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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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Amazing Again!!

Second time I've visited this crew because is was SO good the first time and again my expectations... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
Brilliant first time riding

We weren’t really sure what to expect from this tour but we were definitely very pleased! The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
+64 21 292 2233

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time I've visited this crew because is was SO good the first time and again my expectations were met! We were lucky enough to have Linda and Wizzy as our guides, both knowledgeable, bubbly & down to earth girls that were so much fun...More

Thank MaysiePalmer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t really sure what to expect from this tour but we were definitely very pleased! The guides were fantastic, 2/3 of us had never ridden before so we’re a bit nervous but were made to feel completely at ease. The track was really interesting,...More

Thank vicccc92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing horse ride on beautiful horses. Lucy, Sam and 2 other girls took great care of us me, my partner and parents. We loved the views and great to see some hidden gems of nz nature. This place is outstanding and I would highly recommend....More

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They offer a great ride through beautiful country with great views! The staff is very professional. Owen was a trail leader...he was very professional and attentive. He made the experience very nice.

Thank clbiri23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful farm! We had a wonderful time today, riding up hills, through the Bush and gazing down at the lakes and paddocks. Highly recommended for staff professionalism, the horses and the whole experience.

Thank OriginalCoffeeQueen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Okareka is stunning at any time, but it has to look its best from horseback at the peak of one of Lucy's horse treks. Lucy's well-loved horses take you through rolling/plunging farmland to spectacular views in every direction. Some climbs and drops are very...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Today we had the most amazing adventure. A mix up on my part had us turning up 30mins late but no one was too phased. Our guides were excellent and always asking us how we were going. The horses had beautiful natures and easily controlled....More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This was my first horse riding experience and both Lucy and Kat had me at ease instantly. The horse they chose for me was absolutely beautiful and very placid. Oh and the views of this property were breathtaking...such a wonderful way to spend a morning...More

2  Thank brooke268
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is my first time to ride a horse in the wild. To be honest, it was quite nervous in the begin. And our guide, Kiki, took me all the way through bush and farm, uphills and downhills. I feel a lot easier and relaxed...More

Thank Bella G
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing views and even better horses Ashleigh and I had a lovely time and will be back any time we are up this way

Thank Lucinda J
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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
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
27 December 2016|
Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
At this stage yes. Please phone 021 2922233 to book. Thanks. Lucy