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Plateau Stables

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| Zomba Plateau, Zomba, Malawi
+265 888 71 44 43
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Wonderful time with kids and adults at Luwawa stables

Luwawa forest reserve is an amazing place for riding, with endless tracks and stunning views. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
travellingcircus2016
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Lilongwe, Malawi
Amazing horse riding in Zomba Plateau

We had a great fun ride with Maggie and her beautiful well maintained horses in the forests of... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Jimmi Lutete L
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Plateau Stables are the only trail riding operation in the South and Central region of Malawi and offer trail rides for one up to five hours a day. On your ride you will see spectacular views, waterfalls as well as indigenous forests. We've got a great variety of horse breeds so we can find the best suited horse for all abilities. Beginners are welcome. Helmets are manditory and these and all other apparel are provided. Charges are $40 per person per hour or MK equivalent.
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| Zomba Plateau, Zomba, Malawi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luwawa forest reserve is an amazing place for riding, with endless tracks and stunning views. The horses are all in beautiful condition. Kids from aged 3 - 11 were wonderfully looked after by Maggie and her team, with a horse to suit each one's level...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great fun ride with Maggie and her beautiful well maintained horses in the forests of Zomba Plateau. She was extremely kind and listened to our wishes of going galloping and having some speed. And she took a lot of pictures of us...More

Thank Jimmi Lutete L
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12345678402, Owner at Plateau Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and I really enjoyed riding with you. I especially loved your enthusiasm and hope one day you will get to the Viphya Mountains and come riding with us near Luwawa Forest Lodge. Looking forward to seeing you...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Extremely well run and welcoming stables, with happy horses and staff who clearly enjoy their work. Anne was lovely and listened to my needs and wants and chose excellent rides for me to do. I enjoyed the first 2 hour trek that I booked another...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We stayed for the weekend in Luwawa Forest Lodge and happened upon Plateau Stables during a walk our first afternoon. After a lovely chat with the owners, Brian and Maggie, wedecided to come back for a ride the following day. The horses are beautiful, and...More

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12345678402, Owner at Plateau Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

It was so good to meet you and thank you for coming riding. You are always welcome and look forward to the next time.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve been on a few rides now in their northern base, Luwawa. The rides through the woodlands over the rolling hills on the gorgeous and well behaved horses are an absolute must. I’ll definitely be back!

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I phoned Anne in desperation as my horse had laminitis could not move and was in need of a corrective trim. She dropped everything and 4.5 hours later arrived at our property. I could not believe her skill and knowledge. While she worked on China...More

Thank Lynn S
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I was for work in Malawi and to my big surprise I found the Plateau Stables on the mountain. Very early morning I took off with Maggie and made a beautiful tour of one hour on a very nice well kept horse. He didn't have...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

I had a wonderful day with Maggie riding a beautiful and well trained horse, Duchess. Maggie took us on a beautiful hidden trails between the pine trees and along the berries. It was like a mystical experience to to connect with the horse and trust...More

Thank Mohammad A
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Anne gave us a warm welcome and two lovely steeds. I am an experienced rider and my husband a novice and both had a horse to suit, well looked after and comfy Australian stock saddles. Tapestry looked after Stu well as we wandered up through...More

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12345678402, Owner at Plateau Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you so much for your great review. Much appreciated.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The team is so patient and kind and really allows every member of the family to enjoy a ride -- even our 2 yr old who insisted on riding her own horse! And the new set up in Luwawa is just as great as in...More

Thank Holly M
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12345678402, Owner at Plateau Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

We are only as good as the people that ride with us. Thanks very much for coming.

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