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Thjofafoss, Hella

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Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Þjófafoss (Thjofafoss) is located on the river Þjórsá on the east side of the Merkurhraun lava fields in the south of Iceland, at the southwest tip of the hill Búrfell. A viewing point for the waterfall can be accessed by a gravel track that leads about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northwest from Route 26 or by a track that leads south from Route 32 past the hydroelectric power station Búrfellsstöð and Hjálparfoss.
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  • Very nice hidden waterfall and totally not touristy. There is a dirt road that you have to take for few kilometers before reaching it. Being there in September 2020, they were building there a...  more »
  • I earmarked to visit this waterfall so after Haifoss we crossed the bridge and took Rd 26 towards Hella. The 4km drive detour from Rd 26 to the waterfall is a dirt road// pot holed in some areas...  more »
  • Amazing waterfall. Amazing view. Easy to acces. No tourists. Hidden gem! Worth a visit!
  • One of the most amazing views of a waterfall and volcano in Iceland. It is not a problem to get there with a small car.

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