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Horse Riding Tour Near Akureyri

Iceland without its horses is unimaginable. They are calm, friendly, and delightful to ride. Riding an Icelandic horse is something you have to experience at least once in a lifetime. Join this 1 hour horseback riding Iceland tour and spend a wonderful time in the countryside.

This 1-hour horseback riding tour is set in the beautiful surrounding of Akureyri.

The stable is family owned which will let you feel Icelandic real hospitality. One of the greatest characteristics of the Icelandic horse is that it has five different gaits. In addition to the normal walk, trot, and canter/gallop there is also tölt and skeið (flying pace).

The easy-going, friendly disposition of Icelandic horses makes them ideal family horses. At the same time, diversity within the breed is enormous. You can both find the safest children’s horses and the hottest pace racehorses within this breed. Individuals, families, and groups are welcome. No riding experience is required and the best horse will be selected for you based on your riding skills. During the tour, you can enjoy wonderful views over the fjord and the mountains.

This horseback riding tour is operated by one of our reliable partners.

Meeting point: Skjaldarvík (approximately 8 km from downtown Akureyri)

Tour Code

Tour Code




All Year



1 Hour



North Iceland




Age Limit

Age Limit

12 Years Old


  • Experienced guide
  • All necessary gear for the tour
  • Helmets
  • Free access to the hot tub

Not included:

  • Transfers (can be added upon request)

What to bring?

  • Warm clothing
  • Headwear
  • Gloves
  • Good boots

Meeting Point:

Skjaldarvík, Road 816, 601, Akureyri


Minimum age 12 years

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