One of the largest waterfalls in Iceland, Skogafoss sits along the cliffs of the country's former southern coastline. The coast has receded about 5 km (3.1 mi) toward the sea, so these falls now mark the boundary between the lowlands and the highlands. On sunny days, you can often see a single or double rainbow above the falls due to the huge volume of mist. If you don't mind getting wet, you can walk pretty close to the waterfall and even follow a rocky path behind the wall of water. Climb up to the top for a different view of the falls and the surrounding landscape. Before you head to Skogar, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Skogar trip planner, to make sure you see all that Skogar has to offer, including Skogafoss.
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You can see this beauty from the road. However, once you walk up to it, you realize the power coming off of this magnificent waterfall. It was a sunny day when we visited, and there was a permanent.... more »
This waterfall is exciting in that you walk up close and feel the mist and blowing water at you. The roar of the water also adds to the experience. We did see a rainbow the day we went since the sun..... more »
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