Beach Horse Trails along the  Eastern Cape Wild Coast South Africa

Wild Coast Horse Riding Adventures

Horse riding along the beaches of the Wild Coast offers some of the most perfect and spectacular horse riding countryside found anywhere in the world.  
At the Great Kei River, a pontoon will transport you and your horse into rural Africa where sleepy tribal villages await you. As you ride through undulating hills, comfortable hotels are nestled in coves along the coast, providing perfect stop off points for horse and rider.
Explore the rolling hills and savanna grasslands, home to a kaleidoscope of gaily painted rondavels, that form the heart of the Transkei landscape. You will experience for yourself a rainbow of people and a community working together through tourism. Our horses are very fit and for advanced riders the pace is fast and exciting.  Rolling hills, deep gorges, and cliff tops that plunge into the ocean ensure that this is not just a beach ride; it is an adventure!  The beach gallops are exhilarating, the environment pristine, and the views stunning. The local Xhosa people are warm and friendly as we meander through their forgotten villages, in this rural African wilderness.

One sweeping bay after another, rolling hillsides, river crossings and warm lagoons ensure adventure filled days of fabulous horse riding.

The riding is plentiful and varied, the beaches pristine, the accommodation comfortable and the food good. 

Short Day Rides while on Holiday

Beach Rides in and around Kei Mouth & Morgan Bay


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Kei Mouth Beginner Ride

This is our beginner family ride and suitable for all ages. A 1.5 hour gentle walk to beach at the Kei River Mouth and then loop back to the horse paddocks.

Children are on lead rein & pony rides are available.

Morgan Bay Cliff Top Ride

A good ride for those wanting more than just a walk. We take you over rolling hills, through the village and farm lands, to the edge of Africa on the cliff tops and finish with a thrilling canter down the long Morgan Bay beach.

3 day Riding Special   

If you are staying in Kei Mouth or Morgan Bay. Escape for a few days of horse riding on the Wild Coast. A lovely afternoon ride, then a choice of full day rides with lunch en route, and a final cliff top ride makes this a super weekend getaway.

Overnight Horse Trails & Riding Holidays

Weekend Special

Escape for a few days of horse riding on the Wild Coast. A lovely afternoon ride, then a choice of full day rides with lunch en route, and a final cliff top ride makes this a super weekend getaway. 

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Mini Beach Trail

Do you need to get away and feel the wind in your hair and hear the pounding of hooves as they canter down an empty beach? Then our 4 night 5 day Mini Beach Trail is the perfect escape for you!

Kei River Horse Trail

An alternative itinerary for those who want a little more but not as much as our other horse riding holidays. With just enough adventure, and more time exploring, this itinerary is ideal for riders who enjoy the relaxed comfort or our guest house and 2 nights mini trail to Wavecrest.

Kei Mouth Guest Lodge

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.

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Equestrian Connection

Eat, sleep, ride repeat, live like a local & work/study remotely

Do you need to ESCAPE for a while? Do you have to be able to WORK or STUDY REMOTELY? Does being part of the day-to-day care of HORSES, riding along expansive beaches, blowing all your cares away, and reconnecting with yourself appeal to you? Then our Equestrian Connection is for you. 


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