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Papiesfontein Beach Horse Rides

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Ride of a lifetime

We travelled the eastern cape a few years ago and I was lucky enough to go on a ride here. I had to... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Corrie S
Pretoria, South Africa
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Wow wow wow.. I booked this for my husband and I to do over the long weekend. I ride horses often... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Just 10 km outside Jeffreys Bay and 70 km from Port Elizabeth, between the Gamtoos and Kabeljous rivers, lies the farm Papiesfontein. Here, on this special piece of land, the unique combination of bush, river and beach come together to offer you an...more
R 102 out of Jeffrey's Bay, Jeffreys Bay 6630, South Africa
+27 79 299 8080
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

We travelled the eastern cape a few years ago and I was lucky enough to go on a ride here. I had to go back a second time. The horses are trained beautifully, the area is kept very clean (never felt like a "farm") The...More

Thank Corrie S
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Wow wow wow.. I booked this for my husband and I to do over the long weekend. I ride horses often, and know how to ride, my husband doesn't ride horses. We arrived at the horse trail,we got our riding helmets, the horses were being...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

My first horse riding experience and hopefully not my last. Jan,our expert horse rider of a tour guide, was patient and very friendly. The tour consisted of two hours of strolling and galloping first amongst the fynbos then along the beach between the surf. A...More

Thank Bokkie15
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

As beautiful as it was, as someone who has never ridden a horse before, I did not enjoy it. It was all good until we reached the beach where they made the horses run at the speed of light across the beach and in the...More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The ride was really fun! We were galloping on the beach for most of the time, the horses are nice and they had professional equipment. The horses were really used to the route so they knew where to go and they just automatically copied what...More

Thank Anjaxxo
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I've done this 5 times now and every year it's been amazing to do when I visit SA. The staff are excellent, friendly and bloody good riders. The horses are well looked after. They match your riding ability to a horse - they know the...More

Thank Shareen A
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

What a great experience this was !! We did the early morning ride and it was fantastic !! They were very professional in what they did . Started off by dividing us into groups of beginners , medium and advanced to see which horses they...More

Thank Neill E
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I personally would rate this 5 stars as I loved it despite having some wounds on my shins from the stirrups as I used my legs a lot to keep my bait and tackle from bouncing off the saddle during runs. I have to give...More

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

A special day: My daughter and her friend went riding today, and we arranged with Nathan (without my daughter’s knowledge) to put out a picnic basket on the beach, where my daughter’s friend proposed to her! Thanks Papiesfontein for making their day!! And the horse-riding...More

Thank chiqpc
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This was by far one of the more enjoyable experiences our family has had. From start to finish, we enjoyed every moment. This is by far a priceless experience that should be added to everyone's bucket list.

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9 October 2016|
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Response from Vettie01 | Reviewed this property |
You may be able to book a sunrise beach/sea horse ride, but unfortunately the sun sets over the land due to Jeffrey's bay unique setting. The horse rides are approximately R300 pp and is suitable for novice riders as well... More
4 May 2016|
Response from PapiesfonteinH |
At the moment it is R350 per person, but different rates apply during peak seasons.