Europe

Gullfoss Falls

Gullfoss Falls is an Icelandic waterfall of epic proportions that stands at 32 metres high and spreads out over a rocky canyon. This natural waterfall is a must see when travelling the countries golden circle.

When to Visit

This spectacular waterfall was noted as a nature reserve by the Icelandic government in 1979 and is today protected to ensure its beauty remains untouched. The best time to visit this protected spectacle is at sunrise when the skies take on an orange and pink hue and cast light over the cascading water. Pack a breakfast, take a seat on one of the benches and enjoy breakfast with a view.

How to Get Here

The falls are located just off Ring Road 1 and parking is available in the Gulfoss Falls café area. Once parked, head down behind the café following the steps until you see the falls. From here there are plenty of viewpoints to walk to, simply look at the map and follow the trails along the path of the river.