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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 17 to June 23

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  • Per Person$130.00

  • Per Person$130.00

  • Per Person$84.50 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Per Person$130.00

  • Per Person$104.00 Less than 6 at this price!

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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

4.6

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Eva Scott from New Zealand wrote on 17 September 2018

Great Ride

Great guide, gentle horse and all in all a good ride. Thanks, Lizzie.

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

Hi Eva, Thanks very much for coming along I'm glad to hear you had a nice time in the lovely weather we had :) I hope you received your photos okay too! Sorry for the delay! Thanks!

Johnny Lendrum from New Zealand wrote on 17 May 2021

Wonderful Experience

My wife and I had the most enjoyable time. I got to ride Dusty, the leader of the pack 🙂 Thank you to the team. Would definitely recommend for those wanting to experience horse riding. We were both beginners but felt at ease throughout the ride.

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

Hi Johnny, We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and your time with Dusky too! He is certainly a real character! Thanks Team Horse Trekn

emilyr2 from New Zealand wrote on 09 April 2021

Awesome

My partner and I did the 2 hour bourse ride which was so worth it! My partner hasn’t been riding before so this was the perfect tract for him. The staff were also so lovely and kind they made you feel so welcome. I e been riding a couple times and the horse I had was my favourite she was so sweet. I would 100 percent go again. The track itself is ok there’s two bits where you go through the the bush which is great!

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

Hi Emily, We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to inviting and seeing you back again some time too! Thanks Team Horse Trekn

Rahul Sharma from New Zealand wrote on 18 December 2020

Great experience

Awesome experience and friendly horses. Will highly recommend.

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Hi Rahul, We are so glad to hear you had a good experience and are happy to recommend us - it's our goal to make sure everyone enjoys there ride with us so we will be sure to give the horses an extra carrot for you too! Thanks Team Horse Trekn

leilanie from New Zealand wrote on 12 November 2020

Not quite the full experience

Friendly guide and well organised business but was a bit disappointed with only getting in an hour 10mins instead of the full 2h experience that was paid for. Perhaps because I was the only other rider that day but went away feeling a bit confused it was over so soon, and little short changed.

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