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    Whales & Horses

    Adults
    From 23.300 ISK
    Children (8-15 years)
    From 12.150 ISK

    Tour description

    Whale Watching and Horse Riding tours from Reykjavík

    This tour combines two fun activities that are perfect for nature and animal lovers! Before or after exploring the whales and seabirds of Faxaflói bay it is ideal to ride around on the Icelandic horse, on excellent riding paths, surrounded by beautiful nature all around you. The combo includes pickup, so please make sure to select your hotel from the dropdown list in the booking process.

    The horse riding tour is for riders with limited experience and gives a fantastic opportunity to get to know the friendly, yet sturdy, Icelandic horse. For a more advanced riding experience, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will assist you with booking a more challenging tour.
    Age limit: 8 yrs. 
    Weight limit: 110 kg. / 242,5 lbs.

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    EL-13a (09:00 departure) Whale watching in the morning and an afternoon horseback riding. 
    You will be picked up from your hotel in the Reykjavík area by Elding's shuttle bus between 8:15 and 8:45 for the whale watching tour starting at 9:00 from the Old Harbour. After exploring the wonders of the whales and seabirds Faxaflói offers, you return to the harbour around 12:00 and have some free time in the area to get ready for the next tour. Around 12:45 you'll be picked up in front of Elding's ticket office by Íshestar's shuttle bus for the horseback riding tour. The total riding time is 1,5 to 2 hrs. including stops. After the horseback riding you will be returned to your hotel by Íshestar's shuttle bus.
    Available: 1 March to 31 October
    Duration: 8-9 hours (including transfers) 
    Pick up: 8:15-8:45 (please make sure to select your hotel from the dropdown list)

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    EL-13b (10:00 departure) Horseback riding in the morning and whale watching in the afternoon. 
    You will be picked up from your hotel by Íshestar shuttle bus around 9:00-9:30 for the horse back riding. The total riding time is 1,5 to 2 hrs. including stops. After the horseback riding you will be driven back to Reykjavík's Old Harbour by Íshestar's shuttle bus for the whale watching tour starting at 13:00. After exploring the wonders of the whales and seabirds Faxaflói offers you return to the harbour around 16:00 where Elding's shuttle bus will be ready and waiting to drop you off at your hotel.
    Available: All year round
    Duration: 8-9 hours (including transfers) 
    Pick up: 9:00-9:30 (please make sure to select your hotel from the dropdown list)

    Tour details

    Departures
    9:00 / 10:00 /
    Duration
    8:00 hours
    Hot tip
    Dress warmly and don't be shy to also put on our warm overalls!

    What’s included?

    • Pick up/Drop off
    • Riding helmet 
    • Rain coats 
    • Overalls 
    • WiFi on board

    Tour area

    Whale Watching: Explore Faxaflói bay and it's surrounding area and mountains on the hour 3 hr. whale watching tour.

    Horse Riding: The 1 hr. riding tour takes place in magnificent landscape on the rocky lava field caused by a volcanic eruption some thousands of years ago.


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