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Punakaiki Horse Treks

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State Highway 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
+64 3-731 1839
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The best way to see Punakaiki!

We had such an great time with Maryann on our trek. The scenery was wonderful, the horses beautiful... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
Ben H
via mobile
Spectacular horse trek

We had an amazing time on the trek. Right from the moment we arrived it was relaxed and the girls... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
woodymoo
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Morrinsville, New Zealand
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State Highway 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
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+64 3-731 1839
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"experienced riders"
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"lovely horses"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"amazing experience"
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"crossing rivers"
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"the river"
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"hour trek"
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"skill level"
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"new zealand"
in 6 reviews
"amazing trek"
in 2 reviews
"worth every cent"
in 2 reviews
"national park"
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"great fun"
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"south island"
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"pancake rolls"
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We had such an great time with Maryann on our trek. The scenery was wonderful, the horses beautiful and we were given a lot of freedom as to where we went. You really got the feeling that no two treks would be the same. Maryann...More

Thank Ben H
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time on the trek. Right from the moment we arrived it was relaxed and the girls were so welcoming and good fun. We could not have asked for more from them or the gorgeous horses. Time just flew by as we...More

Thank woodymoo
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

All relative newbies on horses and Maryann or aka Crazy French Gal was fantastic! We all had such an amazing time crossing rivers beds, wandering through the forest and finishing on beach walk. Maryann shared so much information about the environment and each horse we...More

Thank JodieOneKnobie
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend were travelling along the Westcoast when we saw the sign for horse riding. We stopped, but were still undecided about booking. Neil came straight up to our car, started chatting and offered us a private tour. Since we both have different...More

Thank Michiha
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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

The owner Neil went above and beyond to accomodate everyone on our trek, we had a large group and the staff were excellent at managing this. The scenery is beautiful, and absolute must do here!!!

Thank Owenmw
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

As an experienced rider, I still found the trek interesting. The trek was a nice relaxing change from the more competitive riding I'm used to. There were some people who had never been on a horse before, and yet they had a great time on...More

Thank Matthew Bowers
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

On the west coast of South Island, there are a few hidden gems and Punakaiki Horse Treks is one of them. The owner Neal has been in the business for 20 years. He and his team rides with passengers through the valleys, streams and beaches...More

Thank Warren H
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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed today’s horse trek in Punakaiki. Our guide, Neil, was wonderful......thoroughly entertaining, great conversationalist, great horseman. Loved that he spent the time to connect with our 2 teenagers. He was wonderful with the horses and giving instruction to the less experienced riders. We thought...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

We had the most amazing afternoon. The guides were so friendly. Neal, Jake and Marian(ne) were very helpful. Great weather and amazing views. Would recommend Jupiter as she was my favorite horse!

Thank sanderdijk
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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

We Loved Horseback riding. Marie was the perfect guide. I will always recommend you to anyone that is traveling to New Zealand!

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