Riding Holidays For Everyone
Whether you choose to ride across North America’s wide-open prairies, saddle up for a safari through the African savannah or take on a challenging adventure with Argentina’s gauchos, Ranch Rider will have a dream horseback holiday to satisfy your cowboy cravings.
Combine over twenty years of knowledge with a first hand appreciation of over 60 stays including, ranches, bush homes and estancias, and you have our promise, to deliver the perfect riding experience.
Drive the herd to fresh pastures, or just trail gently beside magnificent mountain ranges and craggy canyons. Sample life on a real working ranch or enjoy a stay steeped in luxury at one of our finest resorts. Everyone from beginners to expert riders will warm to the unique atmosphere of our well-chosen properties, many of them offering tailor-made honeymoon and wedding packages.
Above all, riding is our passion, enabling our team to craft your dream horseback holiday.
Add on an adventure
Join a cattle drive or round-up; camp out on a pack trip; enjoy all the thrills and spills of whitewater rafting; ride out with the Big Five or head off on the award winning Blue Train journey. Adventures can be booked separately or added to your stay, and with a seemingly endless number of challenges to satisfy your adventurous spirit, the excitement is guaranteed.
See more of your chosen destination on a self-drive tour
Four wheels and the freedom to create a bespoke itinerary! Explore North America’s national parks teeming with endless species of animal and plant life; sample the cultural melting pot of South Africa on a Garden Route tour, or kick back on the coast. Contrast the rural backdrops of Argentina with its cosmopolitan capital and tango to your hearts content. From compelling city breaks to more off the beaten track escapes, the choices are almost limitless…
At Ranch Rider we take special pleasure in creating fly-drive itineraries to suit your tastes and interests. Through our travel associates we will arrange for your car, accommodation and air travel, and with our own personal knowledge of the territory, plan your journey across our entire portfolio of destinations.
This statement lets you know how Ranch Rider ( which is part of Uni-Travel Ltd) provides financial security for your booking with us.
Please feel free to call if any aspect of this or your trip is not clear.
For holidays including flights:
All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate which contains brief details of your booking. Please ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on the confirmation invoice that will be also be provided.
Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to:
For holidays not including flights:
We provide financial protection for non- air inclusive package holidays where we are your contracted Tour Operator by way of a bond provided to ABTA the Travel Association.
Again the confirmation invoice will contain full details of the elements of the holiday booked by us on your behalf.
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