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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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Great ride!!

Awesome views, wonderful well cared for horses and a surprising beautiful day (considering it's winter) made for a great ride. The staff took good care of us, making sure we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Awesome views, wonderful well cared for horses and a surprising beautiful day (considering it's winter) made for a great ride. The staff took good care of us, making sure we were appropriately dressed and letting those of us who wanted to go a bit faster the chance to do so. I rode Rico who was well behaved and took excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This was definitely a highlight for Rotorua. Lucy and her whole team were super lovely and helpful and only too happy to answer questions, give information and pointers to the group and generally show everyone an excellent time. My little horse Alfie was beautiful and easy to ride and happy to pose for some happy snaps. Will definitely be recommending.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Did my first horse riding today. It was better then I expected. The whole scenery was lovely and weather was perfect. Great fun riding through the fields. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Best ride ever, I have been riding horses for 15 years, I went to a lot of places but this ride was definitely the best. Just with my two friends and Maïti the lovely guide, we went on a dynamic trek for experimented riders during 2 hours. Amazing views and tracks with awesome horses. We will come back for sure!... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The rain created a peaceful and serene tone for our trek today whilst we stayed toasty warm in supplied wet weather gear. Great ride for beginners and lovely views.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

What an amazing horse trek! The views from the property were amazing and it seemed like I was in a postcard! It made the drive from Wellington all worth it. Also, Lucy was very accommodating with our needs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It had been very wet the few days before our trek and very foggy on the drive there, but sunny and bright when we arrived. Having been on horse treks before we were surprised at the lack of organization and the fact we were allowed to walk around the horses before the trek began. The tracks were very wet and... More 

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Paihia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

This place has it all. Amazing scenery, beautiful well cared for horses, comfortable saddles. The guides cater to all capabilities within the group and there are opportunities to go faster if you want to. Lucy and her team clearly love what they do and this is apparent in how great the treks are. I'll definitely be back for another trek!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

went there wanting to experience a longer trek than the one we did in queenstown at walter peak.Trek doesnt disappoint through rolling farmland, up the mountain and overlooking the lake all the time escorted by a very friendly dog. Highlight for my wife was the galloping downhill and also herding the sheep towards the end of our trek.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Really enjoyed the 90 minute trek. Having not been on a horse before the guides made everything so simple.the staff here are extremely friendly, chatting all the way throughout the tour. We were unfortunate to have a misty day which spoiled the views from the top of the hill but still a lot of fun and highly recommended. thanks Kat... More 

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