Choose from half-day, full-day or multi-day rides. We also organise kids camps and a riding club for the horseless.
Cradle Country Adventures specialises in small groups, and you travel through spectacular forests with mountain views. You see rivers that abound with trout and platypus.
Cradle Country Adventures use sensible stock horse types, Noble Percherons, Hardy Arabs or fiery Thoroughbreds.
Half Day (2.5 hours) Rides:
Half-day rides take you through undulating areas of old growth forest, grazing land and bluegum plantation. Morning/afternoon tea is served on the bank of the beautiful Mersey River, which is home to many platypus.
For the competent and confident rider there are opportunities for a trot and canter or you can just sit back and enjoy the magnificent scenery.
Trail ride suitable for beginners to advanced.
Small groups only.
Larger groups can be catered for on request.
Morning or afternoon tea included.
Full Day Rides:
Full-day rides are for the more serious rider and you will have plenty of opportunity to challenge yourself and the horse. These rides take in even more of the historic property "Armitstead."
Trail ride suitable for serious riders.
Small groups only, maximum of four guests per group.
The Adventure Package combines the Horse Riding and Quad Bike Tours.
THe package begins with a half-day horseriding tour at Kimberley, which is halfway between Launceston and Cradle Mountain. Afterwards, spend the night in the shearers quarters at Kimberley. The following day, you will be taken on the Quad Bike Tour.
Tour price is $159 per person, or $490 per family of 2 adults and 2 children. Minimum age is 8 years old.
Cradle Country Adventures offers Horseriding and Quad Bike Tours at Cradle Mountain and Kimberley.
Cradle Mountain Tours climb up from our stables in the heart of "The Vale of Belvoir," to the "Speeler Plain" where you experience magnificent views of Cradle Mountain, Barn Bluff, The Great Western Tiers and Mount Roland.
Tours range from two to five hours including transfers to and from your Cradle Mountain accommodation. Quad Bike Tours are also available daily.
Our Kimberley Horse riding Tours are available as a half day or full day option. Accommodation is available in the shearing quarters.
We also offer multi day rides through the beautiful Mersey Valley with options of days at both Cradle Mountain and Natawantapu National Parks - Beaches, Forests and Mountains, it's the complete Tasmanian Horseriding Experience.
When you come Horseriding or Quad Biking with Cradle Country Adventures you can enjoy a free nights accommodation in the Shearers Quarters.
"The Quarters," are self contained and rooms are either double or twin bed configuration.