Rainbow Beach Horse Rides

Multiple Locations

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides have the only permit in existence to ride a horse along Rainbow Beach, which was rated in the top five most incredible beaches in the world, the third most colourful beach in the world and featured on the front cover of a publication "101 Best Beaches of Australia".

All rides include riding instruction prior to the ride. Photos are taken by the trail guides during each ride and provided free of charge to all guests. All levels of riding experience are catered for. No riding experience necessary.

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides offer a vast array of riding options including beach riding, country day rides, full moon rides and more. Full details of which are available on their website.

Come and experience for yourself why Rainbow Beach Horse Rides is rated on Trip Advisor as the number one outdoor activity to do in Rainbow Beach and has earned a five star rating on Facebook.

Our Tours

Swimming Ride

The 'Swimming Ride' allows their guests to take their horse for a ride into the ocean at Rainbow Beach. You literally immerse yourself into nature by swimming with your horse whilst whales breach on the horizon and dolphins play nearby.

For experienced riders only as this is a bare back ride (no saddle). Riding from the yards at Clarkson Drive, down through a small section of bush and onto the beach and then into the ocean.

This is an amazing and unique experience that you are unlikely to find elsewhere.

It will be a highlight of your life!

The team also carry a waterproof camera to photograph each ride, which are made available to guests free of charge to remember this amazing incredible experience.

The nominated minimum age for this ride is 10 years old and weight limit is 95 kilograms.

Indicative rates

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$250 $250
Picnic / Personalised Ride

Their 'Personalised Beach Rides' cater for most requests or requirements. They have had a number of marriage proposals, anniversaries and birthday celebrations on this ride!

They also offer a 'Picnic Ride' which includes your choice of dining experience. It may be enjoying hot seafood whilst sitting on the beach overlooking an amazing ocean or a simple snack half way along. Just let them know what you fancy!

And what about a 'Family Ride'? This ride allows for families with children younger to participate safely. Extra staff are employed for this ride and all other guests are excluded from the ride, thus the ride is a little more expensive. The exact cost of the ride depends on age of riders and number of guests.

Their team also carry a waterproof camera to photograph each ride, which are then made available to guests free of charge.

The price of these rides depends on your exact requirements.

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides have water bottle holders on each of their saddles. Feel free to take along a small water bottle if you wish. A 600 millilitre bottle easily fits.

Indicative rates

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$400 $800
Beach Ride

The "Beach Ride" is a horse riding adventure along Rainbow Beach, the gateway to world heritage listed Fraser Island and situated three hours north of the capital of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Rainbow Beach is featured on the front cover of the book "101 best beaches of Australia", and is rated in the top five most incredible beaches, and the third most colourful beach in the world.

This ride includes riding instruction, one and a half hours of riding along five kilometres of beach and some bush riding.

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides caters for people of all riding abilities. No riding experience necessary and riding helmets provided.

The team carry a waterproof camera to photograph each ride, which are then made available to guests. Photos can be uploaded to a USB or a daily selection posted on Facebook.

The nominated minimum age for this ride is 10 years old. And weight limit is 95 kg (unless extensive previous experience)

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides have water bottle holders on each of their saddles and long pants and enclosed shoes are recommended.

Indicative rates

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$150 $150
Beach Full Moon Ride

The 'Beach Full Moon Ride' is a horse riding adventure along the picturesque Rainbow Beach whilst the sun is setting and the moon is rising.

This is an amazingly unique experience where you ride a horse along the beach watching the Full Moon rise over the ocean. Enjoy the moonlight reflecting off the ocean as you ride along one of the most stunning beaches in Australia.

This experience is something that is impossible to encapsulate in words. This amazingly uplifting experience will leave you feeling invigorated. You will find yourself shaking your head in wonder and amazement whilst you are riding on one of their horses.

Their team also carry a waterproof camera to photograph each ride, which are made available to customers free of charge.

The nominated minimum age for this ride is 10 years old unless previous riding experience.

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides have water bottle holders on each of their saddles. Feel free to take along a small water bottle if you wish. A 600 millilitre bottle easily fits.

Indicative rates

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$200 $200
Country Day Ride

This ride starts and finishes at our farm in Goomboorian and includes lunch at the popular 'Silky Oak Tea Gardens' where you literally step off your horse to enjoy this professionally run, iconic Australian dining location.

During these rides you'll regularly see wildlife such as Koalas, Platypus, Kangaroos, and Echidnas in their natural habitat. It further includes creek crossings, riding through timbered country, open grasslands and mountain riding.

'Silky Oak Tea Gardens' have a well deserved reputation for fine food and beverages.

This ride has proven to be very popular amongst guests. The overwhelming comments from these rides are that people don't expect such amazing food and such spectacular views!

The difficulty of the ride depends on your previous riding experience and they tailor each ride to the needs of each group or individual.

Their team also carry a waterproof camera to photograph each ride, which are then made available to guests free of charge.

The nominated minimum age for this ride is 10 years old unless previous riding experience. And their weight limit is 100 kilograms.

Indicative rates

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$250 $250
Country Full Moon Ride

The "Full Moon Ride" includes an incredible meal at Silky Oak Tea Gardens before venturing to the top of Mount Goomboorian.

Once at the top of the mountain you can watch the sun set and the full moon rise, whilst enjoying some refreshments and taking in the amazing views from around the campfire.

From the top of Mount Goomboorian you can see the ocean at Rainbow Beach and Noosa, Fraser Island, Great Sandy Strait, Sunshine Coast and areas in between.

This is an amazing uplifting experience that will leave you feeling invigorated. It is truly a "bucket list" item.

Their team carry a camera to photograph each ride, which are then made available to guests free of charge.

The nominated minimum age for this ride is 10 years old unless previous riding experience.

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides have water bottle holders on each of their saddles. Feel free to take along a small water bottle if you wish. A 600 millilitre bottle easily fits.

Each of the Full Moon rides have limited availability so call them to check on availability.

Indicative rates

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$300 $300

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