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Waiheke Horse Tours Ltd

#3 of 24 Outdoor Activities in Waiheke Island Features Animals
402 Orapiu Road, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 21 438 549
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Perfect Birthday

I had the most amazing birthday morning trek out with Liz over easter weekend. She is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Alice J
via mobile
Fabulous Experience

A wonderful way to see this special part of the island. Liz, Mandy were wonderful hosts and matched... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Freya L
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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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 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
402 Orapiu Road, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 21 438 549

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I had the most amazing birthday morning trek out with Liz over easter weekend. She is absolutely wonderful to ride with, especially as someone who grew up riding, but doesn't sadly get so many opportunities these days! The horses are all gorgeous characters. And of...More

Thank Alice J
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A wonderful way to see this special part of the island. Liz, Mandy were wonderful hosts and matched each of us with beautiful, impeccably mannered horses. We felt like we were out riding with friends. Thank you Liz, Mandy, Moss, Marmite, Cool and Felix

Thank Freya L
waihekehorsetours, Owner at Waiheke Horse Tours Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks Freya and Scott it was lovely to share this special place with you and your family.

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Liz took us and our 5 year old daughter on a horse ride (we were staying at the truly superb Oyster Cottage further down the same road - also highly recommended). Liz took the 3 of us for a perfect 1.5 hour trek around the...More

1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My husband and I toured Waiheke with Liz who is the best! She is knowledgeable about all things nature and historical about NZ and Waiheke. The views were breath taking; we took our horses onto the beach; Liz took photos for us; just the best...More

1  Thank Mary2775
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed the horse tour. It was my first time on a horseback and i was a bit nervous in the beginning. Liz gave us all the necessary instructions and we were both able to enjoy the wonderful scene while riding...More

1  Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 19 February 2017

What an amazing experience! Myself, my daughter and a friend (none of us had ridden before) had a great time riding with Waiheke Horse Tours. Initially, we were a bit nervous, but after some thorough instruction from Liz, we were soon on our way and...More

2  Thank rachandjohn2015
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful way to see the island and Liz has wonderful horses. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute and highly recommend as a must do whilst visiting Waiheke.

1  Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have been riding horses all my life, all over the world but this is the best trek I have ever experienced. The views in Te Matuku peninsula are second to none. Liz meets you at the ferry and makes you feel completely at home....More

1  Thank Caruil
waihekehorseriding, Owner at Waiheke Horse Tours Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Great to see you again Carol that was so much fun cantering up the fire break. So pleased you enjoyed Ranger he's a star! please bring the family with you next time! Liz

Reviewed 8 February 2017

A beautiful way to see more of the Waiheke island. Calm horses, perfect intro for the less experienced, gorgeous walk and views. The children loved it! The mom (me) too. :)

Thank Susanne500000
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Heaven better look as amazing as the views on this tour. Liz and Rene made sure our first time riders were given instruction and watched over. The horses here are well cared and of good temperament. We were all matched based on experience. After some...More

1  Thank Lilysanichiban
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Hello. Where are Riding Lessons($100,1hour) held? Can we run riding horses in the sea?
23 January 2017|
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
How much would this activity be for 1 adult and 2 children aged 16 and 10??
2 December 2016|
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.
Hello Please how far are yous if we get of the ferry please. Also looking at Prices for 2adults and 2kids age 9 and 10. Its our daughters 9th birthday tomorrow and she loves horses.
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