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Dynjandi Travel Guide

Everything you need to know to plan your trip to Dynjandi in the Westfjords

Name: Dynjandi

Pronunciation: din-yan-dee

Translation: Thunderous

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!

Watch: How to get silky waterfall photos

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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.

Watch: 5 reasons to rent a campervan in Iceland

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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