Family River Rafting in North Iceland

Family Rafting Day Trip operated by Viking Rafting is a fun and relatively gentle trip suitable for everybody. On this West Glacial River trip in North Iceland, fun and scenery swirl around you surely will deliver an unforgettable rafting adventure in Iceland! Not to mention, it is super easy to get there with our signature tool – EasyGuide.

This gentle rafting in North Iceland tour is offered for everyone, featuring steaming riverside hot springs and magnificent canyon landscapes. It is an opportunity for the whole family to pick up a paddle and explore Iceland’s stunning river wilderness.

You may well find yourself in a friendly water fight, bathing in the invigorating glacial runoff, or simply kicking back and letting your troubles drift away with the meandering waters!

Viking Rafting

Hafgrímsstaðir, Sveitarfélagið
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May – September

More about River Rafting

The first thing you need to know about your rafting trip is that you will probably get wet! The second thing is all the operator river rafting trips run on glacial rivers, which means that the water you paddle in is recently melted ice. Remember that even in summer, Northern Iceland can be cold.

As the environment and the elements are unpredictable, your responsibility is to arrive for your rafting trip with adequate warm clothing. See the list below for what you should wear to be prepared for this adventure.

The West Glacial River is home to gentle rapids, spectacular canyon scenery, and natural riverside hot springs, making it the perfect playground for Vikings of all ages!

Good to know before visiting:
  • The minimum age of passengers is 6.
  • All Rafting equipment is included: Drysuit, PFD, helmet, booties, gloves.
  • Transportation between the rafting base and the river is provided.
  • Recommended items to bring with you: Thermal underwear, warm fleece top, fleece pants, thick or wool socks, change of clothes after the river ride.
  • Do not wear cotton clothes and jeans.
  • Duration: 3.5 hours.

The Supplier: Viking Rafting

Company Rating

5/5 TripAdvisor

5/5 Google