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Deacon Horse Riding Tour

Deacon Horse Riding Tour

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To be free in the mountains on horseback is nothing short of breathtaking. Join us for the 1 1/2 hour adventure on horseback to the mountains. On this tour you have multiple opportunities to tölt your horse, a special gait known to Icelandic horses. At the end of the tour you are invited to join us for coffee and light refreshments. The 1 1/2 hour tour consists of a brief introduction to riding Icelandic horses. Then we set out for riding. We then return to Stable Stop for unmounting, photo opportunities with your noble steed and some light refreshments.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$140,88
From
US$140,88

Garún 1-Hour Horse Ride Tour

Garún 1-Hour Horse Ride Tour

Our shortest tour that gives a great introduction to riding Icelandic horses. Take in the surrounding meadows and dramatic mountain ranges on the back of your pure-bred Icelandic horse. At the end of the tour you are invited to join us for coffee and light refreshments.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$96,05
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US$96,05

Turf House Horse Riding Day Tour

Turf House Horse Riding Day Tour

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BAUGASEL TURF HOUSE: All day riding tour Adventurous? Then this is the tour for you. Ride through the breathtaking mountains and valleys to a traditional Icelandic cottage, try the local delicacies and enjoy the company of your horse and the wind in your hair. If you want to tölt your horse then this tour will let you try not only tölting but potentially all 5 gaits. You will try 2-3 of our horses for the Turf house tour. Food and refreshments will be supplied. SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED: Intermediate to expert riders AVAILABILITY: Summer (April-September); Saturdays at 10:00 am Wear long pants and close-toed shoes, ideally with a little heel; safety gear supplied by Stable Stop.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$288,15
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US$288,15

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Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Cruise from Reykjavík

Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Cruise from Reykjavík

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Ride an Icelandic horse across open moors and fields, then look for minkes, humpbacks, porpoises, and white-beaked dolphins on a whale-watching cruise from Reykjavik. This full-day experience takes in the best of the country’s wildlife and scenery, both on land and at sea. Practice Iceland’s unique tölt gait and learn how horses arrived in Iceland almost a millennium ago, then search the waters of Faxaflói Bay while enjoying sweeping views of the rugged coastline.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$202,00
From
US$202,00
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Red Lava Horse Riding Tour From Reykjavik

Red Lava Horse Riding Tour From Reykjavik

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Get off the beaten path and travel over Iceland’s volcanic fields, by horseback. On this special, small-group riding tour, you’ll enjoy around four miles (7 km) of natural riding paths along the Redhills or around scenic Lake Raudavatn. Tours are suitable for all levels, and include a complimentary coffee or tea plus free winter clothing rentals.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$116,82
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US$116,82

Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

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Enjoy unforgettable adventure in Iceland’s great outdoors on this 5.5-hour horse-riding and whale-watching tour from Reykjavik. Follow your guide through Iceland’s lava fields on horseback and gain insight into the country’s native horse breeds. Explore trails through the wild moorland and enjoy panoramic views over the rugged terrain. Afterward, hop aboard your high-speed boat and cruise out onto the waves. Watch the water for sightings of whales, porpoises and dolphins, and keep your eyes on the skies for birdlife. With your camera to hand, capture Iceland’s wildlife through your lens.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$222,11
From
US$222,11
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Golden Circle & Horseback Riding

Golden Circle & Horseback Riding

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Combine the highlights of Iceland's south coast with a horseback riding adventure on this combination tour from Reykjavik. The first part of your tour takes you to sites including Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, and Geysir geothermal area. Afterward, you embark upon a scenic ride through the Icelandic countryside on a unique Icelandic horse, which lets you experience their special tölt gait. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$170,49
From
US$170,49
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Icelandic Horse & Stable Experience from Reykjavik

Icelandic Horse & Stable Experience from Reykjavik

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This tour in Hafnarfjörður offers more than the typical horse-riding excursions. You first spend time with the horses at the stables, helping to groom them and learning about the unique breed from staff. Afterward, you can take a ride around the paddock while taking in the dramatic landscape. A maximum group size of 15 ensures personal attention and you can upgrade to include round-trip transportation from your Reykjavik hotel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$42,02
From
US$42,02
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Icelandic Horseback Riding Tour from Reykjavik

Icelandic Horseback Riding Tour from Reykjavik

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Get close to nature in the way of old Icelanders on this horseback riding experience from Reykjavik, dependent on transfer option. Hop on a small, sturdy, Icelandic horse, a breed originally brought here by the Vikings, and enjoy a relaxing ride through lava-laden scenery past mountains, lakes, and moors. Your ride is matched to your ability and led by an instructor. Hot drinks, riding equipment, and guidance is included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$103,25
From
US$103,25
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Viking Horse Riding and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

Viking Horse Riding and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

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For a day out with horses and hot springs, look no further than this full-day tour from Reykjavik. After a horseback ride on a unique Icelandic horse, take an express tour of some key Golden Circle sights: Gullfoss waterfall, the Geysir hot spring area, UNESCO-listed Thingvellir, and the village of Hveragerdi. The ride is suitable for all levels of experience, and takes in the rugged countryside on the capital’s outskirts.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$187,40
From
US$187,40
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Icelandic Horseback Riding Day Tour at Laxnes Farm

Icelandic Horseback Riding Day Tour at Laxnes Farm

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Saddle up for a day of horseback riding, great scenery and fun during this 7.5-hour excursion from Reykjavik. Novice and expert riders alike are sure to enjoy this journey to Laxnes Farm, located in the idyllic Mosfellsdalur Valley, spending the day riding amidst the local terrain of mountains and lush green meadows. In between rides you’ll stop by the farmhouse for a light lunch accompanied by tea and coffee. A guide, riding helmet and round-trip hotel transport are also covered.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$224,59
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US$224,59

Icelandic Horseback Riding Including Pick Up from Reykjavik

Icelandic Horseback Riding Including Pick Up from Reykjavik

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Do more than just admire Iceland's beloved horses during your stay in the country—take one for a spin on this horseback riding tour with transportation from Reykjavik. Atop a sturdy, sure-footed Icelandic horse, you’ll take a beautiful ride in the countryside just outside the city. This tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$107,14
From
US$107,14

Icelandic Horse Experience - Stable Tour and Ride

Icelandic Horse Experience - Stable Tour and Ride

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If you would like to experience the Icelandic horse both in terms of riding and information, but doesn’t feel like going on an outdoor ride, this is the option for you. It’s a perfect pick on a bad-weather day, for families with smaller kids but also for anyone who might just prefer an indoor arena experience. You will receive both cultural, historical and characteristic information on the Icelandic horse as well as enjoy the change to interact with them in the stable. Furthermore, the ride in the arena will give you a chance to really make use of your instructor and gain new riding skills while having fun. Since we specialize in small groups, there will be plenty of space for all riders in our big arena and if someone might prefer to watch, there is space on the tribune. Finish off the tour in our cafeteria with a hot drink. We are located 1 hour drive south of Reykjavik. Age limit: 10 years Weight limit: 110 kg/242 lbs
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$89,90
From
US$89,90

Horseback Riding in the Icelandic Meadows with Mountain Views

Horseback Riding in the Icelandic Meadows with Mountain Views

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Iceland is famous for its Icelandic horses, a native breed that have a unique gait known as a ‘tölt’. On this tour, experience riding an Icelandic horse and admire the wild landscapes of south Iceland from horseback. Suitable for all levels, including complete beginners, you will have time to learn the basics before heading out and get chance to experience the ‘tölt’.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$104,67
From
US$104,67

Private Horse Riding Tour in Thoromodsdale from Reykjavik

Private Horse Riding Tour in Thoromodsdale from Reykjavik

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Enjoy a relaxing horseback riding tour just outside of the bustling city of Reykjavik during this half-day excursion. Learn the basics of horseback riding and get to know the unique Icelandic horses. The riding time is about three hours, which allows guests to get to know their horse and try out various gaits as they admire the beautiful Icelandic scenery.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$183,88
Price varies by group size
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US$183,88
Price varies by group size

Private Horse Riding Tour of Lake Hafravatn from Reykjavik

Private Horse Riding Tour of Lake Hafravatn from Reykjavik

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Ride horses on a small farm in the countryside outside of Reykjavik on this private excursion. Learn the history and folklore of Icelandic horses before saddling up and riding out to Lake Hafravatn. Enjoy the views of unique Icelandic scenery and ride at your own pace with your guide leading the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$155,99
Price varies by group size
From
US$155,99
Price varies by group size

Private Horse riding tour from Reykjavík

Private Horse riding tour from Reykjavík

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Mt. Úlfarsfell lies in the countryside outside Reykjavik, and its remote location makes it the perfect place for outdoor adventure in the Icelandic wilderness. On this tour, hop into the saddle and follow rugged trails around Mt. Úlfarsfell on horseback with your private guide. With refreshments and round-trip travel from central Reykjavik hotels included, escape the city and learn of Iceland’s rich horsemanship traditions.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$126,39
Price varies by group size
From
US$126,39
Price varies by group size

Iceland Tour with Horseback Riding

Iceland Tour with Horseback Riding

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This tour in the Icelandic countryside takes 1 hour and is ideal for families, groups and guests travelling in their own car. Participants will get a small taste of the Icelandic horse’s qualities and experience the Icelandic countryside on horseback. We meet at our farm and ride on excellent riding paths and along the meadows around Eldhestars farm Vellir.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$77,58
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US$77,58

Black Sand Beach Horse Riding Tour from Vik

Black Sand Beach Horse Riding Tour from Vik

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Our horses are friendly and sure-footed and suitable for everyone, beginners and experts alike. Riding the Icelandic horse in its natural environment is something everyone should try at least once in the lifetime. Our tours depart from the stables in Vík and take us along the beautiful black sand beach. In the summer time, puffins may be flying high above us and the view of the Reynisdrangar sea stacks is always an eyesight. Our tours are easygoing and aim to let you discover the area and our horses at a calm pace, perfectly suited for beginners. If you are up for trying out the unique gait of the Icelandic horse, tölt, you will get a chance to try that as well!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$107,14
From
US$107,14

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