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Horseback Africa

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Address: P.O.Box 905 | Cullinan, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
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+27 12 735 9909

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Before the tour: Free pick up and drop off service at the designated train station for people like us who didn't rent a car. Horse Riding: Staff are very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before the tour: Free pick up and drop off service at the designated train station for people like us who didn't rent a car. Horse Riding: Staff are very friendly and informative. They will ask you about your experience with horses and try to match you with a perfect horse. We learned a lot about the animals we saw and... More 

Thank katiewu
Colin M, Owner at Horseback Africa, responded to this review

Thank you!! We will always try and do our best! More 

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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103 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the Walk with lions experience. Fantastic to see these magnificent animals, how they are looked after and also to be returned into nature and the wild. Greta experience walking with the cubs. Was an awesome experience and day out

Thank Stoemie
Colin M, Owner at Horseback Africa, responded to this review

Thank you for your participation. We are passionate about conservation and we want others to experience nature with us. More 

St. Gallen, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My friends and me had an amazing day on the farm from this super sympathetic family MacRae. We were beginners in horseriding but we got very well instructed and we could just enjoy the ride in the game. This is definitely the best opportunity to get close to the animals!! Unfortunately we had an issue with our car but everyone... More 

Thank ninabauer
Colin M, Owner at Horseback Africa, responded to this review

Dear friends, we are so happy that it all worked out well in the end with solving the problem of the keys locked in the vehicle. You guys were great!! More 

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113 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We not only stayed overnight (which is what this review will cover), but we also did the lion walk, which is covered by our review under "Walking with Lions" and is run by the same family/organization and is a MUST DO for anyone in the area. This present review will only address the accommodation, food, atmosphere and people of Horseback... More 

Thank cpl1775
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Colin and his family were so friendly and welcoming and the lion walk was the highlight of our Africa trip. This is a must do if visiting Pretoria/Johannesburg.

Thank charge3
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a great experience. Brendan is very knowledgable and experienced and a great host. We loved the fact that you are taught horsemanship skills as part of the safari. The horses are all very well behaved and well schooled. As a result this is one of the most enjoyable and relaxed horseback safaris I've been on. We got really... More 

Thank Richie_Simps
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Fantastic experience. Being up close with the lions was amazing but more important was to understand their plight and that these beautiful animals are becoming endangered. The fee goes towards conservation work at the park. And an unexpected bonus ... the pizzas for lunch were delicious!

Thank johnnysp
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

I was a bit skeptical going in as I'm not a fan of animals in captivity, but it was a very good experience. Having a lot of friends who are very prominent in African wildlife conservation, they are extremely critical of conservation and protection efforts in South Africa. The lions bred here are donated (not sold) to game reserves with... More 

Thank ExpatDiver
1 review
Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you are in the area it is a must go! As a first time rider they made it very easy and helpful to me. The horses were well tamed and followed orders well and were kept in superb conditions while on the ride we had many great spots including being 3m from giraffes. The lions were a fantastic experience... More 

Thank OpenMicosLight U
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A great place to enjoy the fresh African air.The food was great the hospitality superb.So much activity for everyone. We went there for a day visit.Our children went for horse riding, my husband and i went for the lion walk.Whilst the children were riding i enjoyed a nice and relaxing hot stone massage.Would love to go there again.

Thank Jackie M

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