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Peel Forest Horse Trekking

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105 Dennistoun Road, Peel Forest 7992, New Zealand
+64 800 022 536
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Wonderful Experience

My wife and I did the half day up the mountain trek. Our guide Alyssa was awesome and as beginners... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Krista R
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New experience

Burt is lovely and very welcoming and accomodating, although the girls who were with Burt were not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emma S
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Peel Forest Horse Trekking offers treks from one hour to multi day. Our treks are designed to suit all levels of riders from children to adults. Most popular trek is our Two Hour River & Forest Trek.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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105 Dennistoun Road, Peel Forest 7992, New Zealand
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+64 800 022 536
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I did the half day up the mountain trek. Our guide Alyssa was awesome and as beginners we learned a lot about horses and riding. Great guides, great food, great scenery - and great horses. Well worth the detour and there was...More

Thank Krista R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Burt is lovely and very welcoming and accomodating, although the girls who were with Burt were not very friendly, especially the tail leader who came across grumpy, however Burt does make this experience one to try

Thank Emma S
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

What a great treat to be greeted by Burt, a down to earth, laid back and funny horseman with a welcoming and friendly nature. We were super lucky to find this place as it's the only place we could find that still opened during the...More

Thank Hairbykatherine
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

I explained to Burt and Penny that I was not very experienced but that I wanted to do a day trek around their area. They heard everything I said (and picked up on what I didn't say) and knew exactly what I needed. Burt chose...More

Thank Katie S
penjh20, Owner at Peel Forest Horse Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thanks Katie look forward to seeing you again and meeting your family Bert & Pennie

Reviewed May 9, 2017

My friend and I signed up for an afternoon's horse trek at Peel Forest. About 10 minutes into the start, along a path towards Peel Forest, my friend's horse suddenly turned and started to gallop away! She could not control her horse despite having ridden...More

Thank Cheryl N
penjh20, Owner at Peel Forest Horse Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

This was a most unfortunate incident and we are very sorry that it occurred. The client did tell us and stated on her registration form that she was an experienced rider. Her actions proved that this was not the case. Since this incident we have...More

Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Went on 2-day trip up into the mountains. We were lucky to have amazing weather! All sunshine! We were guided by Holly, who was a great guide, and along came three other people. The scenery we got to see was absolutely amazing! Really made me...More

Thank Vera v
penjh20, Owner at Peel Forest Horse Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Thank you Vera for joining us on the trek, so happy that you enjoyed it so much. We are very fortunate to have such an amazing playground!!

Reviewed February 16, 2017

Went on the 3 Day Trek into the mountains. Holly was an excellent guide and the horses were as laid back and peaceful as the scenery. One of those trips that will last forever, but would love to do it all again.

Thank SallyannWirral
penjh20, Owner at Peel Forest Horse Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Hi Sally, great to hear you had such a great time, we look forward to seeing you again one day....

Reviewed February 15, 2017

Wonderful experience with Bert and his horses. Beautiful scenery, well behaved safe horses. Excellent for any level of rider. Totally recommend this business and hope to go on overnight treks in the near future

Thank sweedy2017
penjh20, Owner at Peel Forest Horse Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

It is an amazing ride - we feel it ticks all the boxes for a great look at back country New Zealand. Enjoyed your company as well.

Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Decided to take a day off from my through tramp and go horse riding since I was passing peel forest and I had desperately missed horses. The best day off I could have possibly had! Loved it! Even though I called in last minute they...More

Thank Ioanna_2792
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, stunning way to see it. Lovely well behaved and very well cared for horses, to suit all abilities. Bert and Penny are brilliant - very accommodating and excellent guides. Can't recommend enough.

Thank hbell90
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