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Address: 150 Sandy Road, Rye, Victoria 3939, Australia
Phone Number: 0061 3 59886755
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Description: Come horse riding with us along a spectacular ocean beach on the...
Come horse riding with us along a spectacular ocean beach on the Mornington Peninsula just 1.25 hours south of Melbourne.No experience necessary, 60+ horses and open every day.People from all over the world come to experience our St Andrews Beach Ride. Operating for over 20 years. Also bush rides to nearby Green's National Park, lessons, pony rides and group packages. Spectacular ocean beach scenery is a perfect backdrop to this popular ride which is truly breath-taking.
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I am 44 and fairly inactive and definitely unfit. I have only been on a horse a couple of times in my whole life. The walking was quite enjoyable, but the trots really took... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This trail ride was so wonderful as we rode to the beach, along it, and then back. I could tell the horses were so loved and cared for, they were in great condition. The most organised and professional trail ride company I have ever seen! Thanks girls, it was great.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I am 44 and fairly inactive and definitely unfit. I have only been on a horse a couple of times in my whole life. The walking was quite enjoyable, but the trots really took their toll on me. I wasn't aware of the leg strength you require to go up and down. My knees were killing me and I couldn't... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Our two daughters (11 + 13) took the one-hour ride during the summer holidays. We were impressed with the booking, arrival and induction system. It was busy, it was hot and the staff were working to their best ability. The girls were matched up with horses that complimented their riding ability and all of the staff seemed to have absolute... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We booked a 2-hour beach ride in morning session. The front desk lady was very friendly and keen to help, we got a quick check-in and some good suggestion about what-to-visit in the surrounding area. The horses we rode were beautiful and cute: the one my friend got has a shining brown color, shorter but strong, always trying to dodge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A beginners level pony trek with calm horses and experienced safe guides (2 per group). Though they do a little trotting, so be prepared for that. They base choice of horse on what you tell them. So if you have no or very little experience and are a little nervous, then you must tell them at the start. I am... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I am sorry but this is one of the worst trail ride we have experienced in the past. Staff were very unprofessional but most of all they tried to work around tour at their convenience all the time. Our guest who had no experience riding a horse was giving a horse which were hard to control. They obviously knew the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We booked the Truemans Bush Ride which is suitable for beginners or for those who have not ride on a horse before. The other options are Green Bush Ride which are for experienced riders. The horses will walk and trot to nearby Park and then explore the Green Bush via its long sandy pathways. The All Day Rides which also... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Gunnamatta Trail Rides went above and beyond for my partner. He planned to propose to me on our beach ride and the staff really managed to trick me and keep it all a surprise. We did the 2 hour trail and beach ride. It was just lovely! Especially the beach ride. Horses were very well mannered and did not give... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I booked a beach & bush ride for my best friend & I expecting to be able to go on the beach for quite some time as I have on other rides with different companies. I expected to canter on the beach too. After the booking was complete for one person the lady told me she 'forgot' some details such... More 

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My partner recently surprised me with a twilight beach ride at Gunnamatta Trail Rides, and I couldn't have asked for a better experience! The staff were fantastic, really friendly and helpful, and the horses all had beautiful temperaments and looked well cared for. The scenery was stunning, and the staff were more than happy to take a few pics for... More 

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