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810 Hverageroi | Vollum, Hveragerdi, Iceland
+354 480 4800
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

AMAZING. Great guides. Perfect for all skill levels. Horses were lovely. Very well trained. The guides explained the scenery. Great with the guests and the horses 10/10. Would recommendMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brittanyklein
Helga G, Front Office Manager at Eld Hestar Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Dear brittanyklein, Thank you very much for taking time to write a review! We are SO happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Eldhestar! Our guides are so wonderful and love our guests and our fabulous Icelandic horses are the BEST which...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

We took the "Riding & Hiking in the Valley Reykjadalur" and were very happy with the experience. After getting acclimatized with our horses, our guides took us on a 2hour ride. The ride was comfortable and the horse was responsive and gentle. Following the ride,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I visited Eld Hestar with a group of 20 women. We are experienced riders but are all over 60 yrs young! Some of us had not ridden in English saddles and were a bit apprehensive of them. Do not be discouraged by that. After a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Charlene B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

If you love horses and you love the nature and quietness - then I can recommend to book a trip at Eld Hestar. I have been the four times, and it is not the last time I come. You can pick tours from 2 hours...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Our horse-back riding experience with Eldhestar was indeed quite magical! Lisa and Maria were great guides, very helpful with us (I had never ridden before, my partner rode a lot growing up, so they got us horses appropriate to our comfort level), the information about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

What I love about Iceland is that many of the activities you will book are family owned and operated and that’s the case with this great ranch. We had wonderful horses and a fantastic tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I was in tour called Soft river banks for experienced riders. I drove to stables on my own. Place was easy to find. There seemed to be bit of a fuss in the morning, since so many tours started at the same time. I was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nea895
Helga G, General Manager at Eld Hestar Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Dear nea895, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are happy that you enjoyed your riding tour and guide. We are sorry to hear that there seemed to be a bit of confusion at the start of your tour,...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018

We made the reservation over phone, they told us over the phone that we would get full riding equipment (gloves, boots, overalls and helmets) The overalls where in bad condition, ripped and torn. The gloves we where told to choose from where apparently gloves that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Helga G, Front Office Manager at Eld Hestar Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Dear Eegle5, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and I’m sorry to hear about your bad experience and unfortunately an apology will regrettably not alter the outcome of your experience. As a rule, we do not offer private tours during the...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

If you want to sample a bit of the real Iceland, Eld Hestar is a great choice. We booked only the one-hour tour for three adults and a five-year-old but had a full experience. The guide led our five-year-old on his horse, but he had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank S E W
Helga G, Front Office Manager at Eld Hestar Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Dear S E W, Thanks so much for your review. I’m delighted you found that booking a riding tour at Eldhestar was the right decision and you and your family had such a good time. We trust you will all enjoy the rest of your...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

We decided last minute to book this trip, and I was happy that there were plenty of riding tour options available. Our tour included pick up and return to our hostel, and the bus was on time which was great. We did the Heritage Tour,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Michael D. H
28 May 2017|
Response from Sigrún A |
Hi are you using eldhestar.is ? and here you can contact them: Tel: +354 480 4800 · E-mail: info@eldhestar.is Hope this helps :)
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21 June 2016|
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Response from SeacoastSally | Reviewed this property |
I haven't personally, just a day ride (and loved it) but I know others who have done it. They recommend it if you have experience riding. You spend a lot of time on the horses, obviously, and you're exposed to more elements... More
17 May 2016|
Response from charlie m | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but the Icelandic horses are a very gentle breed.