Riding South Africa

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The appeal of South Africa’s horseback safaris is that everyone from the tiniest tot to the deeply experienced riding traveller will find something here.

Horseback Safaris in South Africa

South Africa offers a special horseback safari - whether you are a novice or an experienced rider, travelling on your own or with family, or if you are keen to incorporate a bit of riding safari with some time in Cape Town and the Winelands, we can be sure to offer something that fits the bill.

In addition, South Africa offers some of the more affordable horseback safari options in Africa, making it ideal for families or for those looking to sample a riding safari for the first time.

The majority of the riding safaris operate in the beautiful and diverse Waterberg Mountains in the Limpopo province - an easy three hour road transfer from Johannesburg. Of course if you have always dreamed of galloping headlong down a deserted beach you could always combine your time in the Waterberg with a few days riding along the endless white sands of South Africa's many wild undeveloped beaches.

Accommodation consists of friendly and relaxed ranch style lodges with luxurious touches such as plunge pools and spas, perfect for both families and honeymooners alike. We can also cater for private safari houses.

South Africa offers the widest variety of riding: riding with game, cattle mustering, polo crosse, cross country jumping, swimming with horses, western games and riding on long stretches of deserted beaches. If you're coming en famille why not leave the kids polo-crossing, pole-bending and treasure hunting whilst you head into the bush for the day?

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Isabel and Matt are our 'Riding South Africa' experts and as seasoned travellers they have the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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