Norways Southernmost Rafting Center offers rafting for everyone! A great and fun activity for all family and ages!

This exciting, wet, fun experience is a great way of enjoying the 6 km stretch of the Mandalsriver. It takes us through fun and exciting riverrapids in beautiful unspoilt nature, where all you hear is the noise of the river and the birds singing.

The rafting is suitable for all ages from 6 upwards and no previous experience is necessary. It is our most popular activity both for families, friends and groups.

We started rafting in the Mandal river in 2001. The river is graded 2/3 which means it is a gentle river, there are rapids, it is exciting, but not dangerous. Experienced and fully qualified guides will give you all the safety information then tailor the trip to your wishes and ability. You decide whether you want an exciting and fun tour with lots of games, or we can guide you safely down the river without falling into the water.

About the rafting trip

When you arrive at Adventure Norway, your guide will give you full information and a safety talk. After you have received your rafting equipment, the minibus is waiting for you and we drive 5 km to the start of the rafting. At the startpoint we go through the safety routines on the river. During the 6 kilometers on the river, some parts are flat and gentle, other parts there are rapids of variable degrees. We then arrive at Adventure Norway’s base in Hesså. This river is ideal for beginners, but it is also exciting enough to make the rafting experience exciting, fun, challenging and adventurous at all levels.

How long?

Half day trip which lasts about 3 hours. Start and finish is at Adventure Norway.

Season and time?
  • The rafting season starts in beginning of May till end of September.
  • May and September at 11.00 am and 2.00 pm, or by appointment.
  • June, July, August 11.00 am, 2.00 pm, or 5.00 pm by appointment.

Meet minimum 15 minutes before your booked rafting.


Max 50 people. Minimum 2 people.

We supply?

Rafting equipment like wetsuit, jacket, life  jacket and helmet.

What do I need to bring?

You need a swimsuit, towel and trainers. In May/June and September it is wise to bring woolen underwear and wollen socks. This cause the air temperature in May can be around 20 degrees, but the water temperature can be as low as 5 degrees. By the end of July the air temperature is usually up to 25 degrees and the water temperature about 16 degrees.

Looking forward to see you! Book online or contact us at Adventure Norway!




Adults NOK 550

Children NOK 450


Got any questions?

Send request!

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