Drive from hotel
Only a few kilometers away from the south shores of Iceland, lies the majestic Skógafoss waterfall, just off the Southern Ring Road. It is located in the village of Skógar, a popular summer-resort centre surrounded by unusual scenic beauty. The beautiful 60-meter high Skógafoss waterfall originates in the highland river Skógaá. Just minutes from Skógafoss waterfall is one of the finest folk museums in Iceland, Skógar Museum. The interesting local folk museum has a collection of over 6000 artifacts and examples of various types of dwellings in Iceland since the early times. The collection of tools and equipment used at land and sea is outstanding. The museum also has an old turf farmhouse, where guests can experience the standards of living in Iceland in past centuries.
FAQ about Skógarfoss Waterfall
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Skógafoss waterfall is on the south coast of Iceland, it can be seen from the ring road.
The steps are 370! From the top there is a breathtaking view over Skógafoss and the south shore of Iceland.
There is no entrance fee to see Skógafoss waterfall, it is open to travellers all year round. There is a carpark nearby where you can park your car, from there it is a short walk to the waterfall.
Distances from Skógarfoss Waterfall
It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Hotel Rangá to Skógafoss waterfall.
It takes approximately 2 hrs. to drive from Reykjavík to Skógafoss waterfall.
It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Seljalandsfoss to Skógafoss waterfall.
It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Skógafoss waterfall to Reynisfjara.