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River Fun Rafting from Reykjavík

    Tour Operator: Arctic Rafting     8 hours     Travel method: Boat     Region: Capital Region

River Fun Rafting from Reykjavík

We'll pick you up from Reykjavík for you to go river rafting on the Hvítá River and then enjoy a hot sauna to warm up!

Difficulty: 2/5 easy

Trip details: You can also book River Fun Rafting as meet on location from Drumbó River Base. To book the meet on location version see River Fun Rafting (AR-RF). On this tour you will be picked up at your designated pick up location, please be ready at 12:30 at your pick up location. Please note that the pick up can take up to 30 minutes.

Information: Rafting is one of the most beloved outdoor adventure activities in Iceland! We at Arctic Rafting have been on the river since 1985. The Hvítá river is located about 90 minutes from Reykjavík and has the perfect mix of scenic canyons and adrenaline pumping rapids. After most definitely getting wet in some fun rapids, you will be amazed as we float through the famous Brúarhlöður canyon. Hvítá is a solid class II river, making it a bumpy-fun-splish splashy ride but also safe and suitable for almost anyone who‘s got an aptitude for adventure. We provide the equipment to keep you from freezing and a life-jacket to keep you afloat.

Back at Drumbó the sauna and showers will be hot for you to warm up. Should you like you can grab a drink at the bar or add a delicious lamb bbq buffet. A perfect day!

Come rafting in Iceland and experience the power of it‘s wild glacier water!

Disclaimer: All rafting trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Rafting does not assume any responsibility for accidents which are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.

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Minimum age: 11 years
Difficulty: Easy

What is included

  • Pick up and drop off in Reykjavík
  • River rafting on Hvítá river with an expert guide
  • All necessary equipment for rafting, guided rafting tour 
  • Entry to a sauna and shower facilities after the tour. 


Important information

  • Warm undergarment clothing including fleece/wool sweater and pants, warm socks
  • Change of clothing. 
  • Bathing suit & towel. 



Although you don't need to "swim" while river rafting/canoeing, we recommend that you can. You have to be comfortable with floating in water.

All of our tours begin from Drumbó River Base. At Drumbó you find:

  • Changing rooms
  • Showers
  • Sauna
  • Bar and coffee
  • Restaurant

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