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Mozambique Horse Safari

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Chibuene | South Beach, Vilanculos, Mozambique
+258 84 251 2910
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Amazing experience

My wife and I visited for a beach ride.The first thing I noticed was how well looked after the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Neil W
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Swakopmund, Namibia
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Charming

What a beautiful ride it was. Amanda was awesome teaching me the basics of horse riding. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rodrigo S
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Come and share in the epic adventures of the Retzlaff family where the legends of the rescued horses of Mozambique Horse Safari come to life. Open your eyes to a different world, where you will ride the beaches on a sprightly bay, wade into turquoise seas and share in the unbreakable bond between man and horse. The majority of our horses were rescued from Zimbabwean farms at the height of political violence and each horse has their own incredible story. You will meet Texas, the strong grey gelding who was about to be fed to lions, and Princess, a gentle loving mare who survived a spear to the shoulder by marauding thugs. You will also meet Lady an orphan foal that has grown into the matriarch of our herd, and Morango, a newly born foal and hope for the future. Our guests become part of the family and often return regularly with deep bonds forming between horse and rider. Riding with Mozambique Horse Safari is a truly life changing experience!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Chibuene | South Beach, Vilanculos, Mozambique
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+258 84 251 2910
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited for a beach ride.The first thing I noticed was how well looked after the horses were and alot of care taken with the tack and a real effort was made to make us feel comfortable.My wife had been fairly stressed...More

Thank Neil W
Mozambliquemandy, Owner at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Neil for your wonderful review it is much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful ride it was. Amanda was awesome teaching me the basics of horse riding. The weather was perfect for a ride so I’ll suggest a not so hot day. The views and the history of what you see makes it even better.

1  Thank Rodrigo S
Amanda R, Manager at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so glad that you enjoyed your ride and appreciate you taking the time to post on TripAdvisor. Thanks so much for your lovely feedback - it really helps.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been on lots of holiday horse rides but Mandy’s was the best by far. The horses were great, fitted to the rider’s competence, the ride was perfect along several km’s of untouched beach with lots of trotting and cantering. Mandy was brilliant.... colonial school...More

1  Thank Tim_WG
Amanda R, Manager at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tim, thanks so much for the lovely feedback - it really helps. We absolutely loved having you and am glad you enjoyed the ride. Safe travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ventured to Mozambique on our honeymoon, and it was such a wonderful decision! Our horse safari was one of the highlights of the trip. My husband (who wasn't looking forward to it because of a bad experience with a horse as...More

1  Thank psmires
Amanda R, Manager at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us feedback - it really helps and gives us a good idea on how we can improve and make the operation better. I am so glad that you enjoyed the experience and wish you guys all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I absolutely loved our horse-riding trip with Mandy and their lovely volunteer Katja. All of the horses are very well taken care of and they all take great care during the tacking up process, as well as during the ride to ensure...More

1  Thank nicsteenkamp
Amanda R, Manager at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your comments and feedback - it really helps and gives others a good idea of what to expect. We loved having you ride and i am so glad that you enjoyed the experience. Take care

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Highly recommended! I haven't ridden for 30 years, but I felt brilliantly supported by the team, and Black Beauty was a joy to ride - solid and dependable, yet making me work to prove I was the boss, so that I felt I was truly...More

1  Thank Stuart K
Amanda R, Manager at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Absolutely brilliant that we could get you back in the saddle after all these years, really means alot. I am so glad that you enjoyed the ride on the beach and Black Magic. Take care

Reviewed 13 September 2017

I could not recommend Mozambique Horse Safari more highly. I had a fantastic experience. The horses are beautifully schooled and a pleasure to ride. I loved every minute of my beach ride.

Thank NadiaKassas2017
Amanda R, Manager at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the message and riding with Mozambique Horse Safari. We loved having you and really appreciate the feedback. Take care.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Highly recommended! I had a fantastic time riding with Megan (horse) along the beach. I hadn't ridden for quite some time (not since early high school) and my wife was a complete beginner, but that wasn't a problem at all, we were well paired and...More

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Amanda R, Manager at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for riding with us and reading One Hundred and Four Horses. I hope you enjoy the book and i am so glad that you got to experience Megan who has been with us since the beginning. Take care and all the best...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

When going on a horse safari in a foreign country - one of the biggest frustrations for someone who can ride, is being held back by other clients who have to walk - especially if you are on a stunning stretch of beach. But of...More

Thank Nungu2015
Amanda R, Manager at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks so much for you review and taking the time to leave feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed your ride and that we could make it work. All the best and hopefully we will see you again.

Reviewed 28 August 2017

I am 59. I traveled with my 23 year old equestrian daughter to South Africa and Mozambique in July. Nothing could prepare us for the beauty and serenity and hospitality of Mozambique Horse Safari. Mandy and Pat are amazing. We felt at home in about...More

Thank afreund2017
Amanda R, Manager at Mozambique Horse Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Love the title and enthusiasm - thanks so much the review. We absolutely loved having you guys - till next time :)

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Sune R
8 December 2016|
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Response from Amanda R | Property representative |
Apologies for the late response, a day ride will usually work out at about $50.00 for a standard ride.
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