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The Cardrona

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2125 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1228
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First class scenic horse trekking and quad bike tours of the stunning Cardrona Valley, South Island, New Zealand
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2125 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1228
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent! Great communication prior to booking. Horses appeared healthy and in very good condition and well looked after. Ride was breathtaking and a great length. Beer at cardrona pub was a great addition. My husband went ski mobiling while I went riding and had a...More

Thank Tillari T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to go quad biking but ended up snowmobiling. What an awesome adventure, Sean was a excellent guide and nothing seemed to be a bother. It was pricey but we thought it was worth every cent. Probably not for everyone. But they also do quad...More

Thank Narelle G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on the an incredible one of a kind horse trek whilst visiting Cadrona this week. Ally our instructor was absolutely amazing, and showed us a fantastic time, and the kittens were just a the icing on the cake. Highly recommend this trek for...More

Thank Milly S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the quad tour in the morning which was fantastic. Up into the snow through cross country tracks, safe but exciting. In the afternoon, after an exhilarating trip up the mountain, had an awesome few hours on ski mobiles in new snow and beautiful...More

1  Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Wanaka in March 2017 and visited the Cardrona Hotel several times as it is on the Crown Range Road to Queenstown. The Crown Range Road is an attraction in itself --- the highest road in NZ and offering amazing views of amazing...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend the Top Beat to every experienced rider again! It was absolutely amazing and I really enjoyed it. You go for cantering a lot up of the hill, you have an amazing view and even just walking down is exciting because it could...More

Thank Jennifer_Melina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Andrew & I decided to do a horseback ride whilst on our Honeymoon & we loved Cardrona so much that we decided to do it there. Kelly was such a great tour guide not only informative but bubbly, friendly & her horses are beautiful.. Andrew...More

1  Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a highlight of our trip. Our guide Ali was lovely, very knowledgeable about the history of Cardrona and made us feel safe (I'm a beginner rider), while still keeping the ride exciting with the opportunity to trot and canter. Ali took lots of...More

1  Thank emma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thankyou so much Kelly for a great day! Anna and I really enjoyed ourselves! So picturesque and beautiful! Lovely horses and a great guide!!

1  Thank Tristan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here each day after skiing. Great fire. Great food. Outside table s in the sun. Great atmosphere.

Thank mark c
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May 24, 2016|
Response from KellySpaans | Property representative |
Hi There! Thanks for your enquiry! I have an age limit of 5 years old as any younger some children's feet cannot reach the stirrups. I give a complete riding lesson before the ride so no experience is necessary, so your... More