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Horse Trekking Lake Okareka

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Address: 51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0064 7 3628185
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Description: At Horse Trekking Lake Okareka you can explore 1500 acres of rolling sheep...
At Horse Trekking Lake Okareka you can explore 1500 acres of rolling sheep and cattle producing farmland on horseback. You will go on a guided trek through 500 acres of native bush between the volcanic Lake Okareka, Lake Tarawera and the famous Blue and Green Lakes. We have horses to suit all abilities. This is a horse rider’s paradise with stunning panoramic views. We cater for small groups of 1 – 12 people providing you with an exclusive riding experience.
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Family Fun with breathtaking views!

I took the chance and rang Lucy on the day to see if she could accommodate 3 adults and 4 children that afternoon and we were elated to find that she could. What ensued was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Gladstone, Queensland, Australia

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Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I took the chance and rang Lucy on the day to see if she could accommodate 3 adults and 4 children that afternoon and we were elated to find that she could. What ensued was a wonderful hour of gentle meandering through some breathtaking scenery. Our two smallest children were led by Lucy and Sandrene, whilst the two older boys... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great horses, beautiful scenery. Lovely way to see the local area and view of Lake Okareka. They catered well for me as an experienced rider despite riding with other new riders. My horse was fast and responsive and I was given the opportunity to have a couple of long canters. The highlight of my stay in Rotorua.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic way to see the beautiful lakes and scenery in the Rotorua area. The most scenic ride I have done and we were well catered for with horses that suited complete beginners to those who wanted a bit more excitement. A very enjoyable ride with a fun group and lovely guides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I don't understand why people would opt for a 30 mins trek, when an hour is not enough! We ended up extending our trek to take the 90 minutes trek. The view is just breathtaking and we were blessed with such good weather! The climb down was a tad scary, but the horses are very sure footed and seems to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

My group of friends and I experienced this wonderful horse trek this weekend. Our guide Lucy was relaxed and encouraging, supporting us less experienced riders. The views were spectacular and the horses friendly and adorable. Katie the dog riding on Lucy's horse in her pouch was an added bonus. Highly recommend.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

i haven't riden for years so to go somewhere that takes time to give you the perfect match with your horse is awsumness!! Peanut was 'th bom' he suited me perfectly

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Myself, along with a few other friends whom are locals, booked in for a 1 hour trek recently, with majority of them being nervous and inexperienced riders. From the moment we arrived we were greeted by friendly staff, Katie the dog and the owner herself Lucy, which instantly eased the nerves! The horses were all perfectly matched for each rider... More 

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you like horses this is a 'must do'. The scenery is spectacular and the staff are fantastic. My children (11) and I did the 1&1/2 hr ride and totally loved it. Even my son, who's been a reluctant rider in the past, rated it with his top 3 NZ things so far (along with luge ride and Hobbiton)- impressed!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful day had by my family Great instructions given to those that didn't have much if any experience Beautiful horses Looking forward to this experience again in the future Highly recommended 😃

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The trek was good, but I found the horses to be uneasy and don't follow instructions half the time. These are animals after all and they have a mind of their own! The staff were nice

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Address: Address: 51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0064 7 3628185
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua

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