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Address: 872 Hay Holler Rd, Bandera, TX 78003-4364
Phone Number: +1 830-796-9339
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An amazing Texan adventure with Larry!

We had a short amount of time in banderas but really wanted to go on a Ranch and have a mini ranch experience, after calling up a number of ranches in the area, Rancho Cortez was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Cheree O
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am going to write this comment in English so it is understood by the majority including the owners. As a group of 4 very excited about our visit to a Texan ranch, we have been nothing short of disappointed by Rancho Cortez. We had initially planned a half-day dude ranch visit, extending it to a full day due to... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a short amount of time in banderas but really wanted to go on a Ranch and have a mini ranch experience, after calling up a number of ranches in the area, Rancho Cortez was the only one that was helpful! They put together a bespoke packaging which included a ride, roping and feeding the long horn cattle. Larry... More 

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Thank Cheree O
Allen, Texas
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I can't believe the value for the money at Rancho Cortez! We went for a 1/2 day and it was well worth it. We were lucky enough to catch a champion roper doing lasso tricks! Next was the trail ride, followed by feeding the longhorns, dinner, campfire complete with s'mores and campfire stories. BYOB. Everything was very nice! You can... More 

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Perth, Australia
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Great day for is four Aussies, did the arvo half day and guess we was honoured to have the owner Larry take us out for a ride , loved his style ,gave me cheek gave it back twice as fast! Made for a great arvo and enjoyed being taught to lasso although it took awhile to get those wrists right... More 

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Thank heathbb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We (5 adults, 3 children, ages 13, 10 and 6' did 1/2 day trip. It's about one hour drive from SanAntonio and a beautiful scenic drive there. We arrived about 1 and stayed till sundown, about 8pm. Our time there was action packed. The staff is amazing and friendly. So much to do. Some members did not want to ride... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Best part of our trip. We stayed over night and 2 half days at this fabulous ranch. The location is amazing and the activities fun. The kids were in their element with all the outdoor activities including horse riding sessions, wagon ride, long horn feeding, games room, play park, animals, indoor & outdoor pool and hiking. Us adults enjoyed the... More 

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Thank belinda m
Baltimore, Maryland
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Everyone was so nice and welcoming. They accommodated us for a last minute trail ride on the same day. When we called, they were booked, but a rep contacted us when someone cancelled and we were in! Cowboy Larry was so nice to my daughter Phoebe and my whole family...asking all of the families where they were from and showing... More 

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Thank pit6286
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Check review on other page . It goes into detail. Great place and u will love it. It's a place for all ages and types of personalities. You will go home a better person from staff rubbing off on you. Make sure to bring bathing suit, flashlight and if you play an instrument like harmonica or guitar be sure to... More 

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Thank KAREN C
Tampa, Florida
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499 reviews
303 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for a day as a cowboy and had a phenomenal time! The Cowboys were wonderful and we loved getting to hang out with the horses and ride through the hills. The game room was fun and we enjoyed feeding the Longhorns. It was a great mix of structured time and free time! We highly... More 

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

My family, husband, brother-in-law, sister-in-law and 3 teenagers, spend New Year's day doing the half day dude ranch adventure. Everyone has a great time. The owner, Larry Cortez, is amazing. He is funny, kind, great story-teller and the best cowboy I have ever met. There were enough activities to keep busy- roping, horse back riding, wagon ride to feed long... More 

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