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.
The African Explorer takes you to two countries in one trip and covers a range of different topography and terrain, combined with excellent and wide ranging game viewing.
The South African bushveld is soft going for the horses, with wonderful sandy tracks to canter along and beautiful blue dams to swim with your horse.
In Botswana there is an ancient landscape of rock formations, and open plains dotted with giant Baobab trees and riverine bush. This place feels very wild and will definitely get your adrenaline flowing!
Wild Coast Horse Trail
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 – 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.