We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hraunhestar Riding Tours

Features Animals
Closed Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
Review Highlights
A fantastic place to learn to ride

Hraunhestar Riding Stables is a fantastic place to learn how to ride and enjoy the horses. Before... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Woodge21
,
Storrington, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great in every way!

Me and my girlfriend had a great time. We went out alone with the instructor and she told os great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
borggren83
,
Malmo, Sweden
via mobile
Read all 66 reviews
84
All photos (84)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lava fields”(12 reviews)
“cookies”(5 reviews)
About
We at Hraunhestar are offering short riding tours in Iceland in the beautiful and peaceful nature in Hafnarfjorður. The surrounding landscape is filled with mountains, trees and lava that flowed thousands of years ago, Grahelluhraun. The riding tour...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Kaplaskeid 16, Hafnarfjordur 221, Iceland
Website
+354 568 6808
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Hafnarfjordur
from US$50.77
More Info
from US$380.74
More Info
from US$191.52
More Info
from US$1,537.96
More Info
Reviews (66)
Filter reviews
58 results
Traveller rating
56
1
0
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
56
1
0
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lava fields icelandic horses cookies morning tour experienced riders wonderful ride views of the mountains clear instructions private tour hot chocolate stables gait trail bumblebee thor guide reykjavik
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 58 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour got cancelled due to bad weather. No problem there, that happens especially in Iceland. Now we have been trying to get refund for 12 weeks. When I complain the answer is "I'll get back to you". They never do. Then they said that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VirveK41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hraunhestar Riding Stables is a fantastic place to learn how to ride and enjoy the horses. Before you actually ride the horses they show you other horses that they have there and you can get used to being near them by feeding and stroking them....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Woodge21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend had a great time. We went out alone with the instructor and she told os great stories and history about Iceland and the horses. This is almost a must when visiting Iceland. First time for us, and it was a lot...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank borggren83
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

What a truly magical time we had on Sunday (27th jan) it didn’t matter one bit that it was -7! They kitted us out with extra scarfs and a warm coverall. If you are heading out in these temperatures be sure to take hand warmers...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Z1590WXtracyc
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Well trained horses, nice and clean stable, friendly staff. Nice tølt on gravel paths/roads only for horses

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 243marleneb
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We had a marvelous time. We messed up our time in the morning and they were so accommodating to fit us in the afternoon. Beata was a wonderful tour guide. We loved grooming our horses to bond with them for before riding and the time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Navigate34588
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Really recommend them. Nice people and horses. Tour guide were super nice and they were flexible to Split the group to fit the experience of the riders. If you prefer a smaller group and personal service , go for Hraunhestar! 😊

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeanettea474
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We only wanted an hour ride as we are not avid horse people. This was perfect. I loved my horse, Bumblebee and the lava scenery. Our guide Beata, was extra terrific and made the activity even better with her friendliness. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrh16
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Of all the experiences and memories I have of my trip to Iceland, my riding tour was the absolute best, and would probably be the reason I return to Iceland . This was my first time on a horse and I fell in love. My...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ashgagnon
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to unwind! Horse riding is very pleasant, people are very friendly and give clear instructions, so even if you are a complete rookie you will be able to ride the horse :) riding among lava fields feels like a weird western story!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maciej K
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Hotel Vellir
218 reviews
2.09 miles away
Viking Village Hotel
444 reviews
2.17 miles away
Nordurey Hotel Reykjavik Road
601 reviews
2.95 miles away
Hotel Smari
178 reviews
3.91 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 34 nearby restaurants
Von Mathus & Bar
135 reviews
2.13 miles away
Tilveran
228 reviews
2.43 miles away
Pallett
111 reviews
2.12 miles away
A.Hansen Restaurant
221 reviews
2.50 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 34 nearby attractions
The Viking Village
132 reviews
2.19 miles away
Hellisgerdi Park
42 reviews
2.56 miles away
Super Jeep Experience
28 reviews
1.35 miles away
Hafnarborg The Hafnarfjordur Centre of Culture and Fine Art
10 reviews
2.31 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
GunillaB198
25 August 2018|
Answer
Response from keviny721 | Reviewed this property |
We booked it the same day we did it. Wonderful people, very personable.
0
Votes
Destination585283
21 September 2017|
Answer
Response from mwk7m | Reviewed this property |
I did last year when I went in Nov and had no communication issues. Try info@hraunhestar.is They also have a Facebook page they are active in - you could try contacting them there too.
1
Vote
oceanbreeze09
7 August 2016|
Answer
Response from Guðný R | Property representative |
Yes we are open all year around. Feel free to contact us via email, info@hraunhestar.is for more informations and booking.
1
Vote