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Mini-Zoo & Open farm

In many parts of the country, there are indoor and outdoor parks for the entire family to enjoy.

Geislar Gautavík - Open farm
The farm Geislar Gautavík has a variety of activities.  Geislar Gautavík - Open farm is a 20-25 minutes drive from Djúpivogur to the north Open every day 11-16. Groups can come outside of that time if agreed in advance. Entrance fee (does not apply to the store) Included: Approx. an hour-long guided tour of the breeding grounds, the breeding center and the animals. After that, people are free to enjoy everything else on offer. Adults: ISK 1,500 Children 6-17 years: 750 ISK. • Shop with your own handicrafts and a selection of snacks, e.g. from small scale food producers  • Industrial hemp and aquaponics: Indoor and outdoor cultivation and training centers. Guidance. • Zoo: Horses (not for riding), piglets, sheep and lambs, laying hens, ducks, trout and dogs. Guidance. • Golf: Homemade 7 hole, par 3, golf course. • Outdoor toys. • Homemade indoor sports area in the barn for children. • Ancient trading post: A walk to the antiquities. • River, beach and cove to enjoy and play in.
Finnsstaðir
Finnsstaðir is a family-run business located about four minutes away from the town Egilsstaðir.  Finnsstaðir offers a few things, open all year round. Guesthouse to rent, horse rental, and the horse stable is always open between 10:00 – 17:00 for a short guided tour through the stable to see the horses, take pictures and meet the locals, but we recommend booking the tour with a bit of notice. From 15. may until 15. September, the petting zoo is open.  Finnsstaðir horse rental offers horses with great temperament and clean beated tölt. The tölt is a natural, fluid gait of the Icelandic horse. Its extraordinarily smooth four-beat gait, which allows the rider an almost bounce-free ride. In Finnsstaðir, you ride out in a small private group with a local guide. Most of the riding tours are about one hour, and the owner‘s goal is to keep everyone safe, give all the guests a good experience and memories to keep as long as you live. Longer trips with experienced riders could be available, but just contact Finnsstaðir and ask for availability. On the farm is a big house to rent with three bedrooms and beds for six people. There are two bathrooms and a hot tub on the platform with a great view. The house is spacious and equipped with all standard modern comfort. Washing machine and dryer, the wifi in the house is very strong, and there is a kitchen to cook in. Finnsstaðir petting zoo is open from 10:00-17:00 every day from 15. may until 15.September. All year round, there are chickens and ducks on the farm and, of course, horses, but during the summertime, it is possible to visit and get to know lambs, calves, pigs, ducklings, rabbits, and guinea pigs.  The animals at Finnsstaðir love people, especially children from all parts of the world.

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