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Fun on West Glacial River

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 65 people
Destination(s): Iceland  
Specialty Categories: Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting  
Season: May - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 70 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 70 US Dollar (USD)

We start the tour in Varmahlið, and take you by car up to Vesturdalur valley (about 30-40 min.). The 2 hour ride takes you through a variety of rapids, and is a perfect way for beginners to learn the skills of rafting. More advanced rafters will enjoy getting to know a new river, and seeing the impressive West River gorge.

Half-way down, we stop for refreshments and everyone can sample some hot cocoa made with hot spring water that bubbles up on the riverbank. If conditions allow, you can also try some cliff jumping! We end the tour on the calm waters of the Heraðsvotn river, where you can try some floating and swimming before we haul up the boats and return to Varmahlið.
Duration: 4 - 5 hours

Classification of the tour: Class II-III. Medium to Moderately Difficult rapids with high irregular waves, narrow channels, rocks and holes, some maneuvering required. 1 meter high waves, some small hydraulics, some rocks and eddies.

Group Size: Minimum 4 and up to about 65 participants. Suitable for everybody, children 10 years or older if accompanied by their parents.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Included in the price:
- All rafting equipment, dry-suit, helmets, life wests and shoes.
- Guides.
- Necessary transportation on land.

About This Supplier
Location: Iceland
Joined InfoHub: Feb 2007
Client Request Served: 29

M15872 was established in 1992 in respond to the growing demand for action and adventure rides, and has been successful in developing the popular sport of white water rafting. Our base of operation is situated in Northern Iceland about 300 km away from Reykjavik in a small village called Varmahlið. We are easily...

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