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Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre

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Christchurch 7681, New Zealand
+64 3-318 8886
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2-Hour River Trail Horse Trek
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Horse treks run on a working high country sheep and cattle farm at the foot of the Southern Alps and only 1 hour from Christchurch City - various treks available with 1hour, 2hour, 3hour and full day.
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“horse trek” (79 reviews)
“hour ride” (21 reviews)
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Christchurch 7681, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thanks Jonny and Chris, two quiet horses required for two excitable women! Words can't describe the feeling of achievement! Fear was overcome, your calm and encouraging approach to the two novices was fantastic. Wish we had time to book again. Could not recommend anymore enthusiastically!

Thank GillianAL
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

You are most welcome, The weather was not on our side again.. If you are ever back down our way we might see you again. Chris

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic 2 hour River Trail ride with incredible views. The guides were professional, friendly and clear with their instructions. I like how there were opportunities for faster paced riding if desired. The best trek I have done in Canterbury by far. Will...More

Thank Zoe C
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for a great review, You all did well it it was nice to see you all relax and have some fun on my horses. Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly Timmy the dog wasn't able to join us on our adventure but we will definitely be back. We chose the three hour trek which was just the ticket! Chris was awfully good at jollying us along and keeping us on track. With marvellous scenery...More

Thank KiwiKirksontour
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the great review, It was a good day out there and good to see you enjoy the day See you again one day Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guides were professional and kind and excellent! The horses were also well trained. It was raining a lot on the planned day. When we arrived, Chris told us to do horse riding the next day better and nicer. We followed his instruction. The next...More

Thank 新里 幹
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for a great review, Sometimes you just have to wait for the good weather. You all did well. Chris

Reviewed July 28, 2017

Amazing experience and beautiful scenery. We are a family of five (kids aged 13, 11 and 9), all beginners except for my husband. Chris recommended the two hour trek, which was an absolutely perfect amount of time. We were a complete group by ourselves (which...More

Thank Deidre S
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

Thank you for a great review, It was nice to see you all doing so well and having some fun. Hope we will see you again one day. Chris

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Definitely had an amazing time for first time riders. The views on the trek were amazing never seen anything like it! It was almost unreal! Directions were very easy to understand and carry out. Our two guides Chris and Dahlia were some of the most...More

Thank Joey L
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Thank you for a great review, It was good to see you both having fun in my office . It was a good ride, and if you are ever back my way Diego will be waiting for you. Chris

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Horse trek was amazing! Breath taking view. Chris and Dahlia were both great at what they do, they knew everything and did it so well! Having my first horse ride experience here at Rubicon Valley Horse Treks, I would definitely recommend anyone wanting to try...More

Thank waifrank2
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Thank you for the great review, It is nice to know tht first time riders can relax on my horses and have fun See you again Chris

Reviewed July 4, 2017

A-MAZ-ING!!! words cannot describe how breathtaking this whole adventure was! My partner and I did the 3 hour trek through the river and valley and it was truely incredible! you were able to get up and close with nature and relax to the sound of...More

Thank hollyfowler25
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Thank u for a very good review, Good to see you both having fun out on the horses. See you again on day Chris

Reviewed July 3, 2017

Had an absolute ball riding with Chris on their beautiful horses, caters for all levels of riding so everyone gets the most out of their ride. Great scenes too!

Thank andrewsh250
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Thank you for the great review, Pleased you had fun on the horses, Look forward to seeing you again one day. Chris

Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful morning outdoors with professional guide Chris and his beautiful horses Red, Tyson and Memphis! First, Chris explained everything very clearly so that everyone could understand. He constantly keeps an eye on you on the whole trek. The scenery is just unbelievably...More

Thank Polina P
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Thank you for the great review, Good to see you both having some fun out on the horses. You both did well, will see you again I am sure, Thank you Chris

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Bianka R
August 28, 2016|
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Response from CHRISTINE M | Reviewed this property |
It is certainly better than average but sorry I wouldn't have a clue how you do that. Best you ask Trip Adviser.
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grandmaaka
January 8, 2015|
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Response from RubiconValleyHorseTr | Property representative |
Hi I would suggest the 2 hour river trail, could do the 3hour but some find the 3 hour a bit long. Chris
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