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Skjaldarvik Tours

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Skjaldarvik Tours provides Horse tours. We offer short riding tours in the area surrounding Skjaldarvik, where people get a chance to learn about the Icelandic horse under expert supervision. We also offer photo and feed horse tour where you can...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Road 816, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 552 5200
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

My fiance and I had an amazing time on this horse riding tour. The horses are absolutely beautiful and the landscape is simply stunning. We enjoyed the ride and the company (we had great tour leaders as well). I had not ridden a horse since...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

In June, my husband, my sister, 3 friends, and I had the most wonderful experience at Skjaldvarik! From start to finish this is a 1st class operation. We were met in town right on time and taken through beautiful countryside to the ranch. We were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

this was a highlight of our trip to iceland! the great views from the trail was absolutely amazing and the guides were super great. when we went, the moutains were snow capped which made it even more majestic. we also loved our little dog companions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy G
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Great even for no horse racing experience and nice staff. After the activity, they have hot coffee and tea to warm me up. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and me were camping for two weeks and got sick on day2! We kept doing our trip as planned but when we arrived in the north after 8 days we had enough of cold nights around the freezing point and needed a proper...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarah E
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Our family of 5 had a wonderful time with the Icelandic horses. Our two girls, 14 and 9, were in 7th heaven while there. They were able to pat the horses, lead them out of the fenced area and ride down to the shore. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane M
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We simply had a great time with Anna and Clara. It was a small group and it was a pleasant trip. First we got some instructions, than we rode over meadows and even had a „Tölt“-experience. Afterwards we got hot chocolate and we were allowed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Franzi K
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Echoing the general consensus: the Skjaldvarik folk are amazing: warm, gracious hosts; the horse-riding staff knowledgeable, kind, and trust-inspiring; the animals are happy and well-trained and that's a tribute to those working with them. I'd never ridden a horse in a serious way and even...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RothandDaughter
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun horse riding with Skjaldarvik just a week ago ! It was our first time on a horse but the trainers made it enjoyable and less stressful for us, they were really professional and their horses were extremely well behaved. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank syndromicgirl
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We had our 3 kids on 3, 6 and 9 years have their first ever experience with horses. Skjaldervik offers a small children package, where they get to escort the horses, treat them, feed them and finally get to ride around and have pictures taken...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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