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Jo's Ark Trail Riding & Equestrian

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Crn Cedar Creek Falls Rd, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4270, Australia
+61 7 5545 7963
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Creating special memories :)

I have always wanted to go on a horse trail ride & Jo's Ark was the perfect way to do so....Ocean... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Berni L
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Walking only, quite pricey

When I called to book, I said that we are experienced, the person taking our booking didn't mention... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
adventure601
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gold coast, australia
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Enjoy one of our 3 horseback tours through the beautiful Thunderbird Park Trail Ride (approx 30min) - $50pp Bush Ride (approx 1hr) - $75pp Hilltop Ride (approx 1.5hr) - $95pp For the little ones we offer pony rides on our lovely Shetland ponies for $10pp
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Crn Cedar Creek Falls Rd, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4270, Australia
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

I have always wanted to go on a horse trail ride & Jo's Ark was the perfect way to do so....Ocean was so welcoming & friendly....she went out of her way to help me....the horses were beautiful & my horse, Bert, was very gentle.....Lucy was...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

When I called to book, I said that we are experienced, the person taking our booking didn't mention that it is a walking ride only. Only found out 5minutes into the ride, after paying for an hour and a half ride, which was $190 for...More

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Jos-Ark, Owner at Jo's Ark Trail Riding & Equestrian, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Hi Jessica and thank-you for taking the time to leave us a review. I apologize that our ride did not meet your expectations. Due to the rocky terrain here on the mountain and given that 95% of people who ride with us have never ridden...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

My adult daughter and I done this today. We haven't been riding for years so I was a little bit nervous. Well the staff were amazing and so friendly, the horses were well suited to each individual rider. Our group was 4 riders an 2...More

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Jos-Ark, Owner at Jo's Ark Trail Riding & Equestrian, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2017

Thankyou so much for your kind words. We are so thrilled to hear that you had such a great time and I will be passing the feedback on to our staff as well. Look forward to seeing you again for your next ride :)

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Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

As an equine therapist it was refreshing to see such well cared for horses, I could tell immediately that animal welfare was priority for jo , the staff are friendly and approachable and trails enjoyable. Will definitely be back if it stays under her management....More

Thank Danielle J
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Jos-Ark, Owner at Jo's Ark Trail Riding & Equestrian, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

Thankyou so much for your kind words! I am so please you had a great ride and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future :D

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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

All I have to say is - wow! We were a group of novice and intermediate riders and all of us were catered for. Tracey (hope this is spelt right) was awesome at the demo on a horse called bomber! She gave us wonderful conversation...More

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Jos-Ark, Owner at Jo's Ark Trail Riding & Equestrian, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2017

It was out absolute pleasure and we are all so thrilled you had such an amazing experience! I have passed on your kind words to Tracey and the rest of the team :)

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Reviewed January 15, 2017

My husband and I chose the one hour ride which normally costs $79 each but we went on a public holiday so there was a surcharge of 15%. The location is really beautiful, super hot though as we went at the end of the year...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2017

This was my daughters first riding experience and the staff were fantastic. They explained everything and talked with her until she was comfortable in her own ability. I recommend it for the first timers like us. My younger son was also able to enjoy the...More

Thank Early Y
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Jos-Ark, Owner at Jo's Ark Trail Riding & Equestrian, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Thankyou so much for your review :) We are so glad to hear you all had such a fantastic time and we look forward to seeing you again next time.

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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We had a FANTASTIC DAY! Thank you so much for a wonderful experience. I've been on many trail rides around the country and I totally enjoyed this the best. I'm just sad that I have been a local for 24 years and I have never...More

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Jos-Ark, Owner at Jo's Ark Trail Riding & Equestrian, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Hi Niomi and thankyou so much for your kind words and review. We are so thrilled that you had such a great experience and we can't wait to see you again next time :D

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Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We came to visit from Perth and booked an hour trail ride with our two children aged 10 and 7. What an amazing experience. The staff were fantastic and helpful. Very accomodating and made sure our children were looked after. My daughter left saying 'her...More

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Jos-Ark, Owner at Jo's Ark Trail Riding & Equestrian, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Thankyou so much for your great feedback! We are so glad you had a great time :D

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Reviewed August 20, 2016

Horses were friendly and so were the staff. The actual ride through the mountain trail was smooth and tamed. Best to book ahead and secure the time slot you prefer. Great for a horse riding experience and beginner friendly.

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Thamayanthi4
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Response from Jos-Ark | Property representative |
Hi. We don't currently have any packages for just 2 people, just the per person rate :)
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