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Hare Hill Horse Treks

Address: 207 Aramoana Rd | Deborah Bay, Dunedin 9082, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 4728496
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Ranked #15 of 44 Activities in Dunedin
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
Owner description: Hare Hill is a lovely 60 acre farm located in Deborah Bay on the north side of the Otago Harbour...
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Hare Hill is a lovely 60 acre farm located in Deborah Bay on the north side of the Otago Harbour, close to historic Port Chalmers and only 20 minutes drive from Dunedin New Zealand. Hare Hill offers horse riding suitable for the beginner right through to the more advanced rider throughout the year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

We chose the 1.5 hour trek up the hill, which held spectacular views of Dunedin and surrounds. The guides were extremely friendly and helpful. They chose horses suited to us, and gave a little bit of background on the horses to help us better ride them. We were also given a good level of instruction for riding too. We had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My partner and I did the beach ride just last week and both had a wonderful time with our guide Cheryl and our horses Harry and Snow! Cheryl was lovely and could give us lots of information about the area as we took in the beautiful views. I also got the opportunity to trot and canter on the beach at... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Hare horse hill treks is a great place for treks, beach rides and lessons, whatever you are into! The horses are well looked after and carefully selected for each rider. Caters for absolute beginners to experienced riders. I would highly recommend this place for all. Cheerful, knowledgable staff along with beautiful scenery and lovely horses.

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I really enjoyed every minute of my beach ride with Hare Hill Horse Treks. Oliver took the time to learn my riding skill level, and what I was looking for in a horse. He selected his beautiful Irish horse Shannon. Shannon was an absolute angel throughout the ride, and when it was time to run on the beach, that pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

3 of my teenagers had an awesome time at Hare Hill Horse treks. The guides set them up really well for the ride and the kids felt like they knew the horses even before the ride began. They did the farm/ hill trek and said the views were amazing and the ride was a lot of fun. The guide was... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I had a wonderful day with Hare Hill Horse Treks. Cheryl was our guide, and she was wonderful. The horses were well behaved and good natured, but ready to pick up the pace and race along the beach when they were asked. The whole set up was rather amazing, with several different beaches to ride on, and some beautiful scenery... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I am someone completely obsessed with horses, who unfortunately cant have one myself so for my junior work day (we go do volunteer work in the community) I called up Hare hill to ask if i could go there.They were awesome and I had the best day ever, surrounded by their lovely, friendly horses. the owner, Oliver and Cheryl were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

We had a lovely ride. My husband has never really ridden and was very well looked after. I was able to have a few lovely canters along the beach. Oliver, the owner was very friendly and a wealth of knowledge on the area and NZ in general. And I fell in love with Lucky the adorable family dog. With hindsight... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

My sister and I have not been horse riding in years and were extremely excited about this trek...unfortunately we had a flat battery on our camper van the morning of our booking and had to await breakdown assistant. I rang Oliver and he was so so helpful!He offered to come pick us up or he'd keep the horses waiting for... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

I love horse riding and try to ride as often as I can. I've not been lucky enough to have a horse to ride regularly for most of my life, so am well used to trekking centres... But this was a place with a difference. Really accommodating friendly hosts, immaculately turned out horses that looked the picture of health, high... More 

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