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Cabalgatas Valiceras

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Valizas 27202, Uruguay
+598 99 574 685
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A day in Cabo Polonio

Great day and Mauro took good care of me and the couple in the group. Knowledgeable and calm... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Josefin M
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it was our first time riding a horse and we both loved it! Maca was a very good instructor and took... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Inge G
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Cabalgatas Valiceras is a family business of Active Tourism. Our services focus on guided horseback riding, based on Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Best Practices. Our project was born in 2004; the support and recognition from our clients towards our services make us, to date, the leading company offering horseback riding services in Rocha. Our rides are conducted by local guides specialized in nature and history of the area, as well as the art of horseback riding. Our GOAL: Turn your ride into an unforgettable and safe experience, since we know what your well deserved vacation means! While also respecting the natural environment surrounding us, flora, fauna and local culture, as well as our traveling companions that have been part of our family for a long time...our horses! For these adventures, you don't have to be a professional rider, we will give you all the necessary tools, as well as selecting the right horse for you. We will be willing to optimize your riding level. In short, we are young people with extensive experience, combining the coasts of Rocha with the equestrian life. WE PROPOSE: Living the best horseback rides! Well maintained horses and selected for each rider. Horseback riding for all levels. Ideal for family or group of friends. Cheer up with this adventure! We take care of your safety. History, Nature and Local Culture. The best specialized local guides. Great horses and the most comfortable saddles. TO UNDERSTAND IT, YOU HAVE TO LIVE IT!
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“cabo polonio” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Valizas 27202, Uruguay
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Great day and Mauro took good care of me and the couple in the group. Knowledgeable and calm. Beautiful nature and riding by the ocean was a experience. They love their horses and it shows!

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Mauro R, Director General at Cabalgatas Valiceras, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much Josefin! It was a real pleasure to finally ride with you. Hope to see you again. Saludos!

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

it was our first time riding a horse and we both loved it! Maca was a very good instructor and took the time to teach us. the area was beautiful and you go to places where you would not come by yourself. furthermore we had...More

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Mauro R, Director General at Cabalgatas Valiceras, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you very much! We´ll be waiting for you for next time! Saludos!

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

It was a wonderful riding horse day. The nature with this mix of sand, water, dunas and pine forest and the professionalism of the team was the perfect combination for doing this activity unforgettable.

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Mauro R, Director General at Cabalgatas Valiceras, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank you so much! It was a real pleasure to receive you and ride with you. We’ll be waiting for you for an other horseback riding!

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

They had for everyone a horse which fitted perfectly to there experience and they where very experienced and security was very important. All in all I can 100% recommend it, I enjoyed the tour around Cabo Polonio a lot!

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Mauro R, Director General at Cabalgatas Valiceras, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thank you very much for your calification! We really appreciate this. We wait you in a next horseback riding tour, may be a long trail...

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

I'd never thought of Uruguay as a destination for anything, let alone horse riding, until our plans for Argentina fell through. I'm so glad they did, because our four days with Mauro and Laura and their horses were perfect. Mauro fell in love with Valizas...More

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Mauro R, Director General at Cabalgatas Valiceras, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you so much! We are so glad to read this words from you! We really enjoyed this tour with you guys. We are waiting for you to come and visit us again, now in our own piece of land continuing with our dream!

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a horse riding experience, Cabalgatas Valiceras is the place! The owners are extremely professional and friendly and the tours they organise are suitable for all types of riders! The Valizas-Cabo Polonio ride is amazing! A breathless landscape! Gracias Mauro y...More

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Mauro R, Director General at Cabalgatas Valiceras, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017
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Muchas gracias Edi por tu comentario! Fue un placer para nosotros también recibirlos. Los esperamos para una cabalgata más larga...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Cabalgatas Valiceras is an unmissable experience in Uruguay! Mauro and Laura are the best teacher of horse riding ever! They are so kind, very helpful and love sharing their passion and knowledge about Uruguay. We made a horse ride in the Dunes of Buena Vista,...More

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Mauro R, Director General at Cabalgatas Valiceras, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you very much for your words! It was finally a horseback riding between friends! We really enjoyed this day as much as you did. Thanks for coming and we are waiting to see you again!Saludos

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

The owners are very nice and inspiring people and their horses are very calm and relaxed. You can certainly go with them as a total beginner which we were unsure before. I would wish I could go back to them from time to time. However,...More

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Mauro R, Director General at Cabalgatas Valiceras, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you very much for your calification! You were really great riders! See you next time, Saludos

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

My wife and I (late 20s) were in Jose Ignacio for the week and wanted the chance to see Cabo Polonio and the surrounding national park (e.g., sane dunes, forest etc.) The tour via horseback was the most unique way to experience the area. Experience...More

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Mauro R, General Manager at Cabalgatas Valiceras, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Thank you so much for your comments! we really appreciate it. You are very wellcome to come back whenever you want, for a second honney moon! Saludos!

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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend were lucky to have Mauro and Laura to ourselves, as we were the only ones booked that afternoon. We were both beginners and pretty scared, so we got an adjusted tour where we didn't have to gallop. The beach and dunes...More

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