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White Water Rafting in Norway

Norwegian rivers are popular among the rafters throughout Europe for both beginners and experts

White Water Rafting

Norway offers excellent white water rafting experience. The most thrilling white water rafting is available on the Stranda (Strandaelva) and Raundal (Raundalselva) rivers in Voss, and Sjoa river is considered to be one of the best white rafting rivers in Europe. Both beginners and experienced rafters will find suitable rafting options. This popular summer activity is available between May and September.

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When is the best time for white water rafting in Norway?

White water rafting in Norway is available from May to September when water levels are highest due to summer snowmelt. Warmer and drier summer weather provides more comfortable rafting conditions for visitors during this time. Show more

Where can I find the most thrilling white water rafting experience in Norway?

For the most thrilling white water rafting experience in Norway, visit Strandaelva and Raundalselva rivers in Voss. Sjoa river is also recommended for its fast rapids and impressive canyon scenery. Show more

What are the options for beginners who want to try white water rafting in Norway?

Rafting companies in Norway offer tours with varying difficulty levels, so it's possible for beginners to try white water rafting too. Guides provide safety briefings and instruction relevant to the tour's difficulty level to ensure everyone's safety and enjoyment. Show more

Are there any unique features of Norwegian rivers that make them popular among rafters?

Norwegian rivers' vastness and scenic beauty make them popular for white water rafting. Many flow through canyons, glaciers, and mountains, offering breathtaking views to rafters. Cool glacial water gives a refreshing rafting experience compared to warmer rivers in other parts of Europe. Show more

What other summer activities are available in Norway besides white water rafting?

In Norway's summer, visitors can try hiking, biking, kayaking, and fishing. The famous midnight sun phenomenon also occurs, while the scenic fjords and lakes provide excellent camping sites. Cultural and historical attractions such as museums, art galleries, and historic sites bear exploration too. Show more

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