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Worth the effort

This is a powerful waterfall and series of rapids and is easily reached from the waterfront in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nuneatonjohn2017
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Bulkington, United Kingdom
Worth every step - stunning

Wednesday 5th September and we visited the wonderful spectacle of this powerful waterfall. There... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David D
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 October 2014

This is a wonderful way to spend your time in Geiranger when your cruise ship is docked. Once you've seen as much of the fjord as you like and you've taken in some shopping, hike up to the octagonal church via a marvelous stairway that...More

10  Thank redeco
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 July 2015

You will see plenty of waterfalls as travel around Norway and while this is not high it is, in July, a raging torrent. Easy flat walk from Geiranger shopping area before metal staircase of a few hundred steps to top of falls. Alternatively you can...More

3  Thank Emanpee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a powerful waterfall and series of rapids and is easily reached from the waterfront in Geiranger. Approaching from the bottom there is a series of steps that take you to the top with the sounds of the water in your ears and great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wednesday 5th September and we visited the wonderful spectacle of this powerful waterfall. There are 2 ways to approach the Fosservandring, firstly by a series of steps, over 300 hundred, which starts a short walk from the Port and Town. We approached it from the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The noise and power of this waterfall is mind blowing. The walk from Gerainger up 300+ steps is a fabulous way to see it. We enjoyed our time here very much.

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

We walked up to the Fossevandring from the Port. There are a lot of steps to climb, but as we are reasonably fit it didn't cause us a problem - and you can always stop and admire the cascading water while you catch your breath....More

Thank SusanThorn50
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Somebody in Geiranger had a GREAT idea: to build an elevated walkway that trails all along a thundering, rushing, cascading waterfall as it flows through the Geiranger valley down to the fjord. Brilliant! The deafening roar of the water, the rainbows caught by the mix...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

The better part of the hike was above the visitor center across the little bridge and up to a cafe, very steep, amazing views from the top.

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We walked up the stairs to the top of the waterfall and it was really worth it. You can also get a bus to the top but really needs to be seen

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Geiranger camping and watch the tourists going up and down the waterfall so we figured what the heck, lets climb the stairs. The stairs climb along the waterfall and it is about 300 steps. It is accessible and you don't need to...More

Thank AbelWei
Reviewed 22 August 2018

You have to visit this waterfall while being in Geiranger...easy to reach and a good walk around the area...very scenic with lots of opportunities to take pictures from the ramps...simply a must visit place.

Thank RinaAmin
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We saw the waterfall from the cruise ship and were told at the information center to walk past all the stores until we reach the camping area and there to turn left and to walk until we see the stairs and then start counting until...More

1  Thank 11KarenS
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highgater
17 March 2018|
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Response from AbelWei |
Yes. Once on land, you walk to the Geiranger camping, over a small bridge, then turn left. You will see and hear the waterfall. You climb along the waterfall by stairs and the Fjord museum is at to top of the stairs.
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Antonia S
30 January 2018|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
You can get there two different ways. From the point where you get off your boat onto the docks you can take a steep switchback road up the hill right behind the shops at the dock. Or, you can walk around the front of... More
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