About Us

Cape Trib Horse Rides is a locally owned and managed company located in one of the most bio-diverse regions in the world. Cape Tribulation is the only place on earth where two UNESCO and World Heritage sites meet. We provide a unique travel experience that will enrich you with a greater understanding of the cultural and environmental importance of our location.

Beach Horse Riding

The only Horse Riding Tour in Cape Tribulation, meandering through the Rainforest, exploring the beautiful golden sands of Myall Beach.

Our tour caters mainly for beginner riders, walking horses through the rainforest and along the beach.

After being paired with a suitable horse, you will be introduced to your guides who will give you instructions and lead your tour.

You will have the opportunity to walk your horse into the shallow waters of the ocean (clarity permitting and only at the discretion of the guides), providing great photo opportunities to capture your experience.

The tour duration is 90 minutes and runs twice daily departing at 11:00 and 14:30.

Allow 3 hours drive from Cairns and 2 hours drive from Port Douglas. If you are travelling during busy times (e.g. school holidays), please allow additional time. Note also that delays can be more than an hour at times to cross the river at the ferry.

Emphasis is placed on safety and includes COVID-19 safety precautions. It is mandatory to wear a helmet and closed-in shoes. We supply an approved helmet with your own hair net and a rain jacket (if raining). Saddle bags have water bottle holders and a dry bag for equipment. Please wear long trousers and covered shoes.

Our horses are well treated and maintained and all have a friendly nature (like our tour guides). Guides are equipped with UHF radios and first aid pouches.

New prices, effective 1 April:
$150.00 per adult
$110.00 per child (ages 10 to 14 years)

Please note, children must be accompanied by an adult. No refunds will be provided for children booked on a ride without an adult.

Maximum weight per rider is 95 kilograms.

No cash accepted at stables. Please book online and pay by credit card.

Cancellation policy: 24 hours notice is required for refunds.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do you accept cash payments?
  • We are no longer accepting cash due to the COVID-19

  • Is there a minimum number of riders per tour?
  • Please note minimum 2 persons for tours to commence.

  • Is there a weight limit for horse riders?
  • A maximum weight limit is in place of a 95 kilograms for horse riders.

  • Will my tour be cancelled if it is raining?
  • Severe wet weather conditions may result in horse riding tours being cancelled.

  • Can children ride alone?
  • Children are required to have adult supervision.

  • Are pregnant women allowed to ride?
  • Women at any stages of pregnancy should not ride a horse.

  • Are there any conditions for online bookings and cancellations?
  • A credit surcharge of 1.25 % applies to all internet bookings and cancellations require 24 hours.

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