Are you ready to experience the magnificent canyon beneath Gullfoss waterfall in a whole new way? Let´s go for it with some high-powered whitewater action!
This incredible Jet Boat tour will give you a whole new angle on the magnificent Gullfoss Canyon. Experience the thrill and exhilaration of full-throttle action on the Hvítá river – feel fully alive as you soar through this sensational rugged canyon!
May 1st - September 15th
~ 1 hour on site
Meet on location
Drumboddsstadir Base Camp
- Tour highlights
- River Jet Boat tour
- Stunning views of Gullfoss Canyon
- Professional Jet Boat Guide
- Jet Boat Tour
- Waterproof suit, gloves and safety equipment
Your exhilarating whitewater jet boat tour begins when you meet your expert guide on location at our friendly Drumbó Base Camp. Your equipment will be handed out and your guide will give you all the info and answer any questions. After a few minutes you are ready to go!
You will feel like James Bond as the throttle hits the floor and your adrenaline and excitement levels soar through the roof! Speed over the Hvítá river, blasting through the incredible basalt-cliff canyon beneath Gullfoss Waterfall. Hvítá means ‘White River’, a tour through these rapids will really show you why this river is so-named! You will see everything from the steep cliffs of the canyon to whitewater rapids, open deltas and the rich local birdlife. This powerful glacial river, filled with meltwater from Langjökull Glacier, has sculpted some extraordinary rock formations. Feel your spine tingle with exhilaration – experience the power of jet boating and the dramatic and raw beauty of Icelandic nature!
After your stunning jet boat tour on the wild river you can relax at the Drumbó restaurant, enjoy a drink in the bar, or even take a sauna.
What to bring: Warm outdoor layers, scarves and hiking shoes. If you intend to enjoy the free sauna facilities at Drumbó remember your bathing suit and a towel. All other equipment is provided including waterproof suit, helmet, goggles, gloves and a lifejacket.
Meet on location: The tour begins at 09:30, 11:30, 13:30 and 15:30. Other departure times are sometimes offered – details of these are shown in the booking section. Please be at our Drumbó Base Camp at Drumboddsstaðir 15 minutes prior to departure.
This is the only whitewater jet boat experience in Iceland, the company follows the highest international safety standards applicable to commercial jet boating operations. The clothing we provide will keep you warm and dry, so there is no need to bring a change of clothes.
If you wear glasses they will fit under the goggles we provide. If you are pregnant we do not recommend that you join the Jet Boat Tour. It is, also, not recommend that people heavier than 130 kg participate.
Approximately 1 hour on site, 40 minutes on the river.
All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.