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#10 of 19 things to do in Husavik Features Animals
Saltvik, Husavik 641, Iceland
+354 847 9515
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Beautiful Horses, Beautiful Scenery

This was one of our favorite Iceland experiences. The horses are beautiful. The ride was through... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Alcohol, tourists and horses - Should never mix together

Being recommended by whale watching company in Husavik we decided to go horseback riding at Saltvik... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Toronto, Canada
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Saltvík offers riding experiences from short dayrides from the farm to multy day highland tours in the wilderness of Iceland
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  • Average8%
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Saltvik, Husavik 641, Iceland
+354 847 9515

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was one of our favorite Iceland experiences. The horses are beautiful. The ride was through amazing scenery, and our guide led us through a variety of gaits (including the canter and the famous Icelandic tölt). I don't know if that's standard, but our guide...More

Thank DC3s
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Being recommended by whale watching company in Husavik we decided to go horseback riding at Saltvik farm. Upon arrival we were meet by a young girl and walked to the stable. Plus me and my husband, four other people joined the ride and we all...More

3  Thank traveleye2016
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a 2hr sea side ride from Saltvik. Initially wanted to book the lake Myvatn ride but was told the ride stop operating from 20 sep. So changed to the 2hr seaside ride. All in all our was a fun and enjoyable 2hrs...More

Thank kelvinz k
Reviewed 15 August 2016

owner Elsa was charming and place was spotless. beautiful view over the water and the fields of horses. just a few minutes from town and great restaurants

Thank Peg A
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I am not into riding but as our 15 year old was very keen, we did a beginners session at Saltvik. The horses are well kept and well behaved. Not sure what I expected but we basically walked very slowly in single file for about...More

Thank Wags63
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I went with my 5 year old daughter who had never ridden before, expecting that this would be a problem. I couldn't have been more wrong as we received the best service ever. The group was very small to begin with (5 people) but despite...More

Thank SteenJ
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had a fabulous ride with Saltvik. The ride along the coast was super beautiful, the horses were very friendly and sturdy with a bit of spunk. The guides were very helpful, knowledgeable, and pleasant. Unfortunately, we had an unexpectedly large group. Many in the...More

1  Thank stephkenner
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The ride was good, by the shore and everything. But just a regular ride, nothing exceptional to me. One thing the girl who was guiding us forgot to tell(a blond girl) was what to do when the horse starts running. As I don't have much...More

1  Thank heberzanolla
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The setting in Husavik is extraordinarily wonderful for riding, along the coastline & through some pastures, near the lovely town of Husavik. Our Finnish guide, Erika, was wonderful - so pleasant, friendly, and tried to make sure all the riders (of varying riding experience) had...More

Thank diemlenl
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We booked a tour here after our whale watching tour in Husavik and couldn't have been more pleased with our two hour horse ride in late July. The sun came out for our ride and we really enjoyed the scenery through the fields and then...More

Thank nickelp03
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