Quick info

Tour name: Horseriding Black Beach

Duration: 3 hours

Physical rating: Moderate

Departure from Skálholt Road 246

We ride down and wade over the lake Holtsós before we reach the black beach. From the beach you get a great view of the Westman islands and the Atlantic Ocean right in front of you. If you get lucky you´ll get to see some curious seals checking you out.

Be prepared to get wet! The water typically reaches the horse's belly.

What to bring

  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Head-wear and gloves
  • Snacks
  • Good hiking shoes are recommended!