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“A lovely family Business” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Horseback Africa

Horseback Africa
Ranked #7 of 112 things to do in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence
Cairns
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A lovely family Business”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014

I found this was a lovely and unique experience in South Africa. A well run family business. I'm no horse rider but they took the time to match a horse to me and also to go through the basic of riding a horse. I loved being able to get close to wild life. I also walked with the Lions and got to hold a baby lion, one of the highlights for me. It was great just chilling out and watching the Giraffe. Overall a wonderful experience.

Visited May 2014
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Bangkok, Thailand
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73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Lovely way to spend the morning”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is one of three reviews for the horse riding the accommodation and the lion tours which are all run at the same place, this one is for the riding specifically. Riding at horseback africa was a great experience, some major plus points were that they take time to brief you properly and match you carefully to a horse, they give good tips on the way including a bit of tuition, the rides arent boring and cater carefully for all levels of riding so you find it interesting no matter if you are a beginner or pretty advanced, the horses are spectacularly well trained and in our case they sent us out with Brandon who runs the horse riding side of things, so the guiding was also great and done with so much enthusiasm. He really cared that we had a great time and felt safe (in my case) and got to do lots of canters and gallops (in my partners case). The places that you ride are beautiful and you get pretty close to some lovely wild life. For us, the only downside was the cost which was a little bit high in our opinion, but even so would still totally recommend doing this.

Visited April 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“An excellent experience of Africa”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

If you only have a day and you want to experience genuine African hospitality and a taste of Africa then this is the place to go! An easy drive from JHB or Pretoria. Enjoy.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“this is a place where you can experiment horses”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014

the atmosphere not that good when you are welcomed to the place.When you inside that's when you will feel more welcomed than the reception area.

Visited February 2014
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San Diego, California
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“romantic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2014

great place to go with your lovey, had an amazing time!! absoultely fabulous place to visit on horseback

Visited October 2013
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