterfall submissions that do not contain photos may be considered on this page if the write-up is informative, personal, or both. Waterfalls that we have not personally visited will be shown in bold.

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Ofaerufoss (South Region)

by Mark H (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) *

Urridafoss (South Region)

by John Wetherall (Buckingham, England, United Kingdom)

Dynkur (South Region)

by Sander Lelieveld (Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands) *

Svodufoss (West Region)

by R Bergstad (Akureyri, Iceland) *

Haifoss (South Region)


Hjalparfoss (South Region)

by George Holderness (United Kingdom) *

Dettifoss (Northeast Region)

by George Holderness (United Kingdom) *

Gullfoss (South Region)

by Julie Edwards (London, England, United Kingdom) *

Skogafoss (South Region)

by Rosemary Wetherall (Buckingham, England, United Kingdom) *

Seljalandsfoss (South Region)

by Andrea (Virginia, USA) *

Sjavarfoss (South Region)

by Anne Marie (Netherlands) *

Fardagafoss (East Region)

by Hakon (Boulder, Colorado, USA) *

Litlanesfoss and Hengifoss (East Region)

by Georg (Freiburg, Germany) *

Dettifoss (Northeast Region)

by Georg (Freiburg, Germany) *

Seljalandsfoss (South Region)

by Georg (Freiburg, Germany) *

Hengifoss (East Region)

by Dawn Brealey (Osgodby, Lincolnshire, UK) *

Gluggafoss (South Region)

by Ingrid (Netherlands) *

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You can use the form below, but if you find our host's interface too troublesome to use (especially if you're trying to upload photos), then just send a text submission anyways using the form, but also let us know that you'd like to attach photos. If you've provided an email address via the form, then we can reply back acknowledging your request, and you can then reply to that email with your photo attachments. We're very sorry about this, but there's not much we can do about SBI's terrible interface.

What Other Visitors Have Said

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Iceland's forgotten beauty queen 
Dynkur , the waterfalls upstream of Gullfoss , are easily seen as een more beautiful than Gullfoss. However, it is not as easy to get there. You need …

Urridafoss Iceland 
This year we visited Iceland and were recommended to go and see Urridafoss (I noticed there is one with the same name in the north of Iceland) which …

God's Wonders of the World 
I lived in Iceland for 1yr and loved every minute of the day I spent there. The locals that live there are the friendliest people around. They have …

My Favorite Iceland Waterfalls 
On my top ten (of Iceland Waterfalls ), I'd place Gullfoss first but ordering them is difficult. Another worthwhile area is Gjain which has a number …

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