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Golden Sands Horse and Wagon Tours

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Barrytown, New Zealand
About Golden Sands Horse and Wagon Tours
Golden Sands Horse and Wagon Tours offers you the opportunity to travel in the footsteps of the early pioneers, down one of New Zealand’s most beautiful, unspoiled wild West Coast beaches. On the way, learn about our rich ‘Coast Road’ gold mining and pioneer heritage as if you were a part of it yourself. The pace is relaxed, with plenty of time for exploring. Activities include gem stone collecting, (Barrytown beach is the best jade hunting beach in NZ), making damper bread, boiling the billy over an open fire, wildlife spotting and photography.
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A very lovely experience with Sophie, Duke and Pearl. Pearl, the dog, leads the way and Duke, the horse, brings us where Sophie wants. A nice ride on the dirt road and the beach. Sophie knows a lot of the Region and it's history. Very interesting to hear how things can change in
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Great experience. My sister and I loved the trip with Sophie,duke the Clydesdale and pearl the dog. Beautiful calm sunny weather an added bonus to a day already filled with fun and adventure west coast style, tons of local knowledge and an insight into life on the coast.
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Thank you Sophie for a wonderful morning for our family of four (with two boys 6 & 8)!! Loved your local knowledge about the area, great tea & the cooking of damper bread a nice touch! Would highly recommend this for families or anyone wanting a low key but interesting adventure
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If you only have time for one activity in Barrytown, make it this one. Our wagon driver Sophie and partner Dave met us with clydesdale Duke already set up in harness. Lovely people: knowledgable and highly competent with wagon driving. We had a great ride along the beach, with
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This is my best experience on this trip. There is nearby Punakaiki. It suits a family with kids. Thank you to Sophie who drove the wagon and explained to us about the area. A horse and dog are very friendly. My kids love them. I like this experience that my family enjoys
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