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Address: Karapiti Rd | Wairakei Forest, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
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+64 7-378 0356
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Horse trekking through forest trails, on safe horses, where the song of the...

Horse trekking through forest trails, on safe horses, where the song of the shy Tui welcomes you to the Wairakei forest. With breath taking views of the Craters of the Moon and Mt Ruapehu in the background. All treks are guided by capable guides and the treks are suitable for all levels of experience. Our aim is to provide fun for all who ride, in a safe and organised manner.

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Lovely ride for all riders

Lovely outing to see some local sites on excellent horses, suitable for all level riders. We had 3 experienced riders and 3 beginners and all enjoyed the morning immensely.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mackay, Australia
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Mackay, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely outing to see some local sites on excellent horses, suitable for all level riders. We had 3 experienced riders and 3 beginners and all enjoyed the morning immensely.

Thank 7ar2
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

I've never done horse riding before but was made to feel so comfortable. Friendly staff. It is a must try experience. Loved my horse - Rogan and the path was beautiful. If your new to horse riding - be aware that your muscles will be sore later.

Thank Rupashree A
1 review
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Bear was great . I havent ridden for a while so nice slow start felt safe so Sam took a couple of us for a quicker ride back..... big smiles all round afterwards. Guides had great control of the group catered for all abilities well. Well trained horses in great condition. I will be back for sure

Thank Raewyn W
Puhoi, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Will definitely be back! Awesome people, beautiful horses. Really helpful people and made us feel comfortable while we were out on our trek. Thanks guy. See you again some time 😊

Thank Gennaross
2 reviews
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Was so amazing. Great experience. Highly recommend doing this every time you visit taupo. Great friendly staff. And most of all incredible horse :) thanks ROGAN 😉😀

Thank Shelton S
2 reviews
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Thank you for the beautiful experience! even though I didn't had the experience you required you let me come with my friend. You made her and me really happy.she loved it!! Thanks so much for this amazing day just the two of us with you!

Thank Marcia H
2 reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Great family little 'adventure' for all ages and levels. Very professional and friendly team ... Felt very safe and thus very enjoyable for all, including the first-timers. Highly recommended.

Thank Gwenn N
2 reviews
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Me and my husband are very happy to find this place! It was our first time riding horses, so it was great that all the instructions on how to turn or stop or go up and down the hill were very clear and accurate. Our guide was very knowledgable, friendly and helpful all the time. He even let us trot... More 

Thank Darya S
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Great horses in beautiful condition, great people, very helpful and accommodating. 6 of us with all different skill levels were all given a fantastic time by these guys. Sam was a great guide and lots of laughs. The horses have lovely natures and are so well trained to suit anybody! And they even looked after our 67 year old first... More 

Thank sheduke996
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed January 22, 2017

I have been for lots of treks at Taupo Horse Treks, and every trek has been great. All of the horses are well trained and friendly, and are good for a wide range of riding abilities. The guides know what they're doing, are really friendly and are always willing to help. I learnt to rise to the trot there and... More 

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