Horse Riding & Swimming

Unique to Ratua Island is a horse-riding experience like no other.

Hold on to your saddles, fellow adventurers, because we’re about to embark on a wild ride through the untamed beauty of Ratua Island! Nestled in the heart of the South Pacific, this hidden gem promises not just turquoise waters and swaying palm trees, but an equine escapade like no other. As the sun kisses the horizon and the island awakens, the hoofbeats of excitement echo through the air. Ratua Island isn’t just a tropical paradise; it’s a haven for horse enthusiasts seeking a dash of thrill in their tranquil getaway. Picture yourself astride a majestic steed, the wind tousling your hair as you trot along the pristine beaches or canter through lush, emerald jungles. It’s not just a horse ride; it’s a communion with nature in the most exhilarating way possible.


The Ratua Island Equestrian Center is your gateway to this four-legged adventure. Imagine a stable where the horses are as eager as you are, ready to take you on a journey through landscapes that look like they’ve been painted by Mother Nature herself. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a first-time equestrian, the experienced guides at the center ensure that your horse-riding escapade is not just memorable but also safe. Let’s talk about the horses – these aren’t your ordinary equine companions. Ratua Island proudly boasts a stable of horses that are as diverse as the island’s terrain. From sturdy steeds for beginners to spirited mounts for the more experienced, there’s a horse with your name on it, literally. And don’t be surprised if your new four-legged friend has a personality as vibrant as the coral reefs that surround the island.


The trails on Ratua Island cater to all levels of riders. For the novices, there are gentle rides along the shoreline where the horses seem to dance with the waves, you can swim bareback with horses in the lagoon. Float behind your horse as it pulls you through the transparent waters. For the more adventurous souls, there are challenging paths that wind through the heart of the jungle, where every turn brings a new surprise – perhaps a hidden trail or a glimpse of exotic wildlife. But it’s not just about the ride; it’s about the immersive experience. Picture yourself dismounting on a secluded beach, where a beachside picnic awaits. You and your trusty steed can take a breather, share some snacks, and soak in the breathtaking views. It’s a moment of connection, not just with your horse, but with the raw, unspoiled beauty of Ratua Island.


As the day draws to a close, the sunset ride is an absolute must. The sky transforms into a canvas of fiery hues, and your horse becomes your partner in a mesmerizing ballet. It’s a magical finale to a day filled with adventure, laughter, and a dash of horseplay. So, if you’re craving a horse-riding escapade that seamlessly blends excitement with the tranquility of a tropical paradise, Ratua Island beckons. Saddle up, fellow adventurers, for a ride that will leave hoofprints on your heart and memories etched in the sands of Ratua.

Plan your escape today.

Ratua Private Island Resort caters to a diverse range of holiday experiences, ensuring there's something for everyone. Relax with private beach coves, inviting crystal-clear waters, and the opportunity to unwind with a refreshing cocktail in hand. Guests can bask in the sun, or simply indulge in peaceful moments surrounded by the island's natural beauty.

Alternatively, experience the exhilaration of swimming with horses or encountering vibrant marine life, the island's offerings are sure to satisfy the craving for excitement. With its blend of relaxation and adventure, Ratua Private Island Resort allows visitors to tailor their holiday experience according to their desires, promising an unforgettable and fulfilling stay for every type of traveller.