Water activity

Selfoss: Golden Circle Small Group Rafting Tour

Activity provider: Arctic Rafting
Water activity

Selfoss: Golden Circle Small Group Rafting Tour

Activity provider: Arctic Rafting

From US$ 107.36 per person

Experience the thrill and beauty of rafting in the Gullfoss canyon created by the Hvítá River during this guided trip from Selfoss. Raft right in the heart of the Golden Circle.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Icelandic
Wheelchair accessible


  • Experience the adventure rafting on the river and get closer to Icelandic nature
  • Discover off the beaten path natural beauty that is only visible from the river
  • Cliff jump into the river for a truly unique thrill
Full description

Discover a mix of serene canyons and adrenaline pumping waves and rapids on this group rafting tour in the Golden Circle from Selfoss. Enjoy the natural wonder of Gullfoss waterfall and Brúarhlöð canyon on this 7 kilometer route. See views that you can only get by boat. Stay warm with a wetsuit and safe with a life-jacket. Navigate the water with trained guides that can cater to all levels of rafting expertise, so no previous rafting experience is required. Try an exhilarating cliff dive into the river.

Bask in epic views of the Icelandic wilderness before warming up in a Finnish sauna and hot tub. Choose to order a cold beverage, or grab a bite to eat at the River restaurant after working up an appetite paddling.

  • 3-hour rafting trip
  • Raft, wetsuit, life-jacket, neoprene shoes, helmet, and paddle
  • Sauna and hot tubs after the river
  • Pick-up/drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Mounted cameras (available for an additional charge)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
  • Non-swimmers

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Meeting point

Look for Capitalize Arctic Rafting signs to find the Drumboddsstaðir river base where the meeting will occur. Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts for check-in.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • It is possible that the tour will be cancelled for safety reasons due to the weather
  • Cliff jumping is subject to conditions on the day of the trip
  • Please bring a warm wool or fleece sweater and thermal pants to wear underneath the wetsuit
  • Please bring warm wool socks, as cotton could get wet and not keep you warm
  • Please bring a bathing suit to wear underneath the neoprene pants on the river and for the sauna, as well as a towel and change of clothing
Customer reviews

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September 2, 2022

Super tolles Erlebnis. Uns hat es sehr viel Spaß gemacht. Sehr sicheres Rafting für Beginner. Es hat viel Spaß gemacht. Sehr fachkundige Guides. Sehr schöner Flusslauf. Es war auch gar nicht so kalt wie erwartet. Hinterher kann man sich aufwärmen in der Sauna oder im Hot Tub .Oder etwas essen

August 7, 2022


June 15, 2022

Product ID: 406884