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Beast of The East - great experience!

We went white water rafting in northern Iceland in the end of june 2017. It was great! We did the... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Helsinki, Finland
Fantastic Fun!

Myself and my friend had an absolutely fantastic time rafting! Firstly, our driver to and from the... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Cornwall, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Arctic Rafting is an Icelandic adventure and activity company with an emphasis on ecotourism and environmentally friendly river trips in the amazing Icelandic nature. We try to be sustainable in all ways, whether it is regarding our rafting operation, restaurant, equipment or anything else. Arctic Rafting was originally founded in the early 1980s when we started rafting on the Hvítá glacier river in South-Iceland. Since then we have welcomed and entertained thousands of happy customers and look forward to keeping on doing so. Now we are a part of the Arctic Adventures family wich gives us an advantage of being able to offer all kinds of great combo tours.
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Vatnagaroar 8, Reykjavik 104, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We went white water rafting in northern Iceland in the end of june 2017. It was great! We did the "Beast of The East" with only one of us having previous rafting experience. The guides were all great people and made our trip awesome from...More

Thank Tiira
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Myself and my friend had an absolutely fantastic time rafting! Firstly, our driver to and from the city, Saga was a dream. She was a great driver, good conversationalist and a welcoming lady. Our guides, Baldwin and Sven were funny, knowledgeable and extremely proficient. We...More

Thank KernowBryony
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great time white water rafting with my son The staff made us feel very welcome The briefing was very good as I hadn't been before and the staff made it so much fun from the start with the music on the bus which...More

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

When planning the trip to Iceland everything looked to good so I hastely booked the 5 day summer tour, which seemed to include most adventure activities from Reykjavik. On day two we were picked up by the lovely guides and began our trip to Hvalfjord...More

Thank Georgie S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We pre booked and paid for a trip and they never turned up at the pickup point to collect us. They then lied about what time they were there so we never got to do the water rafting and half the group missed the whale...More

Thank Hugh B
Kristján Karl B, Manager at Arctic Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hello Hugh, I am sorry for this mistake with the pick-up time on your voucher. This was the first day after we switched whale watching operators and apparently the pick-up time on the voucher was later than the actual pick-up. This has been fixed and...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

I was impressed by how well the tour was managed and how the guides adjusted it to the people taking part. I went with a friend who can't swim who was more than a little nervous before the tour. However, the guide was reassuring and...More

Thank Audur I
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We booked a tour with Arctic Adventures for mid September. The weather was cold and the water was freezing. That didn't stop our party from enjoying an amazing experience. This is a perfect trip for novices; the rapids were pretty easy going. Our guide, Robby,...More

Thank Joli H
Reviewed 2 September 2016

While this is not the most rapid-filled rafting adventure you can find, it is still not to be missed! The guides really know what they are doing and make the ride fun and adventurous. The scenery is uniquely gorgeous! We were even given the opportunity...More

Thank Joshowa
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My company did a team building trip in Iceland, we did all sort of amazing activities, but this was everyone's overwhelming favorite! Such beautiful scenery and so much fun. We weren't given much info in advance, not sure if that was because of communication between...More

Thank Kelsey B
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Prepare for a day of thrills, fun rapids and beautiful scenery. I have rafted in many places around the world and this is a top notch day trip packed with exciting Rapids and good surprises. If you get yourself to north Iceland do this adventure

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