South Africa is a country with stunning and extremely diverse scenery, from the table mountain in cape town to the sparkly jewel that is the Eastern Cape and pristine bush in parks such as Kruger, and finally spectacular cost line, South Africa makes an excellent choice for any horse riding adventure. In South Africa, there is something for everyone from the budget traveler to those seeking a luxury south africa safari.
What’s the best place to horse ride in South Africa?
South Africa has the widest range of horse riding experiences when compared to Kenya,Namibia, Tanzania or even Botswana. To pick the Best place for a horseback experience in South Africa is almost impossible but we give you several options and places that will not only excite you but also take into account your riding skill level.
The quality of horses, guiding and accommodation and value for money can match those anywhere in the world.
Horse Riding While On Safari
Lodge based riding is ideal not just for individuals but also for the whole family. Why not combine your Africa family holiday with a riding safari where you can return to the comfort of your lodge at the end of the day.
After a horseback safari enjoy an evening sundowner or maybe enjoy some more relaxing activities such as a swim at the pool. If you are a parent, there are daycare services on site where you can leave the children.
There are many different styles of horse riding you can choose from such as bareback riding where the horse will walk along the sand and beach, pony trekking where a horse will trot along a sand beach, cross-country riding for an even longer adventure where horses and riders will travel on the sand dunes and plains.
Exploring Nature On Horseback
Some of the places you can visit on a horse safari in South Africa are Blyde River Canyon, Kruger National Park, Leopard’s Peak, and the Makulu-Sesrile National Park. During your horse safari, you will have plenty of time to enjoy both the outdoors and learning a lot about the different plants and animals you encounter.
Horse Riding On The Beach
Horse riding in the beaches of South Africa is a bucket list activity that deserves to be on the top of everyone’s to-do list. Riding through the sand on the reins of your horse while the sun sets over arid plains and seeing the awe-inspiring mountains in the distance is something everyone must experience. Whether it be watching the sunset or a zebras grazing along the shore of a river, this is the perfect vacation you were looking for.
Horseback Riding Cape Town
Cape Town offers horseback riding along the Cape Point coastline, a beautiful vantage point with the Atlantic Ocean below and the mountain of Table Mountain peaking into the world above. Horseback riding in Cape Town is enjoyed by visitors and locals while they take in the beautiful landscapes. There are also advanced riding lessons, complete riding packages, and unforgettable horseback riding experiences on offer.
There is so much things to see and to in South Africa no matter what your interests are, there’s sure to be something for you in this diverse and beautiful country. Talk to us today to start planning your perfect trip.