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Seljalandsfoss, South Region

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Seljalandsfoss waterfall represents a dramatic single river that drops 60 m (200 ft) over a cave cliff. Situated between Selfoss and Skógafoss, this picturesque spot features a cave entrance that allows you to go behind the waterfall into the cave for a 360-degree view of the fall. Be prepared to get damp, as spray from the water often shoots into the cave. Treat yourself to a drink or pastry at the snack truck that is often nearby. Smaller waterfalls exist just a bit farther down the path, so if you're up for exploring, look for those as well. Plan your visit to Seljalandsfoss and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Hvolsvollur family vacation planner.
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  • This was another easy to find natural sight, we visited during Winter so certain parts of the waterfall was frozen, must also be beautiful to see in Summer.  more »
  • It is a beautiful and powerful waterfall - but what makes it unique is the ability to walk behind it. No picture can convey what it is like to stand behind it and feel the thudding in your chest from ...  more »
  • Front this waterfall does not offer any particular vision. In addition, it is fenced (at least when I went) and you can not come too. Its size is not spectacular whereas others in Iceland. However, it offers the particularity to take it back and have an image of this type of natural phenomena. I did not due to the bad weather and because the ground was very slippery, but there are who dared.
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