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Rancho Cortez Day Trips

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872 Hay Holler Rd, Bandera, TX 78003-4364
+1 830-796-9339
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Great views, but not quite what it says on the tin!

The trail riding suited three of our party of four who were complete beginners - it was slow and... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Adam C
The Hague, The Netherlands
Fun, Fun, Fun

We chose the half day dude ranch. It started at 1:00 pm with a one hour trail ride. We had a lasso... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Lynchburg, Virginia
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872 Hay Holler Rd, Bandera, TX 78003-4364
+1 830-796-9339
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The trail riding suited three of our party of four who were complete beginners - it was slow and the horses just followed each other. Our kids enjoyed the lasso-ing, the games room and the hot tub - it really wasn't warm enough for the...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We chose the half day dude ranch. It started at 1:00 pm with a one hour trail ride. We had a lasso lesson from the owner, Larry Cortez. He is hilarious and you will enjoy every minute. You get a wagon ride to feed the...More

2  Thank prz361
Reviewed 29 August 2017

WHAT A DAY! We had no preconception what to expect on a dude ranch. All we knew was that we wanted to be Cowboys for a day: we were NOT disappointed. From the minute we arrived, we were made to feel incredibly welcome. First off...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We found this place while researching Tripadvisor, and went there without expecting much. We spent half a day with them, and had a amazing time. This place gives you the real cowboy experience. There is so much to do at the farm - go on...More

2  Thank Ankur A
Reviewed 12 January 2017

this is one of the best dude ranches we have been to. I take my grandson to a different ranch every year for his b-day and by far this was the best one . larry cortez who is the owner could not have been nicer...More

2  Thank janice r
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I am going to write this comment in English so it is understood by the majority including the owners. As a group of 4 very excited about our visit to a Texan ranch, we have been nothing short of disappointed by Rancho Cortez. We had...More

2  Thank theunforgiven666
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We had a short amount of time in banderas but really wanted to go on a Ranch and have a mini ranch experience, after calling up a number of ranches in the area, Rancho Cortez was the only one that was helpful! They put together...More

Thank Cheree O
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I can't believe the value for the money at Rancho Cortez! We went for a 1/2 day and it was well worth it. We were lucky enough to catch a champion roper doing lasso tricks! Next was the trail ride, followed by feeding the longhorns,...More

Thank Janine S
Reviewed 10 May 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...More

Thank heathbb
Reviewed 4 May 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...More

Thank Linda L
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