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Muriwai Beach Horse Treks

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Coast Road, Muriwai Beach, Auckland 0881, New Zealand
+64 27 535 7805
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Perhaps not for experienced riders - great for beginners!

This trek goes through a lovely mix of coastal heath and conifer forest after a long walk along the... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
Andrew P
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Melbourne, Australia
Fabulous horse riding

Excellent day out with the kids. The beach was amazing. The team was lovely. Just be careful the... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2018
mickiew2015
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Hong Kong, China
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Muriwai Beach Horse Treks offers the best way to see the beautiful West Coast. Meander along the stunning sparkling black sand beach, or cantering along the glistening waters edge, cross the sand dunes and enter the enchanting forest.We cater for all levels and abilities, and offer treks from 1 hour through to multi day rides.
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Coast Road, Muriwai Beach, Auckland 0881, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

This trek goes through a lovely mix of coastal heath and conifer forest after a long walk along the remarkable black sand beach. There is a lovely mix of horses - paints, Appaloosas, Clydesdales - with good equipment and guides. It is the full two...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Excellent day out with the kids. The beach was amazing. The team was lovely. Just be careful the horse called Gipsy. She is aways hungry. lol

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

This was an awesome experience and we were so glad we chose to do a trail here. Jess is very knowledgable and clearly cares a lot about her horses - they're some of the best trail horses I've ever seen. My friend (who rides western)...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

The team were absolutely fantastic. They gave us a good safety briefing and provided us with high vis jackets and hard hats. It was ideal for beginners. We rode onto the beach and through the forest. There were two water crossings. We were reminded what...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

First time rider, felt very safe. Instruction beforehand was quick and direct, but happy to answer all questions. Don't over think it, relax, but pay attention. Was good for a first ride.. though I would prefer few riders, felt a bit crowded at times. Staff...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

I would never have tried this before, but my sister planned a huge weekend for us and on the last day, included a horse trek - this was a great experience and one I will always remember. The team were supportive and really encouraging, the...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

As a not very young person I didn't know what to expect when I booked this trek but I had the best time this morning. Age no barrier to the fun I had. The two staff were genuinely helpful and caring of those in the...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Me and my friend who both grew up riding but hadn't been in a while went on the 2 hour experienced riders trek and were thrilled with the experience. It was so refreshing going on a holiday trek where the instructor trusted our abilities as...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Our 11 year old daughter wanted to go horse riding for her birthday, so we took her and a few friends (all beginners) to Muriwai Beach Horse Treks. They had an awesome time! Jess and her team were very well organised. The 1 hour trek...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2017

What a great time we had! Extremely well behaved horses even Strawberry the farting horse bless her! Instructors made you feel looked after and confident they were in charge. Great fun, fantastic scenery, well worth it! A different side to Auckland you wouldn't normally get...More

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Nonna1818
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nonna1818, There is public transport to Muriwai from Auckland CBD (from the Viaduct, it takes about 1 hour 30minutes one-way ), but I'm not sure how to get to the Muriwai Beach Horse Treks track from Muriwai Village. My... More
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