glenworth valley's

cattle drive ride

the horseback adventure

of a lifetime

experience the excitement

of a true country adventure

Round up your family and friends – Glenworth Valley’s Cattle Drive Ride is a ‘must-do’ Aussie adventure that lovers of horse riding and country-culture just keep coming back for.

Splash through creeks and wide open paddocks as you experience the unique natural high that comes with a mustering a roaming cattle herd on horseback.

All before relaxing with a delicious, complimentary BBQ lunch at Glenworth Valley’s homestead – where you’ll have a thousand new stories to share over ice-cold drinks.

With friendly, experienced guides leading the way, this tour is suitable for first time riders and upwards.

Glenworth Valley's Cattle Drive Ride

from beginner to advanced

choose your tour

Whether you’re a beginner, novice or returning rider that is building up skills and confidence.
Or you would love an elevated, more independent Drive experience.
There is a catered session for you at Glenworth Valley.

for beginners & upwards

8:30am tour

Enjoy a slower tour pace with extra guided assistance.
The 8:30am tour is catered to beginner and novice riders with less than 20 times horse riding experience.
All levels and abilities are still welcome on this tour.

for intermediate to advanced

11:00am tour

The session for more competent riders looking for an elevated experience.
Catered to a skill level of at least 20 rides, enjoy a faster and more independent group – where you’ll have the chance to pickup the pace and ride  freely.

2024

tour dates

Tour spaces are strictly limited – and usually sell out weeks in advance.

Secure your space today to be a part of the Cattle Drive Ride in 2024.

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meet your guide

group leader isabel

There is no better guide for an iconic Australian adventure than Glenworth Valley’s cherished Cattle Drive specialist Isabel.

Starting to ride at the ripe young age of 5, Isabel hasn’t left the saddle since and has been living out her Jillaroo days – teaching folk how to cattle drive – for the past 8 years.

In need of assistance, or would simply love a country yarn? Just ask Isabel, she’s always ready to help.

cattle drive ride

quick summary

Ages: 12 years +

Weight limit: 100kg

Experience: Beginner to advanced riders

Type: Guided tour

Price: From $175pp* *Higher rates apply on public holiday long weekends

Includes: Horse, experienced guide, BBQ food & beer

Extras: Helmets are compulsory for all riders. Helmets can be hired for an additional $7.50 fee.

Available: Selected Sundays

Start time: 8:30am & 11am (experienced riders only)

Duration: 3.5 hours (2 hours riding)

information and

faq's

Helmets are compulsory for all riders. Helmets can be hired for an additional $7.50 fee.

Have Your Own Certified Helmet in line with current Equestrian Australia Standards and within 5 years of the manufacture date? Present it for inspection on the day of your activity. A non expired certification label must be visible to receive a refund of your helmet hire fee.

We recommend wearing full-length pants. Jodhpurs or jeans are ideal.

Fully enclosed footwear such as riding boots, sneakers or shoes with a flat sole is best. A limited amount of riding boots are available to hire. Sandals, thongs, steel caps or large bulky shoes with a heavy tread are not permitted.

For safety reasons backpacks, handbags etc are not to be worn whilst riding.             

Remember to bring sunscreen, insect repellent and a brimmed hat.

The age limit for the tour is 12 years. 

For safety and animal welfare, there is a maximum weight limit of 100kg

Please be aware that our maximum weight limit may be lower than 100kg and is subject to variation according to what horses are available for riding on the day of your visit.

We are unable to guarantee that a suitable horse will be available on the day of your visit however every effort will be made to provide you with a suitable horse.

In addition to a rider’s weight, we do also take into account a rider’s height to weight ratio, riding experience, general muscle tone and fitness when assessing whether we have a suitable horse available.

The 11am ride is suitable for intermediate riders only who have ridden a minimum of 20 times previously). This session is bookable via phone only. Please call (02) 4375 1222 to book.

The 8:30am ride is suitable for riders of all abilities.

Please advise of any special dietary requirements upon booking.

Minimum numbers required for your to proceed.

Important Information. Please note: All participants, or guardians acting on behalf of minor participants, are required to sign a contract which includes a waiver of liability and important information describing some of the risks of the activity before being permitted to participate in any of our adventure activities.  Please click here to read a copy of the contract. To review terms and conditions of your booking and participation in Glenworth Valley activities, please click Terms & Conditions

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Need to bring your team together with a unique experience they’ll remember forever?

Treat your group to a Cattle Drive Ride – and watch them refresh and reconnect as they work together on an unbelievable adventure.

Plus with catering formal or casual as your prefer, a spectacular events centre and luxury accommodation, you’ll wind down into an afternoon or evening in complete comfort.

Get in touch to arrange your dream event today.

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