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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 7 362 8185

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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Fabulous horses , great location , good value and a dog in a saddlebag for company ! Thoroughly recommended and able to cope with last minute bookings

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Chris G
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Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great view but no stop for us to take photos much. We booked 2 hours trekking but they let us ride for only 1.5 hours!!! We felt we were cheated.

Thank ThidaratrN
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous horses , great location , good value and a dog in a saddlebag for company ! Thoroughly recommended and able to cope with last minute bookings

Thank Chris G
Tauranga, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've now been twice to this stunning location for horse trekking and in true understated NZ style this is a secret I am a little reluctant to let out!! The first time I visited was in April for my 1st year anniversary and my husband organised a surprise 2 hour Trek to the Trig point- it wasn't perfect weather but... More 

Thank juliet a
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the moment we called to book... The morning before our preferred 1.30pm start.... Lucy created an easy seemless experience for us. With Bluetooth attached to her ear while preparing the morning trek... all calls get answered quickly and Lucy quickly had a solution for our days needs. Arriving you become part of the whole experience as Lucy's team select... More 

Thank grapunkrules
Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We did the 2.5 hour trek. We got really lucky with the weather and the views were stunning. It was a lot of fun and the horses were really neat. Their personalities kept things interesting throughout. Definitely recommend it!

Thank Rob L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience, gorgeous horses!! Must do for all tourists! We did the 2.5 hour trek and it was breathtaking. Highly recommend

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the 2 hour horse trek with beatiful viewing points around the farm! Really lovely staff and guide. Amazing horses (Especially Moby, what a great horse!), they take really good care of their horses. I come definitely back!!

Thank Mariska V
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with a couple of my friends and we ended up being out there for about 3hrs. Was the most amazing view I have ever seen and well looked after and cared for horses. Will be bringing my other friends back with me!!

Thank Michaela S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really friendly staff and guide. I did the 3 hour trek which was about 25km.Heaps of good viewing points around the farm, especially over the lake. There is also heaps of lovely wildlife. Overall I had a great time, really relaxing but I'm a quite experienced horseman. A beginner would be better choosing the 1 hour trek not the 3.:)

Thank Matthew Bowers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time on a two hour trail ride. Both my boyfriend and I had very little experience and the horses were amazingly patient with awkward beginners (boyfriend). The guides were super friendly and knew a lot about the land, lake and property. The views would be worth walking the hill for, but the added pleasure of horse... More 

Thank Clara O

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