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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 3 days ago via mobile

I loved my 1.5 hr trek here! Caters for all abilities. As I have ridden several times before I stayed at the back with one of the lovely girls who took us and we went on a canter three times whilst the rest walked ahead....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank harrietquinn1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lucy and hear Team is so lovely! It was an amazing ride through the mountains with a lot of sheep’s and cows. I’ve never did something like this before. The 2,5 hour ride was absolutely fantastic. We also had the opportunities to get faster with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Evahofecker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unforgettable ride through woods and across rolling green hills with sheep and cattle - then the stunning lake! Beautiful experience that I will never forget. A place of rare magic - thanks so much to Lucy, her team, and the horses! Hope to come back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a couple aged 60++ who have never been on a horse before. We contacted Lucy who assured us we would be fine and she would lead us on the trek. Lucy kitted us out appropriately - we’d arrived in T-shirts and shorts! -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am terrified of horses! I booked this trek for my daughter who absolutely loves them and it was raining so I had to call Lucy to make sure it was safe. Lucy assured me it was safe and that I would even remain dry...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Daydream47924996731
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best Day! We travelled to NZ from Australia and just had to make this part of our trip. The guides were wonderful and sweet and the horses were beautiful. I’m an experienced rider and had the chance to go for a canter and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NatashaS1935
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my 4th time riding here and i certainly enjoy the experience. The views for the tops are absolutely awesome. A big thumbs up to Lucy and her staff. As i have ridden before plenty of opportunity to canter. I will be going back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank _jas_hobbit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Price was a great deal, we did a 2 hour trek up to view the lake. Staff was incredibly friendly and took time to pick horses tailored to our riding experience. The trail was beautiful and easy going for me, while my friend enjoyed herself...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gdeluna02
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Loved the whole set up and as a current rider myself found this to be one of the best run facilities. The horses are well cared for that the guides enthusiastic. I requested a private ride out with my sister as we both ride and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dragon689
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This was my first time on a horse and what better place to try it out than on the rolling green hills in Nz! I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The guides are students from other countries but they are really good!

Date of experience: December 2017
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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