Haifoss is the third highest waterfall in Iceland with a drop of over 122m and in my opinion definitely one of the most impressive waterfalls of the country. The best about it is that there are 2 waterfalls within one scene and even if you are not there for photography the sound and the view down there are just breathtaking.
It's not possible to get there without a 4x4 car which means that this place isn't that touristic. Take the road 32 (road 26 is still partly a gravel road which means that depending from where you are coming road 32 could still be faster) until you reach the gravel road 332, which is only accessible via 4x4. From this fork you need about 15 minutes to drive up to the Haifoss waterfall.
If you don't have a 4x4 you can leave your car at the tiny guest house, which is already on the gravel road, but until the fork Haifoss/Holaskogur you can still use any car and walk from there to the waterfall, which is a hike of around 2 hours.
If you get there please make sure that you take care of yourself and stay away from the cliffs. There is nothing that can save you if you fall down there for over 100 meters, so don't be silly and risk your life for a selfie (I am saying this for a good reason, seeing people standing as far as they can stand on the edge to get the best possible shot of them...).
for images and content.
You are allowed to...
share (copy, distribute, display) this copyrighted material, but you have to give credit to the author and Locationscout with a link to this source:
<a href="https://www.locationscout.net/iceland/2570-haifoss-waterfall">Haifoss waterfall, Iceland</a> by Manuel Becker is licensed under a <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/">Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License</a>.
You are NOT allowed to...
use this copyrighted material for commercial purposes. Furthermore you may not share (copy, distribute, display) any build upon, changed, remixed or transformed versions of the material.
You can find more detailed information about this Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license on http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.
Thank you for respecting the rights and efforts of our photographers and Locationscout.×