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Horseshoe Bay Ranch

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Address: 38 Gifford St | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
Phone Number: 617 4778 5109
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Come and join us for a two hour horse ride through bushland down to...

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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Beautiful Horseriding experience on Magnetic Island

This was a beautiful and relaxing experience. Most definitely something to tick off the bucket list. Spotted wildlife along the way to the beach and as promised an amazing swim... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
LindaA1000
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Berwick, Australia
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Berwick, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a beautiful and relaxing experience. Most definitely something to tick off the bucket list. Spotted wildlife along the way to the beach and as promised an amazing swim bareback in the beautiful waters of Magnetic Island. The staff were so friendly and helpful and the horses were perfect. Highly recommended!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for a ride on the 12th September and had an amazing time. The Horses were well cared for and well behaved. I found the staff extremely friendly and knowledgeable, the ride was great, we even saw wild koalas, and the swim in the sea was amazing. Would very highly recommend.

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Thank laramarles05
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip was one of the highlights during our stay! It's a great way to see more of the island and to have a fantastic experience. The team from the ranch looked after us really well and made sure that both experienced and inexperienced riders got the most from the trip. The horse are being treated really well too!!!

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Thank Katja S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on Magnetic Island myself and my friend decided to book the morning Horse ride. Although a little bit pricey it is well worth it! All the riders are very experienced and friendly. The horses are so well behaved and you feel extremely safe. Great for beginners or experienced riders. Going in the sea riding the horse bare back was... More 

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Vught, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great morning for our 16 year old. Great ride, koala and Roo spotting on the way to the beach. Swimming with horses was fantastic. Great fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We booked this as a different way to see the island. It was a 20min walk from Bungalow Bay and the bus stops nearby. They were great about saddling up my friend who is a bit nervous about horse's with a gentle giant of a horse. I had a horse that was definitely like myself. They let you either walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and nice rides provided. The horses are in good condition and seem well treated. One comment was on the staff not communicating when one of the horse had bitten my 10 year old on the leg. I should have been alerted even if minor.

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Horseshoe Bay Ranch run 2 tours each day at 9am and 3pm, from their stables on Gifford St, you should book in advance and need to arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled time. Each tour lasts approximately 2 hours. Riders are paired with horses based on weight & height, and separated into groups of experienced riders and novices. The tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

טיול מדהים. רכיבה קלה מתאימה גם למתחילים. Great experience. Wonderful views. Great guides . Good value for money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

As an avid horse rider and owner I couldn't wait to go horse-riding on Magnetic Island. From the get go these girls were professional, helpful and very polite. You begin the ride by being assigned your horses and helped to mount. You go together as a large group - beginners and advanced riders together. The tour guides were very chatty,... More 

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