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Big River Ranch

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Riding with my Daughter

Fabulous experience. Both experienced riders and enjoyed every minute of it. The horses are big... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gillian S
fantastic ride this morning

Convinced my husband to come on this ride with me ( he thought it was the best trailride he has... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
abuurman
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1 Ranch Ct, Kalbarri, Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia 6536, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous experience. Both experienced riders and enjoyed every minute of it. The horses are big and well fed; and also schooled really well. Riding through the Murchison River and over the dunes along the beach front was fantastic. Strongly recommended for those wanting an outdoor...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Convinced my husband to come on this ride with me ( he thought it was the best trailride he has ever done) Happy healthy horses, great scenery, lots of wildlife and lovely to be crossing the river . Had 2 guides, Jason and Lisa, making...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay with kids. Owners couldn’t do enough for us and made us feel so welcome. Basic accomodation as expected and clean. We didn’t use the camp facilities as we had the family unit. Good horse riding facilities with extremely experienced and diligent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Have done a number of trail rides and this one was spectacular for the scenery, the river crossing and the wildlife. Sadly though the guide was a rather rude young man who yelled at and spoke to guests in an unnecessary way. He spoke to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vanlifers
Rex S, Owner at Big River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you for your review and this matter with our guide has been looked into and will be put on notice.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing ride, crossing the Murchison River twice and cantered on the Beach. A great way to spend the morning and Vic and Jason were great

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BarbaraB3568
Rex S, Owner at Big River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you had a amazing ride. Our scenery for the beach ride is awesome and what a way our guides have to see that every morning, good office eh!!!

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Came here for a ride and since we had bad weather the owner did everything possible to ensure a ride for that arvo! It was a very relaxing ride with great horse temperaments and very knowledgeable staff, Jason talked about the area, why a certain...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Rex S, Owner at Big River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you Melanie for your review it is at times very hard to predict the weather here but glad you got a ride and enjoyed it. Jason is a gem and we are very glad he is with our team.

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the ride on a beautiful horse. Horses so well looked after and healthy. The ride was fun going through water and over to the beach and also saw plenty of kangaroos. Received great tips to help me with my riding as I haven’t...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PhilA570
Rex S, Owner at Big River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you Gail for your wonderful review and we are so happy to hear your feedback.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Can't wait to go back again on our next trip xxx thank you for the fantastic memories you have Given us!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephanie W
Rex S, Owner at Big River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

We thank you for your review Stephanie and you are welcomed back any time. The Big River Ranch aim is to please and we thank you again knowing we did accomplish that.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We did the afternoon horse ride with our 9 and 10 year old boys. The horses were beautiful and very well cared for . They had 2 guides for the trek , we were all beginners , there were 6 in total . Jason was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Me and my husband stayed at the ranch on a camper van site. Was well located only a few kilometres from Kalbarri with beautiful surrounding scenery and incredible star viewing at night. The facilities (camp kitchen + bathrooms) were average and could do with updating....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Rex S, Owner at Big River Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thank you for your review and yes we understand about the facilities here which I can say are a work in progress. Out rides are advertised for a 9am start and we ask people to be here by 8.30am so don't know why you were...More

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Sorry mate I think this should have gone direct to the ranch. Mind I'm sure they do have a website
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