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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This waterfall is a beast! It’s difficult to explain the scale of it in words. It’s also weird to see everyone walking right to the base of the flow. There are stairs to the top which are deceptively.... more »
This was our 2nd stop of Part 1 of the South Coast exploration. After leaving Seljalandfoss and Gljúfrabúi, you think you've seen enough waterfalls, and how different is this one going to be? Well... more »
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