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Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre

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Horse treks run on a working high country sheep and cattle farm at the foot of the Southern Alps and only 1 hour from Christchurch City - various treks available with 1hour, 2hour, 3hour and full day.
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Christchurch 7681, New Zealand
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+64 3-318 8886
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best horse trek I’ve ever been on and I’ve done a quite few over the years! Kids first time (6 & 10) and they loved it. Chris and Johnny were fantastic, friendly, informative and easy going. Excellent instruction, felt very safe in their hands. Horses...More

Thank Cassandra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is clearly a first class horseback riding stable. The 'ranch' is in perfect order, the horses are very well trained and extremely well cared-for, and Chris is an amazing rider, guide and a wealth of knowledge about this area of New Zealand, livestock farming...More

Thank THERESA S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chris was the most amazing guide and seemed know exactly what everyone wanted from the trek. The horses we were paired with were so well natured and obedient. It truely was the best horse trek ever. Definitely recommend and will be going again.

Thank LisaMike999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chris was a great guide making it a safe and enjoyable ride. He is a wealth of information about the area and farming,

Thank Julianna B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to turn up to your daughters wedding.Chris was in control and we had 3 mini horses following, with the bridesmaids

Thank mickwoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing 3 hr ride! Chris is clearly an outstanding horseman and catered for every rider at varying experience levels. I thoroughly enjoyed our experience today. The horses were an absolute dream to ride and Chris was a fantastic guide, allowing more confident riders a...More

Thank AliMichelle09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've done many horse treks and led many horse treks and this is by far my favorite that I have ever been on! Chris does an excellent job catering to all riding abilities while on the ride. I have 15 years of riding experience but...More

Thank astodds44
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review and comments, Pleased you both had a great time out on my horses, Will see you again. Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome introduction to New Zealand horse treks. Responsive and bombproof horses, incredible views and fantastic guides makes for an unforgettable experience.

Thank lindalouiseburns
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, Was a good ride. See yo again one day. Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

100 great reviews per year must speak for themselves. A big thank you to Chris' whole family in offering us today's experience. As an intermediate rider I loved the great number of opportunities to trot, riding along stock tracks, uphill through tussocks or crossing the...More

Thank Departure815336
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. Good to see you were having some fun out on my horses. Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, well behaved horse, professional and friendly guidance. Perfect activity for all levels! Highly recommend this experience

Thank Jet817153
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. Chris

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ZoeSingapore
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Response from ASwalez | Reviewed this property |
Easy drive from Christchurch
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Bianka R
28 August 2016|
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Response from CHRISTINE M | Reviewed this property |
It is certainly better than average but sorry I wouldn't have a clue how you do that. Best you ask Trip Adviser.
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grandmaaka
9 January 2015|
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Response from RubiconValleyHorseTr | Property representative |
Hi I would suggest the 2 hour river trail, could do the 3hour but some find the 3 hour a bit long. Chris
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