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Molera Horseback Tours

Andrew Molera State Park, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Ranked #5 of 6 Activities in Big Sur
Type: Tours
Activities: Horseback riding
Description: Scenic horseback tours through Andrew Molera State Park that take riders over the river and through the redwoods.
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Key West, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My sister and I were traveling in the Carmel/Monterey area and didn't have enough time to do everything we wanted to do. I wanted to spend some more time in Carmel and at the beach; she wanted horses. We did horses :) First off, I'd definitely recommend calling to make reservations - they advertise four daily rides on their web... More

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San Jose, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I really dont understand whats up with all the bad reviews... First off, everyone needs to understand that there are rules for a reason! They are in place for your safety & the safety of others... You can take your camera or use your phone AS A CAMERA as long as they remain on a strap around your neck, they... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I saw all of the negative reviews but the other places I checked with wanted three times the price so I decided to chance it. I own a horse and at one time owned a horse farm. I have also written a book called A Beginner's Guide to Horse Safety which can be found on Amazon. I am EXTREMELY critical... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Something “doesn’t smell right” at this place. They definitely are not in the business of making their guests feel welcomed or comfortable! When we showed up for our scheduled ride on July 25th, we were immediately told that we were not allowed to park on the shaded side of the road because it would “upset the horses”. Strange, we thought,... More

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Shreveport, Louisiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We tried to go yesterday for their late afternoon ride. The lady rudely told me they weren't doing anymore rides that day even though there were two left listed on their schedule. I called this morning at 8, no answer. I called again at 8:10. She seemed very irritated and told me there was no way I'd make it there... More

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Riverside, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went there to see if we could schedule a ride only to see a heavier-set woman beating one of the horses badly simply because it had gotten loose. The horses didn't have adequate shelter and were fed on the muddy ground. This is far too nice of a location with beautiful trails to have these people running this place... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stopped in for the Beach Ride on our way south traveling from Monterey through Big Sur and on to Paso Robles. Our 7 yo daughter loves horses and really wanted to ride one on the beach. Our expectations were exceeded. The guides were extremely professional and courteous. We rode down a trail, crossed the Big Sur stream/rive and then... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I will be back there this year and it was always fun good people and great horses, we have to be strict for your safety but we like to have fun to! I you listen to us it works out well, sometimes people don't listen or think they know and that is usually when things go wrong! I like to... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Today we went on the one hour Beach Bonanza ride. This was a nice little ride with just the two of us and Hayley our guide. Hayley was a great guide, very informative and knew the area well, she also gave us tips on where to stop and what to see on the rest of our road trip. I would... More

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Never have we experienced such rude staff before. We were barked at from the onset till the moment we got off the horses. What a shame .....

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