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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
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+64 21 292 2233
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lucy and her staff were wonderful and great with our grand children who were just beginners. They took the 1.5 hr trek and enjoyed the ride and the beautiful scenery. they were a little stiff (bottoms), to be expected, but laughed about that. A great...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 8 year old son wanted to try horse riding so we booked an hour and a half family trek. The horses were all kind natured and the views on top of the hills incredible, overlooking beautiful lakes and rolling green hills. Would recommend to...More

Thank Juliet M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Georgous views on a pleasant ride in this beautiful part of the country. Friendly staff and healthy, well cared for horses. We were 30 mins late starting the trek though - even though we arrived 20 mins early (as instructed), so if you are on...More

Thank LisaE3093
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have ridden horses on trial rides in many countries before but this would have to be one of my favourite rides! I did the 10am 2.5 hour ride and we went through a forest, through green farmland and up to an amazing viewpoint. Got...More

Thank Sophster12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided that a horse ride would be a nice way to see the beautiful scenery Rotorua and surrounding areas has to offer and we weren't disappointed. We chose the 2 hour null trek and got amazing views of lakes and mountains. A bonus was...More

Thank Discover820957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family that enjoys horse trekking wherever our travels take us. We do it for the peace and tranquillity of getting off the beaten track as much as for our passion for horses. In New Zealand we have ridden horses as far north...More

Thank Storyteller72895
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It started with fear that I might fall but ended with a feeling of achievement! My youngest boy woke up next morning saying 'I want to go horse riding today' We shared a wonderful time together as a family. Thank you horses and Lucy for...More

Thank Dsmsandy
Reviewed 15 September 2018

2 1/2 hr ride through native bush and farmland with stunning views. I have been riding for many years and one of the best treks I have ever done and would highly recommend. Thank you Lucy for making it such a special day.

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME, what a wicked day, thoroughly enjoyed our day! My mother is experienced self taught and I this was my second time on a horse! I felt so comfortable and at home the workers are absolutely lovely and so are the girls that...More

Thank remedyjemtage
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Well cared for horses. Confident trek lead with great knowledge of area. Fantastic scenery. Well worth a visit.

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Pipo2968
17 September 2018|
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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
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779dwayner
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
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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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