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Reykjavik Riding Center

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Brekknaasi 9, Reykjavik 110, Iceland
+354 477 2222
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Reykjavik riding Center half-day tour

They were supposed to pick me up from my hotel and never showed myself and guide to Iceland tours... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Benjamin K
via mobile
Great horses, great guide

We had a wonderful time. It is located right at a horse training grounds, so during lunch we... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Jeffrey B
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Woodinville, Washington
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Riding Tours. Reykjavik Riding Center offers three riding tours each day. We pickup from 09:15 - 09:30 in the morning. At 13.45. in the afternoon and at 19:45 for the evening tour. We drive up to the Reykjavik Riding Centre where coffee awaits. Max 10 people on each tour. The Centre is about 8 min. from city center and offers six different horse riding tours from Reykjavik, Iceland. We offer excellent facilities in the largest equestrian centre for the Icelandic horse in the world. About 2000 meters from the Centre are Raudholar or Red Hills a unique natural phenomena surrounded by lava formations and Heidmork a peaceful and beautiful area, all these places you can experience and enjoy in the city tours offered by the Reykjavik Riding Center. Reykjavik Riding Center offers six different horse riding tours from Reykjavik. OUR HOT PICK: Adventure Tour with Lunch: We ride along comfortable riding paths in Heidmork and RedHills accompanied by specially trained guides. Lobster soup is served in our beautiful cafe. The tour is about 3 ½-4 hours, the time spent on horseback being around 1-½ hour – 2 hour. Tour from around 09:15 – 13:00 at the hotel. Also available from around 14:00 - 18:00 Price 13900 Party on into the Midnight Sun:The horses are saddled and prepared and then we ride through Red Hills and from there into Heidmork with an experienced guide. We go past Ellidavatn and examine the bird life and beautiful nature that surrounds us. We stop at a scenic spot for about half an hour where riders gather around to enjoy a picnic basket of Icelandic food and drinks. Ample time will be given to enjoy the midnight sun. When we return to the Reykjavik Riding Centre the tour ends at our inhouse bar before transport back to the Hotel. Tour from around 20.00 – 24.00 at the hotel. Price 23900 We offer excellent facilities in Vididalur where the largest equestrian centre for the Icelandic horse in the world is situated. We are located by the main running course of the Equestrian Association Fakur where the National Horse Show in Iceland 2012 was held. Around 10.000 guest and riders visited and stayed there during the meet. Less than 800 meters from our facilities the Ellidaar Rivers run, clean and pristine full of salmon and surrounded by interesting lava formations and plants. Only about 2000 meters from the Riding Centre are Raudholar or Red Hills a unique natural phenomena and Heidmork a peaceful and beautiful recreation area. These places you can experience and enjoy in the city tours offered by the Reykjavik Riding Center. In the facilities of Reykjavik Riding Centre there is a cafe and a bar, a riding gear shop, horse buggy rental and riding a tour company. Reykjavik Riding Centre is situated in the area of Fakur which is the largest riders association specializing in the Icelandic horse in the world. Our stables are about 200 meters from the Riding Centre.
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13 Oct 2016
“Reykjavik riding Center half-day tour”
24 Aug 2016
“Great horses, great guide”
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Brekknaasi 9, Reykjavik 110, Iceland
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+354 477 2222
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

They were supposed to pick me up from my hotel and never showed myself and guide to Iceland tours tried ringing their emergency contact line and no answer. It's an emergency contact line someone must always answer! It's happened before to other people so don't...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had a wonderful time. It is located right at a horse training grounds, so during lunch we watched some riders practice; right outside the window we could watch a professional rider "tolt" (and flying!), it was amazing to watch. Of course, YMMV :-) Location...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Andres picked us up at our flat and chatted with us as he drove us to the Center. Once there we were introduced to Iris, our guide and got acquainted with the horses. The 21/2 hour ride through the lava fields was magical. Fish were...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Traveled from the USA to visit Iceland, and stopped here to do a day tour. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, pleasant attitude & very accommodating. Also Prompt with responding and booking. The guide that we had was a younger male around the age...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We were picked up by Andres outside our residence in the city centre. In the car we had a nice chat about horses and their history and preservation of the bloodlines. Once at the riding centre, we were greeted by the very sweet and charming...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

We went for two trips at this center and it was really great. We have some experience riding horses, and these horses were great. In addition, we liked the humans as well.

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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I booked this tour on our Iceland travels. We thought it would be a lovely ride with a "picnic" and scenic views of the "midnight sun" as the tour suggests. Both far from the truth. We have traveled to 27 countries, both...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times. The staff are lovely, always helpful. The horses well cared for. The lobster soup is a bonus after a ride. Edith and ziggy were great, Eldur here is awesome

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

We were four riders with mixed experiences (2 very experienced and the others not so used to ride but fit and mentally strong!) who booked a tour of our own for a weekend. The arrangements were perfectly well organized, spiced with laughs as well as...More

1  Thank Helena H
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

While the people who worked here were nice and our guide was good, the horses were not what we expected. One was too slow to keep up with the others and did not tolt and the other was wild and angry. Maybe it was bad...More

Thank adpesq
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robin136
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Hi Robin, yes we offer riding tours of all kinds and for all types of riders. Please write to us directly and we will make you an offer. info@reykjavikridingcenter.is Or call us at 00354-477-2222 Hope to hear from... More
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