There are a number of places around Tropical North Queensland where you can enjoy horse riding. Maybe an outback farmstay is what you're looking for, spending a few days immersed in a genuine working Aussie cattle station. Or maybe you'd just like to escape for a few hours, and take a sunrise ride along a deserted beach, or trot through the tropical rainforest. Whether you're looking to go horse riding on the Atherton Tablelands, around Cairns, or in Cooktown, you will find everything you need to know on this page.
THERE ARE OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL MANNER OF HORSERIDING EXPERIENCES IN TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND. IF YOU HAVE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, OR YOU CAN'T FIND WHAT YOU NEED ON THIS PAGE, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO .
BLACK MOUNTAIN HIDEAWAY
Black Mountain Road, Julatten (MAP)
Phone (07) 4094 1101
A wide range of adventurous and exiting trailrides!
Learn how to ride while enjoying the scenery of our diverse environments. At Black Mountain Hideaway, Suzie and Saxon offer a wide range of adventurous and exciting trailrides. From short, historical, interpretive, low-impact tours to full days of action.
Every tour begins with a brief of horsemanship which includes safety guidelines and instruction. They have horses for all levels of riding and even include a free riding lesson with all trailrides! Choose one of our spectacular rides or we can tailor your own special adventure.
Phone (07) 4093 9100 / Fax (07) 4093 9099
Now located at Kuranda, 35 minutes west of Cairns, Blazing Saddles specialises in half-day rainforest adventure tours, either horse riding or an ATV (quad bike) ride. You can also take a combination tour of both rides in one day!
CAPE TRIBULATION HORSE RIDES
Cape Tribulation Road, Cape Tribulation
Phone (07) 4098 0030 / Fax (07) 4098 0120
You will be collected from your resort reception and taken to the stables, where you will be given a horse to suit your riding ability and brief instructions for the ride. Morning & Afternoon Horse rides available, departing at 8.00am and 1.30pm.
HIDDEN VALLEY TRAIL RIDES
Keatings Lagoon, Cooktown
Phone (07) 4069 6073
Join Hidden Valley Trail Rides and ride amongst the gum trees and all the other types of fauna and flora growing in the tropical outback of Cooktown's river's flood plains.
MOUNT N RIDE ADVENTURES
Lot 212 Irvin Access, Little Mulgrave, Gordonvale
Phone (07) 4056 5406 / Fax (07) 4056 5302
Mount n Ride Adventures offer half day, private and campfire tours. Whatever you tour you choose, you will witness spectacular scenery on your horseriding adventure.
TAIT'S WONGABEL STABLES
P.O.Box 261, Deep Creek Road, Wongabel, Atherton
Phone (07) 4091 2070
Tait's Wongabel Stables offer one hour or the popular half day rides. For the more experienced, whole day rides can be given for small groups.
WOODSTOCK TRAIL RIDES
Jones Road, Woodstock ,Townsville Phone (07) 4778 8888
Experience an authentic outback morning in the real Australian bush whilst mustering cattle on horseback, learn how to crack a stock whip and shear a sheep, and then give a hand to draft the cattle and brand the calves. Or choose from a full day or a half day horse riding tour