Quick info

Tour name: East Glacial river

Age limit: 18+

Duration: 5 hours

Physical rating: Hard

It’s time to hook in and hold on!

The East Glacial river has a reputation of being one of the most exciting rivers in Europe. We guarantee you will have a great adventure with us! The East Glacial River is classed 4+.

The trip begins at our boathouse where our friendly and professional guides will provide you with all of the equipment and information needed for tackling our famous glacial rivers.

Once we are all changed we will then drive you to into the East valley to our rafting put in. Our trip leader will give a safety brief with all of the relative safety information needed to get the most out of your trip. We take to the river rafting 16 km through the East Glacial canyon.

We will tackle rapids such as Alarm Clock, Commitment, Screaming Lady and of course the famous Green Room. Depending on the water levels we will also stop for some cliff jumping for those that feel they need a little more excitement.

The bus will meet us at the take out where steaming bowls of hot soup are waiting. After a short 20 minute ride back to the base you can unwind in our hot tubs.


  • Wetsuits
  • Dry tops
  • Helmets
  • Buoyancy aids /life jackets
  • Rafting booties
  • Transport to and from the river

What to bring

  • Swimsuit
  • Warm sweater or fleece
  • Towel
  • Optional extras are a sense of humour and adventure! 

Meeting point

Bakkaflot - Varmahlíð 560