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Family Rafting

Rafting in Iceland

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Enjoy a trip through the magnificent West Glacial canyon. This trip is ideal for those who want to enjoy a relaxing trip and take in some breathtaking scenery. For family rafting the West is the best. The West Glacial River is classed 2-3.

All of our trips start and end from our onsite boathouse. Our friendly and professional guides will provide you with all of the equipment needed for tackling our famous glacial rivers. We provide wetsuits, dry tops, helmets, buoyancy aids /life jackets and rafting booties. All you need to bring is your swimsuit, a warm long sleeve fleece and a towel. Optional extras are a sense of humour and adventure!

We will then take a 20 minute drive towards the West Glacial river. At the rafting put in your trip leader will give a full safety brief. You will then be divided into crews and assigned a boat and most of all your guide. Once on the river we will enter the canyon with its high walls and amazing geology. Along the way we may stop for a unique hot chocolate and for a spot of cliff jumping for the brave ones. The bus will be waiting at the takeout for the short drive back to the base where the hot pools await. Trip time is ca. 2.5-3 hours.

We run trips on the West Glacial River daily at 09.30 and 13.00. The minimum age is 12 years. Any children younger must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian.

The price for the trip is 14900 isk. When staying in our guest house, you will get 10 % discount for the rafting trip.

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Family Rafting

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