Horse Riding Holidays in Mozambique
Come and experience the tropical coastline and swaying palms of Mozambique, a country in southeast Africa well off most horse riders radar. However, you’ll be richly rewarded for making the journey here where you will ride the beaches every day, swim in turquoise seas and share in your hosts unique way of life. This horse riding holiday takes you on a week-long adventure along the Vilankulo coastline with its long stretches of wide-open beaches, to inland lakes and up red sand dunes with breathtaking views of the Bazaruto Archipelago. A highlight is a dhow trip across to the world famous Benguerra Island to ride its magical white sand beaches where time stands still. You will enjoy incredible weather, stay in luxury accommodation and dine out on delicious fresh local fish and seafood.
Head to the tropical shores of Mozambique for arguably the world’s best beach riding. Endless white sands, turquoise waters and remote archipelagos all await. This destination is renowned for its welcoming and friendly hosts and relaxed riding itinerary. Swim with the horses in the Indian Ocean, sail in a traditional dhow and even fit in some snorkelling. A completely unique destination with accommodation in beachside villas for intrepid travellers looking for a tropical paradise.
Mozambique: A Hidden Gem
With over 2500 kms of coastline and some of the most beautiful islands in the world you soon understand why. It’s the allure of an undiscovered tropical paradise with exotic, palm-lined beaches and spectacular horse riding that is unrivalled. Our horse riding operation is located just outside the town of Vilankulo and on the exclusive Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago. Isolated and unspoilt from mass tourism Vilankulo is the ultimate escape renowned for its golden sand beaches, blue seas and palm trees. The beaches stretch for tens of kilometres punctuated only by small fishing villages, waving locals and colourful dhows. The riding is excellent and varied, each day is different with plenty of exhilarating canters on well conditioned and trained horses. The town itself is lively with a busy market and a plethora of beach resorts and restaurants which make for good nights out.
This horse riding holiday in Mozambique also takes you to the paradise island of Benguerra, declared a National Park in 1971 and the second largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago. Enjoy breath-taking rides along the soft, white sand beaches, wading through the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Ascend towering sand dunes with stunning views of the inland lakes below where large flocks of flamingo can often be seen.