Hvítá Glacier River Rafting Adventure

15. May - 22. Sep Daily About 7 hours Near Gullfoss (Drumboddstadir) Easy Min 11 years old

Explore the essence of Icelandic nature, whilst cruising down Hvítá River and though Bruarhlod Canyon, in this adventurous glacier river rafting activity that will leave no one feeling disappointed.

Hvita river is a glacial river near Gullfoss Waterfall, about an hour from Reykjavik and is located in South Iceland. It offers a good mix of serene canyons and fast flowing rapids as well as passing through the magnificent Bruarhlod canyon, where participants can jump from high cliffs into the glacier water.

The river rafting tour offers a fun and exciting activity that enables the rafters to experience Iceland from a different angle, enjoying unique rock formations and high cliffs. Those that wish to relax after the action packed raft, can unwind in the sauna, and taste the succulent Icelandic lamb in a traditional lamb BBQ buffet (optional extra).

Tour highlights

  • Experience Iceland’s wild water and glacial river
  • River rafting in Hvita river (Gullfoss canyon)
  • Bruarhlod canyon where participants have an opportunity to jump into the glacial water
  • Hot sauna after the river rafting
  •  A chance to taste the succulent Icelandic lamb in a traditional BBQ buffet (optional extra)


  • River Rafting on Hvita river and an entry to shower facilities.
  • All necessary equipment for the rafting.
  • A guided tour by a certified rafting guide.

Optional extra

  • Traditional Lamb buffet after the rafting.

Good to know

This tour is meet on location only, the tours begins at 10:00 & 14:00. Please be at Drumboddstaðir 15 minutes prior to departure.

Please dress accordingly. We recommend warm undergarment clothing including fleece/wool sweater and pants, warm socks and a change of clothing.

Please bring a bathing suit & towel if you wish to use the shower and sauna facilities. A towel can also be rented for a small fee.

A delicious local lamb BBQ can be purchased on location or ordered in advance.

You can rent a waterproof camera / GoPro camera for an additional fee.


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