Orepuki Horse Treks
Orepuki Horse Treks
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Embark on an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of New Zealand’s South Island with Orepuki Horse Treks! Our beautiful Arabian horses are your companions for personalised beach, farm and bush rides, perfectly designed for experienced riders who enjoy responsive horses and a small group. Nestled along the South Coast near Orepuki, our historic sheep farm is situated along the Southern Scenic Route, between Riverton and Tuatapere.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Rose O
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Exhilarating beach ride
    Very friendly helpful owner with beautiful Arabian horses. Horses quiet, well behaved but responsive. Exhilarating ride along the beach to Monkey Island. Wonderful feeling to be on horseback again!
    Thank you, Rose! 🐴❤️
    Written 2 February 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 23 October 2023
  • Helen O
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    amazing
    This is more than just a horse trek..it is an experience that will leave you buzzing for days!.. Elfi is a fantastic host, passionate about her horses and her beautiful farm. The views on the ride are just breathtaking and the ride itself safe, exhilirating and relaxing too. The horses are well trained and the best!.. Highly recommend this experience.
    Thank you so much for your review! 🐴❤️
    Written 2 February 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 November 2023
  • Sophie N
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing experience
    I dreamt of riding a horse on the beach in New Zealand, and thanks to Elfi I did it ! We were a small group of three and we went for a 2,5 hour ride. Elfi is very friendly and welcoming, she took photos and videos of us during the ride. Her horses look very happy, I highly recommend having an experience with her !
    Thank you. x
    Written 4 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 21 February 2024
  • Freedom37514727391
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic horse trek
    Fantastic trek. Horses are so well mannered, easy to ride. Elfi was very professional whilst respectful of my riding ability and knowledge- great judge of people and able to keep everyone safe. The beach ride is amazing- such a privilege to ride along by the sea xx Barbie Barton
    Thank you. x
    Written 4 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 22 February 2024
  • Mika
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Galloping on one of the most beautiful beach in NZ
    Lovely horses, stuning views, very nice owner. You definitely need this experience in your To Do List. I have traveled almost all over New Zealand and this is one of the most beautiful beach and horses are really enjoyind ride here. It was great experience with happy, perfect behaved horses. 🤍
    Thank you. x
    Written 4 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 25 February 2024
  • Christine8046
    Switzerland53 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just the thing experienced riders are looking for
    Yesterday evening Elfi took us on a absolutly stunning beach ride. We arrived at her farm and met the very well kept and trained, beautiful horses. As horseowners ourselfs we really appreciated the well-manered but also spirited (canter :- )))) horses. Everything was very relaxed and professionell. If you need, Elfi offers boots, helmets, chaps. Her gear is perfect, the saddles very comfortable. If you are near by and have experience in riding (must). So do it.
    Thank you, Christine! x
    Written 4 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 February 2024
  • Mansoor C
    Paris, France1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An incredible ride with Elfi, a wonderful person!
    A big thank to Elfi and her wonderful horses for the ride we had together this morning. Totally in respect of the horses. It was one of my best experiences of horse riding abroad. I fully recommend to go to Orepuki Horse Treks for an exciting experience.
    Thank you so much, Camille! I love my horses and it was such a pleasure to meet you and Arthur!
    Written 4 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 27 February 2024
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Mansoor C
Paris, France1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
A big thank to Elfi and her wonderful horses for the ride we had together this morning. Totally in respect of the horses. It was one of my best experiences of horse riding abroad. I fully recommend to go to Orepuki Horse Treks for an exciting experience.
Written 27 February 2024
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Thank you so much, Camille! I love my horses and it was such a pleasure to meet you and Arthur!
Written 4 March 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Christine8046
Switzerland53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Yesterday evening Elfi took us on a absolutly stunning beach ride. We arrived at her farm and met the very well kept and trained, beautiful horses. As horseowners ourselfs we really appreciated the well-manered but also spirited (canter :- )))) horses. Everything was very relaxed and professionell. If you need, Elfi offers boots, helmets, chaps. Her gear is perfect, the saddles very comfortable. If you are near by and have experience in riding (must). So do it.
Written 26 February 2024
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Thank you, Christine! x
Written 4 March 2024
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Mika
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Lovely horses, stuning views, very nice owner.

You definitely need this experience in your To Do List. I have traveled almost all over New Zealand and this is one of the most beautiful beach and horses are really enjoyind ride here. It was great experience with happy, perfect behaved horses.
🤍
Written 25 February 2024
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Thank you. x
Written 4 March 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Freedom37514727391
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Fantastic trek. Horses are so well mannered, easy to ride. Elfi was very professional whilst respectful of my riding ability and knowledge- great judge of people and able to keep everyone safe. The beach ride is amazing- such a privilege to ride along by the sea xx Barbie Barton
Written 22 February 2024
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Thank you. x
Written 4 March 2024
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Sophie N
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
I dreamt of riding a horse on the beach in New Zealand, and thanks to Elfi I did it ! We were a small group of three and we went for a 2,5 hour ride.
Elfi is very friendly and welcoming, she took photos and videos of us during the ride.
Her horses look very happy, I highly recommend having an experience with her !
Written 21 February 2024
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Thank you. x
Written 4 March 2024
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Curious05482401557
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
An absolutely unique and wonderful experience. Elfi's horses are super trained, sensitive and absolutely fit. I really enjoyed the 2 hour ride around the farm and on the beach! Thank you, dear Elfi!
Written 7 February 2024
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Thank you! x
Written 4 March 2024
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annapolok
Wisla, Poland5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Really enjoyed the ride on the beach! Such a great experience and Elfi was super friendly and made sure everyone is having great time 😁 100% recommend 👍🏽
Written 6 February 2024
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Thank you, Anna! x
Written 4 March 2024
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Helen O
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
This is more than just a horse trek..it is an experience that will leave you buzzing for days!.. Elfi is a fantastic host, passionate about her horses and her beautiful farm. The views on the ride are just breathtaking and the ride itself safe, exhilirating and relaxing too. The horses are well trained and the best!.. Highly recommend this experience.
Written 19 November 2023
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Thank you so much for your review! 🐴❤️
Written 2 February 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Vladimir I
Toronto186 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
This was one of the most memorable days during our New Zealand tour. We contacted Orepuki Horse Treks beforehand to clarify details etc. Most horse rides that I found online were nose-to-tail boring rides, without private ride options and not allowing camera use. We were looking for something more exciting and close to our route. Our final destination was Te Anau, as a base for Milford Sound. Orepuki is the same distance from Te Anau as Milford, with mostly easy drive on empty straight roads. The facility, equipment, and the horses were in excellent shape, much better than average. Elfi, the owner was very attentive to details. We did a long track that combined a ride to the top of the hills (through sheep and dairy fields), and then a ride through a long beach. The scenery was breathtaking! Our horses were well matched to what we wanted to do, responsive and obidient, pretty too! We had several canter sections on the hills and on the beach. There were only a couple of people at one end of the beach, so you can canter till you get tired. The arab horses would not stop unless you ask. It was a long day and we had a couple of breaks to dismount, stretch our legs and have a snack. I used my GoPro camera on a stick (I am an experinced and regular rider), which is my usual way of riding during vacation trips. We even flew a drone during a break. Overall, we were pleased with everything and would highly recommend to anybody on a road trip to the south of New Zealand. Everything was perfect, location, service, horses, equipment, views. Thank you, Elfi!
Written 10 November 2023
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Thank you so much for your detailed review! It was such a fun day with both of you! 🐴❤️
Written 2 February 2024
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Rose O
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
Very friendly helpful owner with beautiful Arabian horses.
Horses quiet, well behaved but responsive.
Exhilarating ride along the beach to Monkey Island.
Wonderful feeling to be on horseback again!
Written 23 October 2023
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Thank you, Rose! 🐴❤️
Written 2 February 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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