Exploring Scenic Horse Trails in Winter

The cold transforms Franschhoek into a wonderland of serene beauty, where the landscapes are draped in a quiet, magical charm. For those seeking to experience this picturesque valley in a unique and exhilarating way, Wine Valley Adventures offers the perfect escape with their scenic horse trails in winter. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a complete novice, there’s a riding package tailored just for you.

Horse Trails in Winter
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A Ride for Everyone

We understand that each rider is unique. Whether you fancy an hour or two in the saddle to simply get a taste of riding in the Winelands or you are an experienced rider looking for more extensive trails of up to four hours, we have the right trail for you. Our trails can even be customized to include meals and wine or olive tasting at boutique wineries and undiscovered gems in the beautiful Boland.

Imagine cantering through vineyards, the crisp winter air filling your lungs, or taking a leisurely stroll on a steady horse, soaking in the panoramic views of the Cape Winelands and the surrounding majestic mountains. The trails cater to all skill levels, ensuring that everyone has a memorable experience.

Special Occasions and Unique Experiences

We offer more than just rides. We create memories. Whether you’re planning a marriage proposal, corporate team building, or simply a fun day out with friends, we can put together a memorable day ride set against the magnificent Cape Winelands. The spectacular mountain ranges and the local flavor of the region will make any occasion special.

Passionate About Animals

The welfare of our animals are paramount. Our horses are well looked after, ensuring they in turn look after you. This passion for our animals guarantees a safe and enjoyable ride for everyone.

A Historic Setting

Based at the historic Vrede en Lust Wine Estate, nestled in the foothills of the Simonsberg, Wine Valley Adventures offers a unique riding experience in South Africa’s most celebrated Franschhoek wine valley. The history of the farm dates back to 1688, telling a story of vision, passion, and pride. As you ride through the estate, you’re not just experiencing the beauty of the landscape, but also the rich heritage of the region.

Available Year-Round

The rides are available 7 days a week, allowing you to plan your adventure at your convenience. Winter in Franschhoek is a season of quiet beauty and crisp, clear days, perfect for exploring the trails.


Whether you’re looking to experience the thrill of a fast canter or the tranquility of a leisurely ride, we have something for everyone. Book your winter horse trail today and discover the magic of Franschhoek’s landscapes in their winter splendor.