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White Water Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 4 Rafting on the East Glacial River - with unbiased reviews

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

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Exciting rapids, mind-blowing scenery, and one of the most remote single-day river settings on Earth make the East Glacial River Iceland's signature rafting trip! Get right into the action and see for yourself why the “East” has been consistently rated as one of Europe’s best rafting day trips and topped popular guide books’ lists of "must-do's" in Iceland.
What to Expect
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Stop At: Viking Rafting - Day Trips, Hafnarstraeti 98 Akureyri Backpackers, Akureyri 600 Iceland
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Important Information
  • 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)
  • 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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lmcarper wrote a review Oct 2019
2 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
Kristín wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
This was really an amazing day! The tour guides were super professional and made every one laugh and feel safe, the equipment was good, the waffles and coco were delicious and the river was the best one I have rafted so far. What surprised me is that the scenery was absolutely
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Date of experience: September 2019
acbalestegui wrote a review Sep 2019
7 contributions2 helpful votes
Amazing experience with very professional guides. Everything was perfect: the boats, the equipment, the organisation, the guides... these people know what they are doing and they know how to do it. It was extremely funny and always safe. We did lots of rapids, jumped from the
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Date of experience: August 2019
Vincent Henau wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
Of the two weeks i spent in Iceland, I have to say that the day we went rafting was the best! I enjoyed every second on (and off) the raft. All the staff present on our trip (Liz, Tarzan, Suman, Anup and Vlada 😉🍻) were professional and awesome rafting companions. They try
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Sarah Fransoo wrote a review Sep 2019
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3 friends and I did the Viking raft. Our expectations were quite high, but the experience was even better than we had hoped for. We felt completely safe the entire time while being thrown out of the boat. Everybody could choose whether or not they did the more 'difficult' stuff.
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