Rafting Trips in Akureyri, Iceland


Enjoy Rafting in Akureyri, Iceland! We offer day tours and bus routes around Iceland. We also work with other tourist company’s in Iceland and we organize the perfect day for you. This is like your favorite Disney World ride, but without a seat belt! And just like that ride, you don’t need any previous rafting experience to discover for yourself why the East Glacial River has become Iceland’s signature whitewater rafting trip. The reason we’re experienced professionals is so that you don’t have to be, but if you’re scared of getting wet and don’t enjoy excitement, this is definitely not the trip for you. However, we’re pretty confident that you’ll still love our trip! The East Glacial River gorge is the setting for our most action-packed and exciting rafting day tour. With spectacular deep canyon scenery and relentless heart-pumping whitewater, the East has been consistently rated one of Europe’s best rafting rivers and topped popular guide books’ lists of „must-do’s“ in Iceland. One of the most remote single-day rafting trips on the planet, this whitewater adventure delivers an unforgettable journey into the untamed beauty of Iceland’s river wilderness and a dose of adrenaline strong enough to satisfy the most powerful of cravings. For those traveling Iceland with a thirst for adventure, this is a day tour not to be missed! Price: - $225 USD/Person/day Price Includes: - All rafting equipment: dry suit, PFD, helmet, booties, gloves - Qualified, professional raft guides and safety kayakers - Transportation between our rafting base and the river - Riverside refreshments (food and hot drinks for East River trips, hot drinks for West River trips) - Iceland’s ultimate rafting experience. What to Wear on River: - Thermal underwear/base layers - Warm fleece top/wool sweater - Fleece pants/extra long johns - Thick wool socks/hiking socks (at least 1 pair)    If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Captain is optional.
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We are a small family company in Akureyri, we travel in a small groups and our goal is always having a personal service We offer day tours and bus routes around Iceland.We also work with other tourist company’s in Iceland and we organize the perfect day for you. I love everything about tourism and travel, and have a many years experience. I was born in April when the season begins in Iceland so that will explain you my love. I am also your driver guide.

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Cancellation Policy

80% refund up to 2 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

What to Bring: - Dry clothes for after the river - Any necessary medications (asthma inhalers, etc.) - Waterproof camera (optional) - Thirst for adventure & sense of humor! Additional Fees: - Lunch of the Day: $25 USD/Person - Pickup from Akureyr: $55 USD/Person - Trip Photos: $45 USD Age Requirement: - 18 years and above Cancellation Policy: - Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to tour departure, no refund. 

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