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Saltvik

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Riding Iceland "Towards the Midnight Sun Tour" was my dream riding trip!

I own 2 Icelandic horses and it has always been a dream of mine to ride the Icelandic horses in... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
aneeda01
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Cortez, Colorado
Lovely ride

Well trained, obedient horses. Various lengths of rides around the local area and further afield... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Katecambridgeshire
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Cambridgeshire
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Saltvik offers riding experiences from short dayrides from the farm to multy day highland tours in the wilderness of Iceland.
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Saltvik, Husavik 641, Iceland
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+354 892 4645
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

I own 2 Icelandic horses and it has always been a dream of mine to ride the Icelandic horses in their native country of Iceland. My best friend shared that dream and we heard about a tour in late June of this year with like...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Well trained, obedient horses. Various lengths of rides around the local area and further afield. Attentive staff really look after everyone. Various abilities/ experience catered for.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katecambridgeshire
Reviewed September 2, 2018

My third time at Saltvik - and certainly not the last. Bjarni and his family, his staff and his wonderful horses always overwhelm me. Saltvik really has a special place in my heart!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Our family took the seaside short tour. The beginning was difficult; it was too cold and one of our boys afraid from the horses. But with professionalism and patience, the guide took as forward and the ride (especially on the sea shore) was very rewarding...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Words cannot describe how incredible this week long experience was. It was truly the most outstanding Adventure of my Life (and I have been on a few, lol)! I cannot wait to do it again! Iceland and its people are beautiful, gentle and kind, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

This was the most incredible experience- I had the 2 most wonderful guides- one from Germany and one from Austria- and we had a small group ( 5 of us) and the guides were so kind, friendly, talkative, helpful.... the horses were so well cared...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Virginia4047
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I went last summer 2017 with my group from America. We had a blast. The horses were smooth and powerful. Bjarni and his staff had full control and matched us with the perfect horses. The landscapes where breath taking. We traveled areas you could never...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

We had an AMAZING time riding at Saltvik. Our guide (I can't remember her name) was great. She quickly explained the procedures with the horses and led us on a beautiful two hour ride. We walked on the hills along the black sand beaches. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AubreyS50
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Very nice 2 hours tour in the lava fields. Riding icelandic horses is already a new experience by itself. The guides are very friendly and smiling, horses are easy to ride, nature is different from what you find elsewhere. It would be good to extend...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice 2 hour ride. The horses were very easy to ride, which was good as we had little to no previous experience. It was lovely to ride along the path towards the bay and even along the beach for a bit....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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