Konavle Horseback Riding to the Ljuta River

Konavle Horseback Riding to the Ljuta River

Grab the reins and horseback ride through the Konavle Valley. Feel the soul-nourishing bond with the Icelandic horses, while trotting through Dubrovnik’s picturesque countryside; its meadows and rivers, home to a flourishing wildlife. Take a refreshing afternoon dip in the Ljuta River, or rest on the riverbanks while the horses play in the water. Experienced riders are invited to swim with their horses.

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5 HOURS | Transport included

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What to expect

Enjoy the 30-minute panoramic ride from Dubrovnik to the Bio Konavle Ranch. Our driver will stop for a short break at the famous spot overlooking Dubrovnik’s Old Town and its surroundings to give you a perfect photo opportunity.

Upon arriving at the Ranch, your guide (the wrangler) will take you through a brief orientation to get you ready for your riding experience. She will be in charge of matching you with the horse that will bring out the best horseback rider in you. Because our herd here at Bio Konavle is quite small, you will be riding in a small group. This will give you a unique opportunity to make a deeper connection with your horse, and maybe even find a new best friend.

You will be riding a cold blooded Icelandic horse, around 140cm tall, and very popular among beginners for being easygoing and friendly. We let them spend most of their days relaxing in the meadows, treating them almost as family members. Therefore, we kindly ask you to show them the same kind of respect.

We will start with an easy ride through the Konavle Valley, following narrow paths through fields of wildflowers, pine forests, scattered vineyards and farms. Enjoy the three-hour ride through the breathtaking scenery, trot across the open range and feel the sweet-smelling sea breeze in your face.

We will make a stop by the Ljuta River, where you can water your horse, splash around or even swim with them, depending on your previous experiences and skills. So, jump off and tie your horse to take a dip in the refreshing water or lie back and rest in the shade of a tree.

After the short break by the river, we will get back on our horses and slowly return to the Bio Konavle Ranch, sit down, have a snack and share our experiences. Don’t forget to give your email to the guide so she can send you the photos.

Is this experience for me?

  • No previous horseback riding experience necessary
  • Minimum age: riders from 14 years
    *if your child is under 14 and an experienced rider, please contact us
    *riding in an enclosed arena at the ranch available for children over the age of 3
  • Weight limit: 95kg
  • Not recommended for: travelers with back problems, pregnant women and travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions

“We absolutely loved this. So nice to get out of the city and appreciate the countryside of Croatia and appreciate Dubrovnik beyond the GOT hype. This is wonderful for all levels of riders, and the Icelandic ponies are perfect for beginners.”
– Samson

IMPORTANT INFO

Inclusions
  • pick up and drop off
  • experienced horse instructor
  • helmets
  • snacks (drinks & sandwiches)
  • photos which will be emailed to you
What to wear
  • comfortable clothing according to weather
  • running/hiking shoes
What to bring
  • rucksack with a bottle of water
  • mosquito repellent
  • sunscreen
  • bathing suit and towel
Weather

This experience requires good weather. If it gets cancelled due to poor weather, you will be offered a different date or a full refund. Please read our Terms and Conditions.

PICK UP TIME

Autumn & Winter

Between 10am and 11am

Spring & Summer

Between 2pm and 4pm

Pick up location

We offer pick up from the bus stop next to Dubrovnik Cable Car (Ul. Kralja Petra Krešimira IV., 20000, Dubrovnik) to the Ranch Bio Konavle (Podvor 7 Pridvorje, 20215, Gruda) and back.

In case your would like us to arrange an alternate pickup point for you, kindly provide us with the details.

Get in Touch

Phone

+385 99 493 4360

Email

info@biokonavle.com

Location

Podvor 7, Pridvorje | 20215 Gruda

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Legal Information

Bio Konavle turizam d.o.o. za turizam i usluge
Podvor 7, Pridvorje
20215 Gruda
OIB 63648743500

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