Learn to ride or improve your horse riding. We tailor all riding to suit you personally.
- Are you an adult rider and would like to learn to ride or you rode as a child and would like to get back into horse riding?
- Would you love to have an African adventure, improve your riding, and get hands on experience with horses?
- Would you love to be confident enough to be able to do other riding holidays?
- Would you enjoy family farm house hospitality, a comfortable room, good food and great company?
- Then our riding holiday at Sunray Farm is for you - informal, loads of fun and lots of in the saddle time to get you riding comfortably & confidently
- You will have basic riding lessons, get your seat over small jumps, ride on lots of out rides on the farm and do lots of beach riding.
- You can also incorporate a wonderful 3 night 4 day horse trail along the coast, riding your favorite horse!
Intermediate & Advanced Riders.
Would you love to just escape for a couple of days or a week and just get some serious horse time? - then this package is perfect for you too.
You will be able to do some great riding, get a lesson if you like, work with the horses, maybe try your hand at Join Up or just relax, unwind and enjoy being horsey for a while.
2 days Sunray Farm
weekend escape to the farm.
lunch and enjoy a late afternoon ride exploring the stunning bush veld in
search of naturally occurring game. Enjoy simple farm house
hospitality and a home cooked meal with our family around our large farmhouse
dinning table. After breakfast, go down to Kei Mouth and ride the stunning
cliff tops at Morgan Bay and finish off with a
canter down the beach. There are several lovely restaurants in Kei Mouth & Morgan Bay where you can go for
lunch to finish off your weekend in the country.
2 night 3 days Sunray Farm
A long weekend on the farm, with full day beach
Arrive after lunch on the first day and enjoy a
late afternoon ride at Sunray Farm. Enjoy simple farm house hospitality and a home
cooked meal with our family around our large farmhouse dinning table. After
breakfast, go down to Kei Mouth and prepare the horses for a full day out along
the coast. We cross the Kei River on the pontoon and
head for Seagulls in time for lunch. Then its back to Kei Mouth across
country through the rolling hills. Have a relaxed evening and delicious
dinner before falling into bed after a long day in the saddle! The
following morning we head down to the beach again and ride the cliffs at Morgan Bay. We will be back to
the farm by lunch time. There are several lovely restaurants in Kei Mouth & Morgan Bay where you can go for
lunch to finish off your weekend in the country.
7 night 8 days Horse Riding Holiday at Sunray Farm
A week long escape to the country
Rejuvenate your sole, refresh your
energy and just escape from the everyday madness. Get back to the
simple things in life. Dinner round the family table, quiet time to
read, and just enjoy the quietness of the farm, And of course days
filled with horse riding.
Explore the unspoilt cultural and
geographical wonders of the Wild Coast while enjoying true farm-style
hospitality at Sunray Farm - the center of Wild Coast Horse Trails’ operations.
This traditional South African farmstead is home to approximately 50 horses,
including some riding horses, brood mares, stallions and young stock; as well
as numerous indigenous game species and a wide variety of bird life.
simplicity of African farm life while making the most of the unparalleled
riding and hidden treasures of the Wild Coast. This itinerary is designed for
those who want more from their holiday than just saddle sores and aching
muscles, providing a balance of riding and non-riding activities. This program can also be adjusted to suit guests wishing to spend more time in the
saddle and can be easily customized to suit individual needs and interests.
On arrival at East London Airport, you will
be transferred to Sunray Farm where your hosts will settle you into your room before tantalizing your travel-weary taste buds with a light lunch in the garden
(weather permitting). A short afternoon ride on the farm will give you a taste
of things to come as well as the opportunity to stretch your legs after your
journey. After the ride, feel free to explore the farm and meet some of our
other equine and canine friends before enjoying a good, home-cooked meal.
A variety of riding experiences awaits you
on your first full day in Africa. After a sumptuous farm breakfast, your guides
will take you through the indigenous African bush in search of naturally occurring antelope and warthog! A good mornings ride allows a full exploration of the area and its inhabitants.
After the ride, relax with a cold beer and light lunch at
the country club before meeting your second mount – a sure-footed, fit and
responsive horse that will carry you over the challenging terrain and unspoilt
beaches of the Wild Coast. This short afternoon ride is a chance to get the
feel of your horse and establish the suitability of your elected beach mount!
After a hearty breakfast to prepare you for
a good day’s riding, you will head off to the coast where you will begin a full
day adventure along the Wild Coast. Your route will provide plenty of
opportunity for your horse to stretch his legs on the long, sandy beaches of
the Wild Coast as you ride up to the notorious shipwreck of the Jacaranda.
After lunch at an authentic, Wild Coast
hotel, your guide will lead you through the villages of the Old Transkei and
show you something of the local culture as you meander inland on your route
back to Kei Mouth ready for another relaxing evening at the farm.
A change of scene and a chance to rest your
riding muscles awaits you today as you will be transferred through to
Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve for a full game experience. After acquainting
yourself with a close up African Elephant experience, a game drive through the
reserve will provide a varied game experience with the chance to see white
rhinos and lions. After a scrumptious lunch, guests have the opportunity to
meet and play with cheetah before heading back to the farm.
A late afternoon ride will take you through another
area of natural beauty where you can enjoy a drink on the hoof while soaking up
the unparalleled splendor of an African sunset.
Enjoy a morning of riding around the
picturesque coastal village of Morgan Bay, taking in the dramatic views from
the cliff tops and visiting the rock hyraxes in their precarious homes! On the
return journey, the ride will stop in at Yellowwood Forest where you can browse
in the gift shop while indulging in a slice of irresistible homemade cake.
For the afternoon, you’ll need to exchange
your chaps for your sea legs as The Fish Eagle boat awaits to take you on a
cruise up the famous Kei River. Enjoy a late lunch on the boat where a
traditional braai (barbecue) will be prepared for your indulgence. Resident
fish eagles will provide spectacular lunchtime entertainment with their daring
feats of flying.
Once back on dry land, you will be returned
safe and sound to the farm for another evening of good food and farm-style
After a couple of days of varied
activities, it’s time to get back into the saddle for a full day of riding.
Head up the coast to discover some of the hidden treasures of the Wild Coast,
including places of historical and geographical significance. After a light pub
lunch, your ride will continue back along the unspoilt beaches you will have
come to know and love.
Embrace the early morning and catch the
sunrise before heading out onto the farm for another bush experience. After
a few hours in the saddle, you will have worked up an appetite and will be
treated to bunch in the garden at the main homestead.
The afternoon is open for guests to choose
their own adventure! Those wanting a little pampering can visit the spa at the
local Morgan Bay Hotel, while those wanting a more active afternoon can choose
from a number of riding and hiking options, or visit a local organic farm,
school or community and get a taste of local African life.
Back at the farm, you can relax and toast
the day’s end from the porch.
Sadly, this marks the end of your Wild
Coast adventure although a later flight will give you the
chance to squeeze in one last ride before you head off home or onto new