Horseback Safaris

at Lion & Safari Park

With stunning views, such diverse scenery and beautiful wildlife, our horseback safaris are an ideal way to experience the Lion & Safari Park.  We offer trails for both complete beginners to advanced riders over 12 yrs of age and have  horses to match to each rider!

Lion & Safari Park have such a great range of activities to add onto your horse riding adventure to ensure you get the very best out of your experience with us, be it a jam packed adventure day, or just a relaxing lunch at one of the restaurants after your ride.

Lion & Safari Park is overflowing with beautiful flora and fauna, a variety of wildlife such as lions, zebras, leopard, many type of antelope, and so much more! To experience all this wildlife on horseback, is truly something unique and special!

All our horseback safaris are available as gift vouchers too.

Please read below before making a booking.

1hr30 mins Horseback Safari
R450 p/p

Our 90 minutes horseback safari experience is ideal for complete beginner riders who want to discover nature at its best from the back of a horse! We will match you up to one of our special trail horses, give you a basic run down of how to ride and to get the most out of your experience. All our horses are trained and specifically chosen for beginner riders.

You will be led out by our fantastic trail guides, and explore the beautiful reserve with all its wildlife and beauty it has to offer.

This is a walking trail only. This is the most perfect way to experience the Lion and Safari Park, up close and personal.
This trail is a walking 1 hour ride.

If you are an experienced rider wanting to book this trail, please send an email to

3 Hour Horseback Safari with lunch
R990 p/p

Our 3 hour horseback safari experience is a great way to spend a morning in nature surrounded by amazing views.

You will be met at reception by one of our Safari guides, and taken up to our horses. You will meet your trail guide here, who will introduce you to your horse, fit your helmet, and take you off on your adventure for a one hour horse ride to the main centre restaurant, with spectacular views, and wildlife on the way. Your horses will wait for you and rest while you enjoy lunch at our Wetlands Restaurant. After an hour, you will head back on horseback for another hour ride, back to our base camp. On return, you will be escorted back in the Safari vehicle by your guide.
This is 2 hours of slow riding with a break for lunch in between.

If you are an experienced rider wanting to book this trail, please send an email to

Please Read Before Making A Booking

Hours for the horseback safaris are set and limited to Max 10 people per timeslot and max 85kg per person. 

    • PLEASE ARRIVE 60 MINUTES BEFORE BOOKED TIME. Our horseback safaris leave at the exact time booked and unfortunately we cannot keep our horses and other guests waiting if you are late. If you are not there 60 minutes before booked time to get on the horses, your ride will be cancelled and not refunded.
    • Please note – that on no trails do we gallop our horses whatsoever. You are to stay behind our guide at all times for the safety of our horses and the guests.
    • Horseback safaris prices for children are the same as adults.
    • WEIGHT LIMIT: 85kg MAX. We have full discretion to cancel a horseback safari with no refund if you are over 85kg on arrival.
    • You are encouraged to bring carrots or apples to thank your trusted steed.
    • We supply hard hats and hair nets.
    • When booking a horseback safari with us, please make sure to give us the following information:
      1. Your riding experience- (as a guideline, if you have ridden less than 50 times you will be a beginner
      2. Your average weight (max 85kg) It is at our discretion to cancel a ride with no refund if you are over 85kg on arrival
    • Please contact us on 0762916997 for any enquiries.