3 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Good for avoiding crowds
Splash through the Icelandic wilderness and enjoy family-friendly adventure on this 3.5-hour rafting trip on the West Glacial River from Hafgrímsstaðir. Climb into your drysuit at the rafting base in Hafgrímsstaðir. Then, travel onward by bus to the banks of the choppy but gentle West Glacial River. With your paddle in hand, hop aboard your raft and follow the current downstream. Navigate the course with your guide and enjoy breathtaking views over the rolling riverbanks. Finish your adventure with a cliff jump and a swim in the glacial waters.
- Ideal choice for families
- Perfect for all ages and skill level
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Popular choice with kids
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All necessary rafting equipment: drysuit, PFD, helmet, booties, gloves
Qualified, professional rafting guides and safety kayakers
Transportation between rafting base and the river
Riverside refreshments (hot drinks)
Food and drinks, unless specified
Transportation to rafting base from Akureyri/Reykjavik
Departure & Return
Departure PointAkureyri, Akureyri, Northeast Region
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum age: 6
- Recommended items to bring with you: Thermal underwear/base layers, warm fleece top/wool sweater, fleece pants/extra long johns, thick wool socks/hiking socks (at least 1 pair), change of clothes for after the river, any necessary medications (asthma inhalers, etc.), waterproof camera (optional)
- OPERATED BY Viking Rafting
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
Product code: 7561P2
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