We travel for 7 kilometers and at one point participants get to jump from a cliff into the river. We only recommend this trip to those looking for action and are in good physical condition. The River Ride is a great action trip, specially for those with some experience in rafting. Guaranteed departures: Everyday at 12:30 from Reykjavik and 14:00 from Drumbo base camp. Available from the 1st of June to the 1st of September.
- Pick-up from Reykjavík available at 12:30 everyday.
- Distance from Reykjavík: 100 km.
- Duration of trip: 3-4 hours.
- With transfer: 7 hours.
- Available: May to October (depending on weather).
- Minimum: 2 pax.
- Maximum: 14 pax.
- Age limit: 16 years.
- Bring with you: A warm sweater, spare clothing and a towel.
- No knowledge of the sport required.
Note: Canoing is very often booked for groups where some have never rafted before and others have rafted often, i.e. some persons want adrenaline but others a scenic ride. In those cases, a part of the group can raft and the another part can canoe the same route down Hvítá river.
Disclaimer: All rafting trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents which are caused by its customers or can be traced to there own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherit risk.
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