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Baton Run Adventures Ltd

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Beautiful location, great horses & the personal touch

There aren't many horse riding stables able to simultaneously accommodate both experienced life... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
StevenC75
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The reviews are true. Enjoy a perfect day in the NZ countryside.

We were so fortunate to have amazing ride out with Fiona, on her lovely horses. The driving... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
ceecats
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Join Fiona on a one to five day horse trek through Nelson's untamed back country, located at the top of New Zealand's South Island 50 minutes from Abel Tasman National Park. Baton Run Adventures offers an experience well off the beaten track and...more
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1360 Baton Valley Road | Rd1, Motueka 7196, New Zealand
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+64 3-522 4164
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had great time on full day trek with my daughter and Jasmine our guide. Fiona and Jasmine are very welcoming and helpful. Stunning scenery of Kahurangi National Park and surrounding farms. Very well trained horses. The only thing my daughter got sad about- horses...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joanna K
Fiona S, Owner at Baton Run Adventures Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to meet you all , yes was very hot day over 30 degrees, so horses not as keen as usual ! Take care fiona

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

There aren't many horse riding stables able to simultaneously accommodate both experienced life long riders and those with much less experience but Baton Run both promised this and delivered. The stables are set back in the Motueka Valley and bordering on the Kahurangi National Park....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StevenC75
Fiona S, Owner at Baton Run Adventures Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you so much Steve , it was lovely to meet you .fiona

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We were so fortunate to have amazing ride out with Fiona, on her lovely horses. The driving directions to Baton Run are correct. Fiona’s horses are well loved and sure footed and the scenery is breathtakingly beautiful. Feeling my old age, I was nursing an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ceecats
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Such a great time! We were fortunate to have a beautiful day, and Fiona graciously accommodated our group of 6 crazy women friends with widely ranging experience. She and her whole team took excellent care of us and were so friendly and fun. Highly recommended!!!...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Merrill W
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Fiona is great! We enjoyed her from the minute she picked us up from our hotel in Nelson. Although it was a very hot day, she put some thought into making it a great experience, and she succeeded. We were fortunate enough to be there...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Big thank you to Fiona, Richard and guide Jasmine for a wonderful 2 days horse trekking. The attention to detail is evident everywhere, from the start where the horse is matched to the ability of the rider (they are all lovely and well behaved), the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Fiona S, Owner at Baton Run Adventures Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you Meike , you were a pleasure to entertain . Fiona

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We booked half a days tide for 200$ with swimming with the horses, but we couldn't do it because it had been quite cold weather the night before. Understandable but we were still a bit bummed out. Jasmine, our guide, took us out on a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We had the most wonderful day trekking with Baton Run Adventures. The location is spectacular, the horses were lovely, the guides were helpful, friendly, and happy to work with the range of horse riding experience in our group. The trip was relaxing, in-rushed, and a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Fiona S, Owner at Baton Run Adventures Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thanks so much happy to see you again .fiona

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Fiona and her friendly, experienced staff will host you on an unforgettable riding experience, off the beaten track. The horses are strong, well cared for, and charismatic, and cater for a range of experience. Baton run is an incredibly beautiful, backcountry location bordering Kahurangi National...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Fiona S, Owner at Baton Run Adventures Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank so much

Reviewed 17 December 2017

I looked forward to this 2-day horse trek my whole visit to New Zealand and it ended up surpassing my expectation tenfold. We arrived to a scrumptious family style dinner in Fiona and Richard’s home that was filled with warmth, fantastic food and spontaneous poetry...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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