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$32 -- Scenic Horseback Ride on the Pacific, Reg. $50

Sold out - This deal was published April 19, 2013 and sold out May 27, 2013.
$32 -- Scenic Horseback Ride on the Pacific, Reg. $50
By Travelzoo Staff
Take a 90-minute ride along the picturesque Mendocino coast, an area of Northern California The New York Times says is unique for its "profound natural beauty and fierce independence." For $32, regularly $50, this trip leaves from Ricochet Ridge Ranch, two miles north of downtown Fort Bragg.

Why we love it

  • For $32, regularly $50, horseback ride along Ten Mile Beach with Ricochet Ridge Ranch
  • The 90-minute ride takes you through MacKerricher State Park and right onto the beach
  • The park's dramatic headlands and arresting vistas receive a glowing 4.5-star Yelp rating
  • Ricochet's owner Lari Shea has been a riding instructor for 32 years
  • Pick between English- and Western-style riding
  • Look for wildflowers along the trail as they come into bloom this spring


April 19, 2013 - June 28, 2013


Ricochet Ridge Ranch
24201 North Highway One
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
(See Map)
Tel: 707-964-7669

What's included

  • The ranch has been operating for more than 25 years and receives a 4.5-star rating from more than 100 TripAdvisor reviewers. Upon arrival, riders are greeted by the friendly staff, who evaluate comfort and experience levels before pairing riders with their horses.
  • The 90-minute guided ride follows a trail through MacKerricher State Park to Ten Mile Beach. Most of the ride is spent riding along the beach where you may stroll in the surf before heading back to the stables. Be on the lookout for migrating whales (through mid-April) and sea lions sunbathing on rocks just off shore.
  • Rides are daily at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m; all levels of experience are welcome. Private and longer rides are available directly through the merchant.

The fine print

Update: The merchant has now opened up availability on Memorial Day (May 27). Not valid on any other holidays or holiday weekends. Vouchers can be redeemed through June 28, 2013. Reservations are required. Arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure time. Children must be 6 years old. Subject to weather conditions. You'll be asked to provide information regarding age, weight and experience level when making a reservation. Rides are daily at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$32   $50
36% off
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Ricochet Ridge Ranch
95% Enjoyed Ricochet Ridge Ranch
95% (192 ratings)
Sold out at
11:59 p.m. CT on May 27


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

95% Enjoyed Ricochet Ridge Ranch
(192 ratings)
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The view!

No telephone signal (at least with TMobile) so you cannot connect to internet to access your travel zoo coupons. Make sure you print the copy in advance.

Feb 26, 2015 Jiro CA, United States

Staff super friendly!

Feb 20, 2015 Karen CA, United States

Riding on the beach.

Well organized

Feb 20, 2015 Thomas CA, United States

awesome to ride on the beach

Feb 05, 2015 Lindsay CA, United States

When we got there they said they didn't have a reservation for us. Come to find out, their software was 20 years old. We lucked out because we were the only ones there so it was like a private ride. Our guides name was Nole. He was very friendly and very chatty which made a fun ride for us. The best part of our experience was the way he talked to the horses. I was able to see their personalities and relationships with each other and with Nole which was incredible to witness. This Travel Zoo deal was 45 minutes away from where we stayed (also a Travel Zoo deal) but it was well worth the scenic drive. Nole also recommended a restaurant to eat at when we left which was also a great experience.

Jan 15, 2015 Ashlee CA, United States

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24201 North Highway One
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Tel: 707-964-7669

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