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Horse Trek Bay of Islands - 2 Hour Waitangi Forest Ride

Experience a magical 2 hour horse trek through the magnificent Waitangi Endowment Forest taking in the breathtaking views of the Bay of Islands and the Pacific Ocean.

Highlights

  • Explore the forest a different way from horseback, suitable for all levels of experience

This ride is suitable for all levels of experience, and our guides will pair you with a horse and a pace to match your current level of ability. Explore the pine woodland and diverse wildlife while riding up to a stunning viewpoint alongside the Te Puke volcanic cones and mount Bledisloe - looking out over the bay of islands and native farmland.

The pace and terrain will be set by your hosts depending on the level of experience of the riders so that everyone feels comfortable and can fully enjoy their trek.

If the group is experienced then you can get a kick out of trotting, cantering and galloping through this amazing scenery.

So come and join the team at Horse Trekn Bay of Islands for the ride of your life in one of the most picturesque parts of New Zealand!

Price: $130 per person

Location: 157D Haruru Falls Rd, Haruru

Restrictions: Weight limit of 95kgs applies


Per Person $130.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Located in Waitangi, just 5km from the centre of Paihia

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 12
  • 95kg weight limit

Notes

  • We do recommend a minimum level of fitness for this ride, and our weight limit is 95kg.

Available Bookings from June 02 to June 08

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  • Per Person$97.50

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  • Per Person$104.00

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  • Per Person$130.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$104.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$104.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$130.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$104.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$104.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$97.50

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$80.60

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$130.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$104.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$130.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$130.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Kevin from New Zealand wrote on 25 July 2018

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Thanks for an amazing horse ride

These guys are amazing - I booked last minute and yet Lizzy jumped to help me. Emma took me on the most amazing ride on a fine horse called Oscar. She gave me excellent tips on how to ride and kept me feeling safe and happy for the entire time. Very authentic people and in touch with their horses and with nature. Best day out I’ve had in years! Would highly recommend!

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From Horse Trek Bay of Islands - 2 Hour Waitangi Forest Ride

Hi Kevin, Thanks so much for coming - and also taking the time to leave such a lovely review! We're glad you love Oscar he is very much a peoples horse and behaves a bit like a big dog rather than a horse! :) We had heaps of fun taking you out and are so pleased to here you had a lovely morning! Cheers, Lizzy & Emma

Sean Sullivan from New Zealand wrote on 16 November 2019

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Awesome

Great ride with fantastic views of Waitangi and surrounding areas of paihia, nice little stroll through pine forest, then on the way back went for a walk through shin deep water with the horses, a bit of uphill country riding, really good fun. The horses were very good for first time riders definitely recommend

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From Horse Trek Bay of Islands - 2 Hour Waitangi Forest Ride

Hi Sean, Thanks so much for your lovely review it's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Thanks again! Team Horse Trekn

Krystal Chase from New Zealand wrote on 18 February 2019

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Fantastic

The ride was beautiful and our guide Emma was just awesome! Thank you

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Malika Gallagher from New Zealand wrote on 29 December 2014

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A mixed bag

There were some nice parts like walking through amazing scenery but the riding experience itself was terribly boring. I felt like a naughty girl at school being told off each time i tried to help or think for myself. No right to trot, no right to pat the horse because he prefers to be stoked. Each and every move people made were wrong. You just had to sit there in your saddle for 2 long hours and shut up or you had some little sargeants on your back straight away. Very expensive and sad experience.

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Yazan Jawish from Kuwait wrote on 22 December 2018

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Lots of fun

Had a great time. Easy going and fun for all ages

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