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  • Location:Cairns or Palm Cove, Australia
  • Duration:5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Best Full-day Horse Riding and ATV Tour from Cairns

Enjoy a day of nature, horseback riding and ATV quad bike riding on this full-day tour from Cairns, Palm Cove or the Northern Beaches. Perfect if you only have one day for an adventure! Let your skilled guides lead you through pockets of rainforest, mangroves and sugarcane fields by two very different modes of transportation and experience the bush land like you never could imagine.


  • Full-day horseback-riding and ATV quad bike tour
  • Ride through pockets of rainforest, mangroves and sugarcane fields
  • See the local wildlife and spot crocodiles near the waterhole
  • Enjoy a hot dog lunch and light refreshments
  • All necessary equipment included

What You Can Expect

Best Full-day Horse Riding and ATV Tour from Cairns

Full-Day Combo: Horseback Riding and ATV Tour from Cairns or Palm Cove

After your hotel pickup, transfer to the ranch and meet your horse riding guide. Depending on your level of riding ability you will be matched with a horse - all have friendly calm natures! This is followed by a short safety briefing and introductory riding lesson. Your guide will then lead you along trails winding through sugarcane fields, mangroves and pockets of rainforests. Stop for a cup of tea, brewed the old fashioned way over a camp fire and see the native bird life and possibly even a crocodile at the watering hole.

On your return to the ranch take a break and enjoy a Aussie hot dog lunch before setting off on your quad bike adventure. After a quick safety briefing and lesson on how to operate the bike.Then, get set to tear along dirt tracks on your all terrain quad bike, before long you will be riding like a pro!

Both tours are designed to accommodate both beginners and advanced riders. No experience is required and a safety briefing and introductory lesson

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2013

Exceptional staff, great ATV's and well-trained horses.Beginner ATV track was awesome escpecially because it was muddy! Great photography you can purchase of your time at blazing saddles. Would reccomend to everyone; nothing bad to say!

4 star rating: Recommended January 2014

We'd not been on horses before so was great to do so - but for those who have, may not be the most exhilarating as the horses don't get faster than a walk. We enjoyed it though.
But ATV is full throttle. It's fast, it's messy and its great fun. Will do this again for sure.
Probably not suitable for those that don't want to get muddy (or can't) and those not interested in speed. Boys will love it....

4 star rating: Recommended January 2014

well organized and fun

4 star rating: Recommended July 2013

In general we enjoyed our day trip.

We did the horse/ATV combo. We were a little dissapointed with the hors riding portion. THis is OK if you are a beginner or have little experience riding horses. For intermidiate or higher, this will probably be a boring ride.
Howewver, the ATV portion saved the day! This was a blast, and we enjoyed it tremendously. Even my hard-to-please teenage daughter gave it a thumbs up!
In general, I would reccomend this day trip. If you have to choose between the horse riding or the ATV, go for the ATV.

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