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Ófærufoss in the Icelandic Highlands


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One of Iceland's most beautiful falls

Ófærufoss is an extremely beautiful waterfall in the river Nyrðri-Ófæra and falls into Eldgjá in two cascades. There used to be a stone arch across the lower one up until the year 1993, when it fell into the river during spring thawing.

From Northern Fjallabaksleið it is possible to drive into Eldgjá and walk from there to the Ófærufoss. A road lies up to the eastern edge of Eldgjá. To get there, one needs to cross the river Nyrðri-Ófæra at a wading place, which can be risky.

It is safe to recommend a walk up the mountain Gjátindur, from where there is magnificent view of Eldgjá, mountains by Langisjór and Lakagígur and its surroundings.

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Tours including Ófærufoss

You could experience Ófærufoss through any one of these tours below.

Privately Guided
4 days / 3 nights
May - Sep

Land of the Midnight Sun - Private 4x4 Tour



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