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Horseshoe Bay Ranch

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Great experience

This was my first time horse riding and it was wonderful. The staff was so lovely and helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stefania D
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Fun morning!

We had a great family ride during ng the July school holidays. Kids had their first ride ever and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Come and join us for a two hour horse ride through bushland down to horseshoe bay beach. Enjoy riding your horse bareback into the cool clear waters of the coral sea. We have horses to suit both total beginners and the more experienced so make a...more
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38 Gifford St | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5109
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time horse riding and it was wonderful. The staff was so lovely and helpful. The walk was beautiful and going into the ocean was amazing!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are friendly and I noticed they were great with kids and nervous riders. I wished I could've had a photo taken of me on the horse in the water, and I asked, as most of the staff were waiting on the sand when...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such friendly supportive staff! Lovely horses. Bush walk is beautiful and the water walk is amazing.

Thank Serena R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great family ride during ng the July school holidays. Kids had their first ride ever and really enjoyed the beach/ocean ride! Highly recommend it!

Thank JAAMScanberra
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

From start to finish this was an experience I will not forget. From the first welcome by the friendly staff, I felt comfortable and relaxed. I had never ridden a horse before but the staff were calm, reassuring and guided me through the process with...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Recently did an afternoon trail ride with my 8 year old daughter, and it was just incredible. The guides were very patient as they helped my daughter, who had no horse riding experience. She was eventually trotting on her horse unaided. Riding on the beach...More

Thank Gpjsesas
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We took our Japanese exchange student & teenage daughters & all loved it. Only criticism is that they didn't explain that we needed to be wearing our swimmers under our jeans until we got there. We were expecting an opportunity to change for the water...More

Thank Venessa S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Horseshoe Bay Ranch is very well run, the horses are well kept and the staff are lovely. The ride to the beach was very enjoyable.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

5 stars! Would do it again! Beautiful location, with a great group. Professional but relaxed atmosphere. Definitely one to add to the list of things to do!

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

With such amazing accommodating staff & gorgeous horses & surroundings why would you not? Having decided to do the trip very last minute the staff were very efficient in requesting & accepting my payment just an hour before the tour. Riding bareback on ‘Cookie’ in...More

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Cherae C
29 March 2017|
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Response from HSBRanch | Property representative |
Hi, We take ages 6 and up on our 2 hour bush and beach trek. For children aged 3-8 years we offer 10 minute pony rides around the ranch :) Kind regards, Horseshoe Bay Ranch
Tamara L
14 December 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
you do get to canter, they split the group into people who want to canter and those who don't.
26 July 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would suggest checking the weather first but Magnetic Island is usually pretty nice all year round. Long pants are a must, i suggest something easy to get on and off as you be a little sticky getting out of the... More