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Botswana ~ African Horseback Safaris

African Horseback Safaris run safaris from Macatoo tented camp, a luxurious base wonderfully situated on a palm island overlooking the Delta's grassy floodplain and secluded from all but the colourful birds and game that wanders freely all around. Days on safari explore palm islands, floodplain and mopane forest, cantering across open grassland with wildly erratic wildebeest and splashing throu...

Botswana ~ Limpopo Valley

Limpopo Horse Safaris operate in south eastern Botswana's Mashatu Game Reserve, part of the Tuli block which borders South Africa and the great Limpopo River. Known as the 'Land of Giants' for its large population of elephant as well as giraffe, eland, lion, ostrich, the huge Kori Bustard and massive Baobab tree, the varied terrain of the Tuli ranges from belts of thick thorn scrub and tall mashat...

Botswana ~ Okavango Horse Safaris

Okavango Horse Safaris, owned and run by PJ and Barney Bestelink who pioneered riding safaris in Botswana, operates safaris from Kujwana Camp, in the south west of the Okavango Delta. 5, 7 and 10 night safaris use two or three different camps with exciting days spent cantering across grassy plains and splashing through flooded watermeadow, stopping to watch breeding herds of elephant feed in the s...

Botswana ~ RAW Botswana, Motswiri

RAW (Ride & Walk) Botswana operate safaris from Motswiri camp in the Selinda Reserve, on the north east fringes of the Okavango Delta. The main camp is close to the Selinda Spillway, an ancient watercourse linking the Okavango to the Kwando-Linyanti floodplains. The area combines the Okavango’s open floodplains (to the west and immediately north of the camp) with permanently dry grasslan...

Botswana ~ Ride Botswana ~ David Foot Safaris

Ride Botswana, owned by David and Robyn Foot, offers riding in two distinct areas of Botswana. Camp Kalahari Safaris are exhilarating mobiles, exploring the vast Makgadigadi Saltpans of Botswana's infamous Kalahari Desert with its never-ending expanses of white sand, swaying palms, intrepid missionary explorers and ancient San Bushmen. Between January and April, the Kalahari's palm islands are des...

Botswana ~ Ride Botswana ~ Okavango Mobile Safaris

New for 2017, David Foot of Ride Botswana will be guiding the only fully mobile riding safari in the Okavango Delta. With a new area to explore and a skilled team of local backup staff, this promises to be a unique way to truly immerse yourself in the pristine wilderness of the Okavango. With no set route or itinerary, David will allow the prolific wildlife of the Delta to be his guide. Home to a...

Kenya ~ Borana Lodge

Borana Lodge is on the edge of the Samangua valley in Laikipia, about 4 hours drive north of Nairobi. Owned and run by the Dyer family, the stone and thatch lodge is a supremely comfortable, stylish, yet also relaxed and unaffected bush home, with swimming pool, verandas and panoramic views over the wilderness towards Mount Kenya. Herds of elephant often come to drink at the waterhole below the lo...

Kenya ~ Offbeat Safaris

Without doubt some of Africa's best big game country, the rolling Loita Hills to the vast Masai Mara. Any safari here is memorable but on a horse it is the experience of a lifetime. The Mara safaris take you to remote Masailand, far off the beaten track where there are no fences and only huge herds of game disturb the endless view. To ride with the seasonal migration across these plains is un...

Kenya ~ Ol Donyo Lodge

Ol Donyo Lodge is on the slopes of the Chyulu Hills in Southern Kenya, between Amboseli and Tsavo National Parks. Originally built by Richard Bonham as his private house, it is a small personal lodge, which sleeps a maximum of 16 guests, and has exclusive access to quarter of a million acres of pristine wilderness. The lodge was completely re-built in 2008 and the attractive villas all have privat...

Kenya ~ Sosian Lodge

Large estates, ranches where game and cattle co-exist and luxurious 'bush homes' are part of Kenya's colonial past and provide wonderful hospitality to the visitor, offering not only game viewing and the chance to enjoy Kenya's superb bush and wilderness, but also a wonderfully personal experience of Kenyan life. Sosian, Borana and Ol Donyo lodges are three of our favourites, ideal for anyone want...

Morocco - Auberge & Guesthouse

 Only a short flight from the UK but with a real feeling of the exotic and sun for most of the year, Morocco is a great destination for the avid traveller. These rides are run by Sports Travel Morocco, a French company based near Marrakech, and are aimed at confident and independent riders who prefer a fairly comfortable and not too strenuous holiday. Itineraries explore distinct areas, inclu...

Morocco - Camping Adventure Rides

Morocco is a melting pot of African and Arab cultures and has a landscape ranging from barren mountains, cedarwood forests and lush valleys in the Atlas, to huge sand dunes, date palm oases and endless empty beaches in the south and west. Exotic Arabian cities with their colourful souks and Kasbahs contrast with remote desert villages of the Berber people whose farming culture is very much linked ...

Namibia

Run by The Namibia Horse Safari Company, these rides have to be one of the best ways to experience Namibia's varied, wild, sometimes harsh but always hauntingly beautiful, desert landscapes. The challenging Namib Desert Ride, a journey of around 350km across the world’s oldest desert, has become renown as one of the toughest riding trips one can do. A modern day adventure, a chance to escape...

South Africa ~ Ants Nest and Ants Hill

Ant's Nest and its sister lodge Ant's Hill are situated in the Waterberg range of South Africa's Limpopo province about a 3 hour drive north of Johannesburg and an hour from the Botswana border. They are small, owner run safari lodges set in their own private game and nature reserve offering a wonderfully personal, all-round experience of the African bush. Game includes rhino, buffalo, giraffe, sa...

South Africa ~ Horizon Adventures

Horizon Horseback Adventures is based on Triple B Ranch in South Africa’s Waterberg, one of its most beautiful, yet still relatively little visited areas and an easy 2½ to 3 hour drive from Johannesburg. A stay at the Horizon homestead is a chance for a wonderful variety of riding with lots on offer for all level of rider, from novice to experienced. Rides out explore the farm’s...

South Africa ~ Wait a Little

Owned by Philip and Gerti Kusseler, Wait A Little safaris operate on private game reserves totalling over 30,000 hectares to the north east of Johannesburg and close to South Africa's Kruger National Park. With the Drakensberg Mountains a magnificent backdrop and ecosystems that range from open plains, woodland and rocking kopjies, to gullies and riverine bush, the reserve supports an impressive p...

Southern Africa ~ Saddlebag Safaris

Saddlebag Riding Safaris offers an exciting 7 night itinerary which explore one of the Waterberg's private reserves and also take you further afield to ride in the Tuli Block in south eastern Botswana. The African Explorer Safari combines 4 nights at Camp Davidson with 3 nights at Limpopo Horse Safaris in Botswana's Tuli block based at the comfortable Two Mashatus camp. This is a great option for ...

Tanzania - Kaskazi Safaris

These safaris in Tanzania explore remote and un-touristed wilderness just south of the Kenyan border between Amboseli National Park to the north east and the Serengeti to the far west. Adventurous mobile safaris in true safari style, riding routes cross Masai farmland and open plains that are home to giraffe, gazelle, elephant and zebra with the magnificent peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Longid...