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Gullfoss

Location

Gullfoss Waterfall is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Iceland. The wide Hvita River, South Iceland, which originates from Langjökull Glacier, rushes southward, and about a kilometre above the falls it turns sharply to the right and flows down into a wide curved three-step “staircase” and then abruptly plunges in two stages (11 metres or 36 feet, and 21 metres or 69 feet) into a crevice 32 metres (105 ft) deep.

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Together with Þingvellir and the geothermal/geyser area at Geysir, Arnessysla, Iceland, Gullfoss forms part of the The Golden Circle, a popular day excursion for tourists in Iceland.

Gullfoss is also a part of our Golden Circle VR tour that can be seen here 

Nearby Places

Geysir, Faxi, Laugarvatn, Skálholt