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Perfect, even for somebody with zero experience

Sarah led my husband and I on a 60 min horseback tour of Eyrarbakki, including riding in the surf... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanna C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fantastic horse riding experience for all levels

We had an absolutely wonderful time, both the experienced riders in our group and also the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geneva, Switzerland
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Ride horses on the seashore in Iceland. Located just outside the picturesque seaside town of Eyrarbakki, the ride takes you out of the village and along the seashore. This family-run place specializes in small group tours suitable for all ages and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Eyrarbakki 820, Iceland
+354 823 2205
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sarah led my husband and I on a 60 min horseback tour of Eyrarbakki, including riding in the surf. My husband has literally never ridden in his life, and even he enjoyed it. We were on Svelka and Blessi, two very sweet horses who were...More

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful time, both the experienced riders in our group and also the beginners - everyone had a great ride. It was lovely that we could go together as a family but still have different ability levels catered for. We were made...More

Thank julesh5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic ride with Sarah and her Icelandic assistant. Although most of our group were inexperienced, the horses were not and we were able to tolt (special Icelandic horse gait, like a much more comfy trot) to our hearts content. Sarah and her...More

Thank 240AbbieS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time visiting the super nice people at Bakkahestar. Our hosts were so nice and made the ride easy for even our most inexperienced rider. We got to ride on the black sand beaches and experience each of the 5 gaits that...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful ride to the beach. Learned a lot about the beautiful Icelandic horse and Iceland. Amazing scenery, host and horses!

Thank Holly L
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We, a family of two experienced horse riders and one beginner, had a great time riding theough nice landscape and to the sea shore. Great instructor, great horses - a very good experience

Thank Harald M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Perfect morning on horseback in a beautiful, quaint little seaside Iceland town. The guides/owner were very helpful, friendly and patient. The horses were easy to ride, and great for everyone in our family, with a wide range of experience levels. And the scenery was what...More

Thank CarolineF2829
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome time with friendly helpful guides. Horses were gentle and easy to ride even for first time riders. Riding on the black sand beaches was fun. Nice time. Would recommend. Sincerely, Melody D Central NY

Thank Melody D
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

My first time riding and I had a great time. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Helped me set things up and showed me what to do. Had a wonderful ride around the outskirts of town and down the beach on an Icelandic pony. Would...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun! First time for some of us, but we had a great time learning! We were a group of 6 people from Norway. Super friendly staff and lovely, calm horses! We had a great time petting the animals too (especially the...More

Thank Helén M
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