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Wildcoast Ruapuke Horse Riding

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THE BEST morning had by family of four

Family of four, including nan who is 64 years old, non of us had ridden a horse before. Had THE... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabulous experience

The whole family had a fantastic time on the 2 hour afternoon ride. The scenery as we made our way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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1549 Whaanga Road | Ruapuke, Raglan 3296, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of four, including nan who is 64 years old, non of us had ridden a horse before. Had THE BEST experience on a 2 hour trek over farmland, beach and in the sea. 2 hours is a good time for inexperienced riders, the bum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DonnaL1130
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole family had a fantastic time on the 2 hour afternoon ride. The scenery as we made our way to the beach was spectacular , then walking the horses through waves and cantering down the beach was a completely unique experience for riders who’ve...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LucindaS822
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warmly welcomed by Wayne and Penny and then off on the ride across the ridge, through the forest traversing a couple of streams, and then down to Ruapuke beach for a thrilling canter along the black sand before returning back via the meadows. Immensely enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank astrosly
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Arranged for my husband and sons to have an afternoon trek as a birthday pressy. Penny was great to work with from arranging the birthday voucher to catering for the family onslaught! The trek was reported as great, enjoying the mix of nice scenery and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MezaD
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful horse riding experience through the countryside and along the beach of Ruapuke. We got to canter along the beach and went into the water with the horses. Our guides Wayne and River were lovely and take good care of you and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann W
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and kids were grinning from ear to ear after an afternoon on the horses. Riding through the outback , in the waves on the beach and really friendly proprietors. The drive is a bit to get there but worth it !! Would recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SeanH3351
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

My first horse riding ended up super fun! Owners Wayne and penny are super nice and friendly. Wayne was very patient while teaching us how to ride a horse. Horses have are obidient and well tempered. and view was excellent especially at the beach. Will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chrisleeyk
Reviewed 16 April 2018

...trees were rubbed against, watercress was nibbled. The horses seemed happy as we indulged their need to get snacky (probably more than we should have, woops). And we were CERTAINLY happy. This was a dream come true: we managed to get out with both sets...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Nina H
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Five of us stayed the night in two of the cabins run by the outstanding family who own the Wildcoast Ruapuke Horse Riding establishment. Eco living at its best and most comfortable. We did two rides, the first was two hours and the second was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Amazing 3 hr "extreme" riding experience for the family (couple and 10 year old daughter). Great guides (Penny and River), wonderful horses, incredible scenery, couldn't ask for more. Particularly impressed with their ability to safely cater to a wide range of riding abilities - you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank CapeCodKiwi
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