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Address: Archagelou Michail, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Phone Number: +30 697 373 3825
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

Family park petting zoo pony and horse riding individual personal rides...

Family park petting zoo pony and horse riding individual personal rides beach and mountain rides sunset beach rides small zoo- animal park V.I.P. Horse carriage service, weddings with our Victoria carriagecarriage tours to the town or traditional villages, riding and driving lessons, traditional taverna & cafe bar, playgrounds a peacefull paradise for our animals & horse friendliest stable in whole crete.

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lovely place to bring kids to pet animals

stopped by on our way to the airport with our two boys aged 6 and 1 and they loved it . there was a couple of friendly dogs trolling around and we were told we could enter to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

stopped by on our way to the airport with our two boys aged 6 and 1 and they loved it . there was a couple of friendly dogs trolling around and we were told we could enter to rabbit and guinnie pig enclosures when ever we wanted. there was also donkeys, ponies, a fish pond and a big bird cage.... More 

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit, probably next time you have more time, and your review!! We try our best to make you all happy! Me, Zara and our horses we will be very happy to see you again in the future!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Prior to our holiday in Crete, I had come across the stables when looking for things to do local to our hotel. I contacted them through their Facebook page and they were very helpful. It was such a great experience for the both of us being first time riders. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the trek itself... More 

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and your review!! We try our best to make you all happy! Me, Zara and our horses we will be very happy to see you again in the future!! We wish you merry Christmas & a happy new year! More 

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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This place has everything 4 year old kid loves. Ponies, Horses, Sheep, Goats, Bunnies, Guinea Pigs and a lovely little friendly dog that follows you. There were also some bicycles for kids. Stables are not working from 1pm to 4pm and on Mondays. 10 minutes pony ride which actually was like 20 mins cost €10. Place is in the middle... More 

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and your review!! We try our best to make you all happy! Me, Zara and our horses we will be very happy to see you again in the future!! More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I have not been on a horse for some years and have really wanted to get back in the saddle. I convinced my partner to come with me. We spoke with George who is a lovely guy, he explained the types of hacks we could go for. My partner explained he was a beginner and George put his mind at... More 

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and your review!! We try our best to make you all happy! It's never too late to go back on a horse it's like a bicycle- you never forget!! Me, Zara and our horses we will be very happy to see you again in the future!! More 

Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We had no experience with horses but the staff were so good we felt confident with the horses by the time we were finished. I had the pleasure of riding avra, such a gorgeous girl. They have a little petting zoo too which isn't just for kids 😊. The staff were extremely friendly. Our instructors English wasn't very good but... More 

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and your review!! We have horse for all levels also for totally beginners, one of those horses is Avra! We try our best to make you all happy! Me, Zara and our horses we will be very happy to see you again in the future!! More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This was a very professional and friendly stables which really catered for everyone. I am an experienced rider but I wanted to ride with my daughter (7) and my Mother (74)! My daughter has lessons at home but my Mother had never really sat on a horse before! I felt a huge sense of responsibility to pick the correct place... More 

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and your review!! We try our best to make you all happy! Me, Zara and our horses we will be very happy to see you again in the future!! More 

Buckinghamshire
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

George & Zara run an excellent service offering pre booked horse rides, carriage rides. There is a taverna with a small play area and petting zoo for kiddies visiting but the rides must be pre-booked. My husband and I visited 2 years ago with our little granddaughter but did not get to arrange a trip. This year my daughter and... More 

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

Thank you for your beautiful review! We will be very happy to provide you our services again in the future! Thank you! More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

fabulous food superb surroundings great hosts cant wait to go back again W had a wonderful farewell meal here with many good friends and will go back again soon we hope well done George and family

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!! We will be very happy to see you again in the future! I wish you and to your family all the best!! More 

Hatton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great place to fill in a family day as lots of animals and a good restaurant to eat in while your there.

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

Thank you! I wish you all the best! More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

My youngest daughter takes riding lessons so when we say signs for Arion Stables we decided to take a walk and see. We were staying in Koutouloufari and it was a bit of a trek in the August mid-day sun but well worth the effort. The owner George is a top bloke and made us feel very welcome (the cool... More 

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this review

We try our best to make you happy!! Thank you very much for your review!! We hope to see you again sme day in the future! Greeting to the family! More 

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