Hestafoss is a waterfall in the south of Iceland not far from Írárfoss on road F-246. The river Írá falls down a cliff and ends appr. 30 meters lower. Right after the first drop of 30 meters there are several other small drops until the river Írá reaches a big cliff where the Íráfoss falls down over 30-60 meters.

The walk to the Hestafoss takes about 2 hours following the river Írá. From the Írárfoss you have to stay on the east side of the river. It isn’t an official trail, so be careful.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

About Hestafoss

CountryWaterfalls in Iceland
LocationHvolsvöllur, Skógar (Rangárvallasýsla)
Best visitSummer

Most nearby waterfalls

WaterfallDistance (linear)Rating
Myrkarfoss 1 km
Irarfoss 1 km
Saudarfoss 8 km
Nauthusafoss 9 km
Holtsarfoss 13 km

Find nearby hotels

Great nearby waterfalls

WaterfallDistance (linear)Rating
Seljalandsfoss 18 km
Skogafoss 36 km
Hjalparfoss 55 km
Haifoss 67 km
Granni 67 km