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Cape Farewell Horse Treks

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Perfect day for spectacular views on horse back.

My partner and I had an unforgettable day riding with Pam and Charlotte on Reggie and Monty. Very... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Fiona B
Ruawai, New Zealand
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Looking after the wee ones

My Wife, Son, Daughter, Sister and step Son did the treck. They raved on and on about that ride. I... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
John B
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23 McGowan Street | Puponga, Cape Farewell, Farewell Spit, 7073, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had an unforgettable day riding with Pam and Charlotte on Reggie and Monty. Very easy to handle horses and fun terrain to ride through. We rode through farm land, along high hill top ridges and through native bush. The views were...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

My Wife, Son, Daughter, Sister and step Son did the treck. They raved on and on about that ride. I stayed behind with the grandkids. We’ll be back, and the kids will be a little older and apparently they have plenty of horses. I can’t...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience! Thanks to the fabulous guides, Pam and Charlotte, they really made the experience throughly enjoyable. Lovely horses, stunning views, looking forward to bringing the kids next time! Thank you very much😀

1  Thank Naez33
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Awesome ride today with two fantastic guides. Family outing with the grown kids with a mixed range of riding abilities all well catered to. 3 1/2 hour ride including beach to hilltop looking down into cape foulwind and out across Tasman bay and farewell spit....More

1  Thank bennettsue184
Reviewed April 1, 2018

The great thing about the treks is the environment but the guid was condescending and unable to listen. The horse was completely unresponsive and fit only to plod along behind the next horse. A waste of money and a negative experience

2  Thank Martin S
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Fantastic ride through bush, farmland and onto Wharariki Beach. This was my second horse trek with Cape Farewell Horse Treks, and we loved it. Pam is an excellent guide, and took the time to make sure we were all well looked after and comfortable with...More

1  Thank Joy C
Reviewed February 11, 2018

This was my second ride at Cape Farewell. The first several years ago was on the Old Man Ridge track and it was wonderful. This time I did the Wharariki Beach trek which takes you over rugged, wild hills and pasture land to one of...More

1  Thank 234stevenz
Reviewed January 16, 2018

went on "old man range“ trek. comfortable gear and friendly guide. very organised trip which mades horsing riding so enjoyable. Thank you.

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

This was the experience I was most looking forward to during my two week trip to New Zealand, and it did not disappoint! My husband came across Cape Farewell Horse Treks while we were doing our final planning for our trip, and I quickly emailed...More

1  Thank Savanna K
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Horse riding on the beach... Family of 4 novices. Surperb outfit. Horses were great and well matched to our very large group. Our hosts were very vigilant and attentive and really know and love their horses. Easy and controlled trip in a bit of paradise....More

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Michelle B
January 13, 2018|
Response from wackersGoldenBay |
Its a little difficult, but coaches run daily from Nelson into Golden Bay so if you can get to Nelson no problem.
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Response from Marionlaa | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have done the Old Man's Range trek and it was bloody awesome ! The view that you get is just fantastic. You are in the bush, you climb few mounts, you get an awesome view to the split and the beach ... Well I have not... More