The Sea Horse COMBO - Horse Riding with Eldhestar from Hveragerði in the morning and Whale Watching with Elding from Reykjavík in the afternoon!
Available: All year
Departure: 9:00 (pickup is from 8:00-8:30)
Duration: Approx. 8-9 hrs.
This is a full day combo tour including light lunch at Hotel Eldhestar.
Eldhestar will collect you with a mini bus from your hotel and take you to the beautiful town of hotsprings in Hveragerði. As the drive is roughly 35 min. you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and sights on the way to the stables. Once at Eldhestar horsefarm they will teach you all the tricks to riding an Icelandic horse (if needed) and lend you safety gear and warm clothing for the journey ahead. The 1.5-2 hr. riding tour is set in the scenic surroundings of the farm, which means the best riding routes available each time. Depending on weather, you may ride across the river Varmá and through a long hardened lava field area, ending on good riding paths in the meadows south of the stables with the beautiful nature of the area all around you. Once back at the horse farm you will be directed to hotel Eldhestar where you will enjoy a light lunch before being driven back to Reykjavik, just in time for your whale watching tour, starting at 13:00.
Whale watching departure point is our ticket office in the Old Harbour of Reykjavík. We will take you out in to Faxaflói bay or nearby area, wherever the whales and their food is abundant and where the probabilities to see them each time are good. In summer we are likely to encounter Minke whales, harbour porpoises and dolphins and in winter we can expect to see larger species such as Humpback whales and even Orcas! On board you will find all facilities you may expect, such as indoor saloons equipped with toilets and an on board café where we sell light refreshments. If the weather is chilly you may even grab one of our warm overalls for lend on board, a rain jacket or a blanket. After the tour you will be driven back to your hotel in the Reykjavík area.
This combo tour is weather dependent - we recommend wearing good sturdy shoes and warm clothing.
- 8:00 hours
- Hot tip
- Dress warmly and don't be shy to also put on our warm overalls!
- Pickup and drop of to your hotel
- Excellent guidance on both tours
- Free WiFi on board boat
- 3 hr. whale watching
- 1,5-2 hr. horse riding
- Warm clothing on both tours
- Necessary safety equipment
- Light lunch at horsefarm
Horse riding: Hveragerði, near Eldhestar horsefarm and nearby quarter
Whale Watching: Faxaflói or neighbouring areas where the conditions are best each time