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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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Enjoyable trail ride to St Andrews beach

We went on a Sunday afternoon trail ride to St Andrews Beach in August 2015. Staff were well organised and safety was a priority, particularly for inexperienced riders. We really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We booked a 13th birthday 1.5 hour party which should have consisted of half an hour training session followed by 1 hour trail ride. Instead 55mins into the party and the participants had groomed some horses, drawn with chalk on the horses and were now sitting on the horses ready for a trail ride. So instead of receiving a lesson... More 

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

What an amazing experience taking the horses to St Andrews beach. Stunning scenery, great guides and well behaved horses. A beautiful part of Victoria and a must to do if down Mornington Peninsula way.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went on a Sunday afternoon trail ride to St Andrews Beach in August 2015. Staff were well organised and safety was a priority, particularly for inexperienced riders. We really enjoyed ourselves and would definitely try one of the other rides if we were in the area again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

You cannot fault the area, or the views. Such a stunning place! Once you finally reach the beach its beautiful, however more time on the sand would have been nice. I am a fairly confident rider, however my horse (Eclipse) tested me. The reception lady was nice and the staff were reasonably helpful, but lacking compasion for begginers and didn't... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My partner and I were lucky enough to book in a last minute one hour trail ride for beginners at 3:30pm today. It was good vibes from beginning to end. After we did our research on places to do trail rides (and coming across some really dodgy ones.. note: avoid cheap trail rides) we found Gunnamatta and were pleased at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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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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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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