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

Ride with Rhino

The warmest welcome awaits at this lodge-based horse safari, where guests immediately feel like family and return year after year. Top-notch horses and terrain, along with incredible wildlife sightings of white rhino, giraffe, zebra, sable, eland, wildebeest, buffalo and more. Add to that game drives, walking safaris and mountain biking – plus multiple pools and the best staff around, and you have a safari equally suited to the avid equestrian as to families and groups of riders and non-riders.

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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.