Everything you need to know to plan your trip to Dynjandi in the Westfjords
Nickname: Jewel of the Westfjords
Source: Lake Stóra-Eyjavatn
Location: Westfjords, road 60
Info: a series of SEVEN falls, the main one at the top is called Fjallfoss measuring 100 m high, 60 m wide at the base and 30 meters wide at the top.
Parking: large parking area, free
Access: walking path up the right side of the falls
Viewing: lots of vantage points and different falls– perfect place to practice long exposure/silky waterfall look!
Time needed: 1 hour – 1 hour 30 minutes
When to visit: May-October
NOTE: Bumpy gravel road to get there. 4wd required for November-April travel, accessible with 2wd in summer
Don’t forget: the closer you get to the main falls, the BETTER it gets!
Pro-tip: The closer you get to the waterfall = more spray – waterproof gear recommended!
Camping: closest campsites are in Bildudalur and Þingeyri.
Accommodation: Bildudalur, Thingeyri, Isafjordur
Good to know: food and fuel is a ways away – be prepared and get both before your visit.
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