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Viking Rafting - Day Trips

Hafnarstraeti 98 | Akureyri Backpackers, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 823 8300
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We are the newest face of north Iceland's original rafting company, now 100% owned and operated by the same guides that take you down the river everyday! Our passion for paddling is stronger than ever, as is our commitment to providing the most fun and professional service in the industry. We invite you to join our smiling guides for the ultimate river adventure in Iceland!
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Hafnarstraeti 98 | Akureyri Backpackers, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

Awesome experience. Fantastic views of the canyon you could only get from the river. Equipment provided kept you dry and warm, even while swimming in the 37 degree water. Our guide Steve was very knowledgeable and gave us a fun ride over the rapids

Thank William G
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Viking rafting crew, led by Steve, were the perfect antidote to a lot of driving and looking. This was serious immersion. Just the right amount of excitement, mixed with assured competence. Everyone should take this trip and get to know the beauty of a...More

Thank Edwina v
Reviewed 1 week ago

......Very nice and professional guides. A big river rafting experience !!!!!!!.....thanks a lot for the funny day !!!!.......

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rafting with Viking is the highlight of an amazing trip to Iceland! It's a thrilling, unique trip on a beautiful river. The team is the best: experienced, enthusiastic, and focused on both fun and safety. Waffles and hot chocolate mid-trip were a wonderful treat. Cliff...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the beast of the east river rafting and it was amazing... very challenging at times but a caring staff who knows how to let us take risks while staying safe... thanks for the great time which ended on a special note... the best...More

Thank Beanyjess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for that amazing experience. We never did rafting before but we definitely want some more of that now. We were well prepared by our guide Phil and the team before we entered the river and before each single rapid we were told what the...More

Thank Sebastian F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Google maps cost us an hour and a half in drive time and so we missed our family rafting tour. However, they still fed us the dinner we had paid for and were very nice considering that they waited for us since we were the...More

Thank Taryn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything the website shows and says about these guys is true. They are a passionate group of worldwide adventurers that love every minute of what they do and want to share it with you. We went on the family adventure down the west glacier river....More

Thank Raewyn E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an absolute blast with these guys. Booked a trip with my friend for the "Beast of the East" river rafting trip. It was everything I wanted out of it and more. We were hooked by the video on their site highlighting exciting and quick...More

Thank Carlos O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These guys are phenomenal: friendly and very professional. They love their job and it shows. We did the Beast of the 'Whitewater Action' tour and were treated to stunning scenery as we made our way down the canyon of the East River over class 4+...More

Thank Alex M
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Philipjay
Hello, My family of 6 (all adults) will be in Akureyri Wednesday and Thursday ( August 2nd and 3rd). We are interested in the family rafting trip. What is the schedule for the rafting trips. Do you have more than one trip a day and what time do they leave. We will likely have a vehicle to get us to the launch point. Regards, Philip Shanker,DVM
February 10, 2017|
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Response from Anup G | Property representative |
Hi Philip, It will be no problem to join the Family rafting trip on either day. We run one trip a day on each river (we operate in two different rivers). Family trip departs at 15:00 every day. I have pasted a link below... More
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EleanorWestLinnOR
Hello I would like to take the one day class 4 rafting trip, but I would like to stay close to the put in location. What lodging do you recommend? One person; the day I want to raft is Aug. 16.
July 6, 2016|
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Response from ilovecoleslaw | Reviewed this property |
Not an answer, but...I would call or email Viking direct. They (locals) would have the best list of options. I would book sooner than later. Vacant rooms can be hard to find. Instead of "choosing" a hotel you'll be searching... More
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ClevedonKiwi
Hi we are coming to Akureyri next September on a cruise ship - so just there for the day. The ship arrives in at 9am and departs 6pm. Do you have any day trips that are able to be done within these time constraints, especially as we'd usually want to be back to the ship by 5pm at the absolute latest? Thanks, Carol (from New Zealand)
November 14, 2015|
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Response from CUoutside | Property representative |
Hi Carol, Thanks for getting in touch. Can I ask you to send me an email to info@vikingrafting . com with the date of your arrival, number of potential rafters, and the type of trip you're interested in (family rafting or... More
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