Horse Rides for all budgets and levels of experience

Rides & Pricing

With a range of rides that cater to all levels of riding – from absolute beginners to the very experienced – There’s something for everyone at Bellrowan!

Safety is always a priority with trained, professional staff ready to assist those needing extra confidence. For our experienced riders, we offer fantastic treks across vast, challenging terrain.

Our ultimate objective is that everyone has a fun, memorable and safe experience.

Take a look at our riding packages

Booking Information & Cancellation Policy

Bookings are essential and we accept cash, EFTPOS or credit cards (Visa and MasterCard ). Please call us on (02) 6587 5227 to book your visit.

Credit Cards for confirmation: We require a credit card number (this can be phoned through for security purposes) to secure your booking. You may pay cash on the day of arrival.

Trail Ride Bookings are essential and are preferred a day ahead (subject to availability).

Overnight stays bookings must be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to the ride.

General Information

Our group maximum is 12 riders.

The age limit is 5 years* of age to come on the trails without a safety lead. 5 & 6 yr olds will be on a safety lead throughout the ride if the guides think it is necessary.

* During the tuition process we are able to assess everyone’s confidence and ability. We treat everyone as an individual.

Safety is our number one priority, for riders and horses alike. Even for the adult riders the only way we can ensure safety is for everyone to be willing to learn and take direction from our guides.

Up to four guides may accompany each ride to ensure everyone gets enough attention, no pressure is put on beginner riders and more experienced riders still get the opportunity to have a faster paced ride.

Before every ride a one-on-one tuition is given to each rider teaching riding techniques and comfort, also an explanation of your chosen horse is given informing you of their different personalities and traits.To avoid disappointment, book ahead, especially in the school holiday periods.

Customers must be made aware of the following:

  • All persons under the age of 18 yrs must either be accompanied by and adult/guardian or have a Public Liability Release form signed by their parent or guardian before departure, this can be done at the pick up point.
  • Helmets are compulsory and are supplied.
  • Before every ride, riders agree to participate in our tuition on how to ride and control your horse.
  • All riders ride at their own risk.
  • All riders must sign a Liability Release Form prior to ride.
  • We recommend all riders have their own travel insurance and ambulance cover.

Cancellations

Weather:
Just because it is raining where you are doesn’t mean it is raining here! Being in the mountains means the weather can vary from the coast. We will make the call whether the ride is on or not, you will be contacted at least one hour prior to your booked ride if the ride is cancelled.
We will not take out a ride in miserable or dangerous weather, but the odd shower never hurts anyone and the horses certainly don’t mind!

If it is necessary to postpone a ride due to weather, unsafe riding conditions or any other unforeseen circumstances then there are no refunds, however, moneys are transferable to another ride or other activity offered by Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding to be taken within the time limits stated below and also provided on dates that are available.

Deposits:
Deposits are not refundable, however, are transferable to another ride to be taken within 6 months. If less notice is given than stated for either of the rides and no ride is taken within the 6 months, then the deposit and any other moneys paid are forfeited.

For overnight packages and Pub Ride, if you are travelling from a distance we suggest you have travel insurance, we cannot accept any responsibility for any extra costs incurred due to the postponement of any ride due to unforeseen circumstances e.g weather

Trail Rides:
Cancellation must be made at least 24 hours prior to the ride (conditions apply) otherwise Bellrowan Valley reserves the right to withhold the full price of the booked ride. It is important to be at the pickup point on time, if you are late and miss your ride, full payment will be charged, It is not an excuse if you get lost. Go to our page “where we are” for clear directions.

Overnight Packages:
Cancellation must be 21 days prior to the ride to receive a full refund.

Pub Ride, Chick’s in the Sticks, 3 Day Trek:
Cancellation must be 21 days prior to the ride to receive a full refund.

For any of our overnight experiences including Pub Rides, Chicks in the Sticks, 3 Day trek etc.  full payment is require 3 weeks prior the arrival date and is NOT refundable if cancelled within that 3 week period.  We STRONGLY recommend TRAVEL INSURANCE to cover any of your unforeseen circumstances.

We pick you up from the pick up point at the carpark 100m from the corner of Crows Road and Bellangry Road and take you on a 3.5km 4WD trip into Bellrowan Valley, our troop carrier can seat 10 adult passengers.

A public bus service is available from Port Macquarie to Wauchope, we have a bus timetable so we can tell you the bus to catch when you book your ride.

If needed we can pick up from Wauchope with a charge of $10 pp return trip.

What to bring

  • Long pants are a must, do not wear shorts, you will be riding a horse after all!
  • Enclosed footwear, preferably boots or joggers.
  • Don’t forget your camera!
  • Sunscreen and insect repellant is supplied.

*NOTE: Pub Ride or Overnight Packages – we will tell you what to bring when you book your ride.

ALL PRICING CAN CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. PLEASE CALL US FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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