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beach gallop
from $4,445
Special Offer:

Group discounts available for 2020 bookings, please enquire

Summary:

Magical beach riding in Africa's hottest new destination. For all levels of rider, swim with your horse, explore the beaches, scuba dive and snorkel in this tropical paradise.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Vilanculos Airport (VNX)
  • Riding Ability Required: For all levels of rider from beginners on.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately 15 minutes.
Namibia Damara Elephant Trail
from $5,865
Summary:

This is a truly exceptional trail; where else can you expect to see elephant, giraffe and rhino in a desert habitat! Damaraland is a very spectacular part of the country, almost inaccessible, with amazing colours and vast open spaces, ancient craters and remnants from prehistoric times, not to mention the forbidding Skeleton Coast.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: July 10, 28 (FULL).
  • Trip Length: 11 days/10 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Windhoek International Airport (WDH)
  • Riding Ability Required: Fit confident riders
  • Usual Group Size: 5 - 12 riders
  • Transfer: 2020: £390pp
Horse overlooking canyon view
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

This horse riding safari holiday in Namibia has a combination of dramatic canyon landscapes, spacious desert planes and the mighty Orange River. This offers both inaccessible countryside and real wilderness areas as well as fast riding without limitations.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: September 18 - 28 (FULL)
  • 2021: June 4 - 14
  • Trip Length: 11d/10n/9 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 - 8 hours but some days may be even longer
  • Meeting point: Cape Town (CPT) on request for groups
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards, confident at all paces, must be fit. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 5 - 12
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfers to Cape Town International Airport, £365pp payable upon booking.
Arriving into camp
from $5,865
Summary:

Challenging 400km trail across the Namib desert finishing on the white beaches of the Atlantic Ocean's Skeleton Coast. Suitable for fit intermediate or advanced riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Apr 3 (FULL); Jun 22; Aug 14; Sept 1.
  • Trip Length: 11 days/10 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 8 hours on one day
  • Meeting point: Windhoek Airport (WDH)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards, must be fit. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 5 - 15
  • Transfer: 2020: Windhoek return transfers - £390 per person payable upon booking
Giraffes!
from $2,859
Summary:
Luxurious private game lodge with fast riding on Arab and X horses with, ideal destination for groups of mixed riders and non riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Open all year, any day departure except weeks of endurance competitions.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 7 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Windhoek town or Hoseo Kutako Airport (WDH)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: From Windhoek town €100 (40 min) or Windhoek airport €200 (1hr) return per vehicle (max 4 passengers). Transfers payable upon booking.
Lion in the Tuli Block
from $2,725
Summary:
All the excitement viewing Big game with excellent riding in Botswana and South Africa for experienced riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020:Low Season: Friday to Friday in Jan, Feb, Dec
  • Mid Season: Friday to Friday in Mar, Apr, Jun
  • High Season: Friday to Friday in May, Jul, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: The information desk at 10.00am in Arrivals at Johannesburg Airport (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident intermediate to experienced. Min age 10.
  • Usual Group Size: 1 - 8. Private groups can be up to 10.
  • Transfer: 2020: Road transfer - £312pp return JNB-Camp Davidson-Tuli-JNB.
Summary:

This is a 5 star horseriding holiday in the African bush. Here you will enjoy full service luxury in the beautiful accommodation where tailormade itineraries are the order of the day. Fantastic horses and riding to suit all levels.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 10 Jan-19 Mar; 1-29 May; 8-30 Jun; 1-30 Sept; 4 Nov-14 Dec
  • High Season: 20 Mar-30 Apr; 30 May-7 Jun (Game Census); 1 Jul-31 Aug; 1 Oct-3 Nov; 15 Dec-9 Jan 2021
  • Trip Length: Game Census - 9d/8n
    Other times, 3 - 14 days as required
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours or as desired
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg Airport (JNB) or close to airport hotels
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels accommodated
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6 in riding group
  • Transfer: 2020: approx. £189 each way per 1-3 seat vehicle, approx. 3 hours. Other car sizes are available, rates are approximate and are subject to change.
Summary:

A shorter version of our Beach & Game trail, this 3-day break combines beach riding and game viewing riding forward-going Arabian X horses. Gallop for miles along the pristine beaches beside the Indian Ocean, ride with big game and enjoy a day at the famous Addo Elephant park by vehicle.  Accommodation is provided at a static camp offering spectacular views over the Kariega river. This short break is available year round for intermediate riders onwards who want to add a few days of beach riding and wildlife spotting onto their South African holiday.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 17 Jan, 18 Apr, 23 May, 20 Jun, 18 Jul, 15 Aug, 17 Oct, 12 Dec
  • Trip Length: 4 days /3 nights /3 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. You must be comfortable at walk, trot and canter.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from/to Port Elizabeth Airport is included. A 2 hour drive.
Riding down the dunes on the Sunshine Coast
from $1,519
Summary:

The ultimate South African trail - combine beach and game viewing in one ride riding forward-going Arabian X horses. Gallop for miles along the pristine beaches beside Indian Ocean, cross rivers on horseback, spend an evening on a river cruise, ride with big game and enjoy a day at the famous Addo Elephant park by vehicle. An excellent combination of beach and game with a chance to see the Big Five. An unforgettable and affordable break, available year round for intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 25 Jan (FULL); 8 Feb (FULL); 7 Mar (FULL); 4 Apr (FULL); 2 May (FULL); 6 Jun; 4 Jul; 1 Aug; 5 Sept; 3 Oct; 7 Nov; 5 Dec.
  • 2021: 23 Jan; 3 Apr
  • Trip Length: 8 days /7 nights /8 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Port Elizabeth (PLZ) Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. You must be comfortable at walk, trot and canter. You must be comfortable crossing shallow rivers on horseback.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from/to Port Elizabeth Airport is included. A 2 hour drive.
Elephant viewing on horseback
from $3,035
Summary:
The "Big 5" is what everyone dreams of seeing on an African horseback safari. Lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino & leopard. For experienced riders, an exclusive safari giving the chance to see all these & experience Africa as our forefathers did - from the back of bush-wise Boerperd horses.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Saturday to Saturday dates throughout the year.
  • Trip Length: Big 5 Safari: 8 days riding/7 nights
    Big 5 Camp Safari: 6 days riding/5 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: Usually 4 - 7 hours/day
  • Meeting point: Hoedspruit (HDS) Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be riding fit and able to control a horse at all paces. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: Big 5 Safari: 2-7
    Big 5 Camp Safari: 4-7
  • Transfer: 2020: from Hoedspruit £40pp each way for 1-2pax, £30pp for 3pax, £20pp for 4 or more pax. Private transfers from Johannesburg £400 per vehicle each way (1-7pax).

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