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Address: 150 Sandy Rd, Rye, Victoria 3939, Australia
Phone Number: 0061 3 59886755
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Come horse riding with us along a spectacular ocean beach on the Mornington...

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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Kids Enjoyed It

My three children (ages 9, 11, 13) did the half day holiday program and loved it! They were happy with the amount of riding they got to do. My youngest was quite nervous and had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 28, 2016
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Long Beach, California
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The good news first they have gorgeous and sweet 🐴 horses. I also loved the incredible scenery. The beaches and trail was stunning. One of their horses had so may scars on his back end that I was uncomfortable with how these animals are being treated. I don't know if it was from whip or crop marks? The same one... More 

Thank Leila Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband are on our honeymoon and i have always wanted yo ride horses on the beach, gunnamatta trial rides did not disappoint. We went on the 2 hour beginners st andrews beach ride, it was fun rideing thru the bush to the beach and once we got to the beach it was everything i wanted, the guides... More 

Thank Jennifer B
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Thief and a liar. Bought 3 ponys from them that turned out to be drugged on the day they were ridden and bought. Despite knowing they were for beginners she still sold them and a week or so later when we tried to ride them they were like brumby's. Had no interest in coming to ride them herself to prove... More 

5 Thank Sheamus M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

My three children (ages 9, 11, 13) did the half day holiday program and loved it! They were happy with the amount of riding they got to do. My youngest was quite nervous and had not ridden before - the guide was very understanding and lead her the whole way. The other two had done the same program a few... More 

Thank HolidaysAllOver
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Gunnamatta provides very well looked after horses with experienced horse riders accompanying each group on the trails. I have been a regular rider there over the last 18 months. It's an absolute joy to ride through scenic bushland with good long stretches of cantering available as an experienced rider. The staff pick suitable horses to match the riders skills .Office... More 

Thank pdf1947
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time. Well behaved horses, professional, friendly staff. We cantered a lot along the bush trail. The highlight was the walking and cantering along the beach.

Thank Ros_Mel2014
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I bought the two hour ride for my husband and myself online. In tiny writing it says that there is a weight restriction and I did not see this. It was not until I got the confirmation email that I saw the policy-after I paid in full. We turned up on the day and with a winter jacket and riding... More 

4 Thank Sarah-Jane P
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

I bought my mother in law a voucher for the st andrews 2 hour beach ride for her birthday. We both had an amazing time. The horses are well looked after and happy and the staff were extremely encouraging and knowledgable. We both finally learnt how to trot (which minimised the sore bottom the next day) which has now led... More 

Thank Jamie K
Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We had a beach trail in July. 4 of us had some riding experience and 2 - none. We had a 2 hour ride before in NZ and it was much more enjoyable. Now this trip Good:-Office staff was friendly . -The beach ride was short but enjoyable. -It was my daughter's bday present(party) and it seemed that she enjoyed... More 

2 Thank frost_aus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My partner booked the beach & bathe pass for us & we both really enjoyed it. The horse riding was a wonderful experience 😊 the horses were absolutely great. The trail ride was enjoyable, the views were stunning. It rained the day we went which actually made it even more special. The pastel colours & light by the time we... More 

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