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$39 -- Scenic Horseback Ride in Bandy Canyon, Reg. $90

Sold out - This deal was published June 26, 2013 and sold out July 27, 2013.
$39 -- Scenic Horseback Ride in Bandy Canyon, Reg. $90
By Travelzoo Staff
Saddle up for a scenic trail ride at The Ranch at Bandy Canyon, a 144-acre property nestled deep in the San Pasqual Valley and dotted with rustic cabins and ancient eucalyptus trees. For just $39 (reg. $90) per person, you can go on a guided 60-minute horseback ride past the San Diego Safari Park, Lake Hodges and the San Pasqual Battlefield.

Why we love it

  • Ride past the Safari Park and Lake Hodges
  • Ranch is dotted with cottages and eucalyptus trees
  • All equipment and instruction are included
  • Or make it a couple's ride for $99 with a bottle of wine


June 26, 2013 - Dec. 29, 2013


The Ranch at Bandy Canyon
16251 Bandy Canyon Road
Escondido, CA 92025
(See Map)
Tel: 760-871-6494

What's included

  • You'll be provided all necessary equipment, including saddle and helmet, and instruction on riding fundamentals before setting out on horseback. Riders of all experience levels are welcome. Rides run Wednesday-Sunday.
  • Or for $99, make it a couple's ride and have a romantic picnic with a bottle of wine and cheese plate after the ride, regularly $220.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed Wed., June 26 through Dec. 29, 2013. Reservations required 24 hours in advance; subject to availability and weather. Rides run Wed.-Sun. (times vary). Limit 1 voucher purchase per person; 1 additional may be purchased as a gift. Must be 7 and up; ages 7-11 ride ponies. Under 18 must wear helmets. Must weigh less than 240 lbs. Limit 6 people per tour. Pants and closed shoes required; no purses and backpacks. Must sign waiver. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. See Terms and Conditions for full details.

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$39   $90
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The Ranch at Bandy Canyon
93% Enjoyed The Ranch at Bandy Canyon
93% (205 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on July 27


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

93% Enjoyed The Ranch at Bandy Canyon
(205 ratings)
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Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The Ranch itself is beautiful.

Paid for the 90 minute voucher but was only taken on a 60 minute ride. There were no views of the Safari park as advertised. We also had to turn around after 10 minutes to drop off two people who were having trouble controlling their horses.

Jan 21, 2015 Bailey CA, United States

The horses seemed well cared for and the trail guides were friendly and helpful.

It was a nice way to see a bit of the countryside and the horses were well behaved. You could really appreciate the effects of the drought though as we rode along a dried up river bed.

Jan 21, 2015 Carol ON, Canada

Fun ride.

Jan 12, 2015 Jeremy CA, United States

It was a great thing to share with my 8 year old son.

The people at the ranch were very friendly.

Nov 26, 2014 Mark CA, United States

nice horses and nice instructors for my child who is a special needs. They didn't give me any fuss about it. Thanks.


Nov 01, 2014 JeeYoung New Jersey, United States

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16251 Bandy Canyon Road
Escondido, CA 92025
Tel: 760-871-6494

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