Horse riding is a great adventure for anyone who is keen to get out and about, experience some quality time in nature and explore areas from an entirely new perspective. From the perfect family experience to an awesome date night idea, check out some of the top horse riding locations around Australia.
Horse Riding Byron Bay
Escape to the idyllic Byron Bay Hinterland and coastline on a horse riding adventure at dawn or dusk. Saddle up as you make your way through sub-tropical forest paths before emerging onto the shores of Belongil Beach to watch the sunrise over the water or set into twilight.
Horse Riding Forster
This horse riding adventure will take you trotting from bush to beach, as you make your way through beachside forest tracks to the shores of Nine Milke Beach. Riding along the sandy shores and right up to the waterline makes for such a great adventure for horse riding beginners and experts alike.
Horse Riding Hunter Valley
Take a break from the Hunter Valley wineries and go on an exciting horse riding tour. Make your way through lush bush trails on horseback and admire the landscape that flows from rolling green hills into farmland. This adventure is suitable no matter if you’re a riding expert or a complete beginner.
Horse Riding Cape Tribulation
Explore the stunning natural wonders of Cape Tribulation on this two-hour afternoon horse riding tour. Set out from the stables and make your way through the Daintree rainforest paths before making your way down to the sandy shores of Myall Beach. We guarantee the views will take your breath away.
Horse Riding Margaret River
See some of the best views of Perth and beyond on a ride through Jarrahdale to the top of Bald Hill. The hour-long group horse riding adventure passes through picturesque Australian bush and farmland before reaching the top. Or you can book a longer, 90-minute trip that includes a grazing platter and a glass of local wine on return to the stables. Kids can also take a private riding lesson, where they will learn to groom and care for a pony, before learning how to ride.
Horse Riding Mornington Peninsula
The Mornington Peninsula offers not only gorgeous bushland but the stunning shores of St Andrew’s Beach allow for the unique opportunity of riding along the sand. Whether you’re a beginner or an adept rider, for this horse riding adventure you will be paired the with the perfect horse to match your ability so you can get the most out of this awesome experience.
Horse Riding Launceston
Enjoy horse riding adventures in Launceston, with some exciting experiences not far from Tasmania’s second city. In the Mersey Valley, ride through eucalypt forest, historic farmland and forest plantations and you may spot wallabies and platypus. Rides are suitable for beginners, but experienced riders will love the chance to try a few log jumps. Further north in the Narawntapu National Park, you can ride along Bakers Beach. You will often have this 7km beach to yourself and the horses are happy to take a dip in the shallows, or you can even swim with the horse if you fancy it!
Horse Riding Northern Territory
Ride through the stunning outback in the Northern Territory. Take a horse riding lesson with an expert trainer and improve your skills in an in-depth one-hour session just outside of Katherine.