Goðafoss waterfall is located in the river Skjalfandafljot in north Iceland ( translated roughly as The Waterfall of The Gods ) is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland.
It is located in the municipality of Þingeyjarsveit region of NorðurlandEystra in the north of the country, at the start of the highland road of Sprengisandur. The waters of the Skjalfandafljot river fall from a height of twelve meters and along a width of thirty meters.
Access : Coordinates: 65.68, -17.54 / Goðafoss is located in the North East part of Iceland, right off the Ring Road 1. It is 438 kilometers away from Reykjavik, 50 kilometers away from Akureyri and 214 kilometers away from Egilsstaðir. Godafoss is off of route 1, between Myvatn to the east (38 km) and Akureyri to the west (48 km). From Húsavík (49.9 km) via Norðausturvegur ,39 min drive / By bus from Akureyri, Myvatn or Egilsstadir, take line 62 and 62a.
Activities : Photo shooting the Goðafoss waterfall / Camping / Horseback Riding / Excursions / Hiking around Godafoss , / 4WD vehicle tour / taking photos of the Northern Lights.
Attractions near Godafoss : Lake Myvatn , Myvatn Nature Baths , Mt. Hverfjall , Dimmuborgir Lava Park , Grjotagja Hot Spring and Cave , Námaskarð and Námafjall / Hverir and Hverarönd / Askja and Viti , Geitafoss waterfall , Krafla Caldera , Lofthellir Cave , Skútustaðagígar Pseudo Craters , Vaglaskogur Forest , Asbyrgi Canyon , Town of Husavik , Dettifoss Waterfall , Selfoss Waterfall , Grænavatn Turf Farm , Akureyri, Capital of the North
Good to know : The rocks close to the waterfall can be slippery , you visit the waterfall from both sides , Make sure to check the road conditions if you are planning to visit the erea in winter , facilities nearby : parking lots , Hotels, Camping , Guesthouse, Farmstays B&Bs and restaurant
Go next : Lake Myvatn area / Dettifoss Waterfall / Asbyrgi Canyon / town of Husavik