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Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours

#1 of 1 things to do in Wellsford Features Animals
317, Rahuikiri Road, Wellsford, New Zealand
+64 9-422 6275
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Un-professional and terrifying horse riding at Pakiri!

My family - husband, two 15 year old boys, mother-in-law and I were very excited about finally... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Karyn1234567
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Auckland, New Zealand
Fantastic location for horse riding!

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our trek with the Pakiri Beach Horse Riding team. The weather... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
nicolajones08
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Oki-gun, Shimane, Japan
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317, Rahuikiri Road, Wellsford, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

My family - husband, two 15 year old boys, mother-in-law and I were very excited about finally fulfilling a xmas 'gift' to each other to do the 1 hour horse riding at Pakiri Beach. we arrived in good time and my mother in law who...More

Thank Karyn1234567
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thank you Karyn for your feedback. I am really surprised and disappointed you felt like this. First we do have a huge supply of hair caps which you can get on registering...because they are a big ecological problem here we do not provide them ad...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our trek with the Pakiri Beach Horse Riding team. The weather was amazing which helped also. I have done horse riding many times, but this was the best location by far - river crossing, sand dunes, beach, small forest...More

Thank nicolajones08
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had a great time. Elizabeth our guide was fantastic and our horses were well behaved. They packed us a nice picnic basket full of wine, cheese and gluten free crackers that we enjoyed on the beach after our ride. The tour was along the...More

Thank Cobbjob
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on us...we are so happy you had such a great ride and you certainly had a beautiful day to do it. We wish you both a wonderful year and do come back again one day!

Reviewed 31 January 2017

We, a family with 2 kids (9/19), went for the 1 hour trek on the beach and had so much fun! The guides chose horses that where at the right stage for our riding levels. This is what our daughter (9years) says: The ride was...More

Thank Stephanie W
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for your lovely review...we enjoyed having you ride with us too. It is so nice sharing our beautiful place with people and I especially love seeing children enjoying our horses!

Reviewed 31 January 2017

I did the half day trek yesterday on a beautiful sunny day and had a brilliant time, the beach and scenery is stunning! I didn't catch my guides names but they were from Canada and Finland and were both so lovely, chatty and experienced -...More

Thank welshharri
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you...I'm glad you had such a lovely ride with us...I am so lucky to have such great girls working here, we all love it so it is so nice that you did too.

Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I was stoked to ride Bundy who starred on 'The Bachelor NZ'. Great horse! Great ride for a novice along a stunning beach.

1  Thank Lisa M
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you lisa...yes Bundi is a real star ...we all love him...I'm glad you did too!

Reviewed 30 December 2016

Its so beautiful and awesome beach Quite spread in large area white sand low surf good for swimming, horse riding , surfing and relaxing must to travel this beach, I love this and travel again we enjoy the tour of this beach

Thank Mukeshdangi
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2017

Thank you for taking time to write this report ...we are glad you love our lovely beach too...so nice to be able to share this special place with you on horseback!!

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Took my mum for a beach ride as a Xmas present. Rosemary and charlotte were our guides and we had such a great time!! The girls were so friendly and gave us heaps of fun facts about the area. We felt safe the whole time...More

Thank gmioc
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Thank you for this...Rosie and Charlotte are lovely we are so lucky to have them as part of our team. I'm glad you both had such a lovely ride...it certainly has been wonderful weather for the beach!!

Reviewed 6 December 2016

I chose to do the two hour ride. The ride itself was beautiful and the location was amazing, I really enjoyed riding on the white sand beaches and up into the bush. I am writing this review to warn other riders about the first spot...More

2  Thank Emma M
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thank you Emma for this feedback and we are all very sorry that you sustained injuries while riding with us. Unfortunately I was away on holiday abroad at the time of your ride but I did see all the correspondence before the ride took place...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

We came all the way from Mexico to NZ and were lucky enough to visit Pakiri Beach Horse Rides. We had an amazing time! The beach is basically untouched and the land its breathtaking! Our guides were awesome and everyone was super nice. They have...More

Thank Marisol C
charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2017

Hi Marisol...it was great having you here in Pakiri with us...we all hope youll come back....and we are trying as hard as we can to keep it this way forever!!

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elessar
Hi all, I have sent two e-mails, the first one on 11 January 2016 and also a message on Facebook but I haven't received any answer. Could you please let me know when the last ride will take place on 18 February 2016 and how long the sundown ride will be? Thank you and kind regards
26 January 2016|
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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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