South Africa offers a wider selection of horse riding adventures than any other country in Africa.
It’s often the best place for your first horse safari, as there are riding holidays suitable for every rider. Whether you’re travelling solo, with friends, as a family or looking for a romantic escape, we have the perfect riding holiday for you.
Horse riding holidays in South Africa offer a captivating blend of equestrian adventure and the country’s diverse natural beauty. From the picturesque Winelands of the Western Cape to the rugged terrain of the Drakensberg Mountains and the savannahs of game reserves, riders have the opportunity to explore a wide range of landscapes on horseback. Wildlife enthusiasts can embark on horse safaris, spotting the Big Five and other iconic animals while riding through reserves near the Kruger National Park. Even novice riders can experience the magic of a horse safari, riding alongside giraffe, zebra, antelope and even rhinos! And for those seeking a more leisurely experience, beach rides along the Indian and Atlantic coastlines provide a chance to gallop on pristine sandy shores or enjoy sunset canters.