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Gullfoss Canyon Rafting From Reykjavík

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time-raw7 hours
Starting point
Multiple locations in Reykjavik
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

Just below the mighty Gullfoss waterfall, a magnificent canyon makes up a fantastic rafting location and on this day-tour, you'll get to experience the water first hand! Rafting down the Hvítá river is a splendid way to spend the day, and you don't need any prior rafting experience for this adventure.

What to expect?

  • On this rafting trip you will, though, encounter incomparable contrasts, sometimes cruising through far more serene sections surrounded by unbelievably beautiful and peaceful scenery. This amazing glacial river has its source at Langjökull, Iceland’s second largest glacier. This great torrent of meltwater crashes through Gullfoss, the most often-visited waterfall in Iceland. You will see how this river has shaped the features of the landscape around it. When you pass through Brúarhlöð, a magnificent canyon, you will be amazed at the manner in which the river has sculpted the breccia walls, there are also extraordinary cliff and rock formations, the scenery is epic. Those who want to can take a refreshing leap from the Brúarhlöð cliffs into the glacial waters of the canyon – a fitting end to an incredible river rafting adventure.

  • Rafting the river takes between 60 and 90 minutes. Afterwards, you have time to relax in the Drumbó sauna, there is also the option to enjoy a delicious local lamb barbecue dinner in the restaurant, or simply to take a shower and enjoy a drink in the bar. A local beer tasting session may also be booked. Sauna and shower facilities are included, food and drink are extra.

What is included?

  • Pick up from Rekyjavík
  • Wetsuit, life-vest, helmet and all equipment for rafting
  • Entry to sauna and shower facilities
  • Guidance by a certified rafting guide

Is this experience for me?

  • Minimum age of 11 years
  • Must be able to swim
  • Must be ready for an adventure!

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat
  • Overnight items
  • Bathing suit & towel

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.
  • Note: Picking everyone up can take up to 30 minutes so your patience is greatly appreciated.

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