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The Cardrona

#1 of 68 Outdoor Activities in Wanaka Features Animals
2125 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1228
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First class scenic horse trekking and quad bike tours of the stunning Cardrona Valley, South Island, New Zealand
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2125 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1228
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had such a great time. Kelly was fantastic and the ride was brill. Big thanks from the team. Will definitely recommend to our friends and we back one day, hopefully soon!

Thank Polly-India M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent trail around the local hills with amazing views of Cardrona farms and mountains. Spent around 3 hours on the horses with my 8 and 10 year old daughters, including trotting and some cantering. They had an absolute ball. Kelly and Ally were great and...More

1  Thank 331jno
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ali our guide was great. Our happy horses were matched to our experience and the ride was spectacular!

Thank Pj1509
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pulled pork burger and cheese scones are delicious! Awesome stop for a bit of grub and a history lesson.

Thank Kel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views of the mountains from horseback in this once-goldrush area are stunning. My ten year old daughter and I had a wonderful couple of hours on horseback, while our lovely and knowledgeable guide recounted some of the history of the area. It is easily...More

1  Thank Carrie I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been in Wanaka for a week and have made sure we called into the Cardrona every day after skiing for a mulled wine and plate of Nachos.

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As an experienced rider who has been lucky enough to ride in many different countries, I was really impressed with the ride. Beautiful scenery, Ally was able to tell me so much about the history of the place and I was able to trot and...More

Thank avessey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a blast! Snow mobiling at the top of the Pisa Range near Wanaka is the best. Sean is super cool and gives fantastic explanations on how to work of those fantastic snow mobiles to get the most fun out of them. And then you're...More

2  Thank Mausl2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the cardrona trek with my partner and guide Alley. From the moment we saddled up we had a great time and some awesome views. Alley was really informative and a great tour guide. Would recommend to any one of any level of experience

Thank Shane R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our two week south island tour. The weather and views were stunning and our guide Ally made us beginners feel very comfortable and at ease - we even grasped the trot! Highly recommend and looking forward to doing it again!!!

Thank debbieeeee
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24 May 2016|
Response from KellySpaans | Property representative |
Hi There! Thanks for your enquiry! I have an age limit of 5 years old as any younger some children's feet cannot reach the stirrups. I give a complete riding lesson before the ride so no experience is necessary, so your... More