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Simbahollin Bike and Horse Rental

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We offer small, unique Icelandic horseback riding tours in one of the most beautiful and rugged parts of Iceland. On our tours you will experience the wild nature of Northwest Iceland on horseback, riding between the "Westfjörds Alps" and over the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Fjardargata 5, Thingeyri 470, Iceland
+354 869 5654
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I hadn’t ridden in many years but the guide was experienced & paired me with a gentle mare with just enough spunk to make it interesting. The valley was beautiful & then we finished the ride at the sea. A terrific way to experience the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

The suggested circle of the fjord offers amazing sceneries but it really only is doable for very fit and experienced bikers. The place itself is amazing, the negative rating is only for the difficulty and the fact that the Belgian guy doesn't describe at all...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We booked a short horse riding tour a day before. Next day we arrived to a beautiful coffeehouse Simbahollin in Thingeyri, where they gave us directions to the horse ranch. We met with our very friendly and always smiling guide, she introduced us our calm...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank karolina_husta
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great ride. Nae, who is from Finland is volunteering her time for the summer in exchange for room and board. She absolutely loves Icelandic horses and it shows. This is a great ride for people who do not have a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dianne D
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We met up before our ride in the charming Simbahollin café in the town of Thingeryi and then were told the short route to drive to the Stables. The friendly guides took time in selecting the right horses for our experience and size and had...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank mikey74540
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We were a mix of beginners and experienced riders, so the Sanda River valley two hour tour seemed perfect for us in that respect - the guides were nice and of course the horses were gorgeous. But... unlike other riding tours we've done in Iceland,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a week at Þingeyri and the family had a great time, repeatedly visiting Simbahöllinn for activitites and good easy time. The cafe is excellent, probably one of the best in the Westfjords. The house the and the whole atmosphere is so nice....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ElimEdson
Reviewed 14 August 2015

When I booked a ride with this outfit through Borea some months ago, I was not aware that this stables specialized in beginner riders. Had I known I likely would have made other plans. They really do, and for that, they are excellent. However, I...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank JuliaHubbel
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Start at the Simbahöllin cafe, which is beautifully decorated and serves delicious waffles and wonderful rhubarb jam... then head to the stables to start riding, where you will find some very fine Icelandic horses. Their horses are suitable for different levels, from beginners to the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Saorise23
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

We had a great day on horseback in wonderful surroundings. Wouter customised a nice ride for two inexperienced adults and our daughters 8 and 5 years old. We thought that the trip would be quite short with small children, but Wouter took us out for...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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