Lets go Horse Riding in Gansbaai!

Lets go Horse Riding in Gansbaai!

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

A beach horse ride on Die Plaat, one of the Gansbaai Beaches in the Walker Bay Nature Reserve, is a blissful combination of extreme outdoor adventure and exquisite beauty . . . albeit not recommended for sissies and beginners! The 3 hour beach outride takes you through lush flowering fynbos fields on the Grootbos Nature Reserve, across the R43 to the endless white desert-like dunes that fringe the ocean.

"Only from the saddle of a horse can one truly get an authentic view and true experience of these age old dunes that hoard a sea of secrets in their hollows and peaks"

Depending on the skills and experience of the riders, Die Plaat is the place where the horses generally gallop and gallivant freely in the shallow waves to cool off and escape the rays of the scorching African sun.

The 3 hour beach outride (only for experienced riders!) is one of various tailor-made horse riding excursions on offer to visitors looking to horseride in Gansbaai. A mountain trail offers breathtaking panoramic views over verdant hills, valleys and the entire coastline, while children can embark on guided pony rides.

Read more about horse riding in Gansbaai

Lets go Horse Riding in Gansbaai!

Grootbos

With breathtaking panoramic views of mountain and sea, the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a luxurious pristine paradise showcasing the splendour of the Cape Floral Kingdom and the incredible marine life of the southern tip of Africa. Situated 2 hours from Cape Town, Grootbos is the perfect ce...

View Profile

What is Xplorio?

Xplorio is your local connection allowing you to find anything and everything about a town.

Watch the Gansbaai Video
Read More

Recent Posts

Our new Hive to Home experience

Our new Hive to Home experience

Our collection of curated experiences at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is inspired by our pristine surroundings.

The Erica Irregularis

The Erica Irregularis

Located near the southern tip of South Africa, the Cape Floral Kingdom is the most diverse floral kingdom in the world...

Fynbos on horseback

Fynbos on horseback

A journey through fynbos, on horseback with Grootbos Private Nature reserve.

Disa lugens - 800th species recorded on Grootbos

Disa lugens - 800th species recorded on Groot...

One of our guides found the beautiful Disa lugens orchid growing on a sandy firebreak on the Reserve.