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Viking Horses

531 reviews
About Viking Horses
Small groups and luxury rides on the Icelandic horse in the Reykjavik area. We are open all year round and offer day and evening tours. Why us? Our slogan is - Small groups, big adventures - and we strive to make that come true every tour. We are a family owned business, we have top-quality horses and equipment. We love what we do and we love to share it with you. We offer personalised service for beginners and advanced riders.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Watch them on Youtube. They're beautiful animals with a gait that must be seen. Note how the rider's head remains on the same plane at all times. I still don't understand how that can be done.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bmac1260
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great ride with Viking Horses. Everything went smoothly (except for some other tourists who spooked our horses by carrying umbrellas. The horses freaked out for a couple minutes but all ended well.) It was fun to get to have some Icelandic snacks...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Viking Horses was one of the best experiences we had during our time in Iceland! The staff, the horses and the experience could not have been better. We were picked up as scheduled at our hotel in Reykjavik and in 10 minutes were at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently visited Viking Horses for an afternoon ride and were so happy with our experience. The girls who worked there were so nice and fun to ride with. The horses are sweet, well cared for, and easy going with their riders....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had an awesome time with Viking horses. I did a lot of research because this was something I’ve wanted to do my entire life, and I’m so happy we chose Viking horses! We opted for the pickup/drop off service and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place. We had so much fun. During the night we had a chance to observe polar lights because nothing is aroud, it's so dark. During the day we had chance to play with horses. Food was delicious too. In the bathroom they have floor...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Booked our trip with Viking Horses about 5 months out. Planned our whole trip around this ride. We were literally waiting at the bus stop for our pickup when we noticed an email 30 minutes the trip cancelling due to weather. It was sunny at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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VerenaWelle, Manager at Viking Horses, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Dear Mary, we understand that you are disappointed because of the cancellation. But we did not want to take the risk to ride with a group of mostly unexperienced riders after the Icelandic weather institute confirmed their storm warning for our area before the tour....More

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Returned for a second time having first visited in Aug. 2017. Remained a highlight of our trip. Considerate & patient guides, beautiful horses. Kim is a credit to the business Thanks for the hospitality!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time with this tour! My husband and I are both experienced riders and were pleasantly surprised that we got to break off from the main group and ride fast with another guide. On top of how fun and friendly our guides...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Victoria W
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Excellent outfit! They picked us up from our hotel right on time and took us directly to the stables. They had jackets,boots, pants and gloves in case you didn't bring the right gear. Eve, our guide took us for a great ride which included experiencing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Roving620383
December 5, 2018|
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Response from VerenaWelle | Property representative |
Hello, our scheduled tours cost 19.900isk per person including the transfer, riding lesson and all riding gear. You will ride only with a small group. After every tour we invite our guests for coffee, traditional snacks and... More
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Steven N
November 1, 2018|
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Response from stb3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, all riders will experience the Icelandic tolt. If she is a good rider she will likely have the opportunity to gallop separately from the group, as my daughter did. (I would think, as long as she isn't very young... More
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Divya D
September 20, 2018|
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Response from VerenaWelle | Property representative |
Hello Divya, yes of course we welcome you to our stable. It is best to contact us per Email or phone to arrange a visit. See you soon!
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