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Horseshoe Bay Ranch

#5 of 20 Outdoor Activities in Magnetic Island Features Animals
38 Gifford St | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5109
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Never been on a horse before, but had an amazing ride. I was really excited when I booked it and it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janneke Z
via mobile
Beach swim is the highlight of this ride

This ride is very well set up for beginners as they seem to mainly cater for that group.If you have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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38 Gifford St | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5109
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never been on a horse before, but had an amazing ride. I was really excited when I booked it and it was as good as I hoped for. The girls were really helpfull and nice, Helping us with the horses. The track was great and...More

Thank Janneke Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ride is very well set up for beginners as they seem to mainly cater for that group.If you have never ridden before, or not ridden very often then you are in great hands, there is a lot of explanations before any gait change and...More

Thank jvi0la
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Absolutely beautiful Trail, saw a Koala, Wallabies and heaps of bird life. Horses well behaved.Professionally Managed and the experienced staff make sure you feel safe and comfortable. The bare back ride through the ocean was a amazing experience.

Thank Catherine v
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We loved our ride, the hosts were awesome and did all the Hardwork for us. They carried out stinger suits until we needed them, they unsaddked agd resaddled our horses, they had platforms to use to get on and off and to top it off...More

1  Thank Zieta O
Reviewed 17 April 2017

As a regular, experienced rider at home, my very novice boyfriend and i always go for a ride whenever we are away, this was by far the best one we have ever done!! So many trecks you go on are boring and at snails pace...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

From the welcome of the delightful team of the four beautiful 'guides' through to the experience of sighting a koala in the stunning bush surrounds and then an amazing bareback ocean horse ride this experience was totally unique and special. At all times we were...More

Thank umarpop
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience, friendly staff Best part of the day was riding in the ocean bare back Would definitely recommend this experience to everyone.

Thank blasey2
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

selection of restaurants and cafes, and a convenience store, water sports, a little park , bbq spot, shelter from sun - you could spend all day at horseshoe bay (which we did)

Thank SaskiaLorrison
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I recently visited the ranch, the whole experience was fantastic, being novice riders we were looked after from start to finish, the girls are wonderful. Riding the horses through the bush then bare back in the water is truely memorable and I'm...More

Thank Elaine T
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Beautifully looked after horses, friendly guides, gorgeous scenery and even koala spotting! Top shelf experience, if you only do one thing on Maggie Island… make it that <3

Thank Pas1sto
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Cherae C
Hi. What are the age requirements for children? Thank you.
28 March 2017|
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Response from hsbr | Property representative |
Hi, We take ages 6 and up on our 2 hour bush and beach trek. For children aged 3-8 years we offer 10 minute pony rides around the ranch :) Kind regards, Horseshoe Bay Ranch
Tamara L
Is there also a Tour for experienced riders including a canter etc?
14 December 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
you do get to canter, they split the group into people who want to canter and those who don't.
How should I dress for this tour
26 July 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would suggest checking the weather first but Magnetic Island is usually pretty nice all year round. Long pants are a must, i suggest something easy to get on and off as you be a little sticky getting out of the... More