Information about Dettifoss. Dettifoss is a waterfall found in North Iceland, said to be the most powerful in Europe. It is regularly visited on Diamond Circle tours and should not be missed by any visiting the region.What is the difference between Dettifoss and Selfoss waterfalls?
Dettifoss is one of Europe’s most powerful waterfalls. Selfoss is a smaller but more elegant waterfall located just upriver. There are viewpoints of Dettifoss and Selfoss from the east and west sides of the river.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.How big is Selfoss falls?
Selfoss is not impressive in height – only 36-feet high – but what it lacks in height, it more than makes up for in width. We counted at least 20 moderate size waterfalls strung out along a basalt shelf, culminating in one huge semi-circular falls pounding down at the end. One of the most impressive waterfalls I’ve ever seen.