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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滝の国だけあって、2日で３つ４つ滝を見ていたので、ここに来るときには若干見飽きてた感が。みんな上まで登って、上から滝を眺めていただようだが、近くまで行って、次の目的地に行きました。近づくと迫力は満点。他の方の口コミを見ると上まで登ったほうが良かったかな。。。 more »But whenever a country falls, three in two days watching the four waterfalls, so coming here was slightly tired of watching. Climb up to the top, watching the waterfall from the top was so close to but I went to the next destination. Approach and power is out. I would be looking at word of mouth other people climbed on.
Wir haben den Skogafoss (übrigens wie jeden der Wasserfälle) bei Traumwetter besucht. Es wirkt fast ein wenig kitschig: grün3 saftige Wiesen in denen Schafe und Pferde weiden und mittendrin dieser wun... more »We have visited the Skogafoss (by the way, as each of the waterfalls) in gorgeous weather. It seems almost a little cheesy: grün3 juicy meadows where sheep and horses graze in the Middle, and this beautiful waterfall. You can run close to the waterfall. Impressive! right next to the waterfall is a staircase that leads up to the top of the waterfall. From up there you have a great overview of the area. No Miss!
It's a beautiful fall in Skogar, but tends to be overrun with tourists during some times of the day. If you want to take a picture of this fall without other people in it, prepare to get up early. more »
Such an amazing sight, worth seeing just because it’s on the main road to everywhere. Be prepared for crowds! Even when rain was flying down there are a lot of people. Also make note to reach the car park when heading from rejavick there is a farmers driveway before the signed turnoff, just a note so us tourists can give the locals a bit more peace 😊
Amazing site. So much better when crowds are low. Climb to the top and enjoy the raw power. Then hike a ways to see the mountain peaks. Worth the calories burned to reach the top.
A great waterfall! Get immersed with its power by approaching it and getting sprayed with the heavy waters. Indeed the waterfall is clearer at the bottom, but the climb to the top is also crucial, since you see the river leading to the edge before the fall happens. Oh, and the view :)
This is the most popular waterfall in Iceland. It is spectacular and free. You can walk right up to the bottom and there is a trail that leads to the top of the waterfall and a hike along the river that feeds the waterfall. If you go when it's sunny, there may be a rainbow. There is a small hotel and cafe here.
Fantastic waterfall - you can get really close to it if you wear suitable footwear. The walk to the top is tough so take some water, but the views are superb!! Definitely a must see when in Iceland
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