River Rafting

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River rafting in the glacial rivers in Skagafj÷r­ur is increasing in popularity with every year, the trips are not only exhilarating but also fun, excitement and travel rolled into one, to be enjoyed in unique natural surroundings.áá

Two companies provide river rafting opportunities in Skagafjordur, highly experienced teams will ensure a safe journey and an enjoyable time for all experience levels. áThe tours on offer range in difficulty so there is someting to suit everyone, from first timers to seasoned rafters.á

Further information is available at theáInformation Centeráin VarmahlÝ­.áRiver rafting in the canyons of the glacial rivers in Skagafj÷r­ur is a once in life time experience that will never be forgotten!

Tour operators

  • Bakkafl÷t Rafting

    Rafting in the Austari J÷kulsß river and the Vestari J÷kulsß river Unforgetable experience.á
    Rafting in Austari and Vestari J÷kulsß rivers. The two rivers are fed from the Hofsj÷kull glacier.á
    From Bakkafl÷t you can book trips, get information and obtain suitable clothing (cost included). From here you start your trip. We will drive you to and from the river. The trip in the Austari J÷kulsß river lasts 6-7 hours.á Passengers on this trip must be at least 18 years old. The trip in the Vestari J÷kulsß river lasts 3 hours. Passengers must be at least 12 years old. Relax in our hot tubs afterwards.á
    Can you resist such an Adventure?

  • Viking Rafting
    Viking Rafting is the newest face of northern Iceland's longest-running river rafting company, now 100% owned and operated by the same guides that take you down the river everyday! Our passion for paddling is stronger than ever, as is our commitment to providing all of our guests with the most fun and professional service in the industry. With more combined years on the river than any other rafting tour operator in Iceland, we invite you to join our smiling guides for the ultimate river adventure and the perfect compliment to your trip to Iceland!

Contact Us

Tel (+354) 455 6161
info@visitskagafjordur.is

It's a Short Distance to Anywhere

Akureyri - Skagafjordur 118 km

Reykjavik - Skagafjordur 290 km

Egilsstadir - Skagafjordur 383 km

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