Horse Riding & Whale Watching Combo Tour

All year Daily About 8 hours Your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik EASY Min 4 years old

Tour description
€185 per person

For those that are looking for a truly unique Icelandic experience, this combination tour of whale watching and horse riding, presents the magnificent and most loved animals of Iceland, both on land and sea.

The day starts at Laxnes Farm, located in the historical Mosfellsdalur Valley, only 15 minutes from Reykjavik. Laxnes farm is a friendly family business, that proudly treats the horses as a part of the family, thus offering an enjoyable way to experience horse riding in Iceland. The Icelandic horse is friendly and alert in nature, and is a pleasure to ride in the beautiful surroundings of the farm.

Afterwards, the group heads to Reykjavik harbor to meet up with Elding, for an afternoon whale watching tour. In these tours, visitors can expect to see cetacean such as Minke whales, white-beaked dolphins and Harbour Porpoises to name a few. Although the cetacean abundance is unpredictable and variable, Elding whale watching tours offer a sighting success of around 91% on previous tours, giving high hopes for an unforgettable trip.

Tour highlights

  • Horse riding tour on the outskirts of Reykjavik
  • Whale watching withn about 91% sighting success
  • Common sightings of Minke whales, White beaked dolphins and Harbor porpoises


  • Pick up / drop off from your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik.
  • Horse riding in Laxnes Farm.
  • Transfer to Reykjavik harbor.
  • 3 hour long whale watching tour.
  • Access to the whale watching Center.

Did you know?

Did you know that there are more than 20 species of whales and dolphins found around Iceland? Regardless of how many you see, I am sure you’ll have a whale of a time!

Good to know

Pick up from hotels / guesthouses starts up to 30 minutes before scheduled departure time.

Horse riding it suitable for beginners and experienced riders.

Please note that the whale watching tour is subject to weather conditions and visibility and could therefore be cancelled at short notice.

As it can be cold at sea and the weather in Iceland can be unpredictable, we recommend dressing in warm and waterproof clothing, such as warm undergarment clothing, hats, gloves and warm socks.