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Muriwai Beach Horse Treks

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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...more
Coast Road, Muriwai Beach, Auckland 0881, New Zealand
+64 27 535 7805
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All reviews hour trek experienced riders awesome ride beautiful scenery beautiful nz varied terrain great fun these guys a lot of fun black sand beaches canter horses beginners forest trotting saddle demo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s always been a dream of mine to ride horses on the beach… Well it came true!! I have experience with horses but hadn’t ridden in quite a long time, Maggie was my Guide and was absolutely wonderful, I rode Panda, an awesome and responsive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

I would not recommend this company. The customer service is appalling. The owner Jess is extremely rude and abrupt. We arrived at 1420 for a 1430 ride. To be told, Your ride has gone! Not even a Hello, there was no sympathy shown to what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jessica L, Manager at Muriwai Beach Horse Treks, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Dear Michaela, We do online bookings to avoid misunderstandings. As you can see on your booking confirmation (which I can see you have received per email) it says: "You must arrive 35 minutes before your ride is scheduled to depart - It takes this long...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

So glad I came out for the experienced riders 2 hour trek. This ride is definitely for experienced riders who are confident at a gallop and boy did we get to Gallop!!! Best fun I've had on a paid ride ever. My horse Panda was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Melinda A
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We did the 1-hour trek, and it was a lot of fun. I was slightly nervous, but they gave a great demo at the beginning that made me feel more comfortable. I rode Big Mac, a tall guy! The horses are well-trained to walk in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Molly C
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

If you're a rider like me and looking for the thrill of a canter down the the beach, these guys have a trek for very experienced riders! I haven't done it, I did the normal 1 hour trek with two nervous friends who had never...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Undcva
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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Andrew P
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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mickiew2015
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sami7197
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank NicMCNZ
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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October 12, 2015|
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