Is selfoss worth visiting?

Selfoss is just a short hike away from Dettifoss and well worth a visit. It has an elegant shape which makes it very special. This unique and beautiful waterfall is just a short ~20 minute hike from Dettifoss. Definitely worth the hike if you stop at Dettifoss!

What is selfoss known for?

The South Coast of Iceland is exceptionally beautiful where you can explore magnificent waterfalls, glaciers, mountains, canyons, black sand beaches, volcanoes, glacier lagoons and much more. Selfoss is the perfect gateway to the South Coast as it is located only about 70 km (44 miles) away.

How do you get to Selfoss waterfall?

How to get to Selfoss Waterfall? Selfoss is only a half hour hike from Dettifoss waterfall and both waterfalls share the same car parks. Make sure you take Road Number 864 Hólsfjallavegur on the Ring Road 1 when you’re east of Mývatn. This is just after passing a bridge on the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum.

Where is the Golden Circle in Iceland?

The Golden Circle (Icelandic: Gullni hringurinn [ˈkʏtlnɪ ˈr̥iŋkʏrɪn]) is a tourist route in southern Iceland, covering about 300 kilometres (190 mi) looping from Reykjavík into the southern uplands of Iceland and back. It is the area that contains most tours and travel-related activities in Iceland.

How much time do you need at Dettifoss?

Most visitors tend to spend up to 3 hours at Dettifoss and we would suggest 2.

Is Gullfoss waterfall free?

Only you can help keep Gullfoss Waterfall trash free and beautiful! -You Don’t Have To Drive To Visit Gullfoss Waterfall. If you are planning a trip to Iceland and don’t want to drive, you can still totally visit Gullfoss Waterfall!

Can you drive the Golden Circle yourself?

You have two main options for visiting the Golden Circle – you can drive yourself, or you can take a guided tour. Guided tours are a very popular option, and because so many companies offer them, prices are competitive so you can get a full day tour at a good rate. The other option is to rent a car and drive yourself.