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Paradise Stables

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Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 2160
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Great horse riding in stunning countrside but is not the same as UK riding!

We arrived at Paradise and experienced a hearty and hospitable welcome from Pieter, the 5th... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter C
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
Lame & Old Horse

We were so excited for this ride and it was the top of our 'to do' list in Franshhoek. But as soon... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
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In Franschhoek, enjoy horse riding through vineyards, forests and over mountains.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 2160
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Paradise and experienced a hearty and hospitable welcome from Pieter, the 5th generation of his family in the Franschhoek Valley and who has long experience of endurance riding so he knows his horses! I am am a novice rider whilst my wife...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We were so excited for this ride and it was the top of our 'to do' list in Franshhoek. But as soon as we arrived at the farm, rustic, with reason, I felt a little uneasy. Our guide was wonderful, incredibly helpful, friendly and wanted...More

2  Thank GypsyGirl27
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

If you like horses and wine this is for you. I am not a confident rider and felt comfortable all afternoon. If you can ride there are opportunities to stretch your ponies legs. You get to see the area in a completely different way.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Such nice nature horses, our guide Jonathan was super friendly and sharing of his knowledge of Franschoek. It's always great hearing stories from a local. Breathtaking views of the wine farms and valley.

Thank 706savannac
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My boyfriend and I wanted to do a horse ride through the beautiful Franschhoek valley. Paradise Stables were very accommodating. Our guide (Jonathan) took us out for 1.5 hours through some beautiful landscapes. We were complete beginners and he went at our own pace and...More

Thank Caitlin V
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We had an enjoyable hour on a sun set walk to overlook the valley.The horses were well kept and the ride was not strenuous and comfortable even for young ones.

Thank Alex E
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The horses at Paradise Stables are safe, well behaved and in great shape. The tour was led calmly and competently through beautiful countryside making the ride highly enjoyable and relaxing. Our group had a mix of abilities ranging from total novices to experienced riders. Everyone...More

Thank AHeide
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place with wonderful horses and such a superb way to enjoy Franschoek + it's wineries. Thanks to the Boss Piet, to Jolanda our Guide and the Team (plus the gorgeous Arab horses) .... we loved it In fact we also stayed on...More

Thank richardnewman123
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The best way to see the winelands! We had a wonderful afternoon - gorgeous, well-trained horses who respond equally well to beginners and experienced riders; lovely chatty guide who was kind enough to essentially give my partner a riding lesson whilst the more experienced riders...More

Thank BowQ
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Sitting atop a horse wandering through the vineyards of Franschhoek is an experience that isn't going to go away fro a while. The views are superb no matter where you turn and the owner Peter is very chatty and rightly proud of his business and...More

1  Thank DanOfArabia
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29 March 2016|
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Response from McKarabia | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to email the stables directly as to whether they can fit you in but the horses are some of the most gentle and calm and relaxed ones I have ever been on! Hope you get in and enjoy!