BBK Horse Trails

Horse Riding / Sports & Leisure in or near Waterval Boven, Highlands Meander in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Things To Do in Waterval BovenBBK Horse Trails

Horse Riding Sports & Leisure Highlands Meander

Where? 8 km outside Waterval Boven, Mpumalanga, South Africa

When? Booking is essential.

How? Call +27 (0)82 853-3993

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Waterval Boven, in Mpumalanga

The Blaauwboschkraal (or BBK) Trails are idyllically situated in the mountains and plateaus of South Africanís Mpumalanga Province, just outside the small town of Waterval Boven (which is now known as Emgwenya). The countryside is littered with forested mountains, beautiful blooms, crags, stunning grasslands, streams and majestic waterfalls. It is within these gorgeous vistas and landscapes that visitors from around the country and the world are invited to mount a well-trained, responsive horse and explore.

The BBK Trails are tailored to accommodate riders of different abilities, and are suitable for young (with a minimum age of eight years for the shorter trails) and not-so-young alike. The two-hour trail remains the most commonly chosen, since it allows the right amount of time for riders to see the best spots. However, there is a one-hour option for those that are not comfortable being in the saddle for longer, as well as a half-hour option or pony rides for little ones. In addition, there are half-day, full-day and overnight options that promise some very special horse riding experiences for visitors wanting to experience the real deal.

Those wanting to celebrate something special with the help of BBK Trails will enjoy a champagne breakfast ride or a sundowner ride amidst stunning surrounds.

School holidays are a treat, and children can come on weekend camps for themselves and for city horses that need to experience some real R&R. In fact, anyone with a horse that needs some time in the countryside is invited to immerse yourself and your horse in the peace and tranquillity of Mpumalanga. The riders can stay in tents or hiking huts, while the horses are accommodated in lovely stables.

All of the trails at BBK are guided by professional, experienced guides. The groups are kept small so that each ride is safe, comfortable and characterised by personal attention. The maximum weight for riders is 100 kilograms.

Of course, there are other exciting activities in and around the Waterval Boven area. These include a number of nature reserves, hiking and cycling trails, and the spectacular Sudwala Caves.

Please Note

Business details can change. All information is published in good faith as supplied by the providers. Please check with the provider that the activity/business is still offered as described above, before making any travel plans.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Waterval Boven

Saragossa Game Lodge

Hotel / Game Lodge

Saragossa Game Lodge

Saragossa is a private game reserve tucked away between mountains and rolling grassland in Mpumalangaís Elands Valley. ... more

Bergwaters Eco Lodge & Spa

Hotel / Self Catering

Bergwaters Eco Lodge & Spa

Bergwaters is a peaceful retreat in a secluded valley, flanked by sheer cliff-faces, where eagles nest and crystal clear ... more

Aloes Country Inn

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Aloes Country Inn

Nestled in the foothills of the Elands Valley, on the banks of the Elands River near Waterval Onder, lies Aloes Country ... more


Please let us know if anything on this page is outdated or contains inaccuracies. Click here to send us feedback if this is your service/activity.

©Unauthorised use of the
photos is strictly prohibited. has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German. © 1999-2018. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap