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  1. Iceland
  2. Norðurland eystra (North-East Region)
  3. Akureyri

East Glacial River Extreme Rafting

Product ID: 105571
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Hook in and hold on. The east glacial river is by far one of the best 1-day rafting rivers in Europe. This trip is a must for those looking for an action packed adrenaline rush.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Go on a glacial rush rafting adventure
  • Enjoy a delicious traditional Icelandic meat soup
  • Relax in a hot tub after the trip
Full description
The East Glacial river has a reputation of being one of the most exciting rivers in Europe. 

The trip begins at a boathouse where your friendly and professional guide will provide you with all of the equipment and information needed for tackling the famous glacial rivers. Wetsuits, dry tops, helmets, buoyancy aids /life jackets, and rafting booties are provided. All you need to bring is your swimsuit, a warm sweater or fleece, and a towel.

Once you are all changed you will be driven to the East valley. Your trip leader will give a safety briefing with all of the safety information needed to get the most out of your trip.

Take to the river rafting 16 km through the East Glacial canyon. Tackle rapids such as Alarm Clock, Commitment, Screaming Lady, and of course the famous Green Room. Depending on the water levels you will also stop for some cliff jumping for those that feel they need a little more excitement.The bus will meet you at the end where steaming bowls of hot soup will be waiting for. After a short 20 minute ride back to the base you can unwind in a hot tub.
  • Traditional Icelandic meat soup
  • Entry to hot tubs afterwards

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Bakkaflöt, 560 Varmahlíð

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Important information
Know before you go
Bring: swimwear, towel and thermal underwear.

You have to be at least 18 years to take part.
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Bakkaflot Travel Service

Product ID: 105571