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Horse Trekking Lake Okareka

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At Horse Trekking Lake Okareka you can explore 1500 acres of rolling sheep and cattle producing farmland on horseback. You will go on a guided trek through 500 acres of native bush between the volcanic Lake Okareka, Lake Tarawera and the famous Blue...more
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51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
+64 21 292 2233
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing ride! We spent wonderful time! At was first time my wife did a horse riding, she is still under impression. Amazing horses and great team! Thank you very much guys for this adventure!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rustgum
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time riding the 2.5 hour ride. The horses seemed healthy and very well cared for and the guides were so nice and made sure that my friend that has little experience with riding felt comfortable and safe. But also made sure...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MajaJosefina
Reviewed 4 days ago

I did the 2hr trek and it was amazing, went up a hill to get amazing views of both Lake Okareka and Tarawera. My horse was beautiful and friendly, I had a lovely time and the guides were lovely and chatty. We got to trot/canter...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cjstubbs2003
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time, it was great to have a shorter ride option for the kids as it was their first time riding. Horses where suitably matched with rider and well behaved. Thanks

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank S145
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucy and her team are amazing. They can make beginners feel comfortable and confident. They really take their time to ensure everyone has a great experience. This is a must do and this is the group to do it with. Horses are awesome and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eadie2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

horses are amazing to ride know the treks well and are very gentle. staff are very friendly and helpful good to talk to and make sure you have a suitable horse for your experience level. nice scenery and have a place in the saddle to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tommievans17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely time. The stablehands were very helpful and are very good at gauging your level of experience. They gave me a nice obedient horse, my girlfriend who has owned a horse in the past got a nice steed that met her level....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BramWCS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had an excellent ride here. We opted for the 2.5 hour trek and it was an interesting ride across private farmland with great lake views. The horses were well cared for and responsive. It is important, however, to be clear about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have booked for 3:30pm and arrived early. When we arrived, they said all horses were out and we waited for 20 mins still no sign of returning of any horse. As we have the next tour to go after the horse Trekking, what we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sara32hk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a 2 hour ride, my husband and daughter ride, I do not and my son is also not confident on a horse. However, we all 4 of us rode, and it was great. First part of ride is steep mountain path through...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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17 September 2018|
Response from Arno0571 | Reviewed this property |
Google maps is good. Just follow Acacia rd counter clockwise around the lake from the village (Lake Okareka) . They have a sign (white with on the bottom a red banner) mounted against a tree on the right hand side of the... More
7 March 2018|
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Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we do cater for people to go faster but there is not a lot of opportunity to do this on the one hour trek. I would recommend either the 1.5 or the 2 hour trek and you will be able to trot and canter. Thanks for... More
3 July 2017|
Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
Hi. The majority of our clients have never ridden before and we have quiet horses to cater for beginner riders. I would recommend either the 1.5 hour trek or the 2 hour trek. Both have fabulous views with slightly better... More