Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

Tour Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

Iceland
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Jonatan Pie
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
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Iceland

Seljalandsfoss is not just another waterfall in Iceland; it's an experience that captures the heart and imagination of every visitor. Located along the southern coast, Seljalandsfoss is renowned for its unique feature that allows visitors to walk behind the curtain of water, providing a perspective few other waterfalls in the world offer.

Dropping from a height of 60 meters (about 197 feet) over the cliffs of the former coastline, this waterfall's slender and elegant cascade contrasts dramatically with the lush greenery surrounding it. As you make your way behind the falls, the gentle roar of the cascading water envelopes you, and a mesmerizing dance of light and shadow unfolds, especially during the evening when the sun casts a golden hue.

Given its accessibility from the Ring Road and its distinctive feature, Seljalandsfoss is among Iceland's most photographed waterfalls. The ground around it is often covered in a delicate mist, which, when caught by the sunlight, forms rainbows that seem to emerge right from the base of the falls.

While the main waterfall is undeniably the star attraction, the area around Seljalandsfoss also boasts other smaller waterfalls, most notably Gljúfrabúi, which is hidden within a narrow canyon and offers its own distinct charm.

Apart from the sheer beauty of the waterfalls, the region is home to various bird species, adding to the serene ambience of the place. The cliff over which Seljalandsfoss cascades is rich in nesting birds, especially during the warmer months.

Seljalandsfoss represents the dynamic interplay between power and grace, a place where nature unveils one of its most intimate performances. Whether you're a photographer, nature enthusiast, or a traveler seeking wonder, this waterfall promises an encounter that lingers in the soul long after the visit.

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Geeky Facts about Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

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This waterfall is fed by melting water from glacier- capped Eyjafjallajokull volcano.

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It is possible for to walk behind Seljalandsfoss Waterfall.

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