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Horse Trek'n

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33 Bayly Road, Waitangi, Paihia 0293, New Zealand
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What a day!!

It was my first time on a horse and loved every minute of the trek. Views were amazing even though... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SamGreen140
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
Bareback Horse Swim!!!

I was lucky enough to go horse riding with these guys today, and what a treat it was! The trek took... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lisaprestt
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Welcome to Horse Trek'n. If you are looking for a fun activity, come for a ride with us! If your dream is to swim with horses, we are the place for you; Ride along the beautiful scenery of the Bay of Islands and experience the thrill of swimming in the ocean with your horse when weather conditions permit!
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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33 Bayly Road, Waitangi, Paihia 0293, New Zealand

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first time on a horse and loved every minute of the trek. Views were amazing even though i only live in Kerikeri and have seen it before. On Horseback it seemed so much better! Horse was incredible and could not have asked...More

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Elizabeth G, Owner at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Sam! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! We're so pleased to hear you had a great time and we love looking after the locals - hopefully we will get to see you again soon!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to go horse riding with these guys today, and what a treat it was! The trek took us on a beautiful ride along the Waitangi treaty grounds, where we enjoyed amazing panoramic views of the Bay of Islands. We then headed...More

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Elizabeth G, Owner at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Lisa! Thanks very much for coming along for a ride and taking the time to leave us such a great review! Thanks! Horse Trek'n Team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With Emma as our guide, leading our 5 yo, we had a great 1 hr trek with just spectacular views. The staff was extremely helpful and patient - and the horses well trained and maintained. The kids got to interact with the horses first -...More

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Elizabeth G, Owner at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora Rhonda! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! We had a great time taking the kids out and are so glad that everyone enjoyed the experience! Kind Regards, Horse Trek'n Team

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I make a habit of taking a little horse trek whenever I am somewhere new. And here I had a fantastic experience. Disclaimer: I know the brand new owners. And they’ve already taken in new horses to offer all riders a special horse to match....More

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Elizabeth G, Owner at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora! We are glad to hear you enjoyed being able to go for a swim with the horses! We certainly help to welcome you back again soon! ;) Kind Regards, Horse Trek'n Team

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Really fun 2 hours riding on some very friendly horses. Neither of my 2 friends or me ride horses often, and one of our group had never ridden a horse. We all really enjoyed the experience, with Emma doing a great job looking after us...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I’d never ridden a horse before and decided to give this a go. Emma showed me the basics and paired me up with Ace, a very well mannered horse. She took me for a leisurely ride around the area, I enjoyed the amazing views of...More

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Elizabeth G, Owner at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Kia Ora Osman! Thank you for your review - we always love taking people for their first rides and it's great to hear you had such a great experience. We loved taking a look through your photo's on Ace too - we'll be sure to...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I went on a 2 hour ride with and swim with my mother while travelling in New Zealand's far North a couple of weeks ago. It was a fantastic experience. I am an experienced rider who works at a trail riding business at home, and...More

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Elizabeth G, Owner at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Kia Ora, Thank-you so much for taking your time to write such a great review! It's great to hear that yourself and your mum had a lovely ride with us. I am so happy that our lovely Moana was able to help you with your...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Very helpful operator re pre-trip questions. Maximum of five, we were two with our guide. There are no frills - don't expect cups of tea, of nice bathrooms - but the horses were healthy and well kept, the guide helpful, and able to give us...More

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Elizabeth G, Owner at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Kia Ora! Thank-you very much for taking the time to review your experience with us! It's great to hear you enjoyed the swim - it's definitely a highlight of our rides throughout the summer, there are not many places in NZ who offer this experience!...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this ride. Horses are calm and gentle. Great views, nice relaxing ride up to the viewpiont. If you want to trot or go for a rin, your quite welcome to and no pressure to. People are great to. Hoping to fit it another...More

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Elizabeth G, Owner at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Kia Ora Tarsha, Thank-you very much for taking the time to review your experience with us! We try to make our experiences as enjoyable as possible while providing some great views of the Bay of Islands from higher up in the hills. We're so glad...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I booked a tour via telephone and got a horse trek for the day I wanted, which was great. Because I am not a total beginner, I got a private tour with Emma who is also the owner of this small business. It was a...More

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Emma C, General Manager at Horse Trek'n, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you very much for your review, Julia, it was a pleasure riding with you! Thanks for noticing how much we love our horses here, and care about them, it's fantastic to get feedback on this aspect. I'm sorry the gravel road we had to...More

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