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Bakkahestar

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Amazing experience!

Jessica and her husband were really friendly, the horses were lovely and calm. Even my mom enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tünde T
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Muhlbach am Hochkonig, Austria
Great group gathering

Our group of 10 had a wonderful time on a 1.5 hour ride through the countryside and on the black... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
bucki95
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Youngstown, Ohio
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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
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Eyrarbakki 820, Iceland
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+354 823 2205
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jessica and her husband were really friendly, the horses were lovely and calm. Even my mom enjoyed herself, despite of how nervous she was before the tour. I would recommend the tour for anyone!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tünde T
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Our group of 10 had a wonderful time on a 1.5 hour ride through the countryside and on the black sand beach. Jessica arranged everything and provided an excellent memory for all of us. We would HIGHLY recommend her and also the lobster house 5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bucki95
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Bakkahestar was exactly what I was looking for- a place to try riding Icelandic horses that was pretty low key and in a good place. Jessica was really amenable to helping me schedule our ride at a time that worked for us. I was surprised...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 8 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank julesh5
Reviewed 29 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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!

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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