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Eldhestar Volcano Horses: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked a horse riding tour with Eldhestar and i have never ridden before. They picked me up and were very professional. When we arrived to the farm they asked us about our riding experience so that they can pick the right horse for the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Tammy J, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for the very nice review! We are so happy that your experience was nice from start to finish! We have amazing staff who truly care about the experience our guests have and our horses are incredible as well and take great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time with Emmi... she took us three out on a 3 hour tour with the horses and told us some lovely stories of the Elves. Horses were very pleasent and patient with us novices. Highly recommended... also for smaller children (ours...More

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Tammy J, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for riding with us! How nice that you had such a great time. Emmy is a wonderful guide and we are happy to hear she took good care of you! I will pass your nice review onto her, it will make...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked 2 day-long rides for experienced riders & stayed at the hotel. First, the weather was what we New Englanders would call a Nor'easter and we don't ride in them unless absolutely necessary. We opted for a 2-hour ride because the farm expected us to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a lifelong equine enthusiast, advocate, and veterinarian, I have an eye for the care and quality of horses used for tourism. This facility came highly recommended by colleagues and I was not disappointed, in fact truly impressed. The consideration and management of the horses...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Tammy J, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dr. T, THANK YOU FOR THE KINDS WORDS!! We are very happy that you saw how well we care for our horses! They are very happy and have a very good life at Eldhestar and it´s so nice when a person with a trained...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can really recommend this tour and Eldhestar! The horses are wonderful, well-kept, very friendly, entusistic and easy to ride and handle. The first day we went to the river bank through fields with flowers, the second day to the mountains and hotsprings (including bath...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Tammy J, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi TNT_in_Sweden! Thank you SO much for taking the time to write a review! We are very happy you had a nice time on tour 8A - Nature´s Treasures and Rider´s Pleasures!! This tour is a wonderful, diverse tour which means you got to see...More

Reviewed 11 September 2019

I did 2 tours with Eldhestar. The first was a simple 2 hour trip. The guides were Cecilia and Darlene who were fabulous! The group was maybe 10 riders and the 2 guides. Being a more experienced rider, I was given a horse that suited...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Tammy J, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Joy, Thank you for the kind words! We are very happy to hear that you had such a good time at Eldhestar! It´s also very nice to hear that our staff took good care of you and that you got awesome horses to ride!!...More

Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

My Mum, my sister and I did the 2 hour excursion and were very impressed with the experience. My Mum had never been on a horse before and had a last minute panic about something going wrong when we were taken to meet the horses....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Tammy J, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2019

Dear SPO9, Thank you SO much for the lovely review! It makes us so happy to hear stories like this! Our guides and horses are the best and we all truly care about our guests and are happy you could experience that. I will make...More

Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

Myself, my sister and my mum came on tour 8C - 4 days horse riding with accommodation in the hotel. We had the best time! Our guides, Lydia, Sylvia & Kristin, were awesome, so friendly and they gave us lots of information about the horses...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Tammy J, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2019

Dear SashaB988, Thank you for the review and for riding at Eldhestar! We are thrilled you had such a wonderful time with amazing guides and horses! The Black Beach, well, it´s a truly incredible tour and we are so happy you got to enjoy it...More

Reviewed 28 August 2019

In August 2019 I have participated in the Eldhestar Tour called Kjölur: an epic journey in my eyes. It was a seven-day trekking tour through unforgettable landscapes and desolate highlands in between two glaciers. An international group of eighteen riders from several countries and four...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Tammy J, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Dear Ash_Sea_2019, Thank you for choosing to ride with Eldhestar, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour, horses (who our most valued employees), guides, and food etc! Eldhestar aims to provide a...More

Reviewed 23 August 2019

We recently took one of the longer tours with Eldhestar, on the Kjölur route. I can not recommend this company enough. The guides were incredible. They were patient, kind, understanding, encouraging and helpful. The horses were well taken care of, and the guides understood the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Tammy J, Front Office Manager at Eldhestar Volcano Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2019

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the Kjölur tour. This ancient riding trail is an incredible journey and we love sharing it with our guests. We are also happy that...More

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Fleur322015
20 March 2019|
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Response from Tammy J | Property representative |
Dear Fleur3220, Thanks for the question. We have horses for every skill level and we offer tours ranging from 1 hour, which is the most basic tour, all the way up to 5-6 hours. You are welcome to contact us directly so we... More
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ninah812017
9 July 2017|
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Response from Tammy J | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Please contact us directly so we can assist you. Here is our email address: info@eldhestar.is We look forward to hearing from you. Best regards, Tammy
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