Win Holiday Prizes: New Zealand horse riding and New Zealand horse trekking are popular tourist activities in New Zealand. Explore New Zealand's beautiful countryside on a horse trekking adventure. Saddle up and join a horse safari on trails around New Zealand. Novice to experienced horse riders catered for.

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New Zealand offers a top selection of horse riding and horse trekking adventure activities. Horse treks in New Zealand cater for a range of rider abilities and experience. more

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    Imagine the wind in your face, the sun on your skin and only the sound of the sea and hoof beats on the sand. Exercise your body, refresh your soul and lighten your mind. One and two-hour, half and full-day treks. Multi-day rides. Well loved horses for first time to experienced riders. Friendly guides. Cafe and accommodation also available.

  • ABOUT RIDING - Muriwai Beach, Auckland

    We trek in the heart of the Woodhill Forest Equestrian Park and Muriwai Beach, located only 15 minutes from the end of Auckland's North Western Motorway. Enjoy the panoramic views of Woodhill Forest and Muriwai Beach. Ride on the black sands and see this unique, pristine beach, that this part of New Zealand has to offer.

    +64 9 411 8875
    +64 21 231 1747

    Adventure Horse Trekking invites you to experience the breathtaking snow capped Southern Alps and high country stations while riding quiet surefooted horses. Journey through snow fed rivers, alongside Alpine lakes, and on time-worn trails used when Aotearoa was first settled. Accommodation options vary from 100 year old musters huts to historic cottages or the oldest and most haunted NZ pub.

    +64 3 689 2838
    Mount Studholme, 562 Pentland Hills Road, Waihaorunga, Waimate 7977, New Zealand
  • ALPINE HORSE SAFARIS - Hawarden, North Canterbury

    Imagine spending your holiday on one of our exhilarating trail rides in the high country of New Zealand's South Island. Guided horse riding pack trips from two hours to twelve days though the North Canterbury high country. View spectacular scenery: snow-capped mountains, vast river flats, crystal clear lakes and rivers.

    +64 3 314 4293
    0800 425 746 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Waitohi Downs, Hawarden, North Canterbury, New Zealand

    New Zealand Back Country Saddle Expeditions have been in the business of back country trekking for a number of years. Whether you trek with New Zealand Back Country Saddle Expeditions for a couple of hours or trek for a full day, you'll enjoy what horse trekking in New Zealand has to offer.

    +64 3 443 8151
    0800 472 335 (Free call - only within NZ)
    RD 1, Cardrona Valley, Wanaka, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed

    Fiona from Baton Run Adventures offers Horse Treks for novice riders to the most experienced with variety of very individual horses. Half day up to three day treks amidst 5,000 acres spanning 5 valleys. Beautifully dressed bach accommodation available on-site close to the station or more remotely in the alpine lodge. Quad-bike rides available for partners not horse riding.

    +64 3 522 4164
    0800 131 777 (Free call - only within NZ)
    1360 Baton Valley Road, Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand

    Discover an unforgettable high country experience when you visit an expansive family owned and managed sheep station. Operating since 2003, Beaumont High Country Experience has built a reputation for excellence. One visitor described their three day visit as ‘more than we could have dreamed or imagined’. Choose from half and full day activities, to multi-day all inclusive horse-riding packages.

    +64 3 931 9858
    +64 27 292 8204
    RD 1, Otautau, Southland, New Zealand

    Located 15 minutes from Queenstown centre making us the nearest Horse Trekking business to town. We're also the cheapest starting from NZ$80 for 1.5 hours. Soak up the alpine flora, wildlife, rugged river gorges and dramatic landscapes. Our treks are family-friendly, suitable for children as young as four years old. See spectacular untouched corners of New Zealand on horseback.

    +64 27 443 3572
    0800 236 566 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Ben Lomond Station, Queenstown, New Zealand

    Boutique exclusive horse treks for 1 to 5 riders. Experience beach, river and winery rides on well-mannered, well-trained horses. Come riding with us in beautiful coastal Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. We offer several treks from 30 minutes to 4 hours. We’re located in Clive, just 10 minutes from Napier, Hastings and Havelock North.

    +64 6 870 1202
    +64 27 286 6174
    5 Stafford Street, Clive 4102, New Zealand
  • BRIARS FOREST AND RIVERSIDE RIDE HORSE TREK - Paengaroa, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

    Get away from the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy an exhilarating horseback ride with Briar, through peaceful native forests, alongside beautiful rivers and across magnificent farm land. Situated south of Te Puke in the countryside at Paengaroa. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner, intermediate or experienced rider; these treks are guaranteed suitable and interesting for everyone!

    +64 7 533 2582
    +64 27 406 2477
    70 Partridge Lane, Paengaroa, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand
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  • CAPE FAREWELL HORSE TREKS - Golden Bay, Nelson

    Our horse treks range from 1.5 hours, to over-nighters, to seven days plus! All our horse treks offer stunning views over farmland and beach, including river crossings, caves and the option of a gallop along the white sand beaches for horse lovers. We are open for horse treks most days.

    +64 3 524 8031
    23 McGowan Street, Puponga, Collingwood, Nelson, New Zealand
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  • CATLINS HORSE RIDING - The Catlins, Otago

    Farm, forest and beach riding with spectacular views over farmland and native forest both inland & overlooking the coast. Enjoy a personalized service, riding in small groups with the opportunity to ride among farm animals, through our native QEII forest full of bird life and along pristine sandy beaches to play in the surf or view the sea lions.

    +64 3 415 8368
    +64 27 629 2904
    41 Newhaven Road, RD1 Owaka, The Catlins, New Zealand

    Looking for things to do in Auckland? Children's birthday party ideas? Want a family day out? Pony mad child? Fun kid activities? School holidays coming up? Experienced, kind and patient - Lynn shares her passion for all animals especially ponies and donkeys. Come to Clevedon Animal Farm - feed the animals and enjoy the hand-led rides.

    +64 9 292 9231
    271 Clevedon-Kawakawa Road, Clevedon, Auckland, 2585, New Zealand

    Horse trekking rides on the trails of Te Anau, New Zealand. Just five kilometres from Te Anau. Ride over our farmland and be greeted by our other friendly horses and foals roaming free. Enjoy 360 degrees of panoramic mountain views of Lake Te Anau and the surrounding mountain ranges, wildlife reserve and farm land. Our rides last approximately 2-3 hours.

    +64 3 249 9079
    +64 27 201 2014
    0800 148 735 (Free call - only within NZ)
    55 Ramparts Rd, Te Anau 9679, New Zealand
  • FUN FARM STAY - Drury, South Auckland

    Located just 25 minutes south of Auckland City and Airport, close to the beautiful Hunua Ranges. Unsurpassed bush walks, hiking, horse-riding, mountain biking and much more. Our spacious, modern home has an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ area, with warm, comfortable guestrooms suitable for single, double and small group accommodation. Home cooking is a speciality and FREE transfers to/from Auckland.

    +64 9 294 8129
    0800 228 735 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Great South Road, Drury, South Auckland, New Zealand
  • HANMER LLAMAS - Hanmer Springs

    Fun llama experiences with the family, relaxing short walks and intimate country picnics with a pack llama to carry all your gear while enjoying the magnificent scenery. Or multi-day adventure trekking and hunting... We cater for all ages and fitness levels, from our location overlooking the spectacular Hanmer Basin, only a short drive from Hanmer Springs Township.

    +64 3 315 7063
    +64 21 215 3092
    160 Medway Road, Hanmer Springs 7395, North Canterbury, New Zealand

    Just 15 minutes from Nelson city, you can discover the exhilaration of horse riding across the river, though farmlands, forests and up into the hills for wonderful views of the surrounding bays. Adventures available for beginners and experienced riders alike. Our other available activities include 4-wheel motorbikes, the Skywire flying-fox, paintball and Maori cultural tours.

    +64 3 545 0304
    194 Cable Bay Road, Hira, Nelson 7071, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed

    Children's horse riding lessons on some gorgeous, safe, ponies. Come and enjoy the scenic country side and experience the fun way to learn how to ride and care for a pony. Good old fashion country fun and fresh air. Where dreams come true.

    +64 22 0174 157 or 0508 PONY RIDE
    371 Woodcocks Road, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
  • HORSE TREK'N PIKO VALLEY - North Taranaki

    A backcountry wilderness adventure horse trek meandering along the valley floor of the upper Urenui River in North Taranaki, New Zealand with an abundance of wildlife and spectacular scenery. Enjoy horse riding for all ages. 1 to 12 beginner or experienced riders. Standard trek is a 3 hour loop track or we can customise the experience to suit you.

    +64 6 753 5527
    +64 27 467 7875
    975 Piko Road, Okoki 4375, New Zealand

    Farmlet near Kepler Track, with ponies, sheep, chickens, dog, cat, rabbit and goat. Tours includes pony grooming and rides followed by short quiz, prize and refreshments. Boutique scenic treks for 1-3 riders give an opportunity to ride alongside Fiordland National Park, Lake Te Anau and Waiau River (the River Anduin in the Lord of the Rings movie).

    +64 3 249 9346
    +64 27 314 6191
    207 William Stephen Road, RD 1, Te Anau 9679, New Zealand
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    Mellonsfolly Ranch is home to the Old West Town, an authentic western town situated on the Central Plateau of the North Island. Step back in time and experience the charm of the Old West. Relax and enjoy our authentic architecture, luxury themed accommodation, western activities and cowboy cuisine. We respect our Guests privacy with reservation only entry.

    +64 6 385 3346
    440 Crotons Road, Ruatiti Valley, R D 6 Raetihi 5462 New Zealand
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    Riverside accommodation, bar, restaurant; plus adventure pursuits. Stunning location beside Mohaka River with Kaweka Mountains as backdrop. Wilderness horse-trekking, river kayaking, whitewater rafting, paintball, fly fishing, sports field, agility course, mountain biking, walking, swimming. Great stop off en-route to/from Napier or Taupo. Tariff: Tent/powersites NZ$12-16pp, assorted accommodation from $20 - $150 per night.

    +64 6 834 9756
    408 McVicar Road, Te Pohue 4182, New Zealand
  • MURIWAI BEACH HORSE TREKS - Muriwai Beach, Auckland

    Kate and Hayley welcome you to Muriwai Beach Horse Treks…Muriwai Beach Horse Treks - Voted by the New Zealand Herald as one of the top 5 best Horse Riding Treks in New Zealand – Accept no Imitations! Our horse treks go along the black sands of Muriwai Beach, through the enchanting forestry of Woodhill. “LIVE LIFE – RIDE IT “

    +64 9 411 8948
    +64 27 514 2665
    438 Oaia Road, Muriwai 0881, Auckland, New Zealand

    Ocean Beach Horse Riding Treks in Kawhia - the horse trekking paradise of New Zealand - invites you to experience one of New Zealand's most adventurous and scenic trekking adventures. With miles upon miles of ocean beach and forestry trails viewed by horseback, you will see Aotearoa like never before.

    +64 21 715 619
    Kawhia, Waikato Region, New Zealand

    At 1,100 feet above sea level, Oropi Bushlands Scenic Horse Treks are quite unique! Set in small rural area south of Tauranga, with a variety of terrain including farm, wooded area and bush to always make treks interesting. Treks are individually designed for all abilities and experience. We aim to please every rider and encourage riders to challenge themselves.

    +64 7 543 1113
    167 Burd Road, Oropi, Tauranga 3173, New Zealand

    Imagine the wind in your face, the sun on your skin and only the sound of the sea and hoof beats on the sand. Exercise your body, refresh your soul and lighten your mind. One and two-hour, half and full-day treks. Multi-day rides. Well loved horses for first time to experienced riders. Friendly guides. Cafe and accommodation also available.

    +64 9 422 6275
    317 Rahuikiri Road, Taurere Park, Rahuikiri Road, Pakiri Beach, RD 2, Wellsford, New Zealand

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