Things to do in Skógafoss Waterfall
Crashing down at an impressive height of 60 metres, the Skógafoss Waterfall is truly a sight to behold. This phenomenal natural attraction, flowing over a rocky cliff, is located at the south of Iceland approximately a 2-hour drive from Reykjavik.
Skógafoss is one of Iceland’s largest waterfalls. Its water comes from two nearby glaciers: Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull. The massive waterfall measures 25 metres wide and has been featured in numerous movies, TV series, and music videos. Legend has it that there is a treasure chest buried behind Skógafoss Waterfall.
If you’re lucky enough, you may catch a glimpse of the single or double rainbows that frequently appear thanks to the spray of the waterfall. You’ll also notice a long staircase leading to the top of the falls. It’s worth the climb because once you get to the top you’ll be treated to captivating views of the surrounding coastline.
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