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Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd

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562 Pentland Hills Road | Waimate, Waihaorunga 7977, New Zealand
+64 3-689 2838
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Fabulous Lake Hawea Ride

We had a really good time enjoying this trek. The horses were great, the scenery so beautiful... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Maria16802
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Vienna, Austria
Jill

This was the best weekend ever, money well spent. If you are thinking about trail ridding then this... read more

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Reviewed 8 June 2018
russjill
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Timaru, New Zealand
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Ride quiet surefooted horses, over the breathtaking snow capped Southern Alps and high country stations, through snow fed rivers and alongside Alpine lakes. Trekking on time worn trails that pioneers and goldminers’ used when Aotearoa was first settled. Accommodation is in 100 year old musters huts, shearers’ quarters, historic cottages or the oldest and most haunted NZ pub. Keen eyes may spot wild deer, trout filled ponds and rare NZ Falcons overhead, on a horse you are at one with Mother Nature. Enjoy wholesome, locally sourced, Mount Harris venison, farm fresh pork & beef, High Country salmon, free range eggs, traditional preserves and relishes and good home baking. Excite your senses, step back in time and allow the stress of modern life to blow away in the fresh mountain air.
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“real kiwi” (4 reviews)
“rough terrain” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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562 Pentland Hills Road | Waimate, Waihaorunga 7977, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really good time enjoying this trek. The horses were great, the scenery so beautiful. Thank you Angie, John and Tirzah for taking good care of us, cooking us hearty meals and making us laugh a lot.More

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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora Maria, thank you for the lovely review, it was our pleasure to host you and we so enjoyed your company too. There is nothing like horses, fresh air, great company and lovely food mixed with a whole heap of laughter! Hope to see...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

This was the best weekend ever, money well spent. If you are thinking about trail ridding then this is the course for you!!! Ange and John you are amazing your horses are lovely, Ange your cooking is amazing and if you have been around horses...More

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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jill, thank you for the wonderful review, we absolutely loved hosting you it was a fun weekend! look forward to seeing you again on another trail or training session. Don't forget, completion of the training weekend entitles you to a 10% discount of any...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a fantastic trek. Calm, kind horses,amazing food, interesting accommodation (from basic to luxurious) and fabulous scenery. Angie, John and Kirzah are wonderful hosts and take very great care of riders and horses. Don't just think about it - do it

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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Ruth we so enjoyed our time together, thank you for the lovely feedback, looking forward to seeing you again one fine trail! Kindest regards Angie John Tirzah and the Horses

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our trip with John, Angie and Tirzah. The horses were amazing filling us with all sorts of confidence as they powered up hill tops and down through valleys. The food was absolutely unreal how lucky were we at the...More

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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you for the lovely review Beth we so enjoyed our time with you guys too. You guys are amazing look at what you all achieved in such a short time together! Looking forward to our next adventure in two years time. HUGE HUGS Angie...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

I had a wonderful, fun and adventurous time with John and Angie. The horses were very kind and well-trained, even though I am not an experienced rider. We rode through breathtaking nature, the huts were very nice and the home cooked food was hearty and...More

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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for the lovely feedback, we loved our time with you and would love to see you again one fine day on one of our many other trails. Kindest regards Angie John Tirzah and the Horses

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

John and Angie were very hospitable and took great care of us. The ride itself was beautiful and we really got to see the country. The accommodations were comfortable. We left happy and feeling spoiled.

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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us, everyone has to be spoilt on holidays! that's part of the enjoyment. We hope to see you again one lovely day. HUGE HUGS Angie John Tirzah and the Horses

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I have just completed the 2hr Twilight Ride and LOVED IT!!! As people who aren’t used to horses and with limited riding experience, we were really comfortable and very well looked after by Angie, John and Tearza. The horses were great, the...More

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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

awww we really enjoyed hosting you guys and can't wait to see you again one of these days. So pleased you had a great time. Kindest regards Angie John Tirzah and the Horses

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Gorgeous landscape and scenery along the ride. Well run, smooth operation. John was a great guide and we really enjoyed ourselves thanks!

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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

So pleased you enjoyed your time with us here, we have lots of other choices available so we hope to see you again one fine day. Kindest regards Angie John and the Horses

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

My sister and I went for the half day ride with John last weekend and couldn’t speak more highly of it. The care and training put into the horses is obvious, perfect manners and very sure footed in sometimes rocky terrain. They clearly put 100%...More

Thank SarahLMeikle
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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Hi Sarah, so pleased that you Ladies enjoyed your time with us here at Adventure Horse Trekking. It was lovely sharing time with you both and we have plenty more trails to choose from, so we hope to see you again one lovely day. Kindest...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Our absolute highlight on the trip to New Zealand. John and Angie are just the most adorable two hosts and do everything to make you feel just like at home. The horses are beautyful and very kind and so are all the other animals on...More

Thank Anna S
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AdventureHorseTrek, General Manager at Adventure Horse Trekking N.Z Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dearest Anna, Ninna and Sam, we so enjoyed our time with you and hope that the remainder of your travels are going wonderfully. Please come see us again next time you are over from Switzerland. Kindest regards Angie and John

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