The Elephant coast is located on the eastern seaboard of South Africa. It stretches along the Indian Ocean in the east, it borders with Mozambique in the north while the south-west lies on the Zululand. Extending inland across the Lubombo mountains and the famous Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, which is the oldest in Africa and home to the big 5.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Horseback Riding in Dome Horse Trails, Vredefort Dome, North-West South Africa
Resulted by a huge bolide impact, the Vredefort Dome is believed to be the largest impact crater to have existed on earth consisting of partial ring of hills at 70 km/43.5 mi in diameter.
The dome offers an unbeatable fauna and flora in the most remote wilderness area making for an epic horse riding experience. Get in the saddle and seize this unforgettable riding experience on a 5 km/ 3.1 mi trail along the course of Vaal River. The trail also includes the “Golden Mile” which is a jaw dropping scenery through unspoilt ravines and montane woodland.
Enjoy breathtaking views with afternoon rides promising stunning sunsets and for the die hard romantics….there is no better way to rekindle that romance!! Riding here is open to the intermediate and advanced horse riders comfortable at walk, trot and strong canter. The trails run all year through and can last from hours to days depending on one’s choice. Advance booking is essential and should be done 2 weeks prior.
Maximum weight limit is at 95 kg/209 lb.