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Horse Trekking Lake Okareka

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51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
+64 21 292 2233
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Awesome horsetrek!

I had a wonderful 2,5 hour ride at the Horse trek Okareka a few days ago! I got to know the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sofia G
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Göteborg
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Lots of Sheeps

Fun time! My husband and I went on a 1.5 hours "Native Bush Trek" tour with the lovely horses... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChristyWong86
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Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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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 and Green Lakes. We have horses to suit all abilities. This is a horse rider’s paradise with stunning panoramic views. We cater for small groups of 1 – 12 people providing you with an exclusive riding experience.
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“hour ride” (31 reviews)
“trot and canter” (12 reviews)
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51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
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+64 21 292 2233

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had a wonderful 2,5 hour ride at the Horse trek Okareka a few days ago! I got to know the beautiful horse called Peanut and he was a real sweetheart! The views were stunning, the horse great and all the staff were friendly and...More

Thank Sofia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun time! My husband and I went on a 1.5 hours "Native Bush Trek" tour with the lovely horses, Hunter and Joe. Horses there are basically gentle so although you're a first time rider, you will find it not too scary to get on a...More

Thank ChristyWong86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an amazing ride around the lake today, I went on a 2.5 hour trek and as I am an experienced rider I was taken for a canter across the wide open fields on the farm, up to the highest point which has epic...More

Thank Tor A
Lucy P, Owner at Horse Trekking Lake Okareka, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your fabulous comments. I am thrilled you enjoyed your ride on Percy and thanks very much for taking the time to write about us. I do hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. Thanks, Lucy.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rode for a full day -- the bush trek in the morning and the Trig Point ride in the afternoon -- even though I was not 'riding fit' at the time. The bush trek was a good introduction to the way Kiwis (and their...More

Thank Janice B
Lucy P, Owner at Horse Trekking Lake Okareka, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write about us. I did enjoy our day together and thank you for such positive feedback. I do hope the rest of your trip was as enjoyable and your husband caught a fish. Kind regards, Lucy.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been awhile since I had ridden on the back of a Horse, I had the pleasure of riding the biggest boy there Moby. Moby an I rode for about 2.5 hours and it was stunning up through the farm in the native tree...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on the 1 1/5h tour and was amazed by the views and the peacefulness of the place! The girls guiding are all comitted on making the experience comfortable for every level and were also well informed about the track we did. Would definitely...More

Thank miacean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I literally cannot express how brilliant this whole experience was! Me, my partner and his mum all booked on to the Knoll Trek (2hr). There was only us in the group including our two guides so it had a really personal feel to it. (I'm...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go to Rotorua and its surrondings, this horse trekking is A MUST! It was our first time riding a horse and we did the 1,5 hour tour. Horses, landscapes and guides are amazing! Lucy and the team are passionated and very friendly. Thank...More

Thank Jusams123
Lucy P, Owner at Horse Trekking Lake Okareka, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your positive feedback. It is fabulous to hear that your first experience on a horse was an amazing one and one to remember. Thank you for taking the time to write about us. Kind regards, Lucy.

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I literally just got back to my hotel and couldn't wait to write this review! I went solo, and it was just me and my guide Sophie. I rode Dallas who was a fantastic horse. I did the 2.5 hour trek and the scenery and...More

Thank Simone G
Lucy P, Owner at Horse Trekking Lake Okareka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Simone for your fabulous review. Just so great to get such wonderful feedback and I am so pleased you had a great time. Hopefully we will see you again one day. Thanks, Lucy.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

This establishment is head and shoulders above any other place I have ridden. I am an experienced rider and Lucy and her team made sure I had a great experience. The weather was not perfect, but I still had the best time of all the...More

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knowlesjo83
3 July 2017|
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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
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Spritza2014
3 April 2017|
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Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
Hi Mandie, You could ride for 2.5 hours at 10am on the 12th or 3 hours at 1.30pm on the same day. The easiest way to book is to visit our website at treklakeokareka and book online. We look forward to seeing you. Kind... More
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06warmachine
27 December 2016|
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Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
At this stage yes. Please phone 021 2922233 to book. Thanks. Lucy
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