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Bakkaflot

Varmahlid 560, Iceland
+354 453 8245
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We have proudly offered whitewater rafting since 1993. Our trips begin and end at the boathouse. Our guides will give you all of the equipment and information needed to ensure you have a fun and safe experience with us. When returning to the base all rafting guests are welcome to use our hot pools and enjoy the restaurant and bar facilities. Come and join us down the beautiful glacial rivers!
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rafting trip” (11 reviews)
“hot chocolate” (20 reviews)
“west river” (10 reviews)
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Varmahlid 560, Iceland
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+354 453 8245
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"rafting trip"
in 11 reviews
"hot chocolate"
in 20 reviews
"west river"
in 10 reviews
"river rafting"
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"a great experience"
in 8 reviews
"soup"
in 5 reviews
"cliff jumping"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 5 reviews
"starting point"
in 3 reviews
"long underwear"
in 2 reviews
"one of a kind"
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"extreme rafting"
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"enjoyable trip"
in 2 reviews
"natural hot water"
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"safety precautions"
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"two hours"
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"base"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best things that you can do on your trip to Northern Iceland. Great experience with professional guides that lead you through an amazing scenery!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are in Iceland with a group of 9 persons with the travel agencie 'Mr Yeti' from Belgium. Today 3 of us took the rafting on the east glacier river. Great experience. You have to book it! The guides where great and were always helping...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This experience by far was one of the most adventurous undertakings by my husband and I. We did up to grade 5 in the rapids and to top it off it was extremely windy and was also raining which made the waters more wild. At...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rafting was so much fun and the guides were very professional. We rafted for 3,5h, jumped from cliffs and got a hot bath after. I really recommend it!

Thank Ebba G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Choose carefully...the East fork of the Glacial River is a huge adrenalin rush where you are guaranteed to get wet, and may well end up swimming a rapid. If this is not for you, pick the West fork instead and the more relaxing family-friendly float...More

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Prashant C
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Bakkaflot | Property representative |
Hi, the recommended age for the west glacial river is 12+ and for the east one 18+ for safety reasons. Sometimes we do make an exception if the child seems to be matured enough and has appropriate strength but the age of six... More
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mantell99
January 3, 2018|
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Response from Bakkaflot | Property representative |
Hi We have to rivers West Glacial River Class 2+ ( Family trip ) and East Glacial river class 4+ . With 14 and 17 years old is the West Glacial the right one
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sonyainsd
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Danipot209 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I had not been online for the last months... I think it is way too cold in November and probably not enough tourists for white water rafting in November... Sorry again!!
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