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White Water Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 4 Rafting on the East Glacial River provided by Viking Rafting

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White Water Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 4 Rafting on the East Glacial River

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Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • All rafting equipment: drysuit, PFD, helmet, booties, gloves
  • Qualified, professional raft guides and safety kayakers
  • Transportation between the rafting base and the river
  • Riverside refreshments: freshly baked waffles and homemade hot chocolate
  • Transport from Akureyri (only if option selected at time of booking)
Exclusions
  • Additional food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Recommended items to bring: thermal underwear/base layers, warm fleece top/wool sweater, fleece pants/extra long johns, thick wool socks/hiking socks, change of clothes for after the river, any necessary medications (asthma inhalers, etc.) and waterproof camera (optional)
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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lmcarper wrote a review Oct 2019
Denver, Colorado2 contributions
The rafting trip on the Grade 4 East Glacial River was my favorite activity that we chose in Iceland. I'm glad I did my research and chose a more challenging trip. It was high-level but we never felt like we were in real danger. Anup was the best guide I've ever rafted with, and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Kristín wrote a review Sep 2019
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This was really an amazing day! The tour guides were super professional and made every one laugh and feel safe, the equipment was good, the waffles and coco were delicious and the river was the best one I have rafted so far. What surprised me is that the scenery was absolutely
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Date of experience: September 2019
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acbalestegui wrote a review Sep 2019
Barcelona, Spain7 contributions2 helpful votes
Amazing experience with very professional guides. Everything was perfect: the boats, the equipment, the organisation, the guides... these people know what they are doing and they know how to do it. It was extremely funny and always safe. We did lots of rapids, jumped from the
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Vincent Henau wrote a review Sep 2019
Kasterlee, Belgium1 contribution
Of the two weeks i spent in Iceland, I have to say that the day we went rafting was the best! I enjoyed every second on (and off) the raft. All the staff present on our trip (Liz, Tarzan, Suman, Anup and Vlada 😉🍻) were professional and awesome rafting companions. They try
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Sarah Fransoo wrote a review Sep 2019
Belgium1 contribution
3 friends and I did the Viking raft. Our expectations were quite high, but the experience was even better than we had hoped for. We felt completely safe the entire time while being thrown out of the boat. Everybody could choose whether or not they did the more 'difficult' stuff.
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By: Viking Rafting
Joanna P
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The highlight of our Icelandic trip
Words cannot describe what an amazing experience the rafting with Viking Rafting has been. Our guide Anup, was an e
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AdamM4392
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Crazy Dutch friends.
Great rafting in years!! Thanks to Hunter, Mirto and Dustin! Kind regards from the crazy dutch people: Michel & Mic
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Guide783088
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Amazing rafting trip in Iceland
This was my and my 11 year old nephews first rafting trip. It was the highlight of our Iceland trip. As soon as we
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Danny B
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Rafting
Really fun and exciting Rafting trip. Very nice people. And a personal note, I couldn't find the place based in the
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princetonites
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Exciting and fun
All around excellent experience. Our whole family loved the trip, including our 14 year old son and 11 year old dau
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cheyja
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Awesome rafting trip!
I had an amazing first time rafting experience with Viking Rafting! I felt safe at all times, they have a great and
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E6774UBbethm
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Fantastic trip!
We had an amazing time rafting down the Glacier River! The team was brilliant in making sure that everyone had a f
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SveN99
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Rafting
We had a great and fun time. The whole Viking Team is very nice, especially Mirto who is a fantastic guide.Thanks!☺
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gotstrength
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EPIC!!! Absolutely awesome whitewater rafting experience
Can’t say enough positive things about our experience rafting w/ these guys!!! All around amazing experience. Guide
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Troubled1-2
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Awesome Rafting Fun with Great Guides!
Quick summary: We (a family of 4 with two boys aged 13 and 10) went on the family rafting adventure today with Vik
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Sarah S
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Excellent family rafting experience! Food Amazing too!
From start to finish, this is an amazing experience. I contacted the company a few months in advance as my daughte
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MrMallon
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Epic Adventure
Easily one of the best experiences on our Iceland trip. Everyone working here are like one big happy family and sup
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mrsbkrafty
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A great family experience - fun and comfortable
This was a lot of fun for our family - the tour guides did a great job, were entertaining and informative. hot coco
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hervedumas22
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Amazing family rafting day!
Just experienced an amazing rafting experience with our 12 and 14 years old kids. Guy and Sluman have been exceptio
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stellak73
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So much fun!!!
Our group of 12, 6 adults and 6 kids ranging in age from 7-16 had the most amazing time on our family rafting trip!
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