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Horseriding tour in Akureyri

Horseriding tour in Akureyri
From USD 111.95
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This tour starts at 10am every day
USD 111.95
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This tour starts every day at 5pm
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Overview
At Skjaldarvik we offer riding tours where people get a chance to learn about the Icelandic horse under expert supervision. The tour will take about 1,5 hours (1 hour riding on the horse) and will take you through the beautiful surroundings around our guesthouse.

After the riding tour you can have a cup of coffee or teas with cake and enjoy the beautiful view from our hot tub.
What to Expect
In wintertime we have tours at noon (12:00) and in summertime we have tours at 10:00, 14:00 and 17:00 o'clock. The horsebackriding tour will take about 1,5 hour and will take you through our beautiful surroundings. Depending on the season we will drive beside the water of Eyjafjörður or take you on a beautiful route beside an Icelandic forest.

It does not matter if you are a total beginner or an experienced rider, we will always ask you about your level of experience and match you with horses of your level. Before we go on the ride our guides will give you a helmet (and a thermosuit for when it's cold). After that they will explain how you should ride the horses and how everything works. Depending on your experience and the size of the group we can go a little faster (tölt / trot) or very fast (galop).

Your guides can tell you everything about the horses at our guesthouse and Icelandic horses in general. So don't hesitate to ask them anything about these beautiful animals.

Coffee, tea and cake is included in the price. And you are also welcome to use our large hot tub overlooking Eyjafjörður.

If you need a pick up from and to your hotel, we will also take care of this, but let us know where you would like picked up in Akureyri.
Reviews (19)
1 - 5 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2018
simply the best

Echoing the general consensus: the Skjaldvarik folk are amazing: warm, gracious hosts; the horse-riding staff knowledgeable, kind, and trust-inspiring; the animals are happy and well-trained and that's a tribute to those working with them. I'd never ridden a horse in a serious way and even...More

Thank RothandDaughter
Reviewed 5 July 2018
Amazing!

This was my first time riding a horse, and it was magical! Our tour guide Elisa was fantastic, really taking the time to make me and my sister comfortable on our horses. Elisa gave us a tour of the area and we learned so much...More

1  Thank josephkunhilee
Reviewed 5 July 2018
totally awesome

It was really one of the best horseriding in my life. Girls were very friendly, kind and helpful, Even my mother loved it - (It was her first horseriding in life!). I can totally recommend it - great horses, excellent stuff, free tea and tasty...More

Thank vitrol
Reviewed 30 June 2018
Wonderful Horse Riding trip

I had a fabulous experience, great horses, wonderful guide and very friendly and helpful people. The scenery and wildlife around the ride were stunning, the farm is in a beautiful location. A really unique experience. I even learned the Icelandic Tolt.

1  Thank 926baileys
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile
Perfect Morning In Iceland!

This was a perfect morning in the most beautiful place! Our guide was so nice and friendly. She took us along the coast and through the farm. It was so charming and relaxing. I could not have asked for a better way to spend the...More

Thank Jaime E
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