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Blazing Saddles

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154 Yorkeys Knob Rd, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland 4878, Australia
+61 7 4055 7400
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Blazing Saddles is the longest established horse riding and quad bike tour company in Far North Queensland. Locally owned and operated, it is now located only 10mins from both Cairns and Northern Beaches to suit even the most time conscious visitor or perfect for a soft adventure activity for the whole family!Blazing Saddles is now a working sugar cane farm and the property also boasts an 18 acre billabong which is abundant with native birds and amphibious creatures of all shapes and sizes! You will also meet our resident geese, peacocks and ducks, perhaps even spot a crocodile!We cater for large groups as well as the corporate and incentive market making these activities great for team building ideas.Our Horse-riding tour offers a safe, relaxing way to meander through rainforest pockets, mangrove wetland, sugarcane fields and native bush! With a stable of horses to suit all ages and levels, this is a perfect family adventure. Our horses have a friendly, mature nature and will be matched to each riders experience and ability. Draw up on horse-back alongside our 18 acre billabong for a billy tea over a camp fire and the chance to see a croc in the wild!Our Quad Bikes are easy to ride and provide the perfect adventure. With a fleet of both 90cc and 250cc bikes, your guides will ensure the perfect balance between safety and fun! So easy to ride, our group sizes remain small, to guarantee your personalized experience. Anyone can do it!
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  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“quad biking” (31 reviews)
“cane fields” (12 reviews)
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154 Yorkeys Knob Rd, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland 4878, Australia
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+61 7 4055 7400
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"quad biking"
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"cane fields"
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"an experienced rider"
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"advanced riders"
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"horse riding experience"
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"tight corners"
in 3 reviews
"japanese tourists"
in 4 reviews
"nice scenery"
in 3 reviews
"bus driver"
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"skill level"
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"great fun"
in 12 reviews
"the staff were great"
in 5 reviews
"thanks guys"
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"whole family"
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"special thanks"
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"practice track"
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"horses"
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience of ARVs and the. Horse riding, Georgia was our lead for both experiences she was fun, chatty, professional and good at her job, the staff where very helpful and funny, the pickup driver was fun and engaging, Max the photographer was a good...More

Thank Paul_tyrrell82
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Only horse riders on this day. The good; nice owner and wranglers, horses seemed well cared for if not well groomed. Trail is rather boring meandering through cane fields and eucalyptus groves. The not so great, the horse tack was shabby and didn't look very...More

Thank Sally M
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My friend Bryony and I have just returned from our visit to Blazing Saddles and we just wanted to say a massive thank you to the team! Bry (an experienced rider) loved it! She was able to go for a lovely canter. Myself, a beginner,...More

Thank olivefrazer
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

So we decided to come here because my husband and brother in law fancied a blast on the quads, my eldest son also joined them as he was old enough so I took my middle and youngest children horse riding on the same site. We...More

Thank Lyndsey A
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This was something the whole family did. We've never ridden quad bikes but are now hooked. What awesome fun. Thrilling. All very well-organised including pick up from Cairns, the tuition, and equipment etc... There is a track to ride on and also a sugar cane...More

Thank Kellie_Morle
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 really had a good time and Georgia and Ally were great guides. We all had a great time and the trip was good value.

Thank Mats D
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We went to Blazing Saddles as a family of 4 including kids of 12 & 14 and they gave us horses suited to our ability. The terrain wasn't difficult and despite being in among cane fields was still interesting. Staff were helpful . my daughter...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We did the ATV tour. The staff were great and since it was my first time driving an ATV, they took me off into a different group with my partner so I wouldn't feel pressured to keep up with the experienced group. I was grateful...More

1  Thank Char852
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

For $130/$100 a throw (adult/child) I can't say a very sedate ride on an old plodder for 90 minutes was worth the money. The saddles were ill-fitting, the horses seemed depressed and there were not enough staff for a very large group of riders, most...More

Thank DeanGundaroo
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We went to Blazing Saddles as a family and they gave us horses suited to our ability. They had two Japanese speaking guides riding with us for the Japanese tourists, which I thought was good. The terrain wasn't difficult and despite being in among cane...More

Thank Scott M
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