Horseback Safari Lodge in the Waterberg, South Africa, for all levels of rider.

Horizon Horseback Adventures in Vaalwater, Waterberg / Gauteng-Johannesburg
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Cantering alongside game, playing Polocrosse, cattle mustering, cross country jumping, swimming with your horse and gentle outrides in the bush.

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Horizon Horseback Adventures - South Africa - Vaalwater, Waterberg

Map Gauteng-Johannesburg

Additional information about the area

Excursions: no details
Traveling by car:
From Joburg airport car-park you need to get immediately into the left hand lane and take the R21 towards Pretoria

*Just before Pretoria take the N1 North to Pietersburg/Polokwane. Get off the N1 at the Kranskop Toll Gate and turn left towards Nylstroom/Modimolle onto the R33.

*Go straight through Nylstroom/Modimolle and continue on the R33 for 60kms to Vaalwater.
Traveling by plane:
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Lake/river for swimming, Fishing, Biking, Mountain biking, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Shopping

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

National Historic Sites, Golf course, Mountain climbing

Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch

Category

Horse Trekking Station, Dude/Guest Ranch, Ranch Resort
Opening:
all-year
 
Guest Capacity:
16
 
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation
 

General description:

Cantering alongside game, playing Polocrosse, cattle mustering, cross country jumping, swimming with your horse and gentle outrides in the bush.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Round pen
  • Sea / River / Ocean for horses
  • Riding area / bridle-path

Details of the Riding area

Over 20,000 acres of stunning african bushveld to ride in, with kilometers of sandy canter tracks and several large lakes.

More details of the property

A beautiful lodge with 6 chalets, a lovely big lawn, swimming pool and day beds to relax on. Delicious food and plenty to do when not riding.
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Accommodation for one night only
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Honeymoon Packages
  • Weddings
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Supervised Children's Activities
    (no limitation)
  • Riding holidays for unaccompanied kids
    (no limitation)
  • Fishing
  • Wellness / Fitness offers
  • Massage
  • Barbecues

Additional Animals on the property

Kudu, Giraffe, Zebra, Rhino, Wharthog, Jackal, Eland, Blesbok, Impala, Hippo, Vervet Monkeys, Baboons, Klipspringers, 65 horses, 5 dogs and 2 cats!

Other offers and explanations

Horizon caters for all ages and all levels of experience so couples with mixed ability and families welcome.
Riding program
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Weekend Rides
  • Short Week 3-5 days
  • 5-8 days
  • 9-14 days
  • 15 days & up
  • Horse Trekking with different Stations
  • Horse Trekking with solid Station
  • Cutting
  • Riding on the beach / by the sea
  • Jumping
  • Polo
  • Cross-Country
  • Handicapped Riding
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
No restriction
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
average demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
No restriction
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
Horizon offers combination trips - Surf and Turf for bush and beach riding, and Big 5 Safari which combines South Africa and Botswana.
Riding holidays for children
Min. age for unaccompanied children:
no limitation
Max age to:
17 years
Offered for:
Girls and boys

Comments on the kind of catering:
Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
Full breakfast, lunch, and 3 course dinner, plus afternoon tea. All bread and cakes are homebaked that morning. All vegetables are fresh and many home grown on the farm.

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes
General information of the Training:
Private Lessons
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, especially for Children, especially for older Riders
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
no limitation
Riding Classes / Lessons
English / Classic Riding, Jumping, Training to sit the horse well, Cross-Country, Cutting, Polo
Special Classes
Guides can teach Polocrosse, Cattle cutting and drafting, Jumping cross country, Dressage, Round Pen and basic riding skills.
Guest lodgings

En-Suite luxury chalets on a lawn over looking a lake.

6 Single / double room(s) :
no details
3 Multi-bedded room(s):
Horizon has 3 family suites that can be used as luxury honeymoon suites or family rooms fitting 4 beds in each.
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels, Room service / Cleaning
Catering
Kind of Catering:
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
  • Organic Farm
More information of the Catering:
Full breakfast, lunch, and 3 course dinner, plus afternoon tea. All bread and cakes are homebaked that morning. All vegetables are fresh and many home grown on the farm.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Handicap accessible, Pool available, Phone, Washing machine, Dryer, Internet access, Safe

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the single / double bedroom:
from: 195,00 Dollar / Day
to: 300,00 Dollar / Day
Rates of the mult-bedded room:
from: 195,00 Dollar / Day
to: 300,00 Dollar / Day

Rates Riding Classes

Rates for riding lessons:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation. NO EXTRA COST FOR LESSONS
Contact
 
Company:
Horizon Horseback Adventures
 
First name:
Laura
 
Last name:
Dowinton
 
Country:
South Africa
 
Phone:
+ 27 14755 4003
Phone 2:
+ 27 83419 1929

You can contact us with the following languages:
English

Please call 0027147554003 or 0027834191929

E-Mail address: Inquiry


Company: Horizon Horseback Adventures
Zip/Postal Code: 0530
Street: Melkrivier Road
Country: South Africa -- Gauteng-Johannesburg -- Vaalwater, Waterberg
Phone: + 27 14755 4003
Phone 2: + 27 83419 1929