Living on a Horse Farm

Living on a Horse Farm

Stay from 2 days up to 2 weeks at the charming Gauksmýri Lodge in Northwest Iceland and get involved in daily life on a horse farm, an unforgettable experience! Spend time in the stables and help take care of the horses. Go horse riding - there are riding lessons on offer for beginners and great horses for all abilities. Delicious local food and sightseeing in the beautiful surrounding landscape will make your stay even more memorable. Available from 1 October to 31 May. 

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From:235 EUR
per person

In the area

  • Bird watching
  • Hvammstangi village 8 km
  • The Icelandic Seal Center in Hvammstangi
  • Swimming pool in Hvammstangi
  • Kolugljúfur canyon 14 km
  • Hvítserkur (unique rock stacks instrument) 34 km


  • Get to know the unique Icelandic horse
  • Gain cultural insight from the locals
  • Enjoy home made Icelandic food 
  • Sample daily life on a real horse farm
  • Receive riding lessons from professionals


  • Riding lessons - €43 per lesson
  • Horse rental - €54 per person - duration 1,5 hours
  • Day tours in the area with or without a guide


  • Accommodation in dbl rooms with private facilities
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, coffe break, and dinner)
  • Participation in the daily work 


€235 per person
Double room with private bathroom for 2 nights with full board.

€117 per person for additional night in double room with full board.

10% discount if guests stay for a week
15% discount if guests stay for two weeks


In the area

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