Tourism 3 Star Graded Backpackers and Riding Centre heated dormitory rooms and mini dorms on a farm with ponies & dogs *Free WiFi * offstreet parking *Table Tennis *Pool Table *Braai Garden *Horse Riding
34km from Cape Town close to the Winelands
Fat Pony- a Riding Centre hosts max 20 guests in spacious double bunk dormitory rooms on a farm with dogs & ponies. Horse Riding available. 30 mins from Cape Town, 10 mins from train station, shops, restaurants, cinema, bush pub nearby. Shared facilities. Free Basic Breakfast. Cash only. No credit card facilities.
Shared kitchen, Braai Garden with Sun Deck, Games Room with Table Tennis, Pool Table, comfy sofas & reading material. Stables & ponies off limits unless accompanying staff members.
Owners live on site and run the property. Living style is very communal with Host Family.
No Smoking inside the buildings. No credit card facilities. Hot showers. Municipality water. Bedding included. Towel Hire available. All organic waste gets composted. Fat Pony recycle.
Guests to please be respectful of the communal areas- Kitchen, Lounge/ Diner, Garden & Games Room. No smoking indoors & no smoking near the stables or around the ponies. Please do not feed the dogs. No access to stables and/ or ponies unless accompanied by a member of staff. No pets allowed.
Fat Pony is a rustic homestay style venue on a smallholding.
We run a riding school here and you can interact with our horses and ponies many of whom are rescued and have been re-habilitated.
Bring your bike and cycle around the winelands or just chill out and admire our bird-life.
Groups welcome .