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Mountain or Forest Horseback Trail Rides:  1, 2 or 3 Hours

General Information: 

  • Reservations are mandatory for all tours
  • All level of riders are welcome, and all ages are welcome:  from 3 years old to 85, they have all been on the trails
  • Maximum weight of 120kg applies
  • Upon arrival, a short assessment is made to identify the right horse and safe riding gear for each rider  
  • The horses are selected for their good composition and gentle temperaments and are treated with love and kept in tip-top condition 
  • Rides are suitable for all levels of experience and the emphasis is being on a safe and providing an enjoyable ride 
  • Horseback Riding is available 365 days a year
  • Riders must arrive 30 mins prior to departure of the trail ride in order to kit up, fill in necessary forms and be allocated the right horse 


Facilities: 

  • Fitting riding safety helmet and chaps upon arrival
  • A brief assessment regarding rider competence
  • Determining the right horse for every rider ie size, level of experience
  • Guidance in the basics of riding a horse
  • Pace of ride is determined by ability of riders present
  • Experienced guides whose focus lies in providing a fun, safe experience for all


Rider Clothing Recommendations: 

  • Wear comfortable, stretch pants ie ski pants, stretch jeans or track suit pants
  • Shoes need to be closed and have a firm sole - if possible a slight heel for maximum safety
  • Loose fitting shirt or T-shirt
  • Sun Block
  • Riders allergic to horse hair should plan ahead and bring along anti-histamine and/or asthma pumps


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Horseback Riding in Plett

Choose between a one hour farm trail with views over the mountains and forest, a two hour forest trail, a three hour trail with an optional picnic prepared by a local wine farm or a half or full day Cruise The Crags Trail, riding on horse back to animal sanctuaries, eco-activities and boutique wine farms in the area..

1 Hour Farm Trail:  Meander across lush green fields, overlooking the forest and mountains in the distance, amongst farm animals and local wildlife.  This ride offers open terrain, ideal for an optional trot or canter whilst being close to nature and enjoying the magnificent surrounds.  Ride begins at 9:00am. Price: R390 ($33) p.p.

2 Hour Forest Trail:  Explore local forest and farmland.  You might get close to Baboons, Monkeys and indigenous birds, with an option of a trot or canter over beautiful emerald fields with unsurpassed views over the surrounding forest and mountains in the distance.  Rides begins at 10:00am and 2:00pm. Price: R750 ($60) p.p.

3 Hour Forest Trail:  A beautiful ride through fields, tea plantations, vineyards and forest, with views over the magnificent Tsitsikamma Mountains and Kurland Polo fields.. An optional picnic is available by prior request under the Oak Trees or in front of a fire on a chilly day. The Full Day option takes you on trails with views of Robberg in the disatance.  Half Day price R1200 ($95) p.p. and leaves at 11am for Full Day; R1500 ($118) p.p. leaving at 10am.  Picnic is at an extra cost of R200 ($16) p.p. including refreshments.  

Reservations Needed for all tours.

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Enjoy magnificent views over mountains, forest and farmland  whilst sipping local wine in the company of your fellow carriage riders.  Check in for your carriage ride which starts at Kay and Monty Estate, the trail takes you through vineyards and along quaint country lanes for two tastings at a choice of one of three wine Estates. 

Lunch can be booked at a venue of choice but is not included in the cost of the trail. Reservations Needed.

This tour runs DAILY at 11:00am and returns at 2:00pm, you must arrive 15 minutes before tour start time.

WITH Lunch-available to leave at 10:30am or Noon, you must arrive 15 minutes before tour start time.

Price for including 2 wine tastings and lunch are R990 ($80) p.p. and lasts approximately 4 hours.

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An action filled day amidst the Tsitsikamma Forest and magnificent Crags at the foot of the Tsitsikamma Mountains, riding on horse back between fun filled activities.  Choose up to two of the following activities plus a lunch venue and tailor make your own route on horseback. Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Crags Elephant Sanctuary, Tenikwa Cat Sanctuary, Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, fresh farm fare at Peppermill Café or a delectable lunch at a local Wine Estate.  Bookings required 48 hours in advance and package prices upon enquiry.  Package rates depend on Activities chosen and if you would like lunch included.
Half Day Ride leaves at 10:00am; Price: R1200 ($95) p.p- includes 1 activity and lunch.  

Full Day Ride leaves at 9:00am; Price: Starting at R1500 ($118) p.p.- includes 2 activities & lunch- price varies based on activities chosen.  Reservations Needed.

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Horse & Carriage Ride:  Wine Tasting with Lunch 

Plettenberg Bay has some of the best & most unique horseback riding trips around.  You can choose from 1, 2 or 3 hour rides through farms & forests, riding to local attractions like Tenikwa and Monkeyland or a taste wine & sparkling wine at brilliant 

local wineries!  There are tours for all ages and all experience levels so one will be perfect for you or your group!  

The horses are ​beautiful, calm and will give you a memorable experience on your ride!

This tour is GREAT for those of you looking for a unique way to experience the winelands but don't want to do it via horseback!  Enjoy magnificent views over mountains, forest and farmland, whilst sipping local wine in the company of your fellow carriage riders. The vintage 10-seater carriage is drawn by two beautiful Percheron horses and your hosts will entertain you with interesting facts and information regarding the history of the area, its people and the local wine industry.  Refreshments are served during the carriage ride. Leaves at 10:30am, 2 wine tastings & lunch included. Reservations are necessary and tours are available from Tuesday through Sunday and all ages are welcome.  Great for small groups, families, romantic outing, wedding parties and more.

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Horse & Carriage Ride to Boutique Wine Estates:  With or w/o Lunch

Customized tours are available most of the year.  Contact us to help!

General Information About Horseback Riding Tours

Cruise the Crags Wine Trail Horseback Riding:  Half Day or Full Day

Enjoy the Crags Wine Route on horseback.  Explore the beautiful vineyards, Fynbos and forest whilst tasting local wines and accompanying delectable fare at a choice of three wine estates in this area:  Kay & Monty (open Tuesday to Saturday), Redford Lane Wines (open Tuesday – Sunday), and Newstead Wines (open Tuesday to Saturday).

Half Day Crags Wine Trail includes stopping at One Wine Farm. Price: R990 ($80) p.p. - excludes wine tasting & lunch costs. 
Full Day Crags Wine Trail includes stopping at Two Wine Farms . Price: R1500 ($118) p.p. - excludes wine tastings and lunch costs. 

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Wendy & Gary Kritzinger, Plett Sun Tours

Cruise the Crags Horseback Riding Adventure:  Half Day or Full Day