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Dyrholaey Riding tours

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Once in a lifetime experience!

This was our second horseback riding tour in Iceland and it was incredible! Google maps was very... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Awesome adventure

My 3 teenagers, husband and self had a great time with Dyrholaey. It was a memorable experience... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Mat S
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A small family run horse rental available for those who would like to experience the world famous Icelandic horse on our private black beach. Tolting along black sand with off-shore views of Vestmanneyjar, fresh sea and glacier air while mounted on...more
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Road 2160, Vik 871, Iceland
+354 863 3238
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second horseback riding tour in Iceland and it was incredible! Google maps was very accurate to find the location which is a working farm that also has some guest houses. Easy to check in, they provide helmets but we had our own...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

My 3 teenagers, husband and self had a great time with Dyrholaey. It was a memorable experience riding on the private black sand beach. The cost is 8000 krona for 1 hour, which is a excellent deal for what is offered. Would definitely ride with...More

1  Thank Mat S
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Sometimes you get a little window into a life enhancing experience which will keep you going for a while. Riding in this most amazing landscape with a fellow horses lover Katie, was one of those .

2  Thank Chalky W
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We tried to email twice but got no response. We were hoping to do a tour with them. It is difficult to call with a US phone.

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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I don't have any experience riding horses, but Katie, our guide, quickly put us at ease. She patiently answered our questions while instructing us, and never pushed us beyond our comfort level. Riding on the private black sand beach was one of...More

2  Thank Susan W
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic morning with the horses and our tour guides :) Our guides were very friendly and spoke told us enough information about the horses. They also let us enjoy the peacefulness of the beach. The horses were also amazing! Mine had a...More

1  Thank Bethany L
Reviewed September 20, 2017

I was here during my summer holidays and wanted to go for a horse ride. This is a family business, so there are small tours and they try to give you the best possible experience. I'm an advanced rider and it has always been my...More

3  Thank danifritzchen
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Katie, who led our private tour, was phenomenal in every which way. She is so friendly, warm, down-to-earth, and welcoming. She was very patient, answered all of my questions and taught me how to be comfortable riding the horse. The minute my friend indicated that...More

4  Thank Tammie G
Reviewed August 29, 2017

i had an amzing time during the riding tour , the guites took really well care of us and made sure everyone was enjoying the ride , beautiful landscape and the black beach was amzing , the horses are really well traind and i felt...More

Thank Gimmibear
Reviewed July 18, 2017

I am not an experienced horse rider, but that was no problem for this family to take me on a trip through the beautiful black beach. My personal guide was Katie, who did everything to make me feel safe and give me a great experience....More

2  Thank annemie179
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