Whitewater Rafting in East Glacial River



Whitewater Rafting in East Glacial River

A challenging and exciting river rafting tour on the East Glacial River in North Iceland with breathtaking canyon scenery and relentless heart-pumping whitewater. The East Glacial River has been rated one of Europe's best rafting rivers and suits those who are looking for an adrenaline rush. You don't need any previous rafting experience but bear in mind that the tour is challenging. Available from May to September.    

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Location Skagafjörður

GPS: 65°26’03.5″N, 19°18’22.0W (WGS84)
 
Distance from Reykjavík is 309 km / 192 mi.

Meeting point at Hafgrímsstaðir in Skagafjörður

Highlights

  • Challenging and exciting rafting experience on the East Glacial River
  • Breathtaking landscape of canyons and towering cliffs

Included

  • Guided rafting tour in a glacial river 
  • Transportation between rafting base and the river
  • Total duration of tour 6 hours
  • Rafting equipment (dry suit, helmet, PFD, booties, gloves)
  • Experienced professional guides
  • Riverside refreshments

Please bring with you

  • Warm clothing (thermal underwear, fleece/wool sweater and pants and thick wool socks or hiking socks - no cotton, jeans or favourite hoodies!)
  • Change of clothing

Trip difficulty 4 out of 5

River grade 4+

Minimum age: 18 years

 

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