Best of times on horseback

Standard Trails

Whether you have never been on a horse before or toughened by the saddle, our experienced horse riding instructors will guide you on our standard trail which takes you through fynbos, wild flowers and beautiful mountain scenery. 

Our standard outride times are 9:00; 12:00 and 15:30 daily, but minor adjustments can be made to the timeslots. We can accommodate 1 to 8 riders at a time on the standard trail. Experienced riders are welcome to upgrade our Standard trail to incorporate our 3,9km Cross country course.

Duration : 2 Hours (30min Pre-ride instruction and 90min outride)

Standard trail: R400 / person (Customized trails will be quoted on) Solo rider: R550 (We charge a little bit more for solo riders to cover our base cost. We can also try and team you up with another group)

Cross-country: R500 / person (Solo rider: R600)

Sumaridge Cellar

Sumaridge Scenic Trail

If you are an intermediate or experienced rider that longs for a relaxing, scenic ride with lots of walking and trotting; and the odd canter here and there; we highly recommend this trail. Starting off through apple orchards, vineyards, pine forests and a Thoroughbred stud farm, you finally reach Sumaridge Wine Cellar. From here there is spectacular views over the Valley. On your way back you will either meander along the banks of the De Bos dam or trek through Volmoed up the winding Fynbos track towards the stables.

Duration: 2.5 hours (15-30min Pre-Ride instruction and 2 hour Trailride)

Cost: R550 / person (minimum 1, maximum 8 riders), Solo Rider: R700 (We have to charge solo riders a little bit more to cover our base cost)

The Frame House

The Frame House Wine and Picnic Trail

The Frame House is complimented by the aromatic smell of the indigenious fynbos, majestic mountains and fertile soil. Innocently draped in pure white, this frame house is the perfect destination to our guests who would appreciate a stroll on horseback for beginners or an exhilarating ride with lots of trotting and cantering possibilities for our experienced guests. 

Whether it is wine-tasting on the deck overlooking the vines, or a wicker picnic basket for two to enjoy, this experience promises to be delightfully , dreamily and memorable.  To enjoy the picnic basket for two, it is necessary to request this with your booking enquiry.

We can accommodate 2-8 riders - (beginners to experienced welcome.)

Duration: approx 2.5 hours (15 min pre-ride instruction and 2hr 30 min trail and wine tasting)

Cost: R650 / person (wine-tasting incl.)

Add R250/person for the picnic basket with bottle of wine

Add R200/person for the Platter for one with bottle of Bubbly.

Add R150 per bottle of Bubbly.

Rotary Way summit

Rotary Way Trail

The Crème de la crème and our top rated trail for Experienced riders - this trail has it all. Walking among pristine Fynbos, trotting through grandeur vineyards, cantering across open fields and galloping home bound, you will whisk over this 23km trail. Reaching the summit of the Rotary Way above Hermanus is the main attraction, with breathtaking views over the whole of Walkerbay. On your way back you will pass "Die Plaaskombuis"(The Farm Kitchen) restaurant and can quickly make a pitstop if necessary.

Duration: +/- 4 hours (Pre-ride instruction 15-30min and trail 3.5 hours)

Cost: R800 / person (minimum 2, maximum 8 riders)

Fisherhaven Lagoon

Fisherhaven Trail

If longer, more strenuous trails excite you, then this 30km hack to Botriver lagoon and back is for you. On a good day riders might encounter the Wild horses wading in the lagoon or grazing in the swamps surrounding Fisherhaven. A lot of trotting and cantering is on the menu, so fill your craving on this delightful beaten track. Ride starts 8:00. Bring along snacks. Water will be provided. There are two pitstops - one at the Fisherhaven dam and another at the Fisherhaven boat launching site (Public toilets available). Experienced riders only!

Duration: +/- 5 hours (Pre-ride instruction 15min and trail +/- 4.5 hours)

Cost: R1200 / person (minimum 2, maximum 6 riders)

Weekly Riding Club

Are you an Overstrand Local? Why not join our Riding Club? Every Friday afternoon 16:00 we host a social trail for beginners and intermediate riders. It's a great way to forget about the busy week and start off the weekend. Regular intermediate riders are invited to join our monthly social ride on a Saturday to one of the many sightseeing spots or interesting venues in our Valley.

Cost: R250 / session

Cattle drive(muster)

Other options.....

Looking for something different....? How about tailoring our Standard Trail into a Special event? We can customize the trail into a picnic, kiddie party, engagement photoshoot or just sundowners in the mountain with magnificent views. Maybe a teambuilding Cattle Drive or as the Aussies call it: "Muster!"

Or that young daughter of yours that adores horses and would like to take her friends for her birthday to our picnicspot on horseback.

Please note: during peak season(Des-Jan) these options might not be available.

How about some private lessons for yourself or your child? We have 2 lunge rings and arena on the farm, and soon our 3,9km Crosscountry track will be completed. The options are countless...speak to us!

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