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Billabong Horseback Adventures - CLOSED

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"Excellent first time riding"

When we arrived we found the horse riding area a little hard to find but we met a very friendly... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2014
Ashley W
Canberra, Australia
Lovely sunset ride

We did the sunset experience where we rode into the rainforest and stopped on a ridge to take some... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2014
Sarah L
Biel, Switzerland
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21 Jun 2014
“"Excellent first time riding"”
14 Jun 2014
“Lovely sunset ride”
We are a locally owned an operated horse riding establishment located in Kuranda - a short breathtaking drive over the wet tropics ranges north west of Cairns. We are located on a rainforest property, in a wildlife corridor that is home to many...more
186 Mount Haren Rd, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
+61 7 4093 8929
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

When we arrived we found the horse riding area a little hard to find but we met a very friendly local (a big Brahman bull) before a gentleman directed us in the right direction. We went on a half day ride and as we (my...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 14 June 2014

We did the sunset experience where we rode into the rainforest and stopped on a ridge to take some photos whilst the sun was setting. We were in a group of 6 with two guides and my husband and I got to split off for...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 14 February 2014

I couldn't go and look at the horses before I booked the trip. A look at the hooves tells you the story already. These horses are badly kept, scruffy and just a means to make money. My friend was so keen to ride that I...More

16  Thank lovethisplanet2014
Reviewed 9 January 2014 via mobile

A staff member picked us up at our hostel. All people are very friendly...the horses are really lovely and wonderful nature all around you!! Our guide Tim was really nice and we had a lot of fun...the ride was awesome!!!! The group was small and...More

Thank Julchen_Austria
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We booked Billabong Horse Riding Kuranda on December 31st 2013 because we liked the tours they offered and the location. We had got up early, dressed and just about to leave our hotel to catch the bus when Billabong called us to cancel. Really annoyed...More

2  Thank Bryon B
Thomas V, Manager at Billabong Horseback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2014

Dear customer, Granted that this tour was in fact cancelled, it was based on unfortunate circumstances where a staff member was hospitalised only hours earlier with a severe life threatening condition. Unfortunately it was only apparent when staff did not arrive for work, and found...More

Reviewed 20 December 2013 via mobile

The place where Billabong located really like a paradise. There is a beautiful lake, fine grass, little houses! About the horses, they are so clever, and noneed to concern the safty. Our guide kattiy was a nice girl, she gave us a nice trip inthe...More

Thank 若辰 王
Reviewed 12 December 2013

I love the horses from the first sight! They are very pretty and smart creatures with their own personality. In the tour, you have a chance to experience the beauty of rainforest as well as riding.If you never ride a horse before, this is the...More

Thank hakunaLinda
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Had such a great experience with Billabong horseback adventures. Have been to horse riding places in the past but this one topped them all. Gave all riders in-depth instructions about the ride and created a group atmosphere working together throughout the ride. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank Alicia R
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Would like to say a big thank you to the team at Billabong especially Tim my guide and torturer and to Faith the second guide. Great location run by experience fun people. Good for all ages and abilities. Very relaxed atmosphere. Welcoming. One the most...More

Thank Aileen G
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Beginning After our elder daughter's on-line booking we found our way to the Billabong Farm where we met Tom who gave us hats and our safety brief. Tim who rode with us, introduced each of us to horses we would ride, adjusted the stirrups then...More

Thank KeithMcR
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