Family-Friendly 1-Hour Horseback Riding Tour Through the Stunning Countryside

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Syðra Langholt, 340, Iceland
1 hour
English, Icelandic
Feb. - Dec.
Minimum age
6 years old


Join this unforgettable one-hour tour designed for anyone who wants to marvel over the beauty of Iceland's landscape on horseback. This tour is ideal for families, groups, and guests who wish to experience the Icelandic horse's unique qualities and enjoy a fun activity on their travels.

Whether you're a seasoned rider or have never ridden, this tour is a fantastic activity. It is suitable for riders of all levels, including beginners. If you're new to horseback riding, the guide will provide basic instructions, ensuring you feel comfortable and confident on your horse.

Our horses are easy to ride, making it an ideal experience for families with children over six years old. For their safety, children under eight will be led by staff during the tour. 

Your adventure starts at Sydra-Langholt stables, where you'll be greeted by friendly staff and introduced to the beautiful and well-trained horses known for their smooth gaits and gentle nature. Experienced and English-speaking guides will provide you with overalls, buff headwear, and rain clothes if necessary so you can enjoy your ride comfortably, no matter the weather.

Icelandic horses are an essential part of Icelandic culture and have played a vital role in the country's history. Icelandic horses are known for their distinctive features, including their small size, thick fur, and calm temperament. 

Riding one of these horses is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won't forget. As you explore the area, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, including rolling hills, lava fields, and stunning ocean views. 

Riding on horseback allows you to immerse yourself in this breathtaking environment and experience the beauty of Iceland in a unique way. Many travelers relate to the country's earliest settlers while enjoying this activity across such untouched wilderness.

Your guides will tell you about the surrounding nature and the local folk tales associated with the landmarks.

At the end of your tour, you'll have the opportunity to interact with the horses, giving them a well-deserved pat and perhaps even a treat. The guides will also be happy to take photos of you and your horse, providing you with lasting memories of your Icelandic horseback riding experience.

If you're looking for a fun activity in Iceland that combines stunning scenery and horseback riding, this one-hour tour is the perfect choice.

Book your spot now and experience the unique qualities of the Icelandic horse while enjoying the beauty of the Icelandic landscape. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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Riding helmet
Rain clothes if needed
English speaking guide


Horse Riding

What to bring

Clothing according to the weather
Good shoes (not high heels)

Good to know

Icelandic horses are known for their gentle nature and calm temperament.

Please note that the weight limit to ride for inexperienced riders is 110 kg (240 lbs).

All clients must participate in the riding tour by their own free will and they are obliged to inform the tour guide of any condition that might affect their ability to participate in the tour.

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