Svöðufoss is a powerful waterfall in the west of Iceland on the peninsular Snæfellsnes. The river Laxa drops down over appr. 40 meter and continues its way to the Atlantic Ocean.
Svöðufoss is a beautifal waterfall and is located between Ólafsvík and Rif, along road 574. From road 574 there is a dust road going to the farm Sveinnstadir, drive further on and keep left. From the end of the road, at a house/farm called Foss, it is about 800 meters walking to theSvöðufoss.
Not far from the Svöðufoss there is also another waterfall called Kerlingarfoss in the river Fossá/Fosslaekur, west of Svöðufoss.