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Viking Rafting - Day Trips

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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...more
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Hafnarstraeti 98 | Akureyri Backpackers, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far one of the best experiences we had in Iceland! The Viking Rafting staff is amazing and make you feel safe and right at home, even in the freezing cold glacial river. The whole rafting trip was experience. Excellent food too! Shout out to...More

Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Either the previous reviews about rafting with this company are about the family friendly raft trip or are written by people who are completely unfamiliar with rafting safety. We did the Beast of the East trip. The river is spectacular! That being said, THE STAFF...More

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Anup G, Owner at Viking Rafting - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Foodiebyummy, Let us begin by saying that your review has shocked us. It is important that you understand how seriously we take every single review, whether it be five-star or one-star. In response to your feedback, we made a point of thoroughly debriefing your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great trip. I am not keen on boats or water so was a bit apprehensive but it was a great experience. You will get wet and bounced about on the raft, but the scenery is lovely and our guides, Ryan and Sumno were great. They...More

Thank Nicola J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went a group of four and had the best time. Ryan the instructor was great, fun and helpful. I recommend eating the dinner there as you finish hungry from the rafting and the food was freshly cooked and tasty!

Thank Furou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you think you will be cold, think again! They provide wet and dry suits and recommend what to bring with you for the most enjoyable and exciting trip! Everyone was friendly and helpful. My husband was a little nervous and he enjoyed every minute....More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

My family and I went down on east glacial river and had a blast! Amazing guides, delicious waffles/hot chocolate, and incredible views of Iceland. Will definitely recommend and we look forward to doing another trip in the future.

Thank Elsie S
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We have been WWR down the Colorado River, the Upper Gauley and New River(s) and the Snake River in Wyoming and this trip was hands down one of the most fun trips we have ever had!! Don’t get me wrong... all of our other trips...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This was our first rafting experience and I would book again with these guys in a heartbeat. The crew literally spares no expense in order to give you a thrilling ride in a safe context. Worth every penny, highly recommended. Go for the White water...More

Thank Pieter V
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This was definitely a highlight of the trip! So much fun! We were nervous about being too cold, but multiple layers w the dry suits and we weren’t cold at all! Even after falling in a few times! Very knowledgeable staff and felt very safe!...More

Thank catrinashubert
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The best day we had in Iceland was the day we went rafting. It was amazing, beautiful and exciting. The people were really friendly and Funny. Our Trip guides were Simon and Sigmund, ask for them for your trip. Your welcome.:)

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Percypuma
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Anup G | Property representative |
Hi Emma, we do not do pick up from Reykjavik. However if that is what you would like us to do, we can surely make that happen. We are based Varmahlid which is located on highway an hour before Akureyri. It is around 3 and... More
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Philipjay
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
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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