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Eldhestar Volcano Horses

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A beautiful ride on a beautiful horse

I have been riding for 20 years, all breeds of horses. As a result, I chose the riding half day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lauren F
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Beautiful landscapes and robot like horses

Very enjoyable day, very well organized and the horses know where to go and what to do, so for the... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been riding for 20 years, all breeds of horses. As a result, I chose the riding half day trip for experienced riders. After two and half hours riding in Iceland, I was debating bringing one of their horses home. The horse I rode...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Very enjoyable day, very well organized and the horses know where to go and what to do, so for the experienced riders the riding part could be a bit boring. The hike was the highlight for me and really enjoyed the dip into the thermal...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful landscape, very friendly and sweet horses. Our guide facilitated for my daughter at seven so that she was led in the beginning and while trotting, and walked by herself on way back. We were on an hour ride, and we definately wanted more 😉

Thank Kristinstella
Helga G, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Dear Kristinstella, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your riding tour with us and we are very happy to hear that our staff took such good care of you. Best regards, Tammy

Reviewed June 12, 2018

This has been my favorite part of my trip to Iceland so far. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, the horses are calm-tempered and very friendly, and the views are spectacular. I took the half-day hot springs tour, it was about 3 hours long. The...More

Thank Caitlin L
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

I did the hot springs tour that was a couple hours long. I enjoyed this tour and I’m very happy I experienced riding the Icelandic horse! The staff was friendly and helpful. Had a short break half way through the tour where they had cookies...More

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Helga G, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Dear Amesmich, Thank you for your kind review and we are happy you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We booked the 1 hour countryside charm tour for me, my husband and 8 year old child. We arrived and were welcomed in a friendly manner to look around the stables and meet the horses. When our whole party arrived we could choose helmets and...More

Thank Lemsley
infoM641UZ, Guest Relations Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Dear Lemsley, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a great review! We consider this tour to be ideal for families and are glad that you had such a nice experience with our staff and our horses, and very even able...More

Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

I am a terrible horse rider and only do it because my family love to ride. Despite my trepidation, I loved the gorgeous horses and friendly ride guides. My horse bolted at one point and I was crying in fear. They were very kind in...More

Thank June C
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful 2 hour short ride. My mother and I are both advanced riders and were lucky enough to have a private ride (the others who booked on didn’t turn up!) with Eva, our guide. She was wonderful and our ponies were even better. Can’t...More

Thank nanabel09
Reviewed November 21, 2017

I knew when I was going to go to Iceland I would have to try the Icelandic Horses. I did some research on the tours available, and the reviews posted. Every time, Eldhestar was the choice. I booked direct off their site, and awaited the...More

Thank cheezewiz
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

We took the Heritage day tour (1.5-2 hours of riding) and it was perfect! I've been riding my whole life, but my husband has only ridden a couple of times, and we were both able to enjoy the ride. Our guide was knowledgeable and helpful,...More

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Response from Helga G | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Please contact us directly so we can assist you. Here is our email address: info@eldhestar.is We look forward to hearing from you. Best regards, Tammy