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Godafoss

| Akureyri, Iceland
+354 840 5999
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“niagara falls” (16 reviews)
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| Akureyri, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whilst not as tall as some other waterfalls in Iceland, and not as spectacular as some, such as Gullfoss, this one has plenty that make it one of the highlights. The access is excellent. You can get very close to the falls themselves, and there...More

Thank KeithJenner
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an amazing fall it is in the top 5 for beauty and size, great view from both sides. It is well worth the drive.

Thank Renald L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the falls as part of a bus tour. It was very busy the day we were there, but there was still adequate space for photography. The walkway was wide and easily accessible. There were several spots to take good photos. For the more...More

Thank Cruise281
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of the seven waterfalls we saw while taking the ring road drive, this was one of the best!! We first stopped on the west side which has easy access from the road and there were plenty of people there in late August. It was crowded...More

Thank Rich J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reached the waterfalls from Akureyri, which is the riskier way. At first we saw people climbing on the rocks and thought it's foolish (it was also quite wet). However we then cautiously climbed too and got close to the edge. You gotta be very...More

Thank Skimchi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Godafoss was one of my favorite waterfalls in Iceland. Now, there might be some bias to that, as Godafoss was one of the only ones we saw NOT in the rain, so the colors of the water and the colors of the background were much...More

Thank winchela
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waterfalls remind me of a smaller version of Niagara Falls. There is something of a horseshoe shape and there is viewing from both sides. Our tour driver dropped us off at the lot near the falls. This area offers the best views. Walking to...More

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Following google maps , we ended up at the western side of the waterfalls. We were disappointed and wondered if we are suffering from waterfall fatigue after a week in Iceland. There were lots of tourists ( including myself ) with some perched on the...More

Thank adara1477
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thundering waterfall with a great legend to explain its name. Moments from the car park, but still feels wild.

Thank Tourist A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This waterfall is really nice and beautiful and right on the road. You can go to each side of the watefall by foot and see several points of view

Thank מעיין כ
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lolalisa88
14 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
2 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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