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Mozambique Horse Safari

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Perfect riding holiday/volunteering experience

It's impossible to imagine a more perfect riding holiday - wonderful hosts, incredible horses and... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2013
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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After spending a week at a luxury resort on the islands nearby, we could not imagine that our visit... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2012
Sydney, Australia
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Come and share in the epic adventures of the Retzlaff family where the legends of the rescued horses of Mozambique Horse Safari come to life. Open your eyes to a different world, where you will ride the beaches on a sprightly bay, wade into...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Chibuene | South Beach, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
+258 84 251 2910
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

It's impossible to imagine a more perfect riding holiday - wonderful hosts, incredible horses and the most spectacular, unspoilt scenery I've ever seen. I'd 100% recommend this to anyone horsey: families, singles, couples and volunteers. The fact that these people and horses have a heartwarming,...More

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Amanda Jane R, Owner at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2013

Thanks so much for the review, visiting Vilankulo and riding with us. We absolutely loved having you! Lots of love, Mandy xxxxx

Reviewed 2 October 2012

After spending a week at a luxury resort on the islands nearby, we could not imagine that our visit to Vilanculos and the Mozambique Horse Safari could possibly compare. Actually, it turned out that if we would have known in advance, we would have spent...More

2  Thank AnnieLSydney
Reviewed 28 September 2012

I went and stayed for 5 nights with Mozambique Horse safari and loved every minute. the horses, scenery and food was incredible. what made the trip extra special was the hosts Pat and Mandy. Everything was taken care of and they looked after you like...More

1  Thank NZtripster
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Mandy and Pat Retzlaff rescued nearly 200 horses from certain death during the violent farm invasions in Zimbabwe, brought them to a paradise on the Moz coast, and offer tourists one of the top five adventures one can have in southern Africa. Riding the waves...More

2  Thank Mecklen
Reviewed 5 January 2012

We had an unforgettable ride along the magnificent beach and in the hills. Our guide - Pat was exceptionally professional and fabulously informative. Our young children who haven't ridden before we're smitten and felt completely safe. We had to back for another ride which was...More

Thank Jodisher
Reviewed 2 June 2011

Fantastic activity, our guide Mandy - amazing knowledge of the history of the area. These are rescued horses from the farm invasions in Zimbabwe – what a sacrifice Mandy and Pat have made to re home these beautifully animals. The ride was exhilarating the view...More

1  Thank collyers
Reviewed 2 June 2011

Our ride was about an hour and a half, along the beach then up to a viewing point overlooking the Ocean. We enjoyed this spectacular view, drinking coconut milk from coconuts collected by the fabulous groom Luca! What a brilliant mornings ride! I would highly...More

1  Thank Ashcalabash
Reviewed 18 September 2009

Spent a week in Vilanculos, Mozambique in April 2009. The highlights of my trip was riding with Pat and Mandy at Mozambique Horse Safari www.mozambiquehorsesafari.com . We spent many days riding the coastline which was an absolute delight. My boyfriend proposed to me on horseback...More

Thank Rashman
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Sune R
8 December 2016|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
Apologies for the late response, a day ride will usually work out at about $50.00 for a standard ride.