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Black sand beach riding tour

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What to Expect

Our stable is the start and ending point for our horseback rides. The ride will lead us along our local black sand beaches at Vík í Mýrdal, called Víkurfjara.

Pass By: Vik Horse Adventure, Smiojuvegur 6, Vik 870 Iceland
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Important Information
Departure Point
Vík Horse Adventure, Smiðjuvegur, Kópavogur, Iceland
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Helmet
  • Rain gear
  • Gloves
  • Icelandic horse
  • Shoes
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! This is the best way to explain this experience. Our guides were so knowledgeable about each horse and their individual mannerism. Our ride was amazing, despite the rain. The beach is so beautiful and on the back of such a stunning animal, how could...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Catshelton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great ride on the black sand beach! We had members in the group with all levels of riding experience and our 3 guides were super attentive to each skill level. The view is otherworldly as only Iceland can be! I highly recommend taking the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if it was a heavy wind day, our experience was amazing! Thanks to the guys of the staff, they were very kind and helped make this adventure so special! I recommend everyone to book a tour with them.More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Stefano D
Vík Horse A, Manager at Vik Horse Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback, Stefano! We are happy you enjoyed the tour - it is true, the weather can be quite something around here but that does not need to stop us having fun on the beach :-) All the best, Vik...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the bad news -- the winds were so bad on the day of our scheduled tour that the ride had to be cancelled for safety reasons (only the second time all year they had to do so). The good news was that Vik Horse...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Jamil06
Reviewed 18 August 2019

As a family, what a perfect experience with great horses (very timid) and great instructors for our hour or so walk on a black beach - picturesque setting... The riding can be adapted to your experience level which was great that we could choose. Instructors...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank AdTDubai
Vík Horse A, Manager at Vik Horse Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback! We are very happy to hear that we were able to give you such a good time with our horses. Best regards, Vik Horse Adventure

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22 September 2019|
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Response from lsg5648 | Reviewed this property |
Reykjavik is VERY walkable. You will not need to have a car to see most of the main sights within the city. For places outside of the city, there are many bus tour options available, traveling on full-size or on smaller... More
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  • Vik Horse Adventure
  • Duration: 1h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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