Horse riding

Imagine horseback riding along a spectacular ocean beach.

The southern end of the Mornington Peninsula is one of the best places for this exhilarating experience with several trail ride operators offering guided rides at Gunnamatta near Cape Schanck and St Andrews Beach.

Guided horse riding adventures can also be enjoyed at a few beaches along The Great Ocean Road.

Ace Hi Ranch
Ace Hi Ranch

Ace-Hi offers a range of horse riding experiences for those of all ages and skill levels. Their most popular is the "Bush 'n' Beach" ride where you experience amazing scenery as you trot through rolling hills to the Mornington Peninsula National Park. When you reach St Andrews Beach you can enjoy a walk along the edge of the water before returning back to the ranch.

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Blazing Saddles
Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles offer a number of horse riding activities around Aireys Inlet. Beach lovers will need to choose the "Beach & Bush" ride. Amble through the Great Otway National Park and emerge at Fairhaven Beach where there are kilometres of beach to explore on horseback.

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Gunnamatta Trail Rides
Gunnamatta Trail Rides

Trot along a dedicated horse track for 45 minutes from the stables to the beautiful sandy and rugged St Andrews Beach and stroll in the water. For something truly special, take a stunning early morning or twilight beach ride.

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Rundells Mahogany Trail Rides
Rundells Mahogany Trail Rides

Discover the stunning Warrnambool coastline on a trail ride along wild deserted beaches. Suitable for all seasons, the ride starts in cattle paddocks, through swamp land, over scenic dunes and onto the beach.

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