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Polar Hestar

#5 of 27 Outdoor Activities in Akureyri Features Animals
Grytubakki II, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 463 3179
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Beautiful horse riding

We went on the 2 hour tour. The setting of the farm is incredible: we rode in a small valley in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Abel R
via mobile
Wonderful ride with a scenic view!

We were four adults who went to a couple of hours ride. The horses were super - if I could, I would... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sunniva R
Trondheim, Norway
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Grytubakki II, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 463 3179
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on the 2 hour tour. The setting of the farm is incredible: we rode in a small valley in the mountains and all of a sudden the views opened to the akureiry fiord. There was me and my partner and we were accompanied...More

Thank Abel R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were four adults who went to a couple of hours ride. The horses were super - if I could, I would gladly take mine with me back home. We were only six turist and two guides. A completely different experience than we later got...More

Thank Sunniva R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My cousin and I booked a 2 hour riding tour a bit last minute after emailing back and forth with a staff member at Polar Hestar for a day. They were able to accommodate us with a ride the morning we were scheduled to leave...More

Thank kagriffin56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I just decided to try this on a whim as we drove by on the Ring Road. Dropped in without a reservation. The young ladies in charge couldn't have been more accommodating. Offered one, two or three hour outings. We took the...More

Thank NameAlreadyTaken75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic ride with these gorgeous horses. We took the 2 hour tour and rode through the beautiful farm property as well as up into the surrounding mountain area. We left feeling super relaxed and peaceful. The 2 hour ride was more than enough (we were...More

1  Thank Kate Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Much thanks to Anna for giving us a wonderful two hour two this morning. Quite a few tolts and a couple of gallops and she generously took pictures of us. The coffee and cake at the end was a lovely way to end our ride....More

Thank jtmh89
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

The guide is lovely and the horses are all calm and charming. We had a really nice walk with beautiful sceneries at every turn. You even can help yourselves to hot beverages and snacks after you return. Just a heads up, this operator only accept...More

Thank Chek Chuin S
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

We decided to go for a ride on the spur of the moment and so phoned at 1pm asking if we could ride at 3pm. Of course came the very accommodating response so we piled in the car And off we went. There were three...More

Thank alicewandjohng
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went on a two hour tour. On our tour it was only the two of us and the guide. So we had a calm tour. The guide were very professional, friendly and responsive. We rode through beautiful and quiet surroundings, with...More

Thank Andreas A
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this- definitely one of our highlights in Iceland! Solveig, our guide, was really lovely. She made us feel very relaxed (especially considering we were beginners) and talked about the local area and horses. We rode mainly off road and the views were absolutely...More

Thank peggaz
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gail b
June 29, 2017|
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Response from jtmh89 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do. they stay in schools and huts and so forth.
May 10, 2016|
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Response from sarvanl | Reviewed this property |
They also are very quick to reply to emails as well. I think it was $40-$60 for both my mom and I to do a two hour ride. This also included coffee/tea/cookies afterward.