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West Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð, North Iceland provided by Bakkaflot

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West Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð, North Iceland

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 17/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Departure Point
Merkigarður, Iceland
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • The minimum age is 12 years. Any children younger must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Aurore39 wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom20 contributions3 helpful votes
We booked the easy rafting tour for our family of 4 and had a great time. The tourist season was quiet due to covid so we were the only ones on the boat with two guides and they were both really friendly, fun and instructive. The ride was not too challenging but it was fun and
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Ellen P wrote a review Sep 2019
9 contributions2 helpful votes
My boyfriend and I booked the easy river rafting and had an amazing trip! We were the only participants that day so we were accompanied by 2 guides (plus one extra in a kayak in front of us for safety). The guides (from Nepal) were very friendly, very experienced and really did
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Jessica E wrote a review Aug 2019
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are guides were wonderful they tailor the expedition depending on your capabilities, we had great fun and saw a different side to Iceland, couldn't recommend more!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Chris wrote a review Aug 2019
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Not done any rafting before so wasn’t sure what to expect. Norris, our guide (Bakkaflöt rafting tours) was great. You get suited up in a wetsuit and overjacket (need to wear a thermal base layer underneath which obviously will get wet...!) and taken in a mini bus to the river.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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HopkinsBay439 wrote a review Jul 2019
Fort Frances, Canada22 contributions7 helpful votes
This was one of the best experiences! There were four of us, two adults and two teenagers and we choose the family whitewater rafting experience. Once we got all the gear on, we took a bus for about 20 minutes to the start. We got some safety instructions from the guides from
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sirrysif
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Great family fun!
We went kayaking down Svartá river for your girls birthday, she just turned 8. She started the trip out in tow but
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814carole
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Great Extreme Rafting
Great trip with our two early 20s young adult kids. Exciting and fun. Was not as cold as I was afraid it would be.
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438riccardol
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A not to miss rafting
Definitely a not to miss rafting. Fun, spectacular, easy but not too much (we tried the family packet). And a great
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twofarawayCh
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Extreme River Rafting East Glacial River
This was an amazing trip, even with low water levels in August. All the nepalese guides were very confident, reliab
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LindaS9316
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Professional crew for River Rafting experience
Great experience. Professional people were helping and gave a sense of safety. My 3 children and husband undertook
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Mobile92778
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Fantastic experience
Had a blast rafting down the river, with two great guides. Drank hot chocolate made with hot spring water and went
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Dbenesh
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White Water trip was awesome !
Great trip. Guides were incredible. Highlight of our trip to Iceland. The lamb soup at the end of our rafting trip
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nebbinn
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That river rocks the boat!
I went there rafting with my friends. The guides were amazing, very experienced, adrenalin all the way. Icelandic m
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Dbenson77
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River rafting
Excellent tour and everybody enjoyed it. Very skilled guide's. Very good to enter the hot tubs after the tour.
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honolulu911
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Extreme Glacier River Rafting - 11/10 stars!!
When it’s 12 degrees outside, it’s always a good idea to go rafting on a glacier river ;) We met up in Bakkaflot, g
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saraho57
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Incredible & thrilling experience!
We chose the East River rafting trip and were so glad we did even though we were beginners. There were two boats wi
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Lieke C
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Amazing extreme river rafting
For me it was the fitst time rafting and I was a little bit scared to go. The guys from Nepal gave real good instru
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Kim W
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Very professional guys, alot of fun. I would do it again for sure. The best part was that you could jump it of the
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davidlA5478BP
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Extreme option on the East Glacial River
Ramos was an outstanding guide. We had a great ride on the Jökulsá-Austari, and made a believer of my seventeen ye
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Quincy R
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Extraordinaire
Really nice and professional staff. They take time to stop at some point if one wants to jump from a cliff into the
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