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Gunnamatta Trail Rides

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Address: 150 Sandy Rd, Rye, Victoria 3939, Australia
Phone Number:
0061 3 59886755
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00

Come horse riding with us along a spectacular ocean beach on the Mornington...

Come horse riding with us along a spectacular ocean beach on the Mornington Peninsula just 1.25 hours south of Melbourne.No experience necessary, 60+ horses and open every day.People from all over the world come to experience our St Andrews Beach Ride. Operating for over 20 years. Also bush rides to nearby Green's National Park, lessons, pony rides and group packages. Spectacular ocean beach scenery is a perfect backdrop to this popular ride which is truly breath-taking.

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Anyone who is in the horse industry knows what I mean when you see a difference between passion and profit when it comes to business. Gunamatta Trails is one good example of... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for the 55 min Trueman bush ride and very enjoyable. Horses matched with level of experience and beautifully kept horses. This is ideal if haven't ridden for a while as taster before the two hour beach ride. Brilliant thanks so much for a delightful experience. I'd forgotten how much I love riding,

Thank butterfly552015
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We hired a horse for 1 hour for our prewedding shoot the lady was able to easily control the horse and the horse was very friendly we enjoyed our time with Flirt(the horse )

Thank Roni Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the beach ride and absolutely loved it. The scenery was stunning, and the horses were lovely. Love Blaze the seahorse!

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Melbourne, Florida
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I visited this place with my mother a few days ago and we both had an amazing experience. Although we had riden before, my mother and I put on the white cap (we hadn't riden in a long time). I was riding on Chewy and my mother was on Gus. At the start, Chewy was quite slow, although, by the... More 

Thank RestaurantCritique23
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Horses were really well behaved. We were guided what to do as we departed and along the trail. I could tell they really cared about our safety and the horses. I'm definately coming back

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Anyone who is in the horse industry knows what I mean when you see a difference between passion and profit when it comes to business. Gunamatta Trails is one good example of profit making overriding passion. Customer service was appalling. One lady was very nervous and wanted to get off her horse prior to the ride. The horses were establishing... More 

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

After reading some negative reviews read here I was filled with trepidation- but my fears were unfounded. As one of our party was inexperienced and one rearing to go we found the staff friendly, kept us well informed with good instructions The first part of the ride was good for orientation and our bearings The entry to the beach on... More 

Thank Robyn M
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

All in all, the worst trail ride i've ever been on. The ride was okay, although i was very disappointed when we got to the beach and only those with a black helmet were allowed to canter (which i didn't have, although i have been cantering numerous times before). The girls who were our guides were lovely about it, apologised... More 

3 Thank hyattnidam
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

We went on the mid morning ride along St Andrew's beach during the Christmas / New Year break. The ride goes for about 2 hours in addition to the 45minutes it takes to get set up ready to ride, so allow about 3 hours for a two hour trail ride. The ride follows the road through scrub before climbing over... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

We went on the early morning ride with Jess as our leader. It was our anniversary and such a beautiful morning. We had to be there at 7am and the ride started at 7:30am. We were the only ones booked in so it was a quick and smooth process from the time we entered to meeting with our horses. Once... More 

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