Horse Riding & River Rafting in Iceland
Availability: 20.05 - 15.09
Duration: 11hrs with pick-up (ca. 2hrs riding & 1,5hrs rafting)
Pick-up time: ca. 1,5hrs before tour start, from Reykjavik
Clothes: Warm clothes (no cotton for rafting), good footwear, swimsuit and towel. Cloths for changing.
Age limit: 11 years
Weight limit: 110 kg/240 lbs. (this is for the wellbeing of the horse)
Included: Transfer, Riding tour, Riding helmets, Riding, Rafting and all necessary equipment, Trained guides, Refreshments, lunch.
Exciting day tour with Rafting & Horse riding
Look forward to a full day of adventure in Iceland. Saddle-up and paddle down! You will start your morning with a horse riding adventure and spend an exciting afternoon on a glacial river, for a river rafting adventure on the mighty Hvitá river!
The Icelandic horse is a great riding horse, very gentle and calm. It is a great joy to ride the Icelandic horse in the beautiful surroundings, and the combination with a fun and adventures rafting tour down a glacier river in Iceland, makes this a fantastic family tour – nature & action combined in one perfect day!
The tour starts in Ölfus, near the town Hveragerdi, where the first half of the day is spent riding on the Icelandic horse whilst exploring the offbeat open nature in Iceland. This tour gives you a true taste of Icelandic nature and the opportunity to experience the unique Icelandic horse in its natural surroundings. We provide all the necessary equipment and a friendly horse that fits your skills. After the horse riding, you can enjoy a light lunch from the buffet at the farm.
After lunch, we will head to Drumbo base camp, where you will go on your river-rafting adventure down the Hvítá glacial river. The river has a perfectly balanced mix of serene canyons and adrenaline pumping waves and rapids. We raft 7 kilometers down the beautiful glacier river and you will also have the chance to jump from high cliffs into the glacial water. The rafting is suitable for kids 11 years and older. This truly is the ultimate family activity trip with lots of excitement.
Meeting Point This tour is with pick-up from Reykjavik.
Destination: Eldhestar, Drumboddstadir
Pick-up: 1,5hrs before tour start, from Reykjavik
PLEASE NOTE In Iceland all itineraries are designed to be flexible taking weather conditions into account. Activities Iceland and the tour operators reserve the right to change your itinerary or cancel the tour with your safety in mind.
If we need to cancel your tour, you will of cause be refunded. By booking activity you are confirming that you agree to our terms.