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The Icelandic Goat come and visit them

Animals

The Icelandic Goat come and visit them

120 reviews
Guidelines created with World Animal Protection
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
Animals

The Icelandic Goat come and visit them

Animals

The Icelandic Goat come and visit them

120 reviews
Guidelines created with World Animal Protection
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Helen likes to receive guests. We will go into the area of goats inside if there is a bad weather and I'll tell you about the history of Icelandic goats how they were transported to Iceland and how they were used. Also, I will allow you to touch them give food and help with the work . If people also want to take selfie with the babygoat if they goat are ready .Goat inspection can take from 30 min to 60 min or as people want
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Learn more about Helena

Helena

Helena and Stefan is one of the farmers working towards protecting and maintaining the goat stock in Iceland ,they also run a Skalatjorn Guesthouse on there farm 23 bed .The Icelandic goat is an endangered species Visitors receive a warm welcome from the goats, which are very people-friendly. The goat farm is open for visitors The Icelandic goat, also known as the ‘settlement goat’, is an ancient breed of domestic goat believed to be of Norwegian origin and dating back to the settlement of Iceland over 1100 years ago. This breed of goat was on the verge of extinction during the late 19th century, but recovered prior to World War II, only to precipitously decline again. As of 2003, there were 348 goats in 48 flocks distributed throughout most parts of Iceland At the end of 2018, the herd had increased to 1100. Instagram Icelandicgoats

What's included

Drinks
water and toilet no problem
Equipment
some plastic cover fore your shoe

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Where you'll be

We will go into the goat House if it is winter also in the summer, they go inside the house if it rains a lot but outside at home in good weather.

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through April 30, 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Helena
The Icelandic Goat come and visit them
120 reviews
From $20/person
120 reviews
From $20/person