Horse riding in Gansbaai
Everybody loves a bit of sightseeing and undoubtedly the best way to appreciate the landscape in Gansbaai is on horseback. You can literally sit back and let the well-trained horses take you on a journey like no other. We invite everyone young and old, veteran cowboys, to early beginners to saddle up and start exploring!
Horse riding allows you to take it back to the basics with one of the most invigorating outdoor activities there is. Incorporating the neighbouring farms and reserves even the novice rider can experience the rugged terrain in all its majesty. Parents are more than welcome to bring the kids along, just keep a close eye on them!
Those struggling to find their feet can inquire at local farms that provide riding lessons and allow time for getting better acquainted with our equestrian friends. You get to learn a new skill that enhances any future trips with similar activities and make a new friend all in one. You don’t want to miss out on this thrilling outdoor adventure!
The different horse riding trails ensure that you get the most out of your day by incorporating a large variety of the natural fauna and flora of the area. Steady climbs up the mountains, languid wanderings through forests and fynbos all lie in wait for you. Don’t be afraid to delve into the wealth of knowledge of the trusted guides while you escape from the worries of everyday life. For the kiddies adventure, there are ponies and young foals to play with.
Our unique beach trails take you right to the water’s edge, where you can enjoy some impromptu whale watching. Depending on the trail you might even venture a swim through small streams and rivers while still on horseback. More experienced riders can enjoy a gallant gallop on the beach while the rest meander through the grassy dunes to dry off.
Among the array of outdoor activities available, horse riding is definitely the more free-spirited option. Getting you close enough to nature to taste while allowing you to take in all the amazing sights and smells. Trekking through valleys, grassy fields and indigenous forest you get to truly appreciate the ever-changing landscape while soaking up some Vitamin D.
Our private nature reserves offer extensive horse riding programs for the whole family. Trails lead you through various parts of the extensive reserves and guarantees a day well spent. Special offers are available for guests.
The ability to take on all the different challenging terrains is accredited to patience and breeding. Specifically bred and free-roaming horses make for amiable tour guides and the rest is up to you. So just relax and enjoy, there’s no need to be nervous. With untapped natural horsepower at your disposal, this will be the ride of your life.