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All reviewsoff the beaten pathdirt roadbe carefulsmall parking areashort detourhidden gemwooden bridgemulti levelminute drivebeautiful spotring road tripboth sidesthe main roadworth the tripcanyonnaturetourists
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank chemie71
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank rockon0630
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 Calypso-Pictures
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank feyms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Beautiful multi-tiered waterfall and canyon views. A bit dangerous as there are many cliffs and no guardrails.

Thank mclbteitelbaum
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I was not expecting much from these falls as I drove down the gravel road off the ring road to get to them. I almost turned around. It was cold and rainy. I arrived and there was only one other car in the parking lot....More

1  Thank erin D
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The small canyon with the waterfall is just a few kilometres off the Ring Road on an unpaved road. The falls are not so spectacular as the big ones, but together with the canyon it makes for an great sight. You have excellent views of...More

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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.
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