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East Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð

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Highlights
  • Tackle rapids in one of Europe's most exciting rivers
  • Includes all necessary equipment, including wetsuits and life jackets
  • Depending on conditions, there may also be cliff jumping opportunities
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East Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð
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East Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð
US$234.00
Overview

Embark upon an adventure in one of Europe's most exciting rivers on this river rafting tour. There's no need to provide your own equipment as everything, including wetsuits, dry tops, helmets, and life jackets, are provided. Your guide drives you from Varmahlid into the east valley where you begin your journey through the East Glacial Canyon to tackle multiple rapids. There may also be the opportunity for cliff jumping before heading back to base to unwind in a hot pool.

What to Expect

The trip begins at our boathouse where our friendly and professional guides will provide you with all of the equipment and information needed for tackling our famous glacial rivers. We provide wet-suits, dry tops, helmets, buoyancy aids /life jackets and rafting booties. All you need to bring is your swimsuit, a warm sweater or fleece and a towel. Optional extras are a sense of humor and adventure!

Once we are all changed we will then drive you into the East valley to our rafting put in. Our trip leader will give a safety brief with all of the relative safety information needed to get the most out of your trip.

We journey 16 km through the East Glacial canyon. We will tackle rapids named: Alarm Clock, Commitment, Screaming Lady and of course the famous Green Room. Depending on the water levels we will also stop for some cliff jumping for those that feel they need a little more excitement.The bus will meet us at the take out where steaming bowls of hot soup are waiting. After a short 20 minute ride back to the base you can unwind in our hot pools.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Great rafting guides

We spontaneously booked the extreme version and found it perfectly appropriate, i.e. because of the 100% fun factor with the adrenaline rush you expect during the 3-4 major rapids, and because the Nepali-Icelandic guide team gave us all the instructions to deal with anything that...More

1  Thank Gökhan Ö
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing rafting Tour

I did the East Glacial River Rafting Tour and it was really amazing!! The guids were excellent and the tour very exciting. Good Equipment, exciting rapids and two nice surprises. After the tour you get hot soup and can use the hot pool. Top!!

Thank dachsteinfee
Reviewed 10 July 2018
Adrenaline rush!

Rafting the Austari Jökulsa (the extreme tour) isn't for anyone. It is an exhilarating, adrenaline filled trip with gorgeous scenery, but you do have to expect to get wet. There is a good chance you'll fall off the raft. My girlfriend and I were alone...More

1  Thank lb1234321
Reviewed 9 July 2018
Incredible trip!

Five of us (three adult kids) took the East Glacial River trip this past Friday. What a blast! The river was incredible, and the entire operation, especially the guides, are first rate. Ramesh was in the raft with us, and Birendra, Naresh, and Bikram were...More

Thank fabfam2018
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile
Excellent

Had a blast. The river was wild. Some gnarly rapids. The guides are awesome and the kayakers makes sure everyone is safe if someone falls in the water. It was really fun. Highly recommend.

Thank Sigurður Smári F
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