A short distance upstream from Dettifoss is Selfoss. This waterfall may not have the impressive flow of water like Dettifoss, but it what it lacks in power it makes up for in appearance. This wider, more docile waterfall is beautiful, with its numerous smaller waterfalls.How long does it take to see Dettifoss and Selfoss?
If you were to visit the east and west sides of Dettifoss and Selfoss, plus tack on Hafragilsfoss, the entire visit takes just under 5 hours. Seems like a crazy amount of time to spend looking at three waterfalls, right?Is Dettifoss worth a visit?
Located in Vatnajökull National Park, Dettifoss is one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland. Despite being difficult to access, it's well worth a visit. Dettifoss is a spectacular waterfall, located in the surreal lunar landscapes of the enormous Vatnajökull National Park.Where to see Dettifoss and Selfoss waterfalls?
For the best experience, you can view Dettifoss and Selfoss from the east and west riverbanks. However, this can take a lot of time. To see both waterfalls from each side of the river, you will have to do a lot of driving, and a little bit walking, to get to each viewpoint. How much time are we talking about?