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Eld Hestar Horseback Tours

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Address: 810 Hverageroi | Vollum, Hveragerdi, Iceland
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+354 480 4800

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Beautiful horses and fun staff

Went with my husband and we loved it. The horses were awesome and our guide was so much fun. I recommend going :)

Reviewed 6 days ago
Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my husband and we loved it. The horses were awesome and our guide was so much fun. I recommend going :)

Thank sma733
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked Siggi Tour in Nov 2016 and me, my wife, my brother and my sister-in-law had a wonderful ride surrounding the Hotel Eldhestar at morning, despite had to wear a special "orange suits" to make our bodies look bloated. The group about 15 people so the size was well managed. The activity was relaxing and the instructor was very... More 

Thank Wifey_Mike
Annapolis, Maryland
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Short story- fantastic. Book it. My full review is listed under Eld Hestar day tours category. Horses are great, so are people. Fun day even though very cold.

Thank pframe231
Salem, Oregon
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622 reviews
203 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Icelandic Horse is its own breed, protected by law from any kind of inter-breeding. At this facility, you can stay overnight and go on long or short horseback rides. We stopped briefly with a tour bus to see the horses, watch a demonstration of a rider showing the various gaits, then with some time to wander the grounds and... More 

Thank pkrissel
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We signed up for the Horses and Hot Springs half day tour and it was amazing. The views are spectacular. Our group only had 5 riders and one guide and that was perfect. Sasika was great- she explained the landscapes and told us some interesting facts about the area. It was perfect for my boyfriend, who'd only been on horseback... More 

Thank TravelingBeeMe
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Just had 6 nights with the EldHestar on their Northern Lights tour. A fabulous experience with beautiful, steady and friendly horses (not ponies !) that tolt(ed) around stunning countryside. Our guides Sara & Saskia were brilliant & as well as informative guides, brilliant fun with a mixed group of riders. The week had a mix of local tours to see... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend, who has never ridden before, but I have ridden all my life. We did a 2 hour ride and It is probably my favourite trail ride I've ever done, even though there was no cantering! My boyfriend and I enjoyed it equally, which is difficult to achieve with riders of such different levels. The... More 

Thank Natalie H
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83 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

As in some of the other reviews, I was a little disappointed with the trail. The horses were fantastic and the guides were very lovely. The whole thing felt very rushed though, we were the last to arrive to join the tour (there were only 5 people on our bus and we were late being picked up - waited in... More 

Thank firefly2280
Dearborn, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

We took the half day tour through the lava fields and had an amazing time. The facility was clean and cozy, the staff friendly, helpful, and calming, and the horses were well kept and adorable. We felt safe on our horses even though we were beginners. The lava fields were the most beautiful landscape we saw in Iceland, and this... More 

Thank aubreycherry
Columbia, United States
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

We did a full day tour that included riding in the morning, lunch, and then more riding in the afternoon. What a fabulous trip. The horses are so wonderful. They are gentle, but still energetic and fun. We got snow, sleet, wind and more wind, but we had a beautiful view, crossed a river, rode under the mountains, and watched... More 

Thank Marta H

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