Horse riding is easily one of the most popular Blue Mountains attractions. Indeed, visitors are often treated to accompanied and guided rides by the area’s numerous equestrian centres.
Most of the time, these rides will take you across charming trails where you will be able to explore the very best attractions and sights that Blue Mountains has to offer. Visitors will be glad to learn that very often, a delectable lunch is also included in their riding packages.
Where to go Horse Riding?
Megalong Valley Heritage Centre offers a unique package known as the Wilderness Riding Tour. Designed to help you experience Blue Mountains’ stunning attractions, this particular tour is perfect for riders of various levels. As its name suggests, you will be immersed in the truly spectacular Australian wilderness as you cross past lush green pastures and towards the immense forest.
Riders will be able to benefit from an unblemished view of the Blue Mountains’ cliffs that dot the escarpments. Best of all, you might even be lucky enough to spot Melalong Valley’s large family of kangaroos as well as flocks of rare birds and flora.
If you’re visiting the area to discover those stunning Blue Mountains attraction, you really can’t go wrong with a leisurely horseback stroll through one of the area’s most picturesque forest.
As far as horse riding in the Blue Mountains is concerned, you can also book the Explorer Trail Rides through the Megalong Valley Heritage Centre. Often hailed as the most exiting horse riding track in the country, this escorted trail ride will help you experience all the glorious Blue Mountains attractions for which this region is so reputed.
Boasting unparalleled beauty and a dark green panorama that stands out under the sunny cerulean sky, this horse trail covers a stunningly large expanse of land that covers more than 2000 acres.
This Heritage Centre is also well-known for its Foodie Riding Adventures. Combining delectable fares with exciting riding trips, these adventures are ideal for anyone who wants to experience the very best Blue Mountains attractions. Some of the most popular packages include the ‘Ride & Picnic’, ‘Ride & BBQ’, ‘Ride & Wine’, ‘Ride & Cider Sampler’ and the ‘Ride & Pizza’- which is always a huge hit with families and kids.
Euroka Blue Mountains Equestrian Centre
Fans of horse riding will undoubtedly relish in the numerous activities offered by the Euroka Equestrian Centre. With a particular focus on the most enchanting Blue Mountains attractions, these trails offers a sweeping view of the surrounding countryside to delight your senses.
The centre is particularly reputed for its Cellar Door Ride, a long, leisurely stroll that takes you all the way to the Dryridge Estate Vineyard. This Blue Mountains attraction also includes a gourmet lunch, complete with a cheese platter. Afterwards, you can mount your horse again and this time, go through the world-famous Six Foot Track as you head back to the centre.
It should be noted that a brief tutorial is given beforehand to ensure your safety. This ride is completely suited to people of all ages.