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Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours

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Amazing experience, everything I was hoping for and I received a responsive horse

I've always wanted to ride a horse on a beach, and this was the perfect experience! It was at the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Bryce292
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Melbourne, Australia
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What an amazing time we had and we had it at the start of a cyclone. We had booked a 2 hour ride... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Gogogal55
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Vancouver, Canada
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Beach horse rides from 1 hour to multi-day safaris with rides suitable for first time riders through to the very experienced.
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317 Rahuikiri Road | Pakiri Beach, Wellsford, Auckland 0972, New Zealand
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+64 9-422 6275
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

I came down for a two hour ride and for the most part it was good, except that the horses are clearly accustomed to taking off in a gallop down at the beach. It took a lot of effort not to let the horse do...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

I've always wanted to ride a horse on a beach, and this was the perfect experience! It was at the end of the school holidays and not great weather so it was just my boyfriend and I on the tour. Our tour guide Felicia took...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

What an amazing time we had and we had it at the start of a cyclone. We had booked a 2 hour ride back in February and like the Postman we were doing it no matter what the weather. They had lots of foul weather...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We spent a wonderful hour trekking along beautiful Pakiri Beach with fantastic views of the ocean and back through the sand dunes. Total novice riders but no problems. It was like horse riding through a calendar photo, so very NZ. Guides were lovely.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Booked online & paid the cost only to be told she had made a mistake and incorrectly charged us standard rates and almost doubled the cost as it was peak season.... we asked her to honour the quoted price (which legally she has to especially...More

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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

I would like to know who this is...I think this was a person booking for New year for our accommodation this coming Christmas not for horse riding to my knowledge. This was booked on Air BnB and we had not finished loading the prices and...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018

Thanks so much to you all at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides. Exceeded my expectations and was the most enjoyable ride I've had since owning my own horses 20 years ago. Totally stunning and diverse scenery. I rode Bundy - a lovely, well mannered - total...More

Thank AucklandSarah
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you Sarah, We are glad you had such a lovely ride...and Bundy is a sweetie!!! we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Rode Princess very calm and very responsive horse. Would highly recommend. Guides were very professional. Great day. Gay

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I did the half day ride and really didn't know what to expect. I am an experienced rider so I don't enjoy the nose to tail shuffle usually on offer from tourist trekking centres (though this is exactly what novices riders need to be safe)...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I have been horse riding all my life, including racehorses, but it has been my ultimate dream to ride an Arabian horse, since I was a child. I contacted Pakiri to ask if it would be possible to ride an Arabian. After explaining that I...More

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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for this lovely comment. It was our pleasure to give you a great ride on one of our special young Arabians...Knuckles real name is Taurere Dahliah. She is a lovely young mare. We hope you can return to Pakiri !

Reviewed 8 March 2018

I was gifted money by my partner at Christmas to purchase this experience. Its been a dream of mine to ride a horse on the beach at Pakiri, for many years. So I booked our accommodation, time off work and the Sundown ride. I did...More

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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you Julie for this review and taking the time to write it... What a shame you chose to write a review like this with out actually experiencing the wonderful scenery and riding we do.Obviously there was a misunderstanding over your booking procedure...we never cancel...More

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Response from Johannes R | Reviewed this property |
i recommend to call them - this is rural 'down unda' not everyone is an internet junkey.
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