Wild Coast Horse Trail

Explore the rugged, unspoiled natural beauty of the Wild Coast of South Africa. Miles and miles of empty beaches, remote rural villages, spectacular country side and fantastic riding!

A malaria-free area, the Wild Coast offers unparalleled riding experiences over rocky headlands, through the rolling hills of the former homeland of the Transkei and along vast tracts of unoccupied golden beaches.

This trail takes riders along the coast from Kei Mouth into the southern region of the Wild Coast, staying at coastal hotels along the way which provide comfortable,  stop-overs for horse and riders. The ride is carefully planned to ensure optimum riding experience balanced with rest periods for our hard-working horses whose responsiveness and enthusiasm is complemented by their fitness and stamina.

This itinerary is subject to local weather conditions and tides. 

German Olympic Event rider Ingrid Klimke on a Wild Coast Horse Trail with Pferdesafari

Accommodation and Meals

Trennery's Hotel - has an old fashioned feel and is a favorite South African holiday resort.

Mazeppa Bay Hotel - thatched building, palm fringed beaches, and a island make this a unique stop over.

Kob Inn - is on the rocks on the edge of the sea. This is a lovely hotel where you spend 2 nights of your Wild Coast Adventure.

Wavecrest Hotel - stunningly situated the thatched rondavels make this a very nice retreat.

Kei Mouth-  We stay at our home, Kei River Guest Lodge for the first & last night depending on the group size and accommodation availability.

All meals are included: 
Breakfast is your choice of continental and/or full English cook up.  Lunch changes from day to day, it could be a pub lunch, set lunch at one of the hotels or a picnic along the way.  Dinner is at 7.30 and is a set menu of 3 or 4 courses.

You, a horse, and an empty beach ... priceless

Dates and Availability 

Dates are schedule to depart during our summer months to coincide with the low tides at full and new moon.  

Please contact Julie-Anne or one of our international agents to enquiry about available scheduled dates

Deep river valley's, & endless views

Price and Package details

  • 7 night 8 days beach trail
  • 1 or 2 night Trennery's, 1 night Mazeppa, 2 nights Kob Inn, 1 night Wavecrest, First & last night Kei Mouth Guest Lodge
  • Arrive and depart on Saturdays
  • Set dates throughout the year to coincide with the full moon and spring tides..
  • Includes meals, accommodation and horse riding
  • Excludes airport transfers, drinks and items of a personal nature

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All riding and itineraries are subject to change due to variations in local conditions, riders abilities, the weather & influences of the sea tides and during the rainy season the conditions of the rivers at the time of riding.