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Sanctum Grove Equine

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Lovely people, great value!

We were tickled to find such an experience along our road trip! We called a couple days in advance... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Queenstown, New Zealand
Great family ride!

We rode here today, a mix of abilities including 2 children who were led. Fantastic horses, great... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 weeks ago
“Lovely people, great value!”
14 Jul 2018
“Great family ride!”
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2254 Herbert-Hampden Road, Oamaru 9495, New Zealand
+64 210 254 0946
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were tickled to find such an experience along our road trip! We called a couple days in advance to secure a spot and we happy to be able to do the two hour trek through the river land. The owners were lovely and switched...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We rode here today, a mix of abilities including 2 children who were led. Fantastic horses, great for trekking, well matched to each rider. We rode in a beautiful setting and Tania and Nicole quickly put our smallest, nervous rider at ease. Will be back...More

Thank Piccollo19
Reviewed 26 February 2018

What an absolutely amazing day out for me and my two kids! Tania was a wonderful informative guide, so friendly and full of local knowledge and took us to some great spots that looked somewhat like a movie set! Absolutely tranquil and beautiful NZ countryside....More

Thank Jemma T
Reviewed 26 January 2018

I really enjoyed my time with Tania who is a really caring woman. She makes her best for you to enjoy the horse riding considering your own experience. Trekking also in the river was really nice and first time for me. It was great to...More

Thank Anges_fr
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

loved it. amazi g scenery and river. the horses are beautiful and looked after well. tania really made our day. highly recomend it.

Thank PaulaB5462
Reviewed 6 May 2017

It was such an amazing trip. Tania and her husband (I think it was her husband) are very very friendly! I would absolutly recommend the horse trekking in the river. I´m not a typical girl, who is so in love with horses, but it was...More

Thank lisaelschner
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience riding through the peaceful shallow river bed and spotting emerging Moeraki-style boulders sprouting out of the cliffs. The Tania is very friendly and informative and the horses are just lovely. Can thoroughly recommend them for anyone from beginners to advanced riders...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

That horsetrek was amazing! Riding along and in a river, through the beautiful forrest with an amazing horse! It was stunning and tania, the guide, was really nice and explained everything we could see, like birds and plants for example and she took Videos and...More

Thank geniaweiss
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Persuaded my partner to try out some horse riding which she had never done as she is wary of most animals. We arrived to a warm welcome by the hosts, along with their dog, hens, chicks and of course the horses. After an informative chat...More

Thank Jonnyconcrete1
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The lower two floors are given over to works by the Medal Artists, some of which are excellent. The landscapes on the top floor were an expression of New Zealand art.

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Jo L
15 July 2017|
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Response from 895taniab | Property representative |
Hi there Prices range from $50pp for a one hour trek, $80pp for a two hour trek, $120 for a 3-4 hour trek. Hope that helps, don't hesitate to ask if you have any other questions