News Tagged with “Waterfalls”

Kolugljúfur is a deep and magnificent canyon in the Víðidalsá river.

One of Iceland's most dangerous places to visit steps up safety measures

7 Jun "We've been really worried that an accident is waiting to happen here. Tourists go right to the very edge and on top of that they stand on the bridge where there's heavy car traffic," says Örn Óli Andrésson, farmer at Bakki in Víðidalur, North West Iceland.

Park rangers putting up fences at Skógafoss.

Fences put up at Skógafoss waterfall

29 May Park rangers for the Iceland Environmental Agency have put up a fence at Skógafoss waterfall, a popular tourist attraction.

The new staircase can be seen here.

Improved access at Iceland' Gullfoss waterfall

25 May Tourists are now using the new staircase at Gulfoss, Iceland's most famous waterfall and one of the country's most popular tourist spots.


No Selfoss at Selfoss in South Iceland

3 Apr Locals of the town Selfoss in South Iceland are regularly asked about Selfoss waterfall. That is however located in North Iceland, far from the town, and just happens to bear the same name.

Dynjandi is considered by many one of the most stunning waterfalls in Iceland.

PICTURES: Iceland's waterfalls

12 Feb There are many gorgeous waterfalls in Iceland. Here you can see Iceland Monitor's 20 favorite stunning photographs of waterfalls all over Iceland.

Snowboarding in front of Iceland's most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss.

Icelandic snowboarding champion snowboards around frozen waterfalls

19 Dec Icelandic snowboarding champion Eiríkur Helgason, known as Eiki, has created a new project called Ísland-Born, which includes a short documentary, a magazine, a video and a website,

Video:The incredible beauty of Iceland's waterfalls

22 Jul 2016 A wonderful video of ten of Iceland's most famous waterfalls was captured from the air by using drones.

Beautiful Kirkjufell with the Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall in the foreground.

Is this Iceland's most photographed mountain?

21 Jul 2016 Since Mount Kirkjufell first appeared in an international photography magazines a few years ago, its rise to fame was fast.

New tourist facilities at Iceland's waterfall of the gods

14 Jun 2016 Construction has been underway for new tourist facilities at one of Iceland's most beautiful waterfalls, Goðafoss, which means waterfall of the gods.

PHOTOS: Unique aerial shots of new mountain waterfall

3 Jun 2016 Water from melting snow in the mountains above the ravine has flown together to make a river, which is now falling as this stunning new waterfall in the Seljahjallagil ravine.

Experience Iceland’s magnificent Golden Circle!

23 Apr 2016 Season Tours is one of many Icelandic tour operators offering guided tours around the Golden Circle and Iceland Monitor was given the opportunity to join in on an exciting journey around this stunning area of the country.

Kanye West, Kim Kardashianand their daughter, North West.

Kardashian and West enjoying South Iceland

18 Apr 2016 Celebrity couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West spent their first day in Iceland yesterday visiting a tomato farm and Iceland’s famous Gullfoss waterfall.

The photographs show tourists removing police tape and crossing the barrier and warning signs at Gullfoss waterfall.

Tourists ignore police warnings at Gullfoss waterfall

6 Mar 2016 Despite police banners having put up to close the lower pathway to the Gullfoss waterfall in Iceland, tourists are completely ignoring them. The icy path is extremely dangerous during winter.

Adventurer kayaks down partly frozen waterfall

4 Mar 2016 German adventurer Matze Brustmann is most likely the first individual to kayak his way down the Goðafoss waterfall in the middle of winter.


Tourists at Gullfoss waterfall: "You want to get closer, it's normal, it's human"

24 Feb 2016 Iceland Monitor interviews tourists at Gullfoss waterfall. The lower footpath next to these majestic falls is closed during the winter due to dangerous icing, but many tourists choose to disregard all warnings.


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