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Kátur riding tours

The Horse Rental Hestaleigan Kátur in Akureyri offers 1-2 hour-long guided riding tours every day. Families, groups or single travelers, everyone is welcome! Hestaleigan Kátur also offers custom-made trips, tailored to your wishes. It doesn't matter whether you are an experienced horseback rider or not, the right horse will be chosen for you.

The trips take place all year-long at daylight hours according to prior arrangement. In summer (May - October) we start the riding tours at our cabin in Kaupvangsbakkar. Here we ride along the beautiful river Eyjafjord with the view over the mountains. In winter (November - April) we meet at the stables just out-of-town at Sörlaskjol 6, 603 Akureyri. Both locations are reachable within a 5-10 minutes drive from the center of Akureyri.

At least one guide accompanies the guests on each riding tour. For safety reasons, we offer helmets, safety stirrups and safety vests for little kids. Children who are 13 years old or younger need to be supervised by an adult. Additionally, we supply car rides from Akureyri to the horse rental for the fee of 1500 ISK per person. By the way, the Icelandic word "Kátur" means happy. There is no such thing than experiencing the stunning Icelandic nature on horseback. :) A highlight you shouldn't miss on your trip to Iceland.


(Please note that there is a weight limit of 110 kg/220 Lbs)

Kátur riding tours

Kaupvangsbakkar, Eyjafjarðarsveit

GPS Points N65° 38' 41.725" W18° 1' 54.361"
Telephone

+354 846-7049

Opening period All year

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