South African Horse Safaris

A country that offers the most exceptionally diverse horseback holiday options. Choose from incredible wildlife safaris, coastal treks or luxurious wineland trails.

With a South African horseback holiday, you are spoiled for choice. From towering cliffs and vast valley landscapes to untamed game reserves filled with wildlife rare and renowned. From pristine coastlines with endless miles of beach to canter along to rows of vines amongst mountainous backdrops that look like a green screen.

Whichever type of horse riding adventure you’re after, South Africa has it. 

The Best Horse Riding in South Africa

Under Canvas

Situated within a World Heritage site, you’ll ride on a reserve spanning 22,000 hectares and 5 eco-systems. From tall craggy mountains to vast open plains (perfect for a long canter) you’ll have opportunity to ride with the Big 5 of Africa – Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Leopard and Buffalo. 

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The Big 5 Finest

A challenging and thrilling horseback safari through incredible wildlife reserves, staying at high-end lodges and camps over 9 nights. 

Vines & Chukkas

Tailor-made holiday that combines meandering through vineyards on horseback, stopping off at award-winning wineries to taste some of the best vino in the world, along with private polo lessons and fast-paced chukkas at Africa’s finest equestrian estate.