From £149

The ultimate ride and a thrill seeking experience in the white water rapids of Hvita River in South Iceland.

Prepare yourself for breathtaking excitement and visually stunning landscapes! The trip begins in the shallow part of the Hvita River where the water is flat and calm. Further up stream, the river becomes more narrow and basalt rocks begin to rise above you as your expert driver guides you on an intense and bumpy journey through the steep canyons and white water rapids. Then deeper into the canyon the river goes calm again and becomes more narrow, only 5 meters from wall to wall in some areas. The jetboat speeds up and the driver manoeuvers the boat so close to the basalt canyon walls that you feel like you can reach out and touch it.

The graceful manoeuvering of the boat, intense speed and heart stopping 360 degree turns are sure to please even the wildest of thrill seekers. Brace yourself, this trip is not for the faint hearted!

Included: Return transfer, jet boat ride, guidance in English and all necessary safety equipment.
Departure: Daily at 13:00 (hotel pick up at 11:30)
Duration: 40 minutes on the river, total duration 3.5 hours
Season: All days, 15.Apr - 01.Oct 2016
Price per person: From £149  

Booking instructions 

1)  While booking your holiday, you will be given the option to add day excursions and airport transfers as part of the booking process. Please first select the package you wish to book with travel dates and accommodation.    

2)  If you have already booked a holiday with us, you can retrieve your booking here and follow the instructions for adding day excursions and airport transfers.

3) If you have made a flight only booking with Icelandair, click here to book day excursions and airport transfers. Please be sure to provide the name of your hotel when prompted for pick up purposes. 

  • No refund for unused travel services or land arrangements 
  • All inquiries on change or cancellation requests must be sent to
  • Full Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions can be found here

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If you have already booked a package, you can retrieve your booking here and follow the instructions for add-ons.

If you have made a flight only booking, you can click here to book add-on excursions. Please note pick up available from hotels in Reykjavik only, unless otherwise stated.

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