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The Cardrona

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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 3 days ago via mobile

I heard of Cadrona and happen to stumble across it whilst driving through Crown Ranges - wicked little town with a lot of historic structures, the pub is very close to the toad and a lot of people just run in front of your car...More

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Thank lindsayjean2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We select The Cardrona after screening for every review for horse riding that is safe. Nobody wants to go to hospital on their vacation! Meeting Kelly really confirms all the review, she's very friendly, prepared all our needs (she phone us a day before to...More

1  Thank Arthur S S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kelly & the horses were wonderful, the scenery spectacular, and it was so much fun on the runs! Cardrona hotel was a great stop too.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most thoroughly enjoyable horse riding trek with Ally which had us crossing rivers, climbing mountains and traveling at all different speeds, from trotting to cantering. Ally was a fantastic guide and was great to hear historical facts about the local area, as...More

Thank petebarron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lucked out with a 1:1 quad bike tour with Sean, owner and amazing guide. Most companies probably would have canceled. Sean loves what he does and never considered it. I arrived a little underprepared for the chilly temps, but he fixed me up with...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 3 boys, 7 twins and 10 year old on a quad bike ride and the guide was fantastic with them. Highly recommended!

Thank Lulusfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's so many activities to choose from in Queenstown and Wanaka and it would seem too easy to miss this one. But don't! We are absolute beginners and our guide, Ally, was very patient and considerate of our speed and comfort as we were riding...More

Thank Holidaymoody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous spot for horse riding and quad biking. Our family thoroughly enjoyed both the horse and quad tours. Amazing views from the mountain and bit of a novelty being up near snow, just sadly not quite enough snow to try the snow mobiles. All the...More

1  Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ally was unbelievable. So attentive to all of us who ride with her, her knowledge of the history of the area was brilliant, . Ally certainly made our day a memorable one and the choice of horses given to us were awsome. I have to...More

Thank brillbirdnsw
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fay m
1 October 2017|
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Response from brutal250165 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the young lady there indicated all ages and experience levels are catered for.
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