Horse Riding Tour From Cairns - Palm Cove

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am 10:45am 12:45pm Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Selected Cairns, Palm Cove and Northern Beaches Hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Explore sugarcane fields, rainforest and mangroves on a horse-riding tour from Cairns, Palm Cove or the Northern Beaches. Perfect for beginners or experienced riders, your horseback ride will take you through beautiful countryside with a stop for a billy tea over a camp fire.

Highlights

  • All necessary equipment included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free snacks included
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Led by a local guide
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Lunch included
  • Popular choice with kids

Know More about this tour

Become an urban cowboy on your horse riding tour through the mangroves, sugarcane fields and pockets of rainforest. Youll be matched with a horse -- all who have friendly and calm natures, before a safety briefing and a short introductory riding lesson. Then it's giddy-up as you ride along nature trails to the large waterhole that is home to native birds and the resident flock of geese. If you're lucky you might even spot a crocodile! Take a break with a cup of tea made the old fashioned way over a camp fire before riding back to the ranch.

Inclusions

Horseback riding tour

Hotel pickup and drop-off

All necessary equipment

Professional guide

Exclusions

Gratuities (optional)

Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Closed-toed shoes are required

T-shirt and long pants are strongly advised

Sunscreen, sunglasses and hats are suggested

Minimum age is 4 years

Family rate 2 adults and 2 children only

Traveler Reviews

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  • 11-Mar-2017

    This is pretty much a repeat of an earlier post. We were not allowed cameras or phones. The provider will take periodic photos which you can purchase at the end of the ride for about 25 AUD each. The ride seemed to be in figure 8's around the same area. What Billy Tea? Didn't happen. Campfire? Nope. Sugarcane fields not on the property. Fenced off. I don't know where the photos were taken that showed a beach area.

  • 29-Nov-2016

    Unfortunately this trip was not as exciting as we had hoped as we really just went round the same flat ground in a number of different directions. Also not allowed to take phones or cameras so the only way to have photos was to buy the professional ones! We have done horse riding trips in a number of locations but this one was quite disappointing.

  • 13-Sep-2016

    I cannot recommend this tour. The guides seemed unexperienced and did not give enough information about how to communicate with the horses when riding. Trotting was optional, communication from the guide throughout the trip was bad, so only the first one in the row could understand the guide when explaining how to sit on the horse and what to do while trotting. They put two horses in a row which did not like each other, with a total beginner on the first one the horse was too tall for a beginner anyways. The second one bit in its back, the first one jumped and the girl fell. She lay on the ground without moving, the guides went to her but seemed helpless. It took a great while before someone came to bring her back to the camp. She was fine in the end but their attempts to help her could have been more professional. After she was taken back to the camp there was only one guide in the front, and no guide in the end of the row who could have noticed if someone struggled. Not recommendable for total beginners.

  • 25-Jun-2016

    This tour was amazing!

  • 21-Aug-2015

    The tour was pretty plainish, worth for someone wants to experience to sit on the horse and let it walk around.

  • 24-Feb-2015

    Ladies and fella leading trip were professional, safety conscious and courteous. Nice ride but would have liked it to be longer. Horses well behaved

  • 05-Jan-2015

    Lovely tour. Felt a bit rushed as we arrived. Would be helpful if they listed the items we needed for riding or that we weren't allowed to bring cameras beforehand.

  • 23-Nov-2014

    We had a great time Horseback riding! The staff from Blazing Saddles was wonderful. They met us at our ship and pointed out all the sights in Cairns to and from our riding experience. We were very happy!

  • 31-Mar-2014

    I didn't realize the trip would be so short; it was very difficult to tell from the website description about the length of the horseback ride. (We were in the saddle less than 1-1/4 hours). The guide was great, but we mostly made figure 8's through the sugar cane fields and a portion of the rainforest, and it was easy to tell we'd covered the same territory before. I did get to canter and trot a short bit, which was fun, and you don't always get to do that on a trail ride. I would have preferred a longer ride with a real "destination" as a goal.

  • 12-Jan-2014

    You get a one on one experience with a guide throughout the area. The horse I rode was tame. It was great fun.

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