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Vik Horse Adventure

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Open Now: 09:00 - 17:30
Open today: 09:00 - 17:30
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A very unique and amazing horse riding experience!

We went on a Vik horse riding adventure with Hillary on November 13, 2018 and loved the whole... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New York City, New York
Couldn’t recommend highly enough!

My boyfriend and I booked on the same morning and it was all ready and set for us when we turned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Riding tours on our wonderful Icelandic horses in a beautiful landscape. We have horses suited for everybody from the age of 6 :-) Our regular tour suits every one, a slow and easy riding tour, during around 1 hour in the surroundings of our...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Smiojuvegur 6, Vik 870, Iceland
+354 787 9605
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Personally I had never rode a horse and neither had my girlfriend, but I am fully aware how difficult they can be as my sister owns one. However, these Icelandic horses were incredibly tame, friendly and easy to ride. Our guide was very friendly, informative...More

5  Thank Mark G
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had allready made several rides during our trip to Iceland and the one on the black beach of Vik should be the pinnacle of our journey. It turned out to be the most expensive, the most boring and the less exciting by far! The...More

4  Thank Georg K
Travelersouth10, Owner at Vik Horse Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Dear Georg Thank you for your feedback. We are still a young business and are eager to learn from you how we can improve your experience. Therefore it is very important to us to hear how your trip with us was and what can be...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on a Vik horse riding adventure with Hillary on November 13, 2018 and loved the whole experience and the views of the beach while riding! Hillary was excellent and very patient with us being first timers and explained all the dos and donts...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked on the same morning and it was all ready and set for us when we turned up. We had a fantastic guide, Hilary, who took us out just the two of us at sunset on the black sand beach. It...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful morning riding Icelandic horses on the black sand beach. Our guides we so kind and helpful. We had a wonderful time!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing experience for our family of four (with teens). This is such a well run stable, where the animals are so clearly loved and the staff valued. Guides were great and gave us a wonderful outing on the most beautiful horses....and the owner was happy...More

Thank Wanderer48658694429
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant hour long trek. The stables are immaculate and the staff really knowledgable and friendly. Fantastic ride along the most amazing beach. All abilities were catered for and everyone was happy! Best trek I’ve ever had.

Thank Tortoise401
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent one hour Icelandic horse ride on the Blacksand beach of Vik. Very knowledgeable friendly and safe horse guides. Perfect for beginners and experienced riders. Sanna and Lisa were Very friendly and informative and supportive to all Riders. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Vik....More

Thank radcon20
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We truly lucked out with the most gorgeous, sunny day. It was such a treat to ride these unique horses in such a unique environment. Our guide was fantastic! It was only her 3rd day, having just arrived to Iceland and we would have never...More

Thank sbeckNY
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We had the true Icelandic experience. Rainy and windy while riding. Excellent time!! On the black sand beach. Could have gone longer!!

Thank 194debbiem
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Such a fun tour where we got to experience the tolt on an Icelandic horse! If you have experience with different gaits, you’re in for a treat! The ride was not long and we had to stay in line (typical on tours like these) but...More

Thank outdoorsgal123
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I was a bit nervous about riding but I had nothing to fear! The horses were wonderful and the guides were very supportive, kind and helpful! My sister and I had such a fun time, we just wished we could’ve stayed out for longer!

Thank Catherine K
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17 February 2017|
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Response from AniaKx2 | Reviewed this property |
We had our own rental car, but there are so many tour companies around, I would venture to say yes. Driving down is beautiful as the getting there is as fabulous as being there .
Margo I
29 December 2016|
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Response from Travelersouth10 | Property representative |
Hello Margo There are very high chances that you will enjoy our ride, the tour is designed for beginners and our horses are quite nice and used to serve people with no experience at all, because about 80 % of our guests... More
Christine N
29 August 2016|
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Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
Oops, misread your question. I'm not sure of the age requirement, but they seem pretty flexible.
8 March 2016|
Response from Travelersouth10 | Property representative |
Hello Cynthia You are probable asking for the Icelandic tölt, that is the special soft gate that the Icelandic horses have among the 4 other gates (walk, trot, gallop and pace). Yes, most of our horses tölt, some of them... More
Elizabeth F
23 February 2016|
Response from Travelersouth10 | Property representative |
Sorry we are not allowed to share it here but you can find us at facebook with all the informations you need, we look forward to hear from you.