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Heli Rafting

Heli Rafting in the Arctic Markárfljót Canyon


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Elevate your Icelandic rafting adventure to unparalleled heights with Heli Rafting in the breathtaking Markarfljot Canyon. Experience the thrill of class III whitewater rafting amidst stunning landscapes, including glaciers, waterfalls, and steep basalt formations, all accessed by an exclusive scenic helicopter ride through this majestic 160-meter deep canyon carved by glacier water.


  • Helicopter ride straight to Markárfljót canyon, stunning views on the way included
  • Rafting trip down wild Markárfljót canyon, with an expert guide
  • All necessary rafting equipment; wetsuit, life-jacket, neoprene shoes, helmet and paddle
  • Small group experience, the boat can fit 8 to 10 people.

Extra information:

  • Available from June to the middle of September with at least three days notice.
  • 2.5-3 hours, at least 1 hour on the river.
  • Medium difficulty - moderate fitness required. Markárfljót is a class 3 rafting river, which means it has demanding (and fun) rapids.
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