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Kelly's Ranch

#6 of 6 things to do in Tennant Creek Features Animals
5 Fazaldeen Rd, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0860, Australia
+61 8 8962 2045
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Lovely horses and friendly stagg

We had a great trail run, seeing lots of native birds on the way with well behaved mounts. Jerry... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
Alex H
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Sydney, Australia
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Great experience!!

Kelly's Ranch is a great place to horse ride, the horse was great and was a very good walker. Jerry... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
will c
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At Kelly's Ranch you can go on a bush tucker trail ride on horse back with Jerry Kelly a local Warramungu Aboriginal man who has spent years working on cattle stations and now operates his own horse riding business in Tennant Creek.Jerry loves teaching horse riding skills, has a passion for talking about the old days and a drover's life, can show you where to find bush tucker and loves to take people out trail riding through the local area. Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced riders. Riding lessons also available.
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5 Fazaldeen Rd, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0860, Australia
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+61 8 8962 2045
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great trail run, seeing lots of native birds on the way with well behaved mounts. Jerry was very informative, teaching us about bush plants and their uses

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Kelly's Ranch is a great place to horse ride, the horse was great and was a very good walker. Jerry was very nice and helpful with tips on horse riding for later in life. I am 10 and really loved my ride. Thanks Jerry.

Thank will c
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We have been for a stopover in Tennant Creek and made a beautiful morning ride through the great desert and straight through the bushes. Our guide Jerry , the owner of the farm has a big knowledge of horses, the culture and the nature !...More

1  Thank Xristina80
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Reading the other reviews I can't believe we did the same tour. Jerry seemed completely uninterested in the tour. He took us literally through the rubbish tip of the town and we did not see or try any local native food. The rubbish was everywhere...More

Thank Gene T
Georgina B, Owner at Kelly's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2016

It is with regret that we read this review. Jerry did explain that he would not be able to take his normal route due to the heavy rain. We place great importance on safety especially with beginners and in wet conditions. It would have been...More

Reviewed 29 May 2015

Great and beautiful ride with Jerry ! We tasted bush bananas and bush coconuts. Jerry is a passionated man. Even if he looks shy, he loves share his knowledge about aboriginal culture and speak about his life. We'll never forgive this experience. Thanks Jerry !

Thank Ninie P
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We spent an informative 3+ hours with Jerry, learning about bush tucker, bush medicine and bush life. A humorous and gentle man, he opened our eyes to the region and it's indigenous people and culture. Don't pass Tennant Creek without meeting Jerry.

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I thought I was just going for a horse ride, but what I got was the brilliant experience of riding in the in the company of a true blue local personality - traditional owner and experienced stockman -across the Barkly Tablelands having native plants pointed...More

5  Thank JourneyJottings
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