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Safari Horse Rental - Tours

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Princess hears a Who

We were able to book a 1-hour tour on the day of, and Safari Horse Rental was flexible and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fortaves
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Vancouver, Canada
Lovely animals, lovely people, lovely landscapes

This was by far the best horseback riding experience I've had! This is a family-run farm (in fact... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
scotbet
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Oakland, California
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The Safarihestar Horse Rental is located on the south shore of lake Myvatn at the Alftagerdi III farm, 400 m. West of Sel-Hotel Myvatn. We offer guided riding tours in beautiful surroundings with a nice view over the whole lake. The tours are one or...more
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Alftagerdi 3 | Lake Myvatn, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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+354 464 4203
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were able to book a 1-hour tour on the day of, and Safari Horse Rental was flexible and accommodating of us, and we had the tour all to ourselves! Our guide was interesting and informative, telling us about the geology and history of the...More

Thank Fortaves
Sigurbjörn A, Manager at Safari Horse Rental - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are very glad that you liked it and thanks for your review. I hope you have a great stay in Icleand Bjössi

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was by far the best horseback riding experience I've had! This is a family-run farm (in fact, it's been in the family since the 1930s) and it is clear that they really love and care for their horses. I went on a one-hour ride...More

Thank scotbet
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I booked a solo 2 hour trek for the following day. I was collected from my guesthouse by the owner. Riding hats are provided. There were 4 other riders who went on a more sedate 1 hour ride, but I went out with the owners...More

Thank Mr-Cinnamon-UK
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Camping at lake Myvatn, our four teenager boys decided to do horeseriding before we had to move on that day and luckily Safari Horse Rental told us to come in 1 1/2 hours. There was a very nice welcome and after a few minutes we...More

Thank dieritzis
Reviewed 19 July 2017

One of my goals was to ride an Icelandic horse in Iceland. I have been on a horse as a child 40 + years ago, so I was nervous. It was a memorable experience ... I had a gentle horse who I felt comfortable with....More

Thank lisakeg
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This 2 hours horse riding tour is definitely the best memory of our vacation in Iceland. The lake Myvatn is the most charming place in the whole country. Discovering its surrounding on an horse back is an exciting adventure, not only to see the bio...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Brilliant way to explore Lake Myvatn - the horses were well-behaved and the views were lovely. It was 7000kr each at the time of year we went (April 2017). I am not a novice rider but my husband is and it was interesting enough for...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We wanted to find a place to ride in Iceland that was scenic, not overly crowded, and also would allow us to try the tolt. Safari Hestar delivered on all counts. In our small group of six riders, over the course of a 2-hour ride...More

1  Thank IKN_12
Birgitta G, Family at Safari Horse Rental - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

It is always such a treat to read reviews from happy customers. Thank you for choosing us and we hope to have you back one day.

Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had a wonderful time on an hour tour through the lava fields and along the Lake. We are beginners and the owner gave us gentle horses. The Icelandic horse has a special gait called a "tolt". Great instruction. It's a simple place. More as...More

Thank portiab
Birgitta G, Daughter of Manager at Safari Horse Rental - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for your kind words. It warms our hearts that you enjoyed the tour this much. :) Will be sure to pass the message along to my grandfather who took you on the tour.

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We so enjoyed our ride on these very well trained tolting ponies. If you love horses and are interested in these unique ponies, riding here around beautiful Lake Myvatn is a must. Unlike many vacation riding experience where the horses are spoiled, these are very...More

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Birgitta G, Daughter of owner at Safari Horse Rental - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Thank you for your kind words :)

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