ATV + CANYON RAFTING
RAPIDS AND MOUNTAINS – WHAT ELSE DOES YOUR DAY NEED? SPOILER ALERT: NOT MUCH ELSE!
This quad bike and canyon rafting combo was built for adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers alike! From sweeping summit panoramic views to rushing canyon rapids, you’ll experience the top two thrills in Iceland. Are you ready?
THIS IS WHAT YOU CAME TO ICELAND FOR – TRUST US!
There are an incredible amount of tours to choose from when you arrive in Iceland, it’s overwhelming – we know! We’ve tried to make this easy on you by creating a tour tailored to the adventurous hoping to make the most of their day! The combination day tour includes adrenaline filled mountain ATV off roading followed by an epic adventure within the rapids of a canyon river. This tour will have you end the day fully satisfied with how you spent your day!
PART 1 – ATV ACTION – MINUTES FROM YOUR REYKJAVIK HOTEL
We pick you up from your Reykjavik hotel*, and take the short journey to our quad biking base camp. There we’ll make sure you get all the safety and driving instruction you need. No experience necessary – so all are welcome. You’ll begin by feeling the roar of your ATV as you freely explore the otherworldly Icelandic wilderness on a 1 hour ATV adventure from Reykjavik. Throw down the throttle as you pass over rocky lava terrain tracks to the shores of Hafravatn Lake, and accelerate the pace of your heart as you race to the summit of Hafrafell Mountain. At the peak, you’ll take in unforgettable panoramic views of Reykjavík and mythical mountain ranges in the distance before a thrilling descent.
From base camp we head across the countryside and up to the mountains. The ride itself is an amazing buzz, topped only by stunning views across the Reykjavik area.
Tracks are dependent on weather and trail conditions.
PART 2 – ENTER THE CANYON RIVER – RAPIDS AWAIT
Rafting down the Hvítá River is a magnificent way to enjoy the Icelandic nature in a different way. Cruise down the great glacier river running all the way from Langjökull glacier, Iceland’s second biggest glacier, and take in the incomparable surroundings that the roaring river has created over the years, with Brúarhlöð canyon as one of the highlights. The canyon has grand rock formations and portholes and you can see how the water has sculptured the breccia walls. Hvítá river also feeds the grand waterfall, Gullfoss, that is one of them most visited attractions in Iceland. After the raft, you can relax in the sauna at Drumbó, enjoy a grilled lamb meal in our restaurant or a drink at the bar.
This tour is for everyone that enjoys a little adventure in an outstanding landscape.
Extra Rafting Information
Included: River Rafting on Hvítá river, wetsuit, live-vest, helmet and all equipment for rafting. Entry to sauna and shower facilities. Guidance by a certified rafting guide. Food can also be purchased on location.
Clothing: Warm undergarments, preferably fleece or wool. Warm socks and sweater and a change of clothes. Bathing suit & towel.