Day Trip from Reykjavik: River Rafting on the Hvítá River

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Day Trip from Reykjavik: River Rafting on the Hvítá River information and booking

8 hours
Departs from
From your hotel in Reykjavík
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
8am: Morning departure12pm Afternoon departure
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Tour description provided by Viator

Experience Iceland from a completely different perspective on this rafting adventure down the Hvítá River! After pickup from your Reykjavik hotel, head to the river and admire stunning canyons as you and your professional guide navigate through a mix of adrenaline-pumping white-water rapids and tranquil passageways. Pass through the magnificent Brúarhlöð canyon, where you can jump from a cliff into the river! Afterwards head back to Reykjavik.

This fun tour lets you experience Iceland in a unique way – on a river-rafting adventure! Choose the morning or afternoon option, depending on your preference, and embark on a day trip to the Hvítá River, just a short coach ride from your Reykjavik hotel.This tour will take you through Class II rapids, ensuring you’ll have a fun, enjoyable white-water rafting experience that’s suitable for every fitness level. After a brief safety instruction, navigate down the river with your professional guide and enjoy a perfect mix of serene floating and exciting rapids through picturesque canyons and fissures.On the way, pass through the magnificent Brúarhlöð canyon, a stunning setting where you’ll have the opportunity to unleash your wild side by jumping off the cliff into the river! You’ll discover that despite the country’s name, the water is pleasantly cool and inviting.To complete your trip, end your fantastic adventure by relaxing in a sauna at the rafting base camp's facilities nearby. Then, head back to your Reykjavik hotel.

What's included

  • River rafting on the hvítá river
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Sauna

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks