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Horseshoe Bay Ranch

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38 Gifford St | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5109
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Excellent experience, excellent staff.

I recently did the 2 hour ride with my seven year old daughter. The experience of riding bareback... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lucy B
Daintree Region, Australia
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What a Great Experience Riding in Water

Not only us love visiting the beach!!! The horse also have fun with the sand & love be in Water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Come and join us for a two hour horse ride through bushland down to horseshoe bay beach. Enjoy riding your horse bareback into the cool clear waters of the coral sea. We have horses to suit both total beginners and the more experienced so make a booking with us today. We ride twice a day everyday at 9am and 3pm bookings are essential and weight restrictions apply to keep our horses happy and healthy
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38 Gifford St | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5109

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently did the 2 hour ride with my seven year old daughter. The experience of riding bareback in the water was magical. I wasn't sure how my young and inexperienced daughter would go, but the gentle horses and fabulous staff ensured she loved it...More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only us love visiting the beach!!! The horse also have fun with the sand & love be in Water. Great combination!!! What a Great Experience for Everyone !! :) Thankyou

Thank MovItMovIt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter, who already rides was keen to experience the sea horse ridding and I went along having never sat on a horse. I was very nervous but the staff and my horse were just brilliant and we both had a brilliant experience.

Thank bonniejenner
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

A trip to Magnetic Island was a must with three daughters, two of whom are horse mad! We took a ferry from Townsville and took the bus around to Horseshoe Bay - the ranch was a 10-15 minute walk from the beach. I was even...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

It was my first horse riding experience. I am 8 years old. We rode the horses in the sea. They taught me to trot. The trip lasted around two hours. The people - and the horses - were very friendly. The minimum age for the...More

Thank Marty T
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Riding bareback into the ocean was the thrill of a lifetime - why have we never done this before?! This two-hour ride was the 'icing on the cake' of our mother-daughter trip to Queensland. Our horse handlers were very attentive, sensitive to our riding experience...More

Thank SoCity63
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience for horse riding at this place at Magnetic island. Lauren was very friendly in regards to booking and providing all necessary details. My tour started @830 with briefing and getting on our horses. It was basically my first time riding. The tour began...More

1  Thank Ben W
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We had a great day out. My 11 year old daughter hadn't ridden a horse before and was extremely nervous. The staff were so kind and caring towards her. They looked after her the whole way and even convinced her to try trotting on the...More

Thank elfig
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Wow what an incredible experience Lauren and her staff were so lovely and went above and beyond to accomodate everyone's needs i couldn't be happier great value for money and the horses are beautiful.

Thank Keets31
Reviewed July 6, 2017

An unforgettable experience! We started riding through the bush and even got the horses into a trot (was only my 2nd time ever riding a horse). We were even lucky on the way at spotting a koala climbing a fence onto a tree right next...More

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Cherae C
March 28, 2017|
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Response from hsbr | Property representative |
Hi, We take ages 6 and up on our 2 hour bush and beach trek. For children aged 3-8 years we offer 10 minute pony rides around the ranch :) Kind regards, Horseshoe Bay Ranch
Tamara L
December 13, 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
you do get to canter, they split the group into people who want to canter and those who don't.
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would suggest checking the weather first but Magnetic Island is usually pretty nice all year round. Long pants are a must, i suggest something easy to get on and off as you be a little sticky getting out of the... More