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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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Christchurch 7681, New Zealand
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+64 3-318 8886
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"horse trek"
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"hour trek"
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"experienced riders"
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"beautiful horses"
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"riding experience"
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"homemade scones"
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"well trained horses"
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"clear instructions"
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"river trail"
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"guide chris"
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"new zealand"
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"great guide"
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RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had so much fun with Chris and our beautiful horses Red and Tyson. Couldn't have asked for a better day to ride or a better experience. We will be visiting again.

Thank KelbyHines
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RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the good review, See you again soon, Chris

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were taken by Chris on the 2 hour valley trek which took us up and around some of the back country in the area and skirted the Waimakariri river. The weather really impressed, with views stretching as far as the eye...More

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RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Was a great day out in the office. Chris

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What and absolutely unforgettable experience. Scenery was breath taking. Hospitality we could not fault and they were very patient with all the riders which ranged from first timers through to intermediate. A must do experience for anyone visiting Christchurch who wants to experience New Zealand’s...More

Thank Kylie B
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RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the good review, Chris

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chris and Johnny were fabulous guides. They helped us feel relaxed and in control of our adventure! Absolutely incredible experience and the hot chocolate and brownies weren’t too bad either :P Thanks so much for an unforgettable day!

Thank Lauren H
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RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you. Might see you again one day Chris

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a 3 hour trek with Chris the guide. It was such an awesome trek, the scenery and tracks were stunning. My partner was a total beginner and I am reasonably experienced, and we had horses that matched us perfectly and were able...More

Thank Caitlin L
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RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a great review, see youy again one day. Chris

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

My partner and I (of very limited experience) took the 2 hour River Trail Trek with Chris, Johnny and Martina. I was a little nervous but could not have asked for kinder, more knowledgeable or patient instructors. Right from the offset Chris makes you feel...More

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RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thankyou for such a great review, pleased you had a good time out with us, lookforward to seeing you again. Chris

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

This was a real horse trekking experience! You get to ride uphill and downhill. It was fantastic to ride with Chris! Chris gave us a lot of freedom, but with responsibility. This tour is for everyone, even if you never been on a horse before....More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Great morning ride, beautiful scenery and fantastic horses. My 7 year old was so well looked after and absolutely loved it. Chris is really caring and so patient. Will definitely be back!

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Bianka R
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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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