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Icelandic Horseback Riding Tour from Reykjavik provided by Ishestar Horse Riding Tours

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Icelandic Horseback Riding Tour from Reykjavik

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Overview
Spend time outdoors and explore the spectacular beauty of Iceland on this horseback riding experience from Reykjavik. It’s a great way to cover more ground than a walking tour, and access remote rural sites, such as lava-laden scenery, lakes, moors, and mountains. No need to worry if it’s your first-time horseback riding—the experience is tailored to your ability, and led by an instructor.
Highlights
  • Access incredible outdoor beauty on this Icelandic horseback riding tour
  • Travel light—all required riding equipment is provided
  • Flexible tour–pick from morning or afternoon start times
  • Stay hydrated—coffee, tea, or hot chocolate is provided
Important Information
Departure Point
Sörlaskeið 26, 220 Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate
  • Helmets, rubber boots, rain gear and warm overall
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Pre-booked pick-up and drop-off from pick up points in Reykjavik, unless specified with tour option
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • In our tours up to two children or youth may travel with each adult, paying full fare
  • Weight limit is 110kg/240lbs
  • Used riding gear is not allowed on the tour or near the horses
  • If you arrive in your own car please be at the stables 30 minutes before your tour starts
  • Due to possible damage to unborn children pregnant women cannot ride on our tours
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Andrew H wrote a review 18 Mar
9 contributions
Me and my girlfriend recently visited Ìshetar for a two hour riding experience. We were picked up from our designated bus top on time and swiftly transported there, all the staff at the centre were extremely friendly and accommodating, and upon a short introductory video we were
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Date of experience: March 2020
Nicole wrote a review 9 Mar
Singapore, Singapore26 contributions2 helpful votes
The horses were very docile and easy to control. Guides were friendly. Warm overalls, boots and helmet were provided. We had some time to pet the horses which was nice. Would be better if we could feed them too. The ride was scenic but only one stop for pictures. Would be better
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Fizzy Brown wrote a review 8 Mar
3 contributions
I miss this activity already! I have ridden for most of my life and have experienced nothing like this. The horses are friendly and docile, and the instructers were so friendly, cheerful and helpful. The views were stunning and they have a horse suitable for every level, their
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Date of experience: March 2020
Tessa wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions
This was an amazing experience! Friendly, efficient and professional (including the horses). We arranged to be picked up and dropped off, which worked very well (despite our cofusion over bus stops - worth checking www.busstop first as google maps not as accurate). I will use
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Response from MargretIshestar, Stables Manager at Icelandic Horseback Riding Tour from Reykjavik
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to review us. We do appreciate it. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the overall experience and thank you for the tip about the bus stop. Looking forward to seeing you again next time you visit Iceland.
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Hana R wrote a review Feb 2020
7 contributions
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We went with TUI to ishestar, around a 20 minute drive from Reykjavik. We had an amazing time, exploring the lava fields with beautiful scenery and beautiful horses. Ishestar cater for all abilities and provide all the equipment your could possibly need. I would definitely
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from MargretIshestar, Stables Manager at Icelandic Horseback Riding Tour from Reykjavik
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for writing us such a nice review, we do appreciate it. I'm glad to hear you were happy with your visit here and we hope to see you again some time if you ever come back to visit Iceland and the horses.
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About the operator
By: Ishestar Horse Riding Tours
Andrew H
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Horse Riding at Ìshetar Riding Centre
Me and my girlfriend recently visited Ìshetar for a two hour riding experience. We were picked up from our
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Nicole
Singapore, Singapore
182
Pleasant
The horses were very docile and easy to control. Guides were friendly. Warm overalls, boots and helmet were
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Fizzy Brown
20
Absolute dream!
I miss this activity already! I have ridden for most of my life and have experienced nothing like this. The horses
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Ioana T
143
Fluffy horses!
The horses are super friendly and the overall experience was great. They could do with being a bit more organized.
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Tessa
30
Pleasure holiday
This was an amazing experience! Friendly, efficient and professional (including the horses). We arranged to be
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Hana R
10
Great experience in beautiful scenery and beautiful horses
We went with TUI to ishestar, around a 20 minute drive from Reykjavik. We had an amazing time, exploring the lava
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Chris D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
61
Lava field tour
The cold weather did not detract from this wonderful experience. The safety video was clear and the helmets
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stockt
10256
Excellent for a beginner!
This trip was not initially part of my plans however I decided to give it a go as my planned tour was cancelled
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LeighAnn L
Madison, New Jersey
20
Quality time with horses before and after the ride
This was a last minute trip but well worth it! We would recommend this adventure to beginners to experts. The
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followingnyheart
Markham, Canada
4517
Best way to see nature in Iceland ...
... is on the back of an Icelandic horse. I have had the amazing pleasure of visiting Íshestar a total of 8 times
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Key Details
  • Ishestar Horse Riding Tours
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Danish, French, German, Swedish
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