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Waiheke Horse Tours

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402 Orapiu Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 21 438 549
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Today we had an amazing trek with Liz and Ami. They clearly love what they do and make you feel... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sam19652014
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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Best view and way to enjoy the part of island!

We were so lucky to be able to our ride on the last day of 2017! We had been taken good care by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cobyjai
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Hong Kong, China
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We are a boutique operation on Waiheke Islands unspoilt Far End. This horse tour takes you across "Te Matuku" a private peninsula owned by Sir Rob and Lady Fenwick. Take the coastal trail along the marine reserve, ride in the water if the tide is right and take in the most incredible views you'll ever see. Two tour times daily 10am and 3pm (approx.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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402 Orapiu Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Today we had an amazing trek with Liz and Ami. They clearly love what they do and make you feel that they can’t wait for you to be part of it. The horses are in super condition and gave all three of us (each of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so lucky to be able to our ride on the last day of 2017! We had been taken good care by Liz, very friendly and professional, heaps of photos taken by Liz! the horses are calm and responsive, abit playful and fun at...More

Thank Cobyjai
waihekehorsetours, Owner at Waiheke Horse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Coby it was wonderful to spend the last day of 2017 with you both!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my gf for her bday and she has never ridden a horse and is scared of them (despite loving them). Liz was fantastic, made her feel very comfortable. The scenery was incredible.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We were very lucky when we rang on Thursday night and were able to secure a ride on Friday morning. We were staying at the Oyster Cottage down the road and walked to meet up with Liz. Very amazing lady with confidence and great knowledge....More

Thank Lucia A
Reviewed 7 December 2017

It's so nice to see all these happy and beloved horses They are all reliable and calm. Liz is very professional and immensely friendly to people and horses. She take her time to prepare the tour, everything has to be perfect. I booked the Te...More

Thank Yvl C
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I would recommend this tour to anyone coming to Waiheke and looking to see the island in a way you normally wouldn't get to! I'm an Aucklander with a family home on Waiheke but I've never seen some of the amazing views/bays that I got...More

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waihekehorsetours, Owner at Waiheke Horse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi Ginny thanks for the great review, very glad you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 6 November 2017

I have been to New Zealand many times but without doubt this was the best experience I've ever had. It was simply amazing! Liz is such a wonderful, kind, caring, and knowledgeable instructor. She put me at ease immediately and safety was a priority without...More

Thank grahamwatts
waihekehorsetours, Owner at Waiheke Horse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi Graham thank you very much for the kind words. Our tour had the elements of a certain Shakespearean tale! See you again soon for a sunny matinee. Liz

Reviewed 3 November 2017

This was an incredible experience and hands down the best part of my trip to NZ. Liz is a wonderful person who loves her horses and the land. She is genuinely dedicated to making the experience enjoyable. Her emphasis on safety and the introductory demonstration...More

Thank Mandy W
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My houseband made me a surprise during our honeymoon booked this nice tour in a beautiful island! Many years have passed since I ride a horse but Liz, with her patience and sensibility, choose the right horse for my level of experience. ( there's a...More

Thank francescarS189PR
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Liz was amazing from first contact to final goodbye. We were on the horse in the first 5 min and did the ridge track up the hill and to the top with amazing panoramic views. The horses were matched to our ability and were easy...More

Thank Ryan H
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j130124
23 January 2017|
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Response from waihekehorsetours | Property representative |
Hi Te Matuku bay is very shallow (2 meters at high tide) having a splash around in the water is dependent on the tide being high. Lessons are held at our base and don't include going into the sea. thanks
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Varomoni
2 December 2016|
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Response from waihekehorsetours | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your enquiry. We offer the Te Matuku Ridge Tour which takes around 1.5 hours inc demo & lesson for $175 pp. The Te Matuku Peninsula Tour takes around 2 hours inc demo & lesson for $195 pp.
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Faamelea
12 September 2016|
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Response from waihekehorsetours | Property representative |
Hi, we are a 30 minute drive from the ferry terminal. If you don't have a car we can pick you up and drop you back for $25 pp. Alternatively you can take advantage of the $99 deal by booking through Fullers which gets you... More
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