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Blazing Saddles

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Address: 154 Yorkeys Knob Rd, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland 4878, Australia
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+61 7 4055 7400

Blazing Saddles is the longest established horse riding and quad bike tour...

Blazing Saddles is the longest established horse riding and quad bike tour company in Far North Queensland. Locally owned and operated, it is now located only 10mins from both Cairns and Northern Beaches to suit even the most time conscious visitor or perfect for a soft adventure activity for the whole family!Blazing Saddles is now a working sugar cane farm and the property also boasts an 18 acre billabong which is abundant with native birds and amphibious creatures of all shapes and sizes! You will also meet our resident geese, peacocks and ducks, perhaps even spot a crocodile!We cater for large groups as well as the corporate and incentive market making these activities great for team building ideas.Our Horse-riding tour offers a safe, relaxing way to meander through rainforest pockets, mangrove wetland, sugarcane fields and native bush! With a stable of horses to suit all ages and levels, this is a perfect family adventure. Our horses have a friendly, mature nature and will be matched to each riders experience and ability. Draw up on horse-back alongside our 18 acre billabong for a billy tea over a camp fire and the chance to see a croc in the wild!Our Quad Bikes are easy to ride and provide the perfect adventure. With a fleet of both 90cc and 250cc bikes, your guides will ensure the perfect balance between safety and fun! So easy to ride, our group sizes remain small, to guarantee your personalized experience. Anyone can do it!

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Visited blazing saddles with family and had a great time. This little treat was easy to book with a quick call to the centre and was reasonably priced. On arrival the staff were... read more

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited blazing saddles with family and had a great time. This little treat was easy to book with a quick call to the centre and was reasonably priced. On arrival the staff were attentive. The amenities were very outback-ish which made me chuckle. The horses were well prepped and the staff told us everything we needed to know about our... More 

Thank Pet35
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day out at blazing saddles. Friendly staff, great introduction to our horses and a running commentary of other horses their status in their herd and passing wildlife and fauna. Really felt like part of bushland Australia doing this. Thanks guys

Thank Michelle D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a first time quad biker and horse rider, this experience was FANTASTIC! Not only was the location really fun to do it, but you also get a good amount of time on both (we booked the combo tour). The setting is truly beautiful to ride around (Mountains, lakes, etc) and the staff helpful and friendly. Wear insect repellant though... More 

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic morning with my dad and brother on the quad bikes. So much fun, would highly recommend

Thank Blair M
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Blazing Saddles completely exceeded our expectations! The staff are friendly and thoughtful to your skill level. Our 12yr old daughter was a little hesitant about the machines, but our guide, Zach, helped her get used to her smaller quad and then she took off and never looked back. The location is a farm with a fun off road course and... More 

Thank Roberto B
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Bloody good fun! Door to door service. Super friendly staff. Luke's enthusiasm was infectious. Highly recommend!!

Thank Lidia C
Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

During our short ride excursion through a nice scenery we were guided by a professional team, who looked first whether the riders were advanced riders or beginners. Only then one could change over to a rapid gallop over the compound. Insofar, it was the right balance between safety and the feeling of freedom. We liked it very much. Greetings from... More 

Thank roamac
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

All day we were looked after by a gentlemen named Bradley how gave us special attention and care. My horse was in a bit of a foul mood so they watched over me and taught me how to react. The other horses were very sweet and were very well trained! I was just unlucky on the day. The ATVs were... More 

Thank Benplak
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Well trained horses. Nice scenery and chilled rides. This is perfect for first timers or experienced riders. The staff are very friendly.

Thank saultanne
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Blazing Saddles having no experience of horse riding. I would recommend any beginners going there, as I found my experience very pleasant. The two ladies who took us around were very nice. They choose to walk around with us rather than ride, as they could tell I was a tad nervous. They scenery is beautiful, and the whole... More 

Thank Peter D

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