Gullfoss Waterfall

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  • Address: South, Iceland, Reykjavik
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Family And Kids, Nature
Tickets From $67

Gullfoss waterfall may not be one of the biggest waterfalls but is definitely splendid in its own way! Gullfoss has a dramatic 32 meter drop in the 70 meter deep narrow cannon - a natural wonder of the world.

In the beginning of 20th century the owners had rented the waterfalls to scientists in order to use them to generate hydroelectricity, they however failed to do so and the falls were handed over to the state of Iceland.

The waterfall carries glacial water which has a hint of brown colour because of which when it falls down creates an illusion of shimmer around it, this is how it gets its name ‘Golden Waterfall’ – A phenomenon one would not want to miss!

One cannot help but glare at the beauty of nature; it is an ideal spot for you to unwind among the greenery coupled with the calming sound of water displaying the golden circle. The view is capable of filling one with this zealous energy and leaves an inspiriting aura around the visitors even after the trip. Move to things to do in Reykjavik page for all other attractions and acivities.

Any visit to Iceland cannot be complete without visiting the Gullfoss Falls. The view is capable of filling one with this zealous energy and leaves an inspiriting aura around the visitors even after the trip. Do you know that there are no tickets for Gullfoss Falls? Yes, Gullfoss Falls Tickets are free of cost. However, if you choose to stick on to some tour, it will offer you the advantage of other activities along with this major attraction in Iceland. Gullfoss Fall tours are easily available with us. As you pick up and book tickets for Gullfoss Falls with us, you will be left spoilt with deals and ultimate prices.

Gullfoss Waterfall Travel Tips

  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • Carry an extra pair, just in case you plan to get wet.
  • Do have the lamb soup at the Gulfoss Cafe.

  • Gullfoss Cafe

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  • Gullfoss Waterfall Address: South, Iceland, Reykjavik
  • Gullfoss Waterfall Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Gullfoss Waterfall(preferred time): 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gullfoss Waterfall: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Reykjavik include Gullfoss Waterfall in their plan

  • 39.35% of people start their Gullfoss Waterfall visit around 5 PM - 6 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gullfoss Waterfall

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

94.73% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gullfoss Waterfall

People normally club together Reykjadalur Hot Springs and Geysir while planning their visit to Gullfoss Waterfall.

People also prefer to end their day with Gullfoss Waterfall.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • With a one week tour in Iceland staying in a hotel in Reykjavik is it possible to visit much of the sites scattered over the island ?

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    • Reykjavik has good connectivity with almost all the popular sites Iceland has to offer and spending a week will give you enough time to cover important sites and attractions. But, it is recommended to book necessary tours and plan your itinerary well in advance so that it will be a hassle-free experience. 

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