Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
Menu

Find a hotel

Springmount Station Horseriding

Springmount Station is located west of Cairns on the dry side of the Tablelands. After departing Cairns, you will be taken on a scenic drive up the Kuranda Range, through the town of Mareeba and on to Springmount Station.

Along the way you will see coffee, avocados, mangoes, tobacco and sugar cane growing.

The area you ride is in Australian bushland. You will see huge eucalyptus and gum trees, open grasslands, termite mounds, clear flowing creeks and magnificent mountains which form part of the Great Dividing Range that surrounds the property. It is the perfect environment for many native animals.

The food here is delicious: morning and afternoon teas are served with freshly made scones on arrival, and homemade biscuits before returning to Cairns. The Aussie barbecue lunch is great, with a choice of fish or steak, and a selection of fresh salads, followed by a tropical fruit platter.

Touring Options

Full Day Horseriding

You’ll be driven one and a half hours west of Cairns up the Kuranda Range through Mareeba and onto Springmount. The guides then takes you for a two and a half hour ride through open eucalyptus bushland. You will be given a horse to suit your riding ability and the group will be split up into groups of beginners and more experienced riders. You will come back to the homestead for a barbecue lunch followed by boomerang throwing and a refreshing swim in the creek. The afternoon ride takes a different route for one and a half hours.

Two Day Farm Stay

The two day farmstay is two full days horse riding with four different rides. Our guests stay in the family homestead and share
our bathroom or can use the shower and toilet block. The farm stay is a good way to see and be part of an Australian family. Guests can help to bring in the horses after breakfast and feed the animals.

Activites and Experiences at Springmount Station Horseriding

  • Birdwatching
  • Bushwalking Walking trails.
  • Camping Camping tour available.
  • Farm/Station activity Working cattle station.
  • Flora All native flora seen on tours.
  • Horseriding
  • Learning/Lessons/Tuition Basic horseriding skills taught to all riders.
  • Animal Riding Horseriding.
  • Spotlighting Spotlight provided on request for two day farmstay.
  • Swimming Swimming in the fresh water creek.
  • Animal Viewing Bird watching in the wild, farm animals.
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Car park
  • Waiting Area
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Active
  • Adventure Australian outback.
  • Aussie Lifestyle Family owned and operated.
  • Caravan and Camping Camping tours available and all equipment is supplied.
  • Rural/Country
  • Farm/Station
  • Flora and Fauna Guides will provide information on all nature you see.
  • Homestay Farmstay accommodation available in family house.
  • Honeymoon
  • Nature based
  • Outback Situated on the west tablelands.
  • Relaxation Away from the city, peaceful and tranquil.
  • Remote One and a half hours drive from Cairns.
  • Romance
  • Soft Adventure
  • Sport
  • Wilderness Eucalyptus and gum trees, open grasslands.
  • Wildlife Friendly kangaroo, possum and wallabies.
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Adult Getaway
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Empty Nesters
  • Family
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Group
  • Self-Drive
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Tourism Tropical North Qld
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Cash
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Interpreter Service Japanese guides.
  • Meal
  • Meet & Greet
  • Pickup
  • Toilet
  • Coaster
  • Horse
  • Walk Bush walking available.

Accommodation In Cairns

Discover some of the accommodation nearby in Cairns.

Map of Cairns

Where Are Australia's Best Islands?

Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island. See if you aggree with our selection of Australia's best island escapes.

Share with friends