Enjoy riding a horse to St. Andrews beautiful ocean beach with Gunnamatta Trail Rides.
The ride takes two hours and has some magnificent views from the high sand dunes looking down over the coastline where surfers are often seen and if you're lucky, even whales have been seen.
The ride leaves the stables and heads along a sandy track for 45 minutes towards the beach. After a gear safety check, the horses climb over lofty sand dunes and down onto a beautiful sandy beach where the horses often stroll in the rock protected ocean water.
The ride to the beach is mainly walking with short periods of trotting. Once on the beach the staff may split the group into those who prefer to stay at walking pace and those wishing to go for a trot beside the crashing waves. Cantering along the beach may be possible but only for experienced riders who have ridden more than 20 times.
Price & booking
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Per person price. No experience necessary. Ideal for couples and families.
Tour starting location
Gunnamatta Trail Rides Stables
Located on the stunning Mornington Peninsula, Gunnamatta Trail Rides offers a variety of horseback rides for all ages and levels of riders.
Horse rides are an amazing adventure and a great way to unearth the secrets of the scenic Mornington Peninsula.
Enjoy beach horseback rides or unearth some of the best coastal bush tracks.
There are also kids activity programs which are great fun whilst learning specific knowledge and skills about horse riding, safety and horse management.
Gunnamatta Trail Rides is located approximately 80 minutes south of Melbourne City Centre by car. The stables, where tours start from are easily accessible by car. For more information on how to get there with public transport, visit Public Transport Victoria.
Open 7 Days a Week
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