Horse Riding Holidays in South Africa

Discover the spectacular beaches of the Wild Coast of South Africa on this unforgettable horse riding holiday. Ride across the striking, endless golden sands and admire the stunning views over the Indian Ocean looking down from the rocky headlands. If the luck is on your side, you might be able to spot a travelling whale in the distance or a pod of dolphins playing in the waves. This adventurous horse riding holiday is dream come true and will show you the true and untouched natural beauty that South Africa has to offer.

South Africa

African Explorer

8 days / 7 nights / 6 full days of riding

The African Explorer is a horseback safari which encompasses two riding destinations, one in the Waterberg region of Limpopo in South Africa and the other in the ancient and undisturbed landscapes of the Mashatu Game Reserve in Botswana. Spread over eight days (seven nights) the safari entails riding first across the game rich plains, wetlands and mountain landscapes in South Africa, and then, once transferred by road to Botswana, along the Limpopo River floodplains and up into the heart of the Mashatu Reserve, with regular sightings of Africaโ€™s most charismatic wildlife species. This combination of an introduction to riding in Africa with non-dangerous game, followed by encounters on horseback with elephant, spotted hyena and often lion, cheetah and leopard, while experiencing two African countries on one safari, has won the African Explorer a global reputation as one of the most accessible and
varied riding experiences in Africa. The three other ingredients which make the African Explorer so special are the quality of the horses, the professionalism of the guides, and the hospitality provided in the three unique and memorable camps, and one luxury lodge, used along the way.

South Africa

Wild Coast Horse Trail

8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding

Explore the rugged, unspoilt, natural beauty of the Wild Coast of South Africa. A malaria- free area, the Wild Coast offers an unparalleled riding experience over rocky headlands, through the rolling hills of the former homeland of the Transkei and along vast tracts of empty golden beaches. This is not called the most spectacular beach riding in the world for nothing โ€“ the riding is quite simply, fantastic.

Fantastic beaches and rugged nature

The Wild Coast Horse Trail in South Africa is a truly extraordinary riding holiday. Enjoy the long canters across the vast empty beaches and take your horse for a refreshing paddle into the water. Explore the rolling hills of the inland and ride past rural villages on the former homeland of the Transkei. Follow the ever-changing cattle paths over the grassy lands and cross the winding rivers where they come to meet the ocean. The endurance fit, forward going horses, unparalleled scenery and extremely friendly guides will make this holiday an unforgettable experience.

Admire the ocean view from your accommodation

Enjoy the famous South African hospitality during your horse riding holiday by staying in informal coastal resorts. Each accommodation during the trail is at close proximity to the beach and you can let the calming sound of the waves put you to sleep at night. Spend the afternoons by relaxing by the pool with a cocktail or two, discovering the near-by secluded beaches or treating yourself for a heavenly full body massage.