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Port Douglas Horse Riding

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Address: 6613 Captain Cook Highway, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: [+61] 7 4098 4101
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Visited this afternoon with two adults riding and three kids 6, 4 and 2. Mandy was amazing with us all: encouraging and giving clear instructions. My 2 year old little boy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2016
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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Visited this afternoon with two adults riding and three kids 6, 4 and 2. Mandy was amazing with us all: encouraging and giving clear instructions. My 2 year old little boy absolutely loved his first experience of horse riding. Thank you so much for being so lovely Mandy. Xx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

My Brother (7) and I (10) enjoyed Cantering across the field and in the ring. Mandy, the instructor, was kind and patient with us, taking the time to organise the course to our different abilities.

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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This was the highlight of the kids holiday. Beautiful horses, good natured and so well trained, all amongst some amazing scenery. Our city kids aren't good with animals but Mandy had them at ease within minutes. They learnt way more than I thought possible in the time. It was also very good value, so we had to go back for... More 

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Kilsyth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Took my 12 year old daughter here for a 1 hour ride. Mandy, the instructor was amazing. My daughter has been doing riding lessons in Melbourne for four months now. She learnt more in the hour with Mandy than in the four months she has been doing lessons. We wanted to book another session but unfortunately Mandy gets booked out... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

My boys aged 7 and 10 both rated their horse riding lesson with Mandy as the highlight of their holiday. It was both informative and hands on and the horses were lovely for two children who have never been near a horse before. Both want further lessons when we get home, they loved it so much.

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Mandy H, Owner at Port Douglas Horse Riding, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review, much appreciated I think one of the boys said it was Epic!! can't ask for better than that, both boys were lots of fun hope you had a lovely holiday regards Mandy More 

Mareeba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Our 7 year old daughter has wanted to go for pony ride for ages ... so on a recent trip to Port Douglas we booked her in with her little sister for a half hour experience! In such a short space of time, the girls learnt so much ... from grooming, to learning how to start, stop and steer before... More 

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Mandy H, Owner at Port Douglas Horse Riding, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, I'm glad the girls had fun they where great listeners and a pleasure to teach. I look forward to seeing you all again!! and Star can't wait for the bag of carrots!! More 

Port Douglas, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Had a great ride and lesson today - me and 3 kids. Not only was it educational and experiential for all of us, it was great fun. It was great learning all about the horses and also their personalities. Mandy is so knowledgable and has a great method of making it enjoyable and engaging for the kids. We even played... More 

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Mandy H, Owner at Port Douglas Horse Riding, responded to this review

It was an action packed 1 hour, and I'm happy you all had a great time thankyou for taking the time to do the review its very much appreciated, and I look forward to seeing you again sometime. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Not quite what we were expecting, as it's a lesson in a couple of paddocks and an arena, rather than a scenic trail ride. The instructors are very cautious, making sure the inexperienced riders don't go beyond their capabilities,which I appreciate and we managed to have a lot of fun. Good for horse mad kids.

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Mandy H, Owner at Port Douglas Horse Riding, responded to this review

Hi Stormie C I'm not sure you have reviewed the right riding school? was it Port Douglas Horse Riding, your instructor would have been me "Mandy" and I can be cautious if it is required, but I'm also up for stretching your limits if that is what you where looking for? I also would have told you when you booked... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Mandy was an excellent host and she accommodated us on a Sunday despite being her day off . The horse riding was the best thing that we experienced over the holidays . Thanks Mandy and we will recommend this to everyone , especially with young families .

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Mandy H, Owner at Port Douglas Horse Riding, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and thankyou for recommending me to others, I'm happy you had a lovely time, see you again hopefully. More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Thanks so much to Mandy for fitting us in late this afternoon, as the last opportunity for us, flying home tomorrow. A wonderful hour spent learning the basics. My son (13) had never ridden a horse before, and had the time of his life. A perfect location to learn to ride in. The horses are very well looked after -... More 

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