Gullfoss Waterfall

Gullfoss Waterfall is one of the most impressive highlights nearby Reykjavik.

Gullfoss also named the Golden Waterfall in Blaskogabyggd in South Iceland is a spectacular view of the forces of untouched nature. Gullfoss is part of the Golden Circle tour, where you see all the biggest attractions in Iceland.


The size of the waterfall

The water in the waterfall is coming from Iceland´s second biggest glacier, the Langjökull. The water plummets down 32 meters in two stages into a rugged canyon, which is up to 70 meters height, and if the sun shines a rainbow can be seen over the falls.

It is the most known waterfall in Iceland, and it is placed close to Reykjavík. "The Golden Circle Tour" has got its name from this waterfall, and it is one of the stops together with Geysir and Thingvellir.


Getting to Gullfoss

You will find Gullfoss waterfall only about a 2 hours drive from Reykjavík, by road number 35. 

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