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Horse-Riding Adventure from Cairns

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Key Highlights

  • Even absolute beginners can enjoy this horse-riding adventure
  • See life on a working Aussie sheep and cattle farm
  • Fantastic family fun
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    5 hours

    Start time

    Start time: Approx. 0800h (08:00am)
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Cairns.
    (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Cairns

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Bring out your inner cowboy on a thrilling horse-ride round an Australian farm.

    People of all riding abilities can be part of this Queensland bush adventure.

    Follow enticing forest trails; see native animals and birds and magnificent termite mounds. Catch stunning views of the surrounding landscape and coast.

    Before heading back to Cairns, take time to meet the other animals -cattle, sheep, goats, peacocks and chickens -that live on this working farm.

    Itinerary

    For your exciting Horse Riding Adventure from Cairns you will be picked up from your hotel and driven out to the ranch at Kuranda, 35 minutes west of Cairns.

    Before setting out on your ride, you will have morning tea, and will be given your protective helmet and a basic riding and safetylesson. Kuranda has a stable of more than 70 well-behaved horses and can cater for all ages and riding abilities.

    You will enjoy a 2 hour ride through lush pasture and forest around the ranch. As you follow interesting trails through the woods you can see large termite mounds and plenty of native wildlife. From gaps in the trees you will catch spectacular views over the tablelands and coast.

    During your time at Kuranda, you can meet some of the other animals on this working sheep and cattle farm. These include cattle, sheep, goats, peacocks and chickens.

    Before leaving Kuranda, you'll be treated to an Aussie barbeque lunch. A vegetarian option is available on prior request.

    At the end of your horse-riding adventure, you will be dropped off back at your hotel in Cairns.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in air-conditioned 21-seater buses
    • Horse riding lesson and safety instructions
    • Protective helmet
    • 2-hour guided horse ride (English speaking)
    • Morning tea
    • Spend time with farm animals
    • Barbeque lunch, vegetarian option available on request

    Exclusions

    • Personal accident cover payable direct (approximately AUD15)
    • Souvenirs, photos and other merchandise
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Maximum weight of a person for horse riding is 100 kg (15 stone 7 lbs)
    Minimum age for horse riding is 4 years
    Please inform your local activity operator in advance if you require a vegetarian option for lunch
    The guide puts together groups of similar experience and capability so you experience a tour that suits your ability
    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details
    There should be minimum 2 passengers for guaranteed departure

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.