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Waiheke Horse Tours

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Lovely experience

My houseband made me a surprise during our honeymoon booked this nice tour in a beautiful island... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
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Amazing experience! Top 3 things to do on Waiheke!

Liz was amazing from first contact to final goodbye. We were on the horse in the first 5 min and... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
402 Orapiu Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 21 438 549
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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

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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

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

My itinerary for vacation always includes horseback riding and/or kayaking. However, since I traveled solo during off-season in New Zealand, many tours weren’t available. But, I was lucky to join Liz’s horseback riding tour. I added a transfer option from the ferry terminal since I...More

1  Thank Kyoko A
Reviewed 17 July 2017

At first I thought it was slightly expensive and then I saw the work that goes into being a centre of excellence! The horses are well looked after and individually matched to myself and 3 teenagers. We are all novices but after our walk around...More

1  Thank Rose W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Liz is a delightful guide who takes extra care to match a rider of any experience with a suitable horse. This is so important and seldom done - there is even a round pen to trial your horse out to check you will get along...More

Thank KiwiGs
waihekehorsetours, Owner at Waiheke Horse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

So glad you enjoyed your horse tour, thanks for your lovely review, hope to see you KiwiGs again!

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, 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

2  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

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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
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.
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