Surrounded by the beautiful Tasmanian State Forest, bush rides are located at Woodsdale, 1 hour from Hobart, 15 minutes from the East Coast Highway (turn off at Buckland) and 2 hours from Launceston. All of our rides suit Beginners to Advanced experience level and include a free lesson prior to departure. The length of ride is the time on the trail. Your Guides are certified by Horse Safety Australia, have many years experience and will ensure you have a fantastic time.

What to wear and bring

Please wear long pants, sunscreen and bring a small drink bottle, snack, camera if you wish and waterproof front Zip Jacket. In cold weather a thin beanie to wear under the helmet is a good if your a “coldie”!

Helmets and boots
Short Lesson/safety briefing
Experienced Guides

Tin Pot Creek

A glorious scenic bush ride past Lion Rock with an exciting descent down into the creek.

  • 2.5 hour ride, $199 pp

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Bluff River Gorge

A lovely bush ride with plenty of trot and canter spots and views of incredible sandstone caves and cliffs.

  • 3 hour ride, $220 pp
  •  2.5 hour ride to the View Spot $199 pp
  • Dismount walk to close up view of the Gorge $30 pp
  • Dismount walk to a cave $50 pp

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Mt Hobbs

A gradual climb from 300-650 metres which starts with a beautiful Aussie bush ride and progresses through a rainforest of Manferns and finishes with a Magnificent View to Maria Island.

  • 3.5 – 4 hour ride, $275 pp

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Lion Rock

2 hours through Tassie bush passing glimpses of Maria Island. Check out the Lions face on this massive rock and guess what’s etched into the back!

  • 2 hour ride, $150 pp

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Bush Rangers Track

A complete scenic circuit, climbing half way to Mt Hobbs with multiple trot and canter opportunities.

  • 2 hour ride, $165 pp

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View of the Thumbs –

Group Discount

This 1 hour Bush ride is perfect for those who have limited time and/or are less riding fit. You can still experience the majestic Tassie State Forest, birds calling, wallabies darting across the track and a view across to the Three Thumbs State Reserve near Orford.

  • 1 hour ride, From $75 pp x 4 ppl, $100 pp x 3 ppl, $125 pp x 2 ppl, $150 x 1 person

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Taster Ride

For those who want a shorter ride or longer lesson $135 pp

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Allow an extra hour and a half for Induction, instruction, practice and photo swapping 🙂


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Horse Riding Tasmania

1592 Buckland Rd
Woodsdale TAS 7120