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Horse Riding Options on the Sunshine Coast

Horse riding Sunshine Coast – where, when and how much! We’ve rustled up the best spots for a galloping good time on the Sunshine Coast.

Horse riding Sunshine Coast – saddle up!

We’ve tried to divide these facilities up depending on area but there may be a little crossover. Hope this helps!

Noosa Area

Equathon Horse Riding

Address: Esplanade, Noosa North Shore QLD 4565
Hours: Open every day 9am-5pm
Phone: (07) 5474 2665

This establishment offers hourly, group, private, overnight or week-long horse riding adventures. It is suitable for any skill level.

Noosa Horses

Address: Esplanade, Noosa North Shore QLD 4565
Hours: Open every day 8am-5pm
Phone: 0437 916 928

A boutique experience offering beautiful beach rides. A horse and carriage experience is also on offer – suitable for younger children or those with differing needs.

Noosa Horse Riding

Address: 22 Wills Rd, Weyba Downs QLD 4562
Hours: Open every day 7.30am-5.30pm
Phone:0438 710 530

Hourly, group, private, overnight or weeklong horse riding experiences. Perfect for exploring gorgeous beach or bush scenery.

Hinterland and outskirts

Mooloolah Valley Riding Centre

Address: 101/103 King Rd, Mooloolah Valley QLD 4553
Hours: Open every day 8am-5pm
Phone: 0408 224 668

Horse riding is the main focus in this family-friendly venue that comes complete with a range of holiday and cottage accommodation options. Perfect for a weekend away for a horse-mad family!

Kiah Park Horse Riding Camp

Address: 578 Beenham Valley Rd, Beenaam Valley QLD 4570
Hours: Open today · Open 24 hours
Phone: (07) 5486 6166

This is a hands-on camping experience from children aged 6 to teen years. It caters for all riding abilities. Your child will ‘adopt’ a horse for the duration of their stay at this fantastic horse riding Sunshine Coast facility. They’ll learn a broad range of skills and take part in all aspects of horse care.

Natura Equine Centre

Address: 71 Coveys Rd, Tinbeerwah QLD 4563
Hours: Open every day 6am–7pm
Phone: 0421 364 264

Guests work alongside the horse experts here for a well-rounded, holistic horse riding experience. Their motto is “Humans and Horses in Harmony”.

North of Brisbane / south of Noosa

Rainbow Beach Horse Rides

Address: 23 Clarkson Dr, Rainbow Beach QLD 4581
Hours: Open every day 7am–7pm
Phone: 0412 174 337

Ride along the beautiful Rainbow Beach! This is a great, family-friendly option that will cater to a range of riding abilities.

Mary Valley Adventure Trails

Address: 50 Amamoor Creek Rd, Amamoor QLD 4570
Phone: (07) 5481 1489

Guided horse riding tours through picturesque rainforst and farmland! This is a real ‘back to nature’ experience that your horse riding Sunshine Coast kids will go wild for.

Glasshouse Mountains Riding School

Address: 280 Yeates Rd, Beerwah QLD 4519
Phone: 0404 497 127

Riding lessons, parties, workshops and ponies as far as the eye can see! A great option for younger riders.

Horse riding and its benefits

Horse riding is a great option for children with sensory issues. The calming presence and majesty of animals has had a documented positive impact on the lives of children with a range of difficulties. Have you considered the possible benefits for your family?

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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