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Tvistur Horse Rental

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Wonderful service & sweet horses

My husband emailed this business to check their availability for later that day and they responded... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sarah L
via mobile
Great Place, Excellent Ride and Wonderful Family!

I wanted to go horseback riding but had no car. Tvistur was great about coming to pick me up for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
305 Hringsholt, Dalvik 620, Iceland
+354 861 9631
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband emailed this business to check their availability for later that day and they responded so quickly to set up our reservation - it was so appreciated, as we were on a bit of a schedule in our travels but wanted to squeeze in...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to go horseback riding but had no car. Tvistur was great about coming to pick me up for a small fee from my airbnb. Everyone I spoke to from Ella (the mom) to Unnar Mar (the son who picked me up) to Hjorleifur...More

Thank HarmonyDC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place ! Worst to do it. The horses are wonderful the landscape marvelous and the family will welcome you very well. Our children who use to ride success to ride the 5 tempos we were alone during the trip and so it was totally...More

Thank Matthieu C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tvistur is absolutely a must if you are in the area. The family that own and run the place are lovely and you can tell they take good care of the animals. Our group of 6 people had an amazing 90min ride along the river...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed July 6, 2018

This was likely one of the highlights of the trip to Iceland for me. We were staying in the area and were really just waiting for a sunny day to go ride. It was kind of last minute, but we e-mailed the owning couple and...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Run by a gentle wonderful welcoming couple The horses were great Views breathtaking. A must do. Well worth it

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

My wife and I both thought riding with Elie and her husband was one of the best experiences we had in our 10 day trip in Iceland. We had fun working the Iceland horses through their unique gaits, while riding up the river valley. Our...More

Thank rbJ9610EZ
Reviewed June 22, 2018

I reside in the states and am a gaited horse owner (Tennessee Walkers). As such I have always heard about the Icelandic being the smoothest gait around. It was definitely a must to ride one when traveling to Iceland. At the recommendation of friends who...More

Thank Alicia T
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I signed up for a 1.5 hour ride in the mountains. We are riders, so we helped brush and tack up. I did not have riding boots with me, but they had a selection of different sizes on hand. The tack is...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed April 24, 2018

This was the highlight of my trip to Iceland! My husband was there for his 50th birthday to heli ski and I said if we were going to Iceland we had to ride the Icelandic horses. He doesn't ride (I have 3 horses at home...More

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