Hvítá Glacier River Rafting Adventure

1. May - 30. Sep Daily About 7 hours Near Gullfoss (Drumboddstadir) EASY Min 11 years old

Tour description
€110 per person

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)

Did you know?

The Hvita River Rafting Tour has been operating for almost 30 years and is a great addition to the Golden Circle tour. This applies especially to adrenaline junkies that want to add bit of excitement to a traditional sightseeing tour.

Included

  • 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

  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik.
  • Traditional Lamb buffet after the rafting.

Good to know

Pick up from hotels / guesthouses is available for a fee and is at 8:00 am for the morning tour & at 12:00 pm for the afternoon tour. Please note that it can take up to 30 minutes for us to arrive.

If you prefer to meet us on location, 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.