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

Stable Contact info
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
E-mail: debs@hog-hollow.com
Hog Hollow Horse Trails
Lippizaner Centre

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
Email: safari@plettgamereserve.complettgamereserve.com
Black Horse Trails, Seven Passes Road, on Hoekwil Road23km 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

Email: info@kurland.co.za

kurland polo

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