Driva River Rafting

An adventure you won't forget
In the center of northern Norway exist some of the most unspoiled alpine landscapes anywhere in the world. This is also where you'll find the Driva River. The Dovrefjell Mountains feed the Driva, and it runs 150 km (93 miles) north, down the mountains, and through Trøndelag and Møre og Romsdal counties before reaching the town of Oppdal. It then turns westward and snakes through the Sunndalen Valley to the Sunndalsfjord. The Driva is a popular fishing river that abounds with sea trout, but it also makes for a fun rafting excursion from May through October.

Your rafting adventure starts right outside of Oppdal. Near Oppdal, the river turns exciting, as this final 35 km (21-mile) stretch features fun drops and hair-raising rapids. If you're an experienced rafter, you'll even have the option to tackle the Gråura Canyon, provided the water levels are low enough to ensure safety. This truly is one of the greatest rivers for rafting in all of Norway.

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Itineraries with Driva River Rafting

The Trollheimen Ultimate Hiking Experience: 4 or 5-Day Itinerary

Surround yourself with high mountains and lush natural landscapes as you take on one of the most famous hiking areas in Norway: Trollheimen. Sleep in mountain cabins and on summer farms. And don't forget to train before you come - this tour includes 7 - 8 hours of hiking each day.

Norway Outdoor Adventure: Oslo to Trondheim - 10 Days

Hiking enthusiasts will love this 10-day summer adventure in Central Norway's great outdoors. You'll climb several of the best summits with a guide, and take memorable drives through mountains, fjord-side villages, and working farms. There's also time to hit the water with a kayak in the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord and take a rafting trip in the Driva River. Plus, with overnight stops in Oslo and Trondheim, you'll experience just the right dose of urban fun.

Bergen to Trondheim Outdoor Adventure -14 Days

This road trip starts and ends in two of Norway's biggest cities, with outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking and rafting along the way.  Designed for active travelers, this is a perfect excursion for anyone who wants to experience the beauty of Norway's great outdoors.