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Hack'n Stay Golden Bay

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A truly special riding holiday experience

I have had the pleasure of riding all over the world on holidays with my students and this was one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol L
Must do in Golden Bay

We had a fantastic day at Hack’n Stay, my daughters and I. We got to enjoy the beautiful scenery of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sigfridsmaria
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"Just the right place for people with a little more experience with horses and riding" Beach trails, off road trails, vaulting and cart rides with well trained horses. from 2 hours to overnighters all over Golden Bay. Farm stay for horses and rider...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Takaka, Puramahoi 22 Grant Road Puramahoi RD 2, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had the pleasure of riding all over the world on holidays with my students and this was one of the best we have ever experienced. The location is gorgeous, a short trail ride to the beach where you can ride a very interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carol L
Baerbel2014, Owner at Hack'n Stay Golden Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. We are glad you liked it. We also learnt so much from you - slingshotting, vaulting on, making better knots, .... you are in our mind and soul. Bless you. :) Very inspiring to see your group traveling the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day at Hack’n Stay, my daughters and I. We got to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Golden Bay from the horseback, and with very little previous experience we still felt safe, yet challenged enough to be proud of ourselves for doing...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Baerbel2014, Owner at Hack'n Stay Golden Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks you for the review. I'm glad you enjoyed it all. Hope we could infect you with the horse virus :) Horsely yours, Baerbel and the The Hack team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I tend to steer clear of horse places. Why would you get on to an animal that is dangerous at both ends I asked? But after a diagnosis that was less than cheerful, I decided that I would take my wife on a bucket list...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Baerbel2014, Owner at Hack'n Stay Golden Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. You make us happy that we could infect you with the horse virus. :) We are looking forward to welcome you again. W Ride on.. I ll try that next Year in Africa. Than ks fro the recommendation...More

Reviewed May 1, 2019

We visited as a family to ride the horses. Our experience ranged from none at all to intermediate. We were assigned to horses that matched our abilities and asked to rush our horses down. Nice touch as you get to respect your mount a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019

The offer great trailrides, vaulting, riding lessons and horsemanship for people with a wide range of experience. Suitable for all ages and the horses are well behaved and well trained. Great experience, never had anything like it!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

The beach ride was great and she tailored a riding lesson to my kids and taught them acrobatics. Very wonderful. The accommodations are not really suitable for families with rooms separated by stairs and one bed in each room with many staff staying in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

They propose customized trails according to expectations and as experienced riders it’s super nice to be able to canter on the beach while the children are doing some vaulting on the beach! Amazing staff, gorgeous horses: highly recommended! 🐴❤️ Emilie and Océane

Date of experience: January 2019
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Baerbel2014, Owner at Hack'n Stay Golden Bay, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Thanks for the review Emilie and Océan, we are glad you enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you again some time soon!

Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Booked a first riding lesson for our 5 year old, bit nervous as she is still so young. The lesson was amazing and went beyond expectations as the owner got our daughter to gently brush her horse before taking her to the arena where she...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

We booked our daughter for a trek on a very warm day. Being an experienced rider, they were able to cater for her. She had a ball! She loved riding Midget and enjoyed the trek. This is the second time she has gone on a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Ask for Ellie she is so amazing. It was our first time on a horse and Ellie teached us sooo patiently. It was so amazing. Thank you Bärbel for being so spontaneous and hospitable. Great place to stay near to the beach and horses horses...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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