Gullfoss Waterfall – Central Iceland

Gullfoss Waterfall translates as the Golden Falls. It is the largest waterfall in Iceland and Europe. Gullfoss is one of the featured locations on the famous Golden Circle Tour.

Skútafoss Waterfall – East Iceland

Skútafoss waterfall on a cold day.

Skútafoss is a double waterfall near the East coast of Iceland.  It is a lesser known waterfall just a short drive from Iceland’s famous Vestrahorn Mountain. 

Fly Drive – Akureyri North Iceland

Spend a day or 2 in the North of Iceland. Flying to Akureyri cuts out 6 hours of car journey and puts you right in the heart of Iceland’s stunning Waterfalls. This Iceland Fly Drive can be booked on the fly with flexible dates to avoid a bad weather trip.

Top 10 Aurora Locations in Iceland

This guide discusses some of the best locations for photographing the Northern lights.  My top ten locations are from the North, South, East and West parts of the country.  I discuss the pros and cons of each place regarding Aurora photography.

Goðafoss Waterfall – North Iceland

Goðafoss Waterfall Godafoss is located in the North Central region of Iceland about 40 minutes drive from Akureyri and about 40 minutes from Mývatn.

Godafoss waterfall is located in the North Central region of Iceland about 40 minutes drive from Akureyri and about 40 minutes from Mývatn lake. Goðafoss Waterfall is a dynamic waterfall with many great photography angles.

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall – South Iceland

There can be good light at Seljalandsfoss waterfall on a Summer evening, the sun sets in the North Western sky, it’s possible to catch incredible sunsets from behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall.

Faxifoss Waterfall – West Iceland

Faxifoss is a salmon waterfall. To help the salmon get upstream, Icelanders have constructed a salmon ladder up the side of the falls so that the fish can have an easy time

Golden Circle Tours

The Golden Circle tour is a nicely paced, adventure filled, photo tour in South West Iceland. The tour visits Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall and The tectonic plates at Thingvellir National Park.

Dettifoss Waterfall – North Iceland

Dettifoss waterfall Iceland photo location

Dettifoss is the most powerful waterfall in Europe and just to feel the surrounding rocks in a constant state of vibration confirms this fact…

Skaftafell National Park – East Iceland

The National Park at Skaftafell is a kind of green belt between the vast sands of Skeiðarasandur and the vast ice plains of Europe’s largest Glacier – Vatnjökull.

Hraunfossar Waterfall – West Iceland

Just one hour from Reykjavik we leave the ring road and drive through some beautiful Icelandic countryside and geothermal areas to get to Hraunfossar Waterfall.