Dettifoss is a curtain-shaped waterfall that is 100m (330ft) wide and 44m (144ft) in height.How far is Dettifoss falls from Selfoss?
It is only about a 10 minute walk from Dettifoss to Selfoss from this side - Selfoss is wide but not very tall but still worth seeing. Not the prettiest of Icelandic waterfalls but Dettifoss is certainly powerful. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.How long does it take to hike to Dettifoss?
To get to Dettifoss, it is a 10 minute walk (about 400 meters) down a steep rocky trail. As you approach the waterfall, there are a lot of places to take a photo. If it’s sunny you might be able to get a photo of the waterfall with a rainbow.What is the Dettifoss River?
Dettifoss is situated on the Jökulsá á Fjöllum river, which flows from the Vatnajökull glacier and collects water from a large area in Northeast Iceland.