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Address: Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 1300 656 069
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Very relaxing ride

The riding was relaxed and easy. The horses just followed each other. Our guide Marie was lovely. There were photo opportunities. The equipment was of a high standard and the... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Michelle H
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Winmalee, New South Wales, Australia
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Winmalee, New South Wales, Australia
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

The riding was relaxed and easy. The horses just followed each other. Our guide Marie was lovely. There were photo opportunities. The equipment was of a high standard and the horses well looked after and not overworked. A lovely trail riding experience.

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Germany
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4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The most amazing experience. Had so much fun. Little experience needed - but please use common sense!! Travelled up to the valley to see a cradle mountain in the distance, some beautiful scenery. Very lovely guide who was very knowledgeable about the land/animals etc.

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Thank Tara B
LauraBcradlecountry, Owner at Cradle Country Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Tara B and thanks for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed your Cradle Mountain experience with us and maybe next time you visit we will see you at our home base at Kimberley or on our Bakers Beach ride. Cheers, Ray and Laura Becker More 

Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My Gf and I went to the Kimberly for 2 hours riding and it was just INCREDIBLE! Ray is a very nice guy and explains a lot of questions during the tour! Highly recommend

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LauraBcradlecountry, Owner at Cradle Country Adventures, responded to this review

Hi raysu37 and thanks for your great review. Unfortunately I don't get to do as much guiding as I would like these days but it's still wonderful to hear that people are still enjoying our tours.. Ray Becker Cradle Country Adventures More 

Melbourne, Australia
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166 reviews
90 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

From the pickup from our accommodation in a very battered old car to the very bouncy track to the stables, you quickly see that this is not going to be some genteel park walk. This Vale of Belvoir ride is fairly rough through beautiful alpine plains. Our wonderful French guide lives in the stables with no power or running water,... More 

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LauraBcradlecountry, Owner at Cradle Country Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Andrew and thanks for your review. In regards to your concerns regarding mud fever. In 9'summers of running our horses at Cradle we have never had a case of mud fever. It appears that the fungal/bacterial organisms that cause the condition can't survive the cold conditions that exist of the mountains. Our staff have accommodation provided for them at... More 

Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Spent 60 minutes with Estel as our guide. Very wet but they provided wet weather gear and made us very comfortable. Trip route is very simple just out and back on a well made track with lots of small water crossings and pot holes. Got glimpses of Cradle mountain in the mist would be great views on a clear day.... More 

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Thank John M
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Had a fabulous time, can highly recommend this activity. Our guide Estelle was very friendly and informative. Added bonus, her partner Oliver videotaped us riding the bike. It was lovely to meet them, the scenery was beautiful.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

An absolutely amazing experience, great hosts, incredible scenery, and lovely horses. It all begins at the Shearers Quarters where if you booked the package including accommodation you have spent the night with your friendly and welcoming hosts, Laura & Ray. From the moment you arrive you are made to feel welcome and comfortable, an easy going and friendly environment. The... More 

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A massive thank you to Dave our tour guide, for being patient , understanding, funny, encouraging and just all in all a fabulous guy. Traveling on an annual girlsl weekend with 6 of us in total, 4 of whom took in the ATV challenge we can be a bit of a handful and Dave took us in his stride. We... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The four of us signed up for a 4-hour horse riding session at Kimberley. Our guides, David and Laura (Brown), were informative and humorous. They reassured us and were very willing to share and answer our questions throughout the session. We would advise interested parties to be dressed in long-sleeved shirts and pants. Otherwise, you may leave the woods with... More 

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

1 quad pro and 1 first timer. Dave was the best quide. Picked us up from our accomm, gave us the run down. Made us feel comfortable the whole trip. Will definitely hit him up for horse riding next trip.

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Thank Rebecca Z
LauraBcradlecountry, Manager at Cradle Country Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca and thanks for your positive feedback. We are very fortunate to have some great people working with us. The only problem with your review is that David has read it and his already healthy ego has become unbearable :-) Cheers, Ray and Laura Becker More 

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