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Gunnamatta Trail Rides

150 Sandy Road, Rye, Victoria 3939, Australia
0061 3 59886755
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Ranked #9 of 13 Attractions in Rye
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
Owner description: Come horse riding with us along a spectacular ocean beach on the Mornington Peninsula just 1.25...
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

We saw the trail ride at the Royal Melbourne show and booked the beach and spa package as our anniversary present to each other. Once we arrived there we went to check in and got told to be weighed, even though we already told them our weight when booking and was told was fine. After being weighed we got told... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

On first glance, the website for booking seemed awfully convenient and secure. Unfortunately, after entering my credit details and even receiving a receipt for my supposed payment deposit, I did not receive a confirmation email or sorts from the company itself. When I called them up, it became apparent that there were no rides available for the duration of the... More 

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Melbourne
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18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I purchased rides for me and my three adult daughters through Red Balloon, getting a great deal ($105) .We went on a Sunday at 930am. told to be there 30 minutes before. They are quite well set up, very focused on safety. Be warned, they do weigh you before you ride. You also cant carry any loose items in your... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Just back from a weekend away on the Mornington Peninsula, where on the Saturday afternoon I booked for the 3 hour Experienced rider Bush ride. As a rider of 20+yrs it is rare to have the opportunity to book a ride in which you actually get to have several good fast canters rather than plod along on the safe and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My girlfriend and I recently did the 2 hour bush and beach trail ride. We had a ball. Instructors were great and we got to do a lot of trotting which was really fun. Would definitely do this trail again, we loved it. The package that included lunch at a winery (delicious) and hot springs made it a perfect day!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Staff very friendly and helpful. Would definitely comeback. Thanks everyone xxxxx. My daughter had the best time. Her horse was absolutely gorgeous and very placid .

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