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Rancho Cortez Day Trips

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Address: 872 Hay Holler Rd, Bandera, TX 78003-4364
Phone Number: 830-796-9339

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Great day for is four Aussies, did the arvo half day and guess we was honoured to have the owner Larry take us out for a ride , loved his style ,gave me cheek gave it back twice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 10, 2016
Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

Great day for is four Aussies, did the arvo half day and guess we was honoured to have the owner Larry take us out for a ride , loved his style ,gave me cheek gave it back twice as fast! Made for a great arvo and enjoyed being taught to lasso although it took awhile to get those wrists right... More 

Thank heathbb
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

We (5 adults, 3 children, ages 13, 10 and 6' did 1/2 day trip. It's about one hour drive from SanAntonio and a beautiful scenic drive there. We arrived about 1 and stayed till sundown, about 8pm. Our time there was action packed. The staff is amazing and friendly. So much to do. Some members did not want to ride... More 

Thank Linda L
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

Best part of our trip. We stayed over night and 2 half days at this fabulous ranch. The location is amazing and the activities fun. The kids were in their element with all the outdoor activities including horse riding sessions, wagon ride, long horn feeding, games room, play park, animals, indoor & outdoor pool and hiking. Us adults enjoyed the... More 

Thank belinda m
Baltimore, Maryland
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

Everyone was so nice and welcoming. They accommodated us for a last minute trail ride on the same day. When we called, they were booked, but a rep contacted us when someone cancelled and we were in! Cowboy Larry was so nice to my daughter Phoebe and my whole family...asking all of the families where they were from and showing... More 

Thank pit6286
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Check review on other page . It goes into detail. Great place and u will love it. It's a place for all ages and types of personalities. You will go home a better person from staff rubbing off on you. Make sure to bring bathing suit, flashlight and if you play an instrument like harmonica or guitar be sure to... More 

Tampa, Florida
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491 reviews
301 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for a day as a cowboy and had a phenomenal time! The Cowboys were wonderful and we loved getting to hang out with the horses and ride through the hills. The game room was fun and we enjoyed feeding the Longhorns. It was a great mix of structured time and free time! We highly... More 

Thank StefJax
Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016

My family, husband, brother-in-law, sister-in-law and 3 teenagers, spend New Year's day doing the half day dude ranch adventure. Everyone has a great time. The owner, Larry Cortez, is amazing. He is funny, kind, great story-teller and the best cowboy I have ever met. There were enough activities to keep busy- roping, horse back riding, wagon ride to feed long... More 

Thank Jeanne J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We spent a half day at Rancho Cortez with three young children (9, 7 and 3). I can't say enough good things about our experience! Butch was our guide for the day, was a ton of fun, completely tuned in to our boys and their experience, as well as ours. We had a great trail ride, the littlest guy got... More 

2 Thank Sarah P
London, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

I guess I should start by saying that I was expecting to see a working ranch which this isn't. I clearly didn't read the website very well. booking from the UK was very easy and the even managed to get my fiancé on a horse which isn't an easy task. Because I was with 2 beginners, the ride was kept... More 

Thank Melkai
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Reading through these reviews I can't believe no one writes about BUTCH the wrangler. Anyway, we booked a half a day for the 4 of us, as it turned out, we were the only 4 in the group WHICH WAS GREAT!!! We spent the day with our own personal cowboy BUTCH.... He was the nicest, friendliest, funniest person.... We had... More 

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