Whitewater River Rafting | Hvítá River - South

Whitewater River Rafting | Hvítá River - South

Hvítá River is a beautiful and fun river in the heart of the 'Golden Circle' area. 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, you have the option of jumping from a cliff into the river. Daily departures from 15 May to 15 September. 

Operated by: Arctic Adventures

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Location Drumboddsstaðir Rafting Base

GPS: 64° 13.655'N, 20° 17.258'W
Distance from Reykjavík is 108 km / 67 MI

Tour starts at 10:00 AM and 14:00 AM - Meeting point at Drumboddsstaðir 15 min before departure. 

Hotel pick-up time at 8:00 AM and 12:00 AM - Please be ready in time at your hotel.



  • 3-4 hours river rafting on Hvítá River
  • Rafting equipment (dry suit, helmet, PFD, booties, gloves)
  • Guidance by a certified rafting guide
  • Entry to the shower and sauna


  • Rafting in Hvítá river
  • Jumping from a high cliff into the river
  • Beautiful scenery
  • Brúarhlöð canyon
  • Hot sauna after the river rafting


  • Transfer from and to Reykjavík hotels and guesthouses. Tour duration with transfer is 7 hours. Hotel pick-up is at 8:00 and 12:00 AM, please be ready at your hotel. 
  • Lunch
  • BBQ dinner

Please bring with you

  • Warm undergarments, preferably fleece or wool. Warm socks and sweater
  • Bathing suit & towel
  • Change of clothing
  • Snacks


  • Suitable for children 12 years or older
  • Trip difficulty 2 out of 5 (Easy)

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