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River Fun

Highlights / General details

We started rafting the Hvítá River (pronounced Kveetau) almost 25 years ago and since those early days it has been the most popular adventure activity in Iceland. The Hvítá river is a beautiful and fun river a little more than one hour from Reykjavík. The river has a perfectly balanced mix of serene canyons and adrenaline pumping waves and rapids. On our way we pass through the magnificent Brúarhlöð canyon and in that stunning setting participants have the option of jumping from a cliff into the river. Who can resist going glacier river swimming in Iceland?

No one should leave Iceland without experiencing the power that its rivers contain and lay eyes on the scenic canyons of Hvítá river...not to mention relaxing in our sauna or hot-tubs after a day of adventure!

We raft a seven kilometer stretch of the river and in the famous Brúarhlöð canyon the rafters get to jump from a cliff into the river.


Guided Tour; Round trip transfers from hotels located in central Reykjavik; Rafting Tour; lunch buffett after the morning rafting tour; BBQ lamb steak dinner after the afternoon rafting tour at Drumbo; Hot tub or sauna after the rafting tour.

Hours of operation

Available: Daily (May 15 - September 15); Pickup at 7:30am, Departs at 8:00am; Pickup at 11:30am, Departs at 12:00pm.


Approximately 7 - 8 hours.

Participant restrictions

Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

Additional Information

Trip Difficulty: 2 out of 5 - easy. No experience of river rafting required.

Bring with you a Warm sweater (wool, fleece, thermal), bathing suit, change of clothing and a towel.


Minimum 4 passengers for tour to operate.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

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