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Horseshoe Bay Ranch

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38 Gifford St | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5109
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Beautiful Trail through the Wildness of Magnetic Island.

Absolutely beautiful Trail, saw a Koala, Wallabies and heaps of bird life. Horses well... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Catherine v
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Townsville, Australia
Girls adventure

We loved our ride, the hosts were awesome and did all the Hardwork for us. They carried out stinger... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Zieta O
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Come and join us for a two hour horse ride through bushland down to horseshoe bay beach. Enjoy riding your horse bareback into the cool clear waters of the coral sea. We have horses to suit both total beginners and the more experienced so make a...more
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38 Gifford St | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Absolutely beautiful Trail, saw a Koala, Wallabies and heaps of bird life. Horses well behaved.Professionally Managed and the experienced staff make sure you feel safe and comfortable. The bare back ride through the ocean was a amazing experience.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We loved our ride, the hosts were awesome and did all the Hardwork for us. They carried out stinger suits until we needed them, they unsaddked agd resaddled our horses, they had platforms to use to get on and off and to top it off...More

1  Thank Zieta O
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

As a regular, experienced rider at home, my very novice boyfriend and i always go for a ride whenever we are away, this was by far the best one we have ever done!! So many trecks you go on are boring and at snails pace...More

Thank Hannah D
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

From the welcome of the delightful team of the four beautiful 'guides' through to the experience of sighting a koala in the stunning bush surrounds and then an amazing bareback ocean horse ride this experience was totally unique and special. At all times we were...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience, friendly staff Best part of the day was riding in the ocean bare back Would definitely recommend this experience to everyone.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

selection of restaurants and cafes, and a convenience store, water sports, a little park , bbq spot, shelter from sun - you could spend all day at horseshoe bay (which we did)

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I recently visited the ranch, the whole experience was fantastic, being novice riders we were looked after from start to finish, the girls are wonderful. Riding the horses through the bush then bare back in the water is truely memorable and I'm...More

Thank Elaine T
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Beautifully looked after horses, friendly guides, gorgeous scenery and even koala spotting! Top shelf experience, if you only do one thing on Maggie Island… make it that <3

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice horse ride with an unforgettable ride in the water. A bit expensive for only two hours. And a galop on the beach would have been very appreciated. But overall a very nice experience.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

I personally love horse riding, my partner not so experienced so I dragged him along willingly and even he thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Wasn't just a slow trek, we were able to trot and ride bare back through the sea on the beach! The guides...More

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Cherae C
29 March 2017|
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Response from HSBRanch | Property representative |
Hi, We take ages 6 and up on our 2 hour bush and beach trek. For children aged 3-8 years we offer 10 minute pony rides around the ranch :) Kind regards, Horseshoe Bay Ranch
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Tamara L
14 December 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
you do get to canter, they split the group into people who want to canter and those who don't.
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TheValients
26 July 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would suggest checking the weather first but Magnetic Island is usually pretty nice all year round. Long pants are a must, i suggest something easy to get on and off as you be a little sticky getting out of the... More
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