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Road 715, Hvammstangi, Iceland
Ways to Experience Kolugljufur Waterfall
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Althought the main attraction is Kolufoss Waterfall, right in the middle of it next to the bridge, which allows getting very close - always carefully and wisely -, it's worth taking a walk along the canyon.

3  Thank alloreda1
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This waterfall is definitely off the beaten path, and that path sure look beat as it was all gravel and potholes for about twenty minutes right off the Ring Road. It's barely marked so keep an eagle eye for the sign. You're not quite sure...More

3  Thank Ed_Uyeshima
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All reviews off the beaten path ring road be careful small parking area short detour hidden gem wooden bridge multi level minute drive beautiful spot both sides the main attraction the main road unpaved road worth the trip canyon tourists
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Reviewed yesterday

One of my favorite ones to see, the bridge over the water gives you a nice close up look you don't normally get.

Thank JenGreenjeweler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the hidden gems between Reykjavík and Akureyri, perfect to take a little d-tour and go out of the car and look at this adventurous place

Thank Bryndís Ó
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We photographed this waterfall in the rain. It is a beautiful place to visit and photograph. Highly recommended!

Thank nightingale1972
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

First let me point out that the dirt/gravel road to get to the waterfall was not the best. It was riddled with those baby potholes all over, so it was slow going. Once we got there, it was worth the effort. Definitely walk down the...More

2  Thank chemie71
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We continued our backtrack to Kolugljúfur Canyon, a gorge in the river Víðidalsá. We had the place entirely to ourselves.

Thank rockon0630
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The main attraction here is Kolugljufur, but keep walking through the gate and up the trail... It leads to many more beautiful sites!

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This place is a spectacular gem. Well off the beaten path...about as far removed from the "golden circle" flavor of Iceland travel as you can get without venturing out onto the F roads. Laced on one side by a neat little collection of hiking trails...More

2  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

While traveling around the Ring Road on Highway #1 in Iceland, we stopped of at the beautiful waterfall at Kolugljufur. It was about 2 miles off Highway #1 on a dirt road. And although it’s a beautiful waterfall, after seeing so many amazing waterfalls over...More

3  Thank feyms
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a trip of about 30 minutes down a dirt road, you cross a bridge and suddenly it's there. A lovely little waterfall with a canyon to wander down. The views get better further into the canyon but there are no barriers so be...More

1  Thank Cris H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Worth the drive off the main road. Drive ok with 2WD. Beautiful falls running through a canyon. Barely anyone else there.

Thank JarMarJHM
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Tuvia B
4 August 2017|
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Response from JKMackem1974 | Reviewed this property |
Around 20km it's a short easy drive.