Faxi

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Faxi, or Vatnsleysufoss
Faxi Waterfall.jpeg
Faxi is located in Iceland
Faxi
LocationSouth of Iceland
Number of drops1
Side Profile of the Waterfall (Sept 2016)

The Faxi (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈfaksɪ], or Vatnsleysufoss [ˈvasːˌleiːsʏˌfɔsː]) waterfall is located on the Golden Circle, a popular tourist trail east of Reykjavik. The waterfall is located on the Tungufljót river.

Faxi can be found around twelve kilometres from Geysir and Gullfoss, and eight kilometres from Skalholt, away from the main road on a gravel track which includes a picnic area and a small car park.

The waterfall is full of salmon and is a popular spot for fishing, and very close to the waterfall is a restaurant called Vid Faxa.

Kayaking in the waterfall is forbidden.

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Coordinates: 64°13′32″N 20°20′17″W / 64.2256°N 20.3381°W / 64.2256; -20.3381