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Hestaleigan Katur

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Kaupvangsbakkar, Eyjafjaroarsveit Unnamed Road | 601 Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland
+354 695 7218
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Lovely!

My main priority is always that the horses are well cared for and loved - this was clear, we had a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
hrh522
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London, United Kingdom
Perfect Icelandic experience!

There were just 4 of us but we still had 2 wonderfully helpful and engaging guides. The scenery was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
grahamcracker6
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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Hestaleigan Katur is located a short distance from Akureyri, the capital of the north. We offer one-to-two-hour guided riding tours every day for riders of all abilities. For larger groups, we adjust our schedule to meet your needs. Our horses are well-trained and cared for. An optional pickup and drop-off service at your hotel.
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“great ride” (8 reviews)
“horse ride” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kaupvangsbakkar, Eyjafjaroarsveit Unnamed Road | 601 Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland
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+354 695 7218
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"hour ride"
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"icelandic horses"
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"amazing scenery"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My main priority is always that the horses are well cared for and loved - this was clear, we had a lovely family ride and split into groups so we could tolt as more experienced riders. Lovely view and really fun

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Reviewed 6 days ago

There were just 4 of us but we still had 2 wonderfully helpful and engaging guides. The scenery was spectacular and the horses just the calmest, most beautiful creatures. Thank you for having such wonderful employees to show us this part of Iceland!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very nice riding tour, we really enjoed it and your horses suited is perfect! And a very professionell guide. 🤗

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ride with wonderful horses and guide. Would highly recommend to any experience level. And because we booked last minute we had the ride to ourselves which was a bonus.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

An incredible gaming experience. They customized the ride to our level and were very attentive to the children. None of us had much experience riding (trail rides in Yellowstone, Sea Island etc.) and this was a much better experience. These horses have s gait that...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I booked the tour only in the evening before but elena answered immediately and she confirmed that they have still place for me. I had to be 15 min before tour started. It is really not far from the city centre of Akureyri. I really...More

Thank simonam431
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Hestaleigan_Katur, Guest Relations Manager at Hestaleigan Katur, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks for riding with us:)

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Thanks Elena for your excellent guided ride. Your are a fantastic host and the horses were absolutely a pleasure to ride, well behaved and gentle. The online booking experience was easy and you certainly exceeded our expectations. The terrain was well varied , the sights...More

Thank Michel L
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Hestaleigan_Katur, Guest Relations Manager at Hestaleigan Katur, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thanks for riding with us 😊 please come again soon.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Today i went on a ride with one other person. We did a 2 hour experienced ride and it was great. The horses were very gentle and the tolt was great to experience. It was also nice the ride was adjusted to our experience so...More

Thank ChantalvvNL
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Hestaleigan_Katur, Guest Relations Manager at Hestaleigan Katur, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thanks for riding with us 😊

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I went riding with my daughter. Because we were making a trip to whole Iceland i contacted Elena in the morning when we were driving to Akuryri. Luckely she had time to do a trip with us in that short notice. This was a great...More

Thank heidimolenaar
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Hestaleigan_Katur, Guest Relations Manager at Hestaleigan Katur, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks for riding with us 😊

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day for an enjoyable ride with some amazing scenery. Our guide was very informative about the horses and the area. We were able to choose our speed depending on our comfort level while riding. We really enjoyed spending time with these...More

Thank luvsw0rldtravel
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Hestaleigan_Katur, Guest Relations Manager at Hestaleigan Katur, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thanks for riding with us :)

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