Horse Riding & Whale Watching

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Duration

8 hours

Difficulty

Easy

Group Size
Available

All year

Minimum age

7 years

Pick up / Self Drive

Pick up

Languages

English

Operator
Tour starts

Reykjavik

Duration

8 hours

Difficulty

Easy

Group Size
Available

All year

Minimum age

7 years

Pick up / Self Drive

Pick up

Languages

English

Days

Day Tour

Departures

Reykjavik

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Highlights

  • Einbúi – Elfin hill
  • Skjólklettur – Elves Church

About Tour

Immerse yourself in nature and wildlife by combining a horse-riding adventure with a whale-watching tour—an ultimate delight for animal enthusiasts. Witness the graceful dance of whales and experience the joy of riding an Icelandic horse, known for its friendliness and sure-footed grace. Whether a novice or seasoned rider, suitable horses await each participant, ensuring a smooth journey across diverse terrains. This family-friendly experience welcomes children and beginners, with expert guidance on routes and riding provided. Don’t forget sturdy shoes!

Post the exhilarating horse ride, dive into Reykjavik’s Faxafloi Bay to encounter marine wonders up close. Marvel at a variety of whale species, from minke whales to white-beaked dolphins, harbor porpoises, and majestic humpback whales—all within the coastal waters of Iceland. This combo tour promises a once-in-a-lifetime experience, blending the joy of equestrian exploration with the thrill of intimate marine wildlife encounters. Update your travel diary and elevate your Icelandic adventure with this extraordinary dual excursion—it’s a must for those seeking the fullest immersion in Iceland’s diverse natural wonders!

family horse riding tour in south Iceland

Included

  • 1,5 – 2 hours horse riding
  • 3 Hour Whale Watching
  • Light lunch – soup & bread
  • Riding & safety equipment
  • Professional English Speaking horse riding guide
  • Free pick up from Reykjavik

What to bring

  • Warm & Waterproof clothes.
  • Comfortable pants
  • Good shoes
  • Gloves

Good to know

  • Dress according to weather.
  • You do not have to bring riding pants on the tour.
  • Lunch at the horse farm is included in the tour. Please let us know if there are any dietary needs like if there are allergies or vegetarians.
  • If you bring a camera, please bring a small waist bag as backpacks cannot be taken on horseback.
  • The weight limit for riders is 120 kg.
  • Pick up is available from Reykjavik at 8.00 – 8.30.
  • Pick up is available from Hafnarfjörður, Mosfellsbær, Kópavogur & Seltjarnarnes from 7.45.
  • The tour ends at around 4pm at Reykjavik old harbor. 
  • You will be spending 1,5 – 2 hours on the horse.
  • The duration of the Whale Watching tour is 3 hours. 
  • This tour is ideal for single travelers, groups & families.
  • No horse riding experience is required for this tour.

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FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

Hotel pick-up in Reykjavík at 08:00 (- 08:30). The pick up in Hafnarfjörður, Mosfellsbær, Kópavogur and Seltjarnanres starts at 7:45.

The tour ends around 16.00 at Reykjavik old harbor. 

You will be on the horse for 1,5 – 2 hours. 

You will be whale watching for around 3 hours. 

This tour is ideal for beginners. No required horse riding experience is required.

If the tour gets cancelled due to weather you can choose between rescheduling the tour for another departure or receiving a full refund. 

We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before event.

Yes, and you definitely should! The setting on the tour is full of amazing, scenic views.

Note that you have to bring a small waist bag to carry the camera as backpacks cannot be taken on horseback. 

 

We do not recommend horse riding tours for pregnant women. 

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