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Rangihau Ranch

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My daughter and I had not ridden for at least 15 years but both of us have wanted to ride together... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
veryexcited45
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Horsetrails

Friendly operators,call prior. Horses well looked after, beautiful surrounds. Caters to all levels... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
Elfin10e
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We offer guided horse riding across our farm with book tracks, open pasture and wonderful views across the Coromandel Peninsula. We have a self-catering cottage for holiday rental that is situated in a private garden setting with rural surroundings.
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111 Rangihau Road, Coroglen 3591, New Zealand
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+64 7-866 3875
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I had not ridden for at least 15 years but both of us have wanted to ride together for a while now. We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to ride together in the Coromandel Peninsula at Rangihau Ranch. We booked our 1...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thankyou for the great review and it gives great pleasure to know we are providing a memorable experience.

Reviewed December 1, 2018

Friendly operators,call prior. Horses well looked after, beautiful surrounds. Caters to all levels, starting from no experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elfin10e
Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed it

Reviewed October 7, 2018

My daughter is horse mad and was so thrilled to do a 1.5 hours trail ride. Tessa was so accommodating in fitting us in before our flight home and my Millie had a wonderful time seeing the Rangihau ranges with her guide Millie. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thankyou for coming and I'm so glad it was a memorable experience for your daughter.

Reviewed September 27, 2018

My husband and I were hesitant about taking our ever persistent animal loving daughter on a horse trek. But being the loving parents we are we put our hesitation aside and took our daughter. Searching the horse treks in our area we found Rangihau Ranch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Thanks so much for coming and I'm really pleased that you had a good ride with us. It's people like you that make it a pleasure to share what we do. Safe travels.

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Took my son aged 9 on a morning ride. It impressed him very much. Wonderful horses, a lovely hour ride. Great views!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

It was a pleasure to have you both here and be able to share our small part of the world with you. Thanks for coming

Reviewed January 17, 2018

A lovely, winding ride into the steep hills above Coroglen. Some steep sections which beginners may find intimidating, but the wonderful horses know their way well and will keep you safe, as will the terrific guides. Our experienced 10-year-old daughter was given a horse with...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thanks for coming and I'm glad that you had a good time with us. All the best for the rest of your holiday

Reviewed January 12, 2018

We had a wonderful morning riding with Tessa. We were three very inexperienced riders (an adult and two teenagers) but the horses were really calm and very well behaved. The views were amazing and the ride very interesting with Tessa telling us about the farm...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Thanks so much for coming and I'm glad you had a fun time and enjoyed your time on horse-back. All the best for the rest of your holiday

Reviewed December 16, 2017

We're sort of experienced riders. It's been a while but we've been on a few pony rides. Unfortunately, "trail rides" sometimes becomes lazy, loping slogs in a conga line of slow horses. This is not one of those trips. Rangihau has big beautiful (and sometimes...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thanks so much for coming and really pleased that you had a good ride. Safe travels for the rest of your holiday

Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful scenery and wonderful horses. The guides were brilliant and we had a fabulous time. Would definitely recommend a trip here for some off road adventures and wonderfully hidden scenic spots.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

Thankyou, glad you had such an awesome ride...so did we! All the best and safe trip home

Reviewed June 22, 2017

My two sons (8 & 10) and I were super excited to be going on a horse trek while we were up in Whitianga, especially given all of the amazing reviews below. Unfortunately our trek was quite awful, and my attempt to discuss my complaints...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Tessa111Whitianga, Owner at Rangihau Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2017

Thank you for your review, never have we had anything quite like it in 30 years of operating as you have seen from reading our previous reviews. Once again I would like to apologize from us all that you left feeling so disappointed after your...More

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