Horses and Whales
Ideal tour for those who would like to explore Icelandic most amazing creatures! The Icelandic horse in its natural surrounding and whales by boat on Faxaflói bay
25790 per pers.
Why not get a taste of some of the best Iceland has to offer in one day? Enjoy excellent riding routes and breathtaking scenery while riding the sturdy Icelandic horse. Finish off with a cruise out on Faxaflói Bay watching whales and dolphins play. Cafeteria on board the boat where refreshments can be purchased. This tour ends at Reykjavík Harbour after the whale safari.
Duration8 HOURS (1,5-2 hours riding)
DeparturesDaily at 10:00 all year and also at 14:00 from May through September
NotePick up for departure at 10:00 is at 09:00, Pick up for departure 14:00 is at 13:00. Pick up from all pick up points in Reykjavik.
- Whats included
- AGE LIMIT TO RIDE ON THIS TOUR IS 8 YEARS OLD. CHILDREN 14 YEARS OR OLDER NEED WRITTEN PARENTAL PERMISSION TO RIDE ALONE
- THE WEIGHT LIMIT FOR ALL OUR TOURS IS 110 KG/240 LBS
- IF YOU ARE ARRIVING BY OWN CAR, PLEASE BE AT íSHESTAR STABLES 30 MINUTES BEFORE DEPARTURE
Riding gear (riding trousers, jackets, hats, etc.) needs to be washed (40°C), dry cleaned or disinfected before arriving in Iceland. Used leather gear, gloves, and riding boots may not be brought into the country. Disinfecting of riding equipment
What is included
Transfer to Íshestar stables and to Reykjavik harbor, riding helmets, rubber boots, and rainwear/warm outfit during the ride. Trained guides who speak multiple languages (English, Scandinavian and German). Please note that it is not allowed to ride with backpacks or bags but Íshestar provides complementary safety boxes at the stables for valuables.
What do I need to bring with me on the tour?
We reccomend that you bring warm gloves and a thin hat that can fit under the riding helmet. Included in the price is that you can borrow; A helmet, a warm overall or rain coat and rain pants also we have rubber boots.
What is the maximum weight on a rider?
Maximum weight for a rider is 110kg/242lb.
Can I wear my own riding clothes?
Riding clothes. Riding gear (riding trousers, jackets, etc.) needs to be washed (40°C) or dry cleaned. Items which can not be washed or dry cleaned (riding boots, riding hats) need to cleaned and disinfected at least five days prior to arriving in Iceland. The Icelandic Veterinary Authority recommends the broad-spectrum disinfectant Virkon S for disinfection. Used riding gloves, whips, saddles, bridles, chaps and other used leather gear may not be brought into the country.
Please understand that these precautions are necessary because there are no contagious animal diseases in Iceland. Horses are not vaccinated and are therefore susceptible to infectious agents from abroad. Please help us to protect Iceland's fragile nature! For further information please take a look at: www.mast.is
How do I book?
You can book online on our website or by contacting Ishestar by phone or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
My pick up location is not on the list?
Please contact us at info@ishestar and we will try to find a pick up location nearby you.
How far in advance do I need to book?
We recommend booking a couple of days in advance just to make sure that we have free spaces on the day you wish to arrive.
When will I be back at my hotel?
Usually you will be back at your hotel around an hour after the tour ends, if you are in a hurry let us know and we might be able to help.
What is included in your day tours?
Included in all day tours.
Transfers, riding helmets, rubber boots, rainwear or a warm outfit during the ride.
Meals are included on some of the tours, but optional on others, see tour programme for details.
Our tour guides are English and Scandinavian speaking, some speak German.
See tour programmes for details on what is included in combination tours.