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

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

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Important Information
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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Zoidyssey wrote a review Yesterday
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This was awesome - having only done rafting once before (on a rather gentle bit on the Hvita river last year) I wasn't sure what to expect. This was so much fun - definitely more intense but not so much so it was intimidating for basically newbies. The whole thing last about
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Date of experience: July 2020
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sdis wrote a review Yesterday
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This trip was so much fun and the guides made it even better. They were so much fun and made us feel so welcome and even the ones who are scared of the water had a blast.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Tomáš Roleček wrote a review Yesterday
Akureyri, Iceland1 contribution
Yesterday we went on Whitewater action tour with Viking Rafting. My first time on a raft boat means high expectation and big respect to the river. Just after the quick intro packed with dry english jokes by guide Mike and a couple of first strokes with the paddle I felt like
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Camilla C.J. wrote a review 8 Jul
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Viking rafting is absolutely amazing! We drove there ourselves and we were greeted by the happy and helpful crew. The vibe of the entire place was just so joyful. They were joking around with us from the get go, creating a wonderful atmosphere. The gear they provided was
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Date of experience: July 2020
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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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By: Viking Rafting
Nybo80
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Smile on your face all day.
Great fun and amazing view the whole trip down river and friendly, funny and smiling guiedes. We would for sure use
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aaronrt12345
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Fantastic Day with Fantastic Humans!
There isn't much I can say that hasn't been said already! We had an incredible day on the river! Mark and Murray st
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SeverineMarieLina
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Best day 2020 so far!! Gave us light after the past hard months :D
It has been the BEST decision we have taken for our family after all these long and hard months of Covid-19!! We de
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Richard G
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Great fun but not for beginners.
Great class 4-5 river. Flipped the raft twice which was fine. Sure glad we were all wearing drysuits. Very skill
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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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