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Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

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icon5 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

Enjoy unforgettable adventure in Iceland’s great outdoors on this 5.5-hour horse-riding and whale-watching tour from Reykjavik. Follow your guide through Iceland’s lava fields on horseback and gain insight into the country’s native horse breeds. Explore trails through the wild moorland and enjoy panoramic views over the rugged terrain. Afterward, hop aboard your high-speed boat and cruise out onto the waves. Watch the water for sightings of whales, porpoises and dolphins, and keep your eyes on the skies for birdlife. With your camera to hand, capture Iceland’s wildlife through your lens.
  • Icelandic horseback riding and whale watching tour from Reykjavik
  • Enjoy a 2.5-hour ride on a hardy Icelandic horse
  • Ride through wild moors, hills and remote lava fields
  • Take a 2-hour whale watching cruise from Reykjavik Old Harbor
  • Speed across the waves to the whale watching sites in just 20 minutes
  • Watch for minke and humpback whales, white-beaked dolphins, porpoises and more
  • Learn about Iceland’s whales and other sea life from the onboard commentary

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This trip packs in the action. Follow the horseback tour with an express cruise that reaches Iceland's whale watching sites in an ultra-quick 20 minutes — faster than a traditional boat.
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Professional guide on both tours
Use of riding helmet
Use of coveralls
Live commentary on cruise
Onboard Wi-Fi
Pick-up for horseback riding (8:45-9:15) and drop-off to the Old Harbour for whale watching.
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Drop-off after whale watching (available for an additional fee - please contact supplier directly).

Departure Point

Íslenski Hesturinn - The Icelandic Horse, Surtlugata 3, Iceland

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up for the horse riding is offered from all hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavík. Please contact supplier to confirm your designated pickup location.

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Return Details

Geirsgata 11, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in a variety weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note that sightings of wildlife cannot be guaranteed - if there are no sightings on your tour you will receive a complimentary ticket to try again on the next available day!
  • Hotel pick up: please contact supplier directly to confirm pick-up details for the horse riding tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Special Tours Iceland

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik.

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MartinWidlund
, Jul 2020
Great fun. We had only little riding experience. Two adults and a mature 11-year old. The nicest riding guides that speak Danish. Whale watching was beautiful. Both places gives you access to photos of your tour.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2020
Thank you for your review! We're glad that you and your family enjoyed both our whale watching tour, and the horse riding tour with our partner. Thank you for choosing Special Tours, and we hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in Iceland!
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Product code: 5477WHALEHORSE

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