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Mackenze Alpine Horse Trekking

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Enjoy a fabulous horse trek in the Mackenzie with views of the Southern Alps, lakes and high country sheep stations. Suitable for beginners, choose from our beautiful 1,2 or 3.5 hr treks
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Godley Peaks Road, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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+64 21 134 1105
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I went on the 3.5 hour glacier country horse trek. We were lucky to be the only ones. Cara was our guide and she was refreshingly down to earth and very knowledgeable. Sarah took our booking and was able to slot us...More

Thank Heidel J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a 2 hours ride. I have ridden many times but my 13 year old had never ridden and was very nervous. The ladies working there were lovely and put my son on a nice quiet horse. The views were amazing and by the...More

Thank Janellew153
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I had never rode horse-back before so I was a little worried before this trip. The ladies working there put me at ease however and I was soon trekking up the hills around Lake Tekapo. Such an experience and so beautiful! Definitely worth a stop...More

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I booked a horse ride for our family, including our 3 children (13, 8 and 6). Unfortunately when we arrived, our 8 year old daughter completely freaked out about actually getting on the horse. Kate, the guide, was incredibly calm and patient with her, allowing...More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This was by far the best experience I had in Tekapo. Horses are well trained and know their way to the most fantastic views around the area. Staff are really friendly, you can tell how much they love what they do. I went on a...More

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Just finished an hour of horse trekking. Totally enjoyed it, felt very safe, the views were amazing. Our guide was just brilliant. This is a must do for all!

Thank SarahC11889
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The staff here are brilliant and the horses are in beautiful condition. An absolute must if you want the most interesting and exciting horse trek. The forest track goes up and down through the trees and then opens up by the lake. We only had...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Went out on a two hour trek, just beautiful. The two girls who took us out were friendly and easy going, and super helpful getting us sorted on our horses. Apart from a couple of people who had ridden before most of the group were...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Fantastic ride ! As an experienced horse rider, I would like to say how well our guide catered for us and the inexperienced group who were also on the tour with us. Our guide waited hand and foot for the group who were painfully needy...More

1  Thank stonedalesultan
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Having never ridden a horse before I was quite nervous as to what the experience would be like ... I shouldn’t have been nervous. The instructors were fab.. friendly and knowledgable. Bec was really good fun :) The horses were super friendly and responsive. And...More

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