Experience scenic horse riding trails in Stanford, near Hermanus. Enjoy a 1 or 2-hour outride through the mountains or an exciting 3.5-hour Beach ride.


Explore the scenic beauty of South Africa’s Cape Floral Kingdom on horse trails along the Whale Coast in Stanford, only 20 minutes from Hermanus.

Based near the charming hamlet of Stanford and Hermanus, enjoy a 1 or 2-hour mountain horse trails suitable for all skill levels. Ride through vineyards, ascend foothills, and meander through forests while enjoying the breathtaking surroundings. The horses, local South African Crossbreeds, are surefooted and adapted to the environment, providing a unique opportunity to experience the region’s untouched nature. Complete your experience with a lunch or wine tasting at “The Tasting Room” on the estate for your own account.

Maximum weight: 100kg. Please send us your weights when making a booking. 

Please note that you have to arrive 30 minutes before your booked time. Failure to arrive 30 minutes early will result in 100% cancellation fees.



Enjoy a delightful 1-hour outride into the scenic mountains of Stanford, near Hermanus. Perfect for beginners and mixed groups of riding levels.


Discover the picturesque mountains of Stanford, near Hermanus, on a captivating 2-hour trail ride. Immerse yourself in the stunning natural surroundings as you explore the diverse flora and fauna of the area.

3.5HOUR BEACH RIDE (10h30am)

Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Walker Bay Conservancy and its renowned whale sanctuary on a horseback riding adventure. Marvel at the majestic whales as they perform their impressive “aquabatic” displays just meters away from the coastline (during whale season June – December). Enjoy leisurely canters along pristine white beaches, transitioning to rocky shores and limestone cliffs near De Kelders. Explore the diverse coastal landscape, from sandy stretches to mountain fynbos, as you ride back to Grootbos.

Minimum age 10 years, and riders must have ridden a horse and cantered before. Please note that there are no bathroom facilities at the Beach Ride’s departure location. Please plan accordingly. 

IMPORTANT – please specify your weight and riding experience when booking. 


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