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Gunnamatta Trail Rides

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150 Sandy Rd, Rye, Victoria 3939, Australia
0061 3 59886755
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Fantastic private lesson

Our 6 year old horse obsessed daughter had a fantastic private lesson with Josh and horse ‘woody... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tieps
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Melbourne, Australia
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Great day

Had a fantastic experience today with guides shannon and Elsa. Did a 2 hr tour with my 10 yr old... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Ainsley W
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Melbourne, Australia
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Come horse riding with us along a spectacular ocean beach on the Mornington Peninsula just 1.25 hours south of Melbourne.No experience necessary, 60+ horses and open every day.People from all over the world come to experience our St Andrews Beach Ride. Operating for over 20 years. Also bush rides to nearby Green's National Park, lessons, pony rides and group packages. Spectacular ocean beach scenery is a perfect backdrop to this popular ride which is truly breath-taking.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible18%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
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150 Sandy Rd, Rye, Victoria 3939, Australia
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0061 3 59886755
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 6 year old horse obsessed daughter had a fantastic private lesson with Josh and horse ‘woody’ who were fantastic. Josh is an excellent teacher, who clearly knows how to get the most out of young riders and ensure a fun experience. We will definitely...More

Thank Tieps
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic experience today with guides shannon and Elsa. Did a 2 hr tour with my 10 yr old daughter. We had a fantastic time, felt safe and looked after. Highly recommend a visit.

1  Thank Ainsley W
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

The WORST experience ever! My friend was only 1 kg over the safety weight restriction. So he is 96kgs. The restriction is 95kgs BUT they say (height to weight ratios are considered) - this is not the case. 1kg over!!!!!! REALLY?? We were sent away...More

6  Thank liv183
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

These rides are most suitable for first time riders only. Only short bursts of trotting, which the horses were very unwilling to do. Reached the beach after 50 or so minutes of single track alongside a road. Then walked up the beach and back -...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I think the horses don't enjoy what they do as mine did little rears I think maybe swaping the horses would help also the amount of money it is NOT WORTH IT, it is OVER PRICED I think changing the prices would help I wouldn't...More

3  Thank Isabella G
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

My son (6.5yrs) has 3 half day sessions at Gunnamatta. He absolutely loved it. The staff were very caring and ensured he had a safe and fun time.

Thank Marc B
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Both my mum and I went on the beach ride and were pretty disappointed. We can both ride (although I'm extremely nervous) and we were bored. Literally only on the beach for a maximum of 10 minutes and has to wait at the entrance for...More

3  Thank Kyra M
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Professional from start to finish. The riding staff are experienced and their love and knowledge of each horse is lovely to see and enables them to match horses to riders ability perfectly. The scenery and in particular the beach ride is spectacular. We really enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I paid $360 for a couples beach and bathe package late last year. I did not see the weight restrictions at the time of booking nor the 6 month expiry date. Emailed them this week as my partner is just on 100kgs and was worried...More

8  Thank kellyhopkins
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

They were so friendly and accomodating. Helped me out with my hot spring passes and upgraded me to a beach ride when I wanted to change to the morning session. Was absolutely amazing experience!

1  Thank Shalyn T
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yeojanice
17 April 2018|
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Response from Marc B | Reviewed this property |
I think there may be an age limit. My son was 6.5 yrs old when he did it. Best to call them and check.
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Fiona M
22 May 2015|
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Response from Lee H | Reviewed this property |
they dont provide transport to and .from the Gunnamatta Trail Rides. But you may arrange your own transport. pls book your tickets online and stick to the appointment times. There are some briefings before the rides... More
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Sam T
10 April 2015|
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Response from Lee H | Reviewed this property |
They don't provide transport service. We booked the tickets online, and drove there before the appointment time. Note that you have to stick to your appointment time, especially during peak period. No walk in please... More
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