News Tagged with “Waterfalls”

NEVER DO THIS: A tourist risking her life at the powerful Gullfoss falls in South Iceland.

Tourist risks her life for a selfie at Gullfoss waterfall in Iceland

24 Sep A tourist put herself in enormous danger in the rocks at Gullfoss waterfall in South Iceland for the purpose of a photograph.

People are able once again to walk behind the waterfall.

Walking path at Seljalandsfoss waterfall reopens

6 Sep The access to Seljalandsfoss waterfall reopened this morning and a sign has been put up warning people about rockfall. On Saturday the path was closed off due to gigantic boulders plunging down onto the path.

Tourists at Seljalandsfoss waterfall.

Thanks God that nobody was killed at Seljalandsfall waterfall

4 Sep Kristján Ólafsson, chairman of the association of landowners at Seljalandsfoss waterfall says," I thank God that nobody was killed, that's of course the most important thing." Access to the waterfall has been closed off due to enormous rocks plunging from the cliffs above the falls.

A screenshot from a video by tourist Reneé Green who witnessed the huge rocks falling at Seljalandsfoss.

Seljalandsfoss closed due to rock slide

3 Sep Police in South Iceland have, in cooperation with landowners, closed off the walking path at one of Iceland's most popular tourist attractions, Seljalandsfoss waterfall in South Iceland.

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.

Selfoss

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, island-born.com.

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.

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