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Experience Plettenberg Bay on Horseback

September 7, 2013 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

In South Africa, Tourists have shown interest in being active on vacation. One activity that is widely available throughout South Africa is horseback tours. 

The trail options are so diverse as the terrain varies so significantly from place to place in this colourful Country. You can go for beach rides, canter through vineyards, explore nature reserves and meander through forests.

Hog Hollow Country Lodge and Villa is situated in the Crags of Plettenberg Bay, a popular destination along the most beautiful routes South Africa has to offer- The Garden Route. This owner run accommodation, boasting views of the surrounding valleys and the Tsitsikamma Mountains, offers horseback trails ranging between one hours and three hours.

One Hour Farm Trail: 

Meander across lush green fields, overlooking the forest, mountains and ocean in the distance, amongst cattle and sheep.  This ride offers open terrain, ideal for an optional trot or canter whilst being close to nature and enjoying the magnificent surrounds.

Two Hour Forest Trail : 

Explore indigenous ancient rain forest, following 150-year-old woodcutter’s paths and wagon trails, up and down the crags criss-crossing this pristine environment, with views over the magnificent surrounds.  Get close to Impala and Fallow Deer on the return journey, with an option of a trot or canter over beautiful emerald fields with unsurpassed views over the surrounding forest, mountains and ocean in the distance.

Three Hour Cruise The Crags Trails : 

Follow magnificent indigenous forest trails to a choice of the following :

  1. The Far Ridges : an adventurous ride amidst wildlife and the surrounding forest, with views over the magnificent Tsitsikamma Mountains.
  2. Trogon House for a delectable lunch on the forest deck and or pampering massage..
  3. Bramon Wine Estate where you can enjoy a glass of local bubbly and tailor-make your lunch from their scrumptious tapas menu.
  4. Tenikwa Wildlife Centre where you could walk with Cheetahs.
  5. Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary for a close encounter with snakes.
  6. Crags Elephant Sanctuary – for their trunk in-hand experience.

For more information on Hogs Hollow Country Lodge please go to: www.hog-hollow.com

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