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Skjaldarvik Tours

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Road 816, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 552 5200
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Skjaldarvik Tours provides Riding and Buggy tours. We offer short riding tours in the area surrounding Skjaldarvik, where people get a chance to learn about the Icelandic horse under expert supervision. We also offer guided Buggy tours a fun way to to do something different, enjoy nature while driving a Buggy, All necessary safety equipment is included like helmets, gloves and water resistant overall, all you need is a driving license and be ready to have some fun!
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“buggy tour” (9 reviews)
“hot tub” (18 reviews)
“guest house” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Road 816, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 552 5200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a perfect day for buggy riding in Iceland! The sun was shining and we were on the 10am journey into the woods. The buggies were waiting. After putting on our suits and listening to the instructions, we were off along the fjord! After a...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have ridden horses in many places around the world, and this was one of my favorite experiences. We had about an hour and a half trail ride along the beautiful fjord and then up some other lovely trails, also passing by other Icelandic horses...More

Thank KayMacTravel7
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came here on the 6th day of our honeymoon in Iceland. We signed up for the ride n bite. This was honestly my favorite part of the whole vacation. The guides were so friendly and knowledgeable. The horses each had their...More

Thank Jaimie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot speak more highly of my horse-riding experience at the Skjaldarvik Guest House. I had not actively ridden horses in almost 15 years, and those skills came right back to me. These Icelandic horses are kind and gentle and are truly a pleasure to...More

Thank Aubrey W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide is very nice and helpful, the fellow guests(dogs) are very cute, the view is great. Although need driver take us to the hotel from town, but still feel convenience.

Thank yukintsang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful experience horseback riding! The guide was friendly, sweet and very patient answering all my questions. We walked and galloped; went in fields, on the beach, up hills, down hills and on paved paths. The horses were adorable. Afterwards, there was tea/coffee...More

Thank Pauline G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the guesthouse, so walked right over to the barn. We had a beautiful ride through the guesthouse property, alongside the bay, and learned about Iceland and Icelandic horses by our host. Eva, the guide and daughter of the family that owns the...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My husband and I were on a cruise and we docked in Akureyri, Iceland. We asked the tourist information and they suggested a riding tour. This was defintely the best experience of my life. The owner Disa picked us up and we went to her...More

Thank pamelabrumer
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A well organised and friendly horse riding tour. Pick up from Akureyri was free and straightforward. The horses were lovely and we got over an hour of riding time. The route takes you along the fjord with its magnificent views. The guesthouse looked great, and...More

Thank egbdf123
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My daughter and I were picked up promptly as promised at the Akureyri dock and delivered to the guesthouse. We suited up and went off into the woods with just three ATVs: us, our guide, and a father/son duo. After a great ride through the...More

Thank Susan B
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