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The Sea Horses of Pearly Beach

The thought of horseback riding along the sea is captivating, but it is only possible at a handful of beaches in South Africa. Justus Visagie used a Subaru Forester to find one of these places, where some of the horses are of the amphibious kind. By Justus Visagie. Photos by Kos Coronaios. We leave Somerset

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Valentine’s month.

February is the month of romance!  And it doesn’t get any more romantic than pristine white beach, impossible blue ocean and horses! As many of our young couples have discovered, the ideal place to propose to your loved ones. Ladies, remember 2020 is a Leap Year… take the plunge! Memories will never be as good

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Special Full Moon Beach Trail

(08 February 2020, 18:00 to 21:00) Join us for this unique horse riding experience in the pristine beauty of Pearly Beach with the magnificent backdrop of mountains, beach and ocean, sunset colours and silver moonlight. Limited space still available for experienced riders only. Departure at 18:00, duration 2.5 to 3 hours on Saturday 8th February

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Springtime in the Overberg

Flowers, flowers, flowers! Once again I’m totally bowled over by the astonishing number and variety of beautiful flowers the Fynbos has to offer at this time of year! Namaqualand is so often pitched as the floral capital of South Africa, but we get to see a similar amazing display right here on our doorstep in the

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Whales, Otters & Seals on our Premium Beach Trail

We have had some great sightings on our Premium Beach Trail during August, from Cape Clawless Otters, to the return of our majestic Southern Right Whales and even an inquisitive Cape Fur Seal that wanted to check out our sea horses.  Have a look at our short video here here We have been having superb days

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June – July 2019

The last couple of Western Cape winter months have flown by in a flash, encompassing SA Winter school holidays, our Winter Solstice on the 21st June, some much needed rain (with a little snow on the higher ground) along with some truly impressive storms and BIG seas, interspersed with lovely warm days and memorable horse

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Horse riding in the water at Pearly Beach South Africa

#2 Outdoor Activity in the Region

Our first TripAdvisor review was one year ago………and now here we are at number two of Top Outdoor Activities in and around Gansbaai (Overstrand), 3rd in the Overberg District, and 15th in the entire Western Cape! So exciting, and we are humbled and proud to be in such prestigious company! It is a huge privilege to live and do

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Proposal on Pearly Beach

The Height of Romance

The height of romance! Horses, endless white beach, crashing ocean, flowers and champagne… add into the mix two gorgeous couples in love… magical memories!! Huge congratulations to these lovely people from all of us at Pearly Beach Horse Trails! Wishing you a lifetime of special memories and happiness.

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And the Winner is…

We hit our 100th TripAdvisor review! Skye & Cat’s review wins a free Premium Beach Trail or Mountain Fynbos Trail ride with us. We look forward to hosting them again. Congratulations, ladies! Over and above this, we have had a busy couple of weeks… Kos and I decided to renew our wedding vows, marking not just

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Vow Renewal

Kos & Sarah Coronaios, co-owners of Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, recently renewed their wedding vows at their venue. Between crashing blue ocean, endless white beach, flowering fynbos and gorgeous horses, there simply cannot be a more romantic way to say “I love you” to your partner…  For the ultimate romantic wedding, vow renewal,

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