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Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching from Akureyri

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    What to Expect
    This flexible tour includes the option for hotel pickup in Akureyri, starting 30 minutes prior to the 10am start time, or you can make your way to the stables in a private vehicle. Upon arrival at the Icelandic horse stables, get fitted out with safety equipment, and find the horse that’s right for your skill level.

    If you’re a beginning rider, start by learning the basics of riding a horse, then follow a riding guide on a 1.5-hour, scenic tour of the area. Pack your bathing suit for this tour: if there’s time after your ride, you may have the chance to soak in the on-site hot tub before continuing to Eyjafjord.

    Continue to the harbor in your own vehicle or the included transfer, then board a whale watching boat for a 1pm departure. Keep your eyes on the water during the 3-hour whale watching tour, and listen for the sounds of the humpback whales that travel to Eyjafjord each summer. It’s very likely that you’ll see whales on the tour, but if not, you’ll be invited back for a free whale-watching tour. This 7-hour tour concludes at Akureyri harbor.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Skjaldarvik Guest House, Skjaldarvík Guest House Road 816, 601, Akureyri, Iceland

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Elding Whale Watching Akureyri, Oddeyrarbót 2, 600 Akureyri, Iceland
    • Pickup from your hotel
    • Excellent guidance
    • Helmets
    • Riding gear
    • Relax in a hot tub at stables
    • Free WiFi on board boat
    • Entry/Admission - Elding Whale Watching Akureyri
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 12 years
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This was a great trip before we even got on the water. Elding provides all guests with insulated coveralls, life vests, eye protection, gloves, etc., so you will not freeze on their account. Our guide and captain were awesome! They were both worth the cost of the trip on their
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    Response from EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching from Akureyri
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Dear ByuBngl, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and for recommending our services to future travellers. We're glad you enjoyed the company of our lovely crew and had great encounters with the wildlife in our waters. All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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    • Duration: 7h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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