Riding in South Africa
South Africa's Cape is well known for its stunning scenery and horse riding is just one of the many ways to enjoy it. Here are several options for horseback riding in South Africa that we can recommend.
Although none are long enough to count as riding safaris or actual riding holidays, they can be a great way to spend a few hours in the Cape. Explore rolling hills and sandy beaches on horseback irrespective of whether you have ridden before. They all cater for varying levels of ability, experienced guides will make sure you have a horse suited to you.
Our 3 places for riding holidays in South Africa
Grootbos Forest Lodge|100% (4 reviews)Whether you would prefer a leisurely ride through the Grootbos Reserve with stunning views on the Southern Cape mountains or a rapid gallop for more experienced riders on the sandy beach, Grootbos offers you 20 well-trained horses from their own stable. More about Forest Lodge
Grootbos Garden Lodge|97% (12 reviews)If you’d like to do some horse-riding in South Africa, then Grootbos has a stable of 20 horses, including some ponies for children. It caters to a range of equestrian abilities – from short rides for novices, to three-hour rides on the beach. More about Garden Lodge
Hog Hollow Country Lodge|96% (25 reviews)A small stable close to Hog Hollow offers short riding trails amidst the lush rolling hills with great views of the Tsitsikamma Mountains. Suitable for most abilities, holidays here including horse riding can be particularly fun for children. More about Hog Hollow