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Horse Trails

Addo Horse Trails

Departs from Addo main camp.

Type of ride Time of ride Maximum persons Minimum persons Price per person
Morning 08:30 a.m. (two hours) 7 1 R500
Afternoon 14:00 (two hours) 7 1 R540

  • Please note morning and afternoon rides are two hours long and take place in the Nyathi area, home to the Big Five. The behaviour of certain Big Five species are monitored in this area and if necessary, trails will be moved to a botanical reserve in the park. In this case, the horse trails will be discounted to R200 per person.
  • Riders need to have a moderate level of experience to ensure they can control the horses within a big game area.
  • Please note that the number of horses available may change without notice due to vaccinations or injuries.
  • No children under 16 years may participate on the Addo horse trail.
  • No bookings will be taken less than one hour before departure time.
  • No person exceeding 90 kg in weight will be allowed to ride.
  • Only one rider is allowed per horse.

*Please note that departure times for trails may change according to season and without notice. Please confirm with the game drive office when making your booking.

Zuurberg Horse Trails

These trails take place in the Zuurberg Mountain section of the park - where there are no encounters with large game, but some beautiful scenic views of the mountains.

Type of ride Time of ride Maximum persons Minimum persons Price per person
One hour trail 09:00 a.m. / 11:00 a.m. / 14:00 p.m. 6 1 R235
Three hour trail 09:00 a.m. / 11:00 a.m. 6 1 R320
Five hour trail 09:00 a.m. 6 1 R350
Overnight trail to Narina Bush Camp (two-night minimum stay) 09:00 a.m. / 11:00 a.m. 6 2 R620 per horse, per day

Please note:
  • No bookings will be taken less than one hour before departure time.
  • No person exceeding 90kg in weight will be allowed to ride.
  • Please note that the number of horses available may change without notice due to vaccinations or injuries.
  • A moderate level of experience is required for the longer rides due to the terrain covered.
  • Only one rider is allowed per horse.
  • No children under 10 years may participate on the Zuurberg horse trails

Basic horse riding skills are required on the three-hour trail, while only experienced riders will be able to participate in the five hour and overnight trails. Guests undertaking the overnight trail to Narina are to ensure that any outstanding fees on their booking is paid before the ride takes place.

**Please note that both Conservation Fee and Horse Trail Fees are payable for horse rides in the Zuurberg Section**

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  • Addo incorporates the largest coastal dune field in the southern hemisphere