Flasiglingar - River rafting

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River rafting in the glacial rivers in Skagafjrur 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.

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

Further information is available at theInformation Centerin Varmahl.River rafting in the canyons of the glacial rivers in Skagafjrur is a once in life time experience that will never be forgotten!

Tour operators

  • Bakkaflt Rafting

    Rafting in the Austari Jkuls river and the Vestari Jkuls river Unforgetable experience.
    Rafting in Austari and Vestari Jkuls rivers. The two rivers are fed from the Hofsjkull glacier.
    From Bakkaflt 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 Jkuls river lasts 6-7 hours. Passengers on this trip must be at least 18 years old. The trip in the Vestari Jkuls river lasts 3 hours. Passengers must be at least 12 years old. Relax in our hot tubs afterwards.
    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

Short Distance Everywhere

Akureyri - Skagafjrur 118 km

Reykjavik - Skagafjrur 290 km

Egilsstair - Skagafjrur 383 km


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