• Romantic horse riding picnic

Sweetheart Surprise (11 AM) R900 per adult

Ride out with your sweetheart into a beautiful nature reserve, where wildlife is viewed on the ride. The horseback safari is 90 mins long. On return couples are taken to their surprise picnic spot, where you can stay for as long as you like.

This picnic is set up with a bottle of champagne (alcoholic or non), flowers and a box of chocolates - The flowers can be exchanged for a Cowboy Hat if booking for your man!

The picnic basket is full of goodies (e.g sandwiches, fruits, salad, meat balls, chicken strips, samosas, mini pancakes, cheeses and crackers etc.)

Trail Time is at 11:00 am Mondays to Saturdays and public holidays.

The ride returns at 12:30 pm and then couples are taken to the picnic spot where they can stay as long as they like or until closing time (5 pm)

View the following wildlife up close from horseback: Giraffe, Kudu, Blue Wildebeest, Nyala, Impala, Ostrich, Blesbuck, Zebra, Springbuck, You might also see our exotic wildlife which includes: Sable, Golden Wildebeest, white blesbuck and more.

Take a relaxing ride through nature with our well trained horses and experienced guides and relax at a lovely picnic spot afterwards, which we set up beautifully.

The ride is done in a group but the picnic afterwards is private.

No horseback experience needed. We do not run on the trails as it is a relaxing safari ride and we want to keep it safe and fun for everyone in the group .

This ride is in a group and the picnic is private afterwards - optional extra for a private ride pay  R150 per person extra if you are 2 or more to go out alone with the guide - this option is not available online, email us at [email protected] to book private rides

Arrival Time is 30 mins prior at 

For our trail options on Sundays, please have a look here: Sunday Trail Rides

We are situated on LaWiida Lodge, R511, Hennopsriver Valley. Please note we are not inside Hartbeespoort but on the way there on the R511. Please do not drive all the way to Hartbeespoort.

Only 15 km from Hartbeespoort, 30 mins from Centurion and Midrand and 45 mins from Johannesburg and Pretoria


What to wear:

Comfortable clothing. Gym type clothing. Preferably long stretchy pants and closed shoes (tekkies or boots) as the saddle will scratch you when wearing shorts. Don't wear white - it will get dirty soon! 

You are welcome to bring along carrots or Apples for your horsey friends!