The Beast and the Beauty: Dettifoss vs. Goðafoss

Dettifoss Waterfall is often referred to as "The Beast," drawing a comparison to another Icelandic waterfall known as "The Beauty" - Goðafoss. While Goðafoss is renowned for its elegance, Dettifoss reigns supreme with its sheer power and force. As you stand before this natural wonder, you'll witness the unfathomable might of nature, truly earning its title as "The Beast."

Spotting Dettifoss: A Misty Marvel

Dettifoss Waterfall is not only a sight to behold from up close but can also be spotted from several miles away. The immense volume of water crashing down 44 meters creates a mist that lingers in the air, making it easy to locate the waterfall even from a distance. As you approach, the sound of the roaring cascade grows louder, further heightening the anticipation of witnessing this natural wonder.

A Star on the Silver Screen

Dettifoss Waterfall has even made its mark in the world of cinema. It was featured in the opening scenes of the 2012 Alien prequel, Prometheus. The sheer magnificence and grandeur of Dettifoss captured the attention of filmmakers, showcasing its unparalleled beauty on the silver screen. Experience this cinematic wonder for yourself as you stand in awe before the might of Dettifoss.

The Dettifoss Grand Tour with Gray Line Iceland

Gray Line Iceland, the expert in sightseeing tours, invites you to embark on the Dettifoss Grand Tour. This unforgettable journey takes you directly to Dettifoss Waterfall, offering a comprehensive exploration of the north of Iceland. Along the way, you'll encounter other stunning sights, including Lake Mývatn, crater Krafla, Ásbyrgi, and the charming fishing village of Húsavík.

Our knowledgeable guides will ensure that you have sufficient time at each stop to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings. With Gray Line Iceland, you can rest assured that your tour will be well thought out, allowing you to explore and enjoy each destination while adhering to a reasonable schedule.

"Join Gray Line Iceland on the Dettifoss Grand Tour and let us guide you through the breathtaking landscapes of northern Iceland. Experience the power and beauty of Dettifoss, along with other mesmerizing sights along the way." - Gray Line Iceland


Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe

Why Choose Gray Line Iceland?

Gray Line Iceland has been hailed as a top-notch tour company, delivering exceptional experiences to its guests. With a passion for providing unforgettable adventures, we ensure that our tours are led by knowledgeable guides who are dedicated to making your journey as memorable as possible. Our well-planned itineraries allow for ample time at each stop, balancing exploration and adherence to a reasonable schedule.

Don't just take our word for it - hear what our guests have to say about their experiences with Gray Line Iceland:

"My daughter and I took two full-day tours and two transfers with Gray Line Iceland. Both tours were led by knowledgeable guides and were well thought out, with sufficient time at each stop to explore and enjoy the setting. We highly recommend Gray Line." - TripAdvisor Review

Discover the wonders of Iceland with Gray Line Iceland and create memories that will last a lifetime. Allow us to be your trusted guide, leading you through the enchanting landscapes of this remarkable country.

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Dettifoss Waterfall is a true testament to the power and beauty of nature. Situated within the stunning Vatnajökull National Park, it stands as the most powerful waterfall in Europe. With its raw force, created by the meltwater from the majestic Vatnajökull glacier, Dettifoss captivates all who lay eyes upon it. Join Gray Line Iceland on the Dettifoss Grand Tour and immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of northern Iceland. Experience the wonder of Dettifoss and other mesmerizing sights as you embark on an adventure that will leave you in awe of Iceland's natural splendor.