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2 hours Horse Ride

2 hours
30 per person
2 hours Horse Ride
The two hours of horseback riding in Essaouira, at the Ranch de Diabat, are an excellent combination of time / cost to live an intense equestrian experience; you can enter the luxuriant nature in a short time at a price accessible to all.

Leaving the Ranch de Diabat, you will leave towards the mimosa and eucalyptus forest, through the dunes, and you will arrive at the beautiful wild beach where you can gallop, breathe the iodine of the Atlantic Ocean and approach a small fishing village.

On the way back you will admire the Portuguese Castle located on the beach, which once served as a lookout for pirate ships arriving from the coast, and now in ruins and at the mercy of the elements, but with an ancestral charm.

You can admire the island of Mogador up close and observe the ancient prison and the mosque still intact, but which unfortunately cannot be visited as the island is home to a rare species of falcon, where it reproduces and is therefore a protected nature reserve .

You will continue along the Kassob river, on whose waters you will find seasonal migratory birds of rare beauty and finally you will pass on the remains of the Sultan Moulay Abdallah Palace, included in the Unesco heritage.

Finally, you will return to the Ranch de Diabat, where you can rest on the terrace, access the toilets and make yourself comfortable.

The staff will take you back to Essaouira via the free shuttle, or you can leave independently if you have arrived with your own vehicle.

The walks are done every day of the week by appointment and subject to the availability of teachers and horses.


At your disposal the free shuttle at one of the collection points: Moulay Hassan Square, Bab Marrakech, Bab Doukkala or designate another collection point that is in the city so that our driver can come to pick you up and bring you back at the end of the activities.

For those who are motorized, it will be easy to reach the Ranch de Diabat, located just 3 km from the city center. You will be sent the map and the GPS point by e-mail, you can park in complete tranquility in the private parking of the Ranch.

Upon your arrival at the Reception, you will be greeted by our staff who will show you the equestrian safety instructions, and you can fill out the rental contract and get to know your instructor who will help you choose the cap of your size.

The recommended clothing is long trousers and closed shoes, and the rider's weight must not exceed 90 kg to preserve the health of our Arabian Berber horses.

Get ready

  • Equestrian level: To take part in this excursion it is not necessary to have an equestrian level, beginners are also accepted, but in their case we do not guarantee the possibility of trotting and galloping, which will be examined case by case
  • Clothing: To participate in this horseback riding excursion, please wear long trousers and closed-toe shoes.
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2 hours Horse Ride
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A walk through the beach, dunes and mimosa and eucalyptus forest
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