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Horseback Africa

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Address: P.O.Box 905 | Cullinan, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 735 9909
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We not only stayed overnight (which is what this review will cover), but we also did the lion walk, which is covered by our review under "Walking with Lions" and is run by the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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cpl1775
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We not only stayed overnight (which is what this review will cover), but we also did the lion walk, which is covered by our review under "Walking with Lions" and is run by the same family/organization and is a MUST DO for anyone in the area. This present review will only address the accommodation, food, atmosphere and people of Horseback... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Colin and his family were so friendly and welcoming and the lion walk was the highlight of our Africa trip. This is a must do if visiting Pretoria/Johannesburg.

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Thank charge3
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a great experience. Brendan is very knowledgable and experienced and a great host. We loved the fact that you are taught horsemanship skills as part of the safari. The horses are all very well behaved and well schooled. As a result this is one of the most enjoyable and relaxed horseback safaris I've been on. We got really... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Fantastic experience. Being up close with the lions was amazing but more important was to understand their plight and that these beautiful animals are becoming endangered. The fee goes towards conservation work at the park. And an unexpected bonus ... the pizzas for lunch were delicious!

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Thank johnnysp
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I was a bit skeptical going in as I'm not a fan of animals in captivity, but it was a very good experience. Having a lot of friends who are very prominent in African wildlife conservation, they are extremely critical of conservation and protection efforts in South Africa. The lions bred here are donated (not sold) to game reserves with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you are in the area it is a must go! As a first time rider they made it very easy and helpful to me. The horses were well tamed and followed orders well and were kept in superb conditions while on the ride we had many great spots including being 3m from giraffes. The lions were a fantastic experience... More 

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Thank OpenMicosLight U
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

A great place to enjoy the fresh African air.The food was great the hospitality superb.So much activity for everyone. We went there for a day visit.Our children went for horse riding, my husband and i went for the lion walk.Whilst the children were riding i enjoyed a nice and relaxing hot stone massage.Would love to go there again.

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Thank Jackie M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Really nice and obliging people, very good horses, marvelous scenery. Although I am an advance rider, they are so organized and helpful that even a novice will have a wonderful time.

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Thank Sergio C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I could repeart all of the wonderful things other reviewers have said, but let me cover that by saying it is all true -- it is a great experience. I travel for a living, to very remote and fascinating places, and I loved it here. The young lady working there (sarah?) was very welcoming as was the lady owner. I... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Collin was not on the property when we were there, Matt was the person that took us on the walk. The young lions that made the short walk with us were very enthusiastic and a pleasure to be with, I wish we could have spent more time on the walk with them, but we can not say we were not... More 

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