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Polar Hestar

#5 of 27 Outdoor Activities in Akureyri Features Animals
Grytubakki II, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 463 3179
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Serenity and scenery

Because of the weather, we had to make a quick change for plans for the day. We called Polar... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
the2scotts
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New Jersey
Highlight of Icelandic Trip!

A group of 4 of us booked to go for a 2 hour Icelandic horse trek, it was genuinely one of our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lynnielou80
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Troon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“hour ride” (23 reviews)
“horse riding” (12 reviews)
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Grytubakki II, Akureyri 601, Iceland
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+354 463 3179
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Because of the weather, we had to make a quick change for plans for the day. We called Polar Hestar in the morning to see if they had availability for 4 adults with no horseback riding experience..Luckily they had availability and we chose to take...More

Thank the2scotts
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 4 of us booked to go for a 2 hour Icelandic horse trek, it was genuinely one of our favourite things we did on our 12 day Iceland trip. Our guide (I forgot her name!) was an Austrian who was working there...More

Thank lynnielou80
Reviewed 1 week ago

loved it, we went on two hour tour, we are not experienced riders--and got to Tolt, and briefly gallop on beautiful Icelandic horses through a preplanned route. the guides are very experienced and if you were an experienced rider I think you would need to...More

Thank familyofsix78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 hour tour which was great for us beginners. Friendly and helpful staff, great horses and amazing scenery. Topped off with tea coffee and cake at the end :)

Thank Dutchmin13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rode for about 3 hours. We are not horse people. We enjoyed the ride. We had an excellent guide (a women, university student from Germany). The scenery is great. We rode in some light rain, but it didn't bother us. This farm is about...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 2 hour tour. The setting of the farm is incredible: we rode in a small valley in the mountains and all of a sudden the views opened to the akureiry fiord. There was me and my partner and we were accompanied...More

Thank Abel R
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were four adults who went to a couple of hours ride. The horses were super - if I could, I would gladly take mine with me back home. We were only six turist and two guides. A completely different experience than we later got...More

Thank Sunniva R
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My cousin and I booked a 2 hour riding tour a bit last minute after emailing back and forth with a staff member at Polar Hestar for a day. They were able to accommodate us with a ride the morning we were scheduled to leave...More

Thank kagriffin56
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My wife and I just decided to try this on a whim as we drove by on the Ring Road. Dropped in without a reservation. The young ladies in charge couldn't have been more accommodating. Offered one, two or three hour outings. We took the...More

Thank NameAlreadyTaken75
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic ride with these gorgeous horses. We took the 2 hour tour and rode through the beautiful farm property as well as up into the surrounding mountain area. We left feeling super relaxed and peaceful. The 2 hour ride was more than enough (we were...More

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gail b
29 June 2017|
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Response from jtmh89 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do. they stay in schools and huts and so forth.
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UTNutMeg
11 May 2016|
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Response from sarvanl | Reviewed this property |
They also are very quick to reply to emails as well. I think it was $40-$60 for both my mom and I to do a two hour ride. This also included coffee/tea/cookies afterward.
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