Horse riding in
Cape Tribulation is a fantastic and adventurous way to see how the amazing
Daintree rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef, your horse ride will
lead through both the rainforest and along Myall beach.
Horse riding tours are available in Cape Tribulation and horse rides
and horse riding lessons in Cow Bay.
Cape Tribulation Horse Rides offers a
horse ride each morning and each afternoon, picking up from Cape Tribulation
accommodation places at either 8 am or 1.30pm.
You will be taken to the stables where you will be given a horse to
suit your riding ability and be given instructions. Then you will ride
through rainforest and creek crossings to Myall Beach for a beach ride
along this beautiful unspoilt beach (see photo below).
On your way back to the stables you will once again pass through the
beautiful rainforest trails.
While the beginners take it easy the experienced riders will get the
opportunity to trot and canter.
your horse ride please take a moment to select your riding
ability. The operators stress the point that you do not overstate your
riding ability as it will not only reduce your enjoyment of the ride
but can also lead to dangerous situations and injuries.
C - Complete beginners with no riding
experience, riders who have ridden 30 times or used to ride years ago,
riders with some experience but who are not confident trotting, cantering
or controlling a horse.
B - Riders who have ridden at least
30 times, riders who are confident controlling a horse.
A - Riders who are absolutely confident
with every aspect of riding, have several years experience, and continue
to ride frequently.
Due to insurance requirements the minimum age for this horse riding
tour is 13 years.
If you have children under 13 years that would like to ride they can
get riding lessons at Cow Bay Horse Rides
Cost for the horse ride is normally $109.- but currently they offer
a discounted rate of only $89.-
Horse riding and riding lessons are available in Cow Bay,
this may suit some people better if they are staying in the Cow Bay
area, are looking for a more private riding experience (just three riders
and the guide) or if you have children under 13 who would like to ride.
Cape Tribulation Horse Rides has an age limit of 13 due to insurance
requirements but Cow Bay Horse Rides can provide riding lessons to children.
Basic riding, sporting and jumping skills are taught.
You will need to wear long pants, riding boots are supplied
but you must bring your own socks.
You can cancel a booked tour up to 24 hours before departure
and get a refund, after this there are no refunds.
If you are staying south of the Daintree river in Mossman
or Daintree Village then you will enjoy the horse rides available at
Wonga Beach, between Mossman and the Daintree river.
Wonga Beach Horse Rides have two departures daily, at 8.30am and at
2.30pm, and each ride has a duration of 2.5 hours and leads through
pristine rainforest and along beautiful Wonga Beach.
They cater for both beginner and experienced horse riders and provide
comprehensive tuition prior to departure.
Free pickups are provided from Port Douglas to Daintree Village, and
even from Cairns for an extra fee..
Boots and helmets are all provided, all you need to bring is long pants,
a short sleeved shirt (no singlets) and a pair of socks.
can book this horse riding tour with instant confirmation here.