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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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1 - 10 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner booked me a birthday surprise trek as I rode when I was younger and frequently say how much I miss it . The trek itself with breathtaking the staff were amazing and as I have rode before I was allowed to have some...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon our return back home (Canada) we were discussing the many highlights of our month long travels thru Australia and New Zealand and the experience at Rubicon Valley was by far one of the most pleasant, enjoyable times! Chris is an exceptional guide / riding...More

Thank FamilyGuy057
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

You are most welcome, Thank you for rthe great review, I am pleased you had a great time with me out on the horses. if you are ever back down in this part of the world please come and see me again. Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day out for my daughter birthday. We had a great time on farm show trekking. We were on horses for an hour following private farm show. We have had farm show somewhere else before, but we still enjoyed Rubicon Valley farm show. Thank you...More

Thank BaiTaiy
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a good review, I am so pleased you all enjoyed your time on the horses and with the farm show. See you again. Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time, saw some great country and had a wonderful picnic with a great view. As a novice rider they were very patient, friendly and helpful. Would definitely ride again even if it was just for the views. A lovely girls trip. Thank...More

Thank Katie Pie F
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for a good review, Hope we might see you again one day. Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a ball riding with Chris for 2 hours. My wife organised it ahead of time, we landed in NZ at 2am had 4 hours sleep and then had an easy 1hr drive out to the valley. Stunning mountain / river views and really helpful...More

Thank 748Possum_attack
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you fo the great review, See you again one day Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 September 15, 2017 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

1  Thank Zoe C
RubiconValleyHorseTr, Owner at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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 September 4, 2017

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 weeks 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 September 1, 2017 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 weeks 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

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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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