Riding & polo
Day, half-day, mini, and wine farm trails are offered by various stables and riding schools in the area of Nature’s Valley. The rides generally traverse mountainside and forests with fynbos and beginners are usually welcome. Note that riding on Nature’s Valley beach is prohibited.
Maps of trails are available from the Forestry Department on Tel: +27 (0)44-382-5466
|Hog Hollow Horse Trails (just near Monkeyland, the Crags)
Horse and carriage tours, picnic rides and rides to wine farms with lunch and wine tasting, scenic trails and forest rides.
|Tel: +27 82 771 3745
Hog Hollow Horse Trails
Sunday morning 1-hour Lippizaner show
Dahlia Rd., Plettenberg Bay
Tel: +27 11 702 2103
|Southern Comfort Horse Trails (at Fisanthoek, approx. 14 km from Plettenberg Bay direction Knysna)
Horse riding, quad biking, 4×4 obstacle course, hiking trail and picnic in the Knysna forest near Plettenberg Bay.
|Tel: +27 44 343 2108
Fax: +27 86 7102190
|2-Hour Horse Safari at the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve: horse safari on a 2,200 hectare reserve at the foothills of the Tsitsikamma Mountains with knowledgeable game rangers.||Tel: +27 44 535 0000/1
Cell: +27 84 449 1275
|Black Horse Trails, Seven Passes Road, on Hoekwil Road, 23km from Wilderness||
Cell: +27 82 494 564
|Garden Route Horse Trails, also offer the opportunity to swim with the horses after a ride. Located at 7 Passes Rd, Dieprivier, Wilderness||Cell: +27 71 092 8888
Cell: +27 71 749 7458
|Polo in Kurland, The Crags.
Situated on a 700-hectar estate, with four boarded fields, a 50m x 100m arena, fully equipped stables, a veterinary clinic, a big sand exercise track and paddocks for about 300 horses. Various activities for the children. Lessons from polo professionals. Leisurely beach, forest or pasture rides.
|Kurland Hotel, The Crags, N2, near Nature’s Valley
Tel: +27 44 534 8082Fax: +27 44 534 8699