Cape Trib Horse Rides Info


Enjoy the only Horse Riding Tour in Cape Tribulation.  Breathtaking Cape Tribulation scenery as you meander your way through the oldest living rainforest in the world, until you reach the spectacular Cape Tribulation Beach - where the Rainforest meets the Reef.  Cape Tribulation horse rides caters for beginners, intermediate and experienced riders on a group of very friendly, well trained horses and is the only horse riding available in the Cape Tribulation area. 

Why we like it:

  • Ride on spectacular Cape Trib Beach
  • Ride through ancient Rainforest
  • Caters to all experience levels

Included in your day:

  • Cape Tribulation accommodation transfers
  • Safety helmet
  • Instruction and guide

Beach Ride for Beginners and Advanced Riders:

  • Morning departure at 11am and return at 1pm (approx.)
  • Afternoon Beach Horse Ride:  2.30pm and return at 4.30pm (approx.)
  • 1.5 hour group horse ride in the rainforest, along mountain streams and lovely Cape Trib beach.
  • They have different horses for beginners and advanced riders.

What to wear / take: 

  • Long pants
  • Swimwear under clothing
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Closed, secure footwear such as joggers or boots are essential.
  • NO thongs or bare feet

Getting There:   Depart from Cairns and take the scenic Captain Cook Highway north; pass through the town of Mossman and cross the Daintree River on the cable ferry (charges apply). Enjoy the drive as you wind though the oldest tropical rainforest in the world. The distance from Cairns to is only 140km, approximately 2.5 hours drive. 

Before booking your horse ride please take a moment to select your riding ability. The operators stress the point that you do not overstate your riding ability as it will not only reduce your enjoyment of the ride but can also lead to dangerous situations and injuries. 

  • Beginner Riders: Complete beginners with no riding experience, riders who have ridden 30 times or used to ride years ago, riders with some experience but who are not confident trotting, cantering or controlling a horse.
  • Intermediate Riders: Riders who are confident controlling a horse and have ridden at least 30 times. 
  • Expert Riders: Riders, who are absolutely confident with every aspect of riding, have several years experience, ridden over 100 times and continue to ride frequently.
  • The maximum weight a person can be to ride on Cape Trib horses is 102kg (16 stone).  This is to ensure that all safety standards are met for you and the horse and bookings cannot be made if over this weight limit.
  • Not suitable for anyone who is pregnant. 
  • Ride operates Rain or Shine

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