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3-Hour Family River Rafting of North Iceland’s Wonderful West from Akureyri

Take the family on a fun river rafting expedition of the West Glacial River of Vestari-Jökulsá in North Iceland. Enjoy the staggering beauty of the river canyon and jump in the river to cool down.

Take the family on a fun river rafting expedition of the West Glacial River of in North Iceland. Enjoy the staggering beauty of the river canyon and jump in the river to cool down.

  • Learn local folklore and river history as you enjoy the excitement of whitewater rafting
  • See the spectacular scenery of the
  • Raft down the West Glacial River of Vestari-Jökulsá
  • Drink hot cocoa from nature’s own kettle
  • Navigate gentle rapids on an easy rafting adventure

On this 4-hour rafting excursion of North Iceland you will wind your way through the irresistible landscapes of the Vesturdalur Valley, before drifting deep into the staggering beauty of the West Glacial River canyon. Jump in the river, have a splash, or just relax and take in the magnificent scenery.

The trip takes things at an easy pace and is suitable for anyone aged 8 or over who wants a day of fun, combined with soft adventure in dramatic scenery. Featuring bubbling hot springs and a mind-blowing landscape, everyone, from the novice rafter to the whole family can enjoy a gentle white-water experience and the unique opportunity to explore the Icelandic wilderness from the depths of the West Glacial River’s magnificent canyon.

As you negotiate gentle rapids, through the twists and bends of the towering gorge, you will pause to sample hot cocoa from nature’s own kettle, get caught up in a friendly water fight, bathe your soul in the invigorating glacial runoff, or simply kick back and let your troubles drift away with the meandering waters!

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