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Gourmet dining safari
from $5,339
Summary:

A mobile safari through covering 3 luxurious private camps through the Makalali Reserve with a focus on gourmet food. Close encounters with some of the most famous, and infamous wildlife in South Africa are pretty much guaranteed as is fast riding on well schooled and responsive horses. Confident intermediate and experienced riders will get the most out of this ride. All overseen by wonderfully attentive hosts.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Available on request throughout the year (please enquire.)
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/10 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours
  • 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: 4-8
  • 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).
Riding on the edge of the escarpment
from $1,955
Summary:

Enjoy great riding at all paces on beautiful responsive horses in the wilds of the South African highlands with spectacular views, followed by a jeep safari at the famous Kruger Park to see the Big 5. No riding with dangerous game but all the excitement of fast riding and big game!

Departure Dates:
  • 01 Nov 2019 - 31 Oct 2020
  • Please speak to your Travel Consultant
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Kruger Airport (KMIA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate to experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: Option 1: 2-8
    Option 2: 4-8
  • Transfer: Included from Kruger Airport.
    Transfer from ORTIA (Johannesburg) can be arranged for R5250 (per vehicle, one way) if flight arrives at night transfer will be made in the morning. Payable on site.
Spotting Rhino in the Entabeni Reserve
from $3,245
Summary:

View the Big 5 on this ride set in the popular Entabeni Reserve in the Waterberg Mountains with spectacular cliff views. Stay in a variety of accommodation including luxurious tented chalets, a tented campsite beside a river and a classic raised, wooden lodge surrounded by majestic mountains and striking natural rock formations. Game drives included at the lodges, and fantastic riding on board responsive Boerperd horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 5, 19 Jan; 8, 22 Feb; 7, 21 Mar; 4, 18 Apr; 2, 16 May; 6, 20 Jun; 4, 18 Jul; 8, 22 Aug; 5, 19 Sep; 3, 17 Oct; 6, 20 Nov; 5, 19 Dec
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg Airport (JNB), South Africa.
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders must be competent in all paces including gallop.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: €250 return per person from/to Johannesburg. Payable by cash or card (in Euros) on-site upon arrival at the lodge.
Summary:

All round fun riding holiday with game viewing, rides over varied terrain, polocross and swimming with a superb selection of horses. Everyone will enjoy this one!

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 6 Jan - 14 Feb; 1 Mar - 4 Apr; 20 Apr - 10 Jul
  • 2020 High Season: 15 - 28 Feb; 4 - 19 Apr; 11 Jul - 4 Jan 2021
  • Trip Length: As desired although a minimum stay of three nights applies throughout the year
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours but very flexible
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg International Airport (O R Tambo Airport), South Africa (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-12
  • Transfer: 2020: £99 each way. Departures are at set times and take 3hrs.
    Arrival: 10.30 transfer from JNB (arrive by 09.30).
    Departure: 14.00 transfer from the ranch (flights to be booked after 8pm).
    Alternative/private transfers can be arranged, see itinerary.
Galloping on endless beaches
from $3,079
Summary:

Fast riding along miles of white beaches on fit Arab cross horses. Xhosa cultural visits and nice hotel accommodation.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jan 18; Feb 22 (FULL); Mar 7; Apr 18; May 2, 30; Jul 4; Aug 1; Sept 26; Oct 31 (FULL); Nov 14.
  • Trip Length: 7 nights/8 days/ 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Usually 4 - 6 hours/day
  • Meeting point: East London Airport, South Africa
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate upwards happy and in control at all paces including on open stretches of beach
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: Set group transfer 1,200 ZAR one way, per car (c.£73) payable on site to the driver in ZAR only. Transfer time is approx 1 hour.
Summary:

Situated in the rolling hills of KwaZuluNatal province this five star lodge offers beautiful Arab horses, magnificent accommodation and excellent food. Plentiful plains game on the reserve. Suitable for beginners.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: All year round, any day arrival or departure.
  • (High Season 01 Jan - 30 Apr, 01 July - 31 Dec 2019)
  • Trip Length: Any length stay
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner on can be accommodated, experienced riders are separated.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2019: From Johannesburg R5200 per vehicle for 1-2 people, R5600 per vehicle for 3-6 people, approx. 5 hours. From Durban R4500 per vehicle for 1-3 people, approx. 4 hours. All prices each way. Please arrive before midday for transfers
Horses grazing at the old farmhouse
from $3,105
Summary:
Stay on a coffee Farm and observe life in Tanzania with some great riding amongst non-dangerous plains game such as zebra and antelope. The riding can be tailored to suit most abilities.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 18, 28 Jan; 5, 14 Feb; 4, 14, 22 Mar; 21 Jun; 18, 29 Jul; 15, 28 Aug; 6, 15, 26 Sept; 5, 16, 25 Oct; 5, 14, 26 Nov; 5, 20, 28 Dec
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours.
  • Meeting point: Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania (JRO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit and experienced riders.
    Novice riders by arrangement.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately one hour.
Galloping giraffe
from $4,725
Summary:
Mobile camping safari in Tanzania for experienced riders at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 6, 18 Jan; 4,14 Feb; 4, 14 Mar; 28 Jun; 11, 18, 29 Jul; 15, 28 Aug; 6, 15, 26 Sept; 5, 16, 25 Oct; 5, 14, 26 Nov; 5, 20, 28 Dec
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours.
  • Meeting point: Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania (JRO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit and experienced riders. Minimum age 12.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately one hour.
Tanzania Kilimanjaro Safari Trail
from $5,469
Summary:
Big game safari in Tanzania for experienced riders at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 18 Jan; 14 Feb; 4, 14 Mar; 9, 18, 29 Jul; 15, 28 Aug; 6, 15, 26 Sept; 5, 16, 25 Oct; 5, 14, 26 Nov; 5, 20, 28 Dec
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours.
  • Meeting point: Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania (JRO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit and experienced riders. Minimum age 12.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately one hour.
Horse riding holiday in Tunisia
from $1,065
Summary:

Trail ride through the mountains and sand dunes of southern Tunisia. Camp with your horse and enjoy long canters along dry river beds.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 8 Feb; 11, 25 Apr; 17 Oct; 26 Dec.
  • Other dates on request for groups of 4 or more.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Djerba (DJE) Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Riders must be able to walk, trot and canter with a secure seat
  • Usual Group Size: 4-12
  • Transfer: Included from Djbera airport. Transfer time is approximately 2-3 hours

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