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“west river”(10 reviews)
We have proudly offered whitewater rafting since 1993. Our trips begin and end at the boathouse. Our guides will give you all of the equipment and information needed to ensure you have a fun and safe experience with us. When returning to the base...more
Varmahlid 560, Iceland
+354 453 8245
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We came here a group of 15 people and had a super nice trip. The service was excellent, the staff was very expirienced and friendly. We would definately recommend this.

2  Thank liflar
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We had an absolute blast rafting with Bakkaflot. The guides were great, the hot chocolate from the hot springs was cool as well as the cliff jumping. I would highly recommend rafting with Bakkaflot if you are looking for a really fun adventure.

Thank cadair970
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We spontaneously booked the extreme version and found it perfectly appropriate, i.e. because of the 100% fun factor with the adrenaline rush you expect during the 3-4 major rapids, and because the Nepali-Icelandic guide team gave us all the instructions to deal with anything that...More

1  Thank Gökhan Ö
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best things that you can do on your trip to Northern Iceland. Great experience with professional guides that lead you through an amazing scenery!!

Thank yannickdox
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Had such a good time doing the river rafting, we did the easier route with children age 10, 12 and 15 who all loved the experience. Dry suits meant nobody held back when allowed to jump into the water and everyone was smiling the whole...More

Thank Scarlyk
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We are in Iceland with a group of 9 persons with the travel agencie 'Mr Yeti' from Belgium. Today 3 of us took the rafting on the east glacier river. Great experience. You have to book it! The guides where great and were always helping...More

1  Thank Stefan V
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This experience by far was one of the most adventurous undertakings by my husband and I. We did up to grade 5 in the rapids and to top it off it was extremely windy and was also raining which made the waters more wild. At...More

Thank Akshaya J
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I did the East Glacial River Rafting Tour and it was really amazing!! The guids were excellent and the tour very exciting. Good Equipment, exciting rapids and two nice surprises. After the tour you get hot soup and can use the hot pool. Top!!

Thank dachsteinfee
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We tried the family rafting trip and it was outstanding, some rapids, exciting, just right for us as we had never rafted before. The guides were terrific [they have one guide per raft (5 people per raft) and a safety guide in a kayak]. It...More

Thank DandC_Fl_USA
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The rafting was so much fun and the guides were very professional. We rafted for 3,5h, jumped from cliffs and got a hot bath after. I really recommend it!

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Prashant C
13 June 2018|
Response from Bakkaflot | Property representative |
Hi, the recommended age for the west glacial river is 12+ and for the east one 18+ for safety reasons. Sometimes we do make an exception if the child seems to be matured enough and has appropriate strength but the age of six... More
4 January 2018|
Response from Bakkaflot | Property representative |
Hi We have to rivers West Glacial River Class 2+ ( Family trip ) and East Glacial river class 4+ . With 14 and 17 years old is the West Glacial the right one
14 August 2017|
Response from Danipot209 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I had not been online for the last months... I think it is way too cold in November and probably not enough tourists for white water rafting in November... Sorry again!!
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