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Franz Josef Glacier Magic - 1.5 Hour Horse Trek - Glacier Country Horses

 

Experience the sheer beauty of the Franz Josef Glacier region on horseback with a 1.5 hour trek brought to you by Glacier Country Horses.

Horse riding is a must do New Zealand activity and there’s no better place to saddle up and ride than in the paradise that is the West Coast.

Soak up the awe inspiring views of the Franz Joseph Glacier and take the perfect selfie with the snow capped mountains of the Southern Alps as an incredible backdrop.

Be at one with nature as your experienced guides take you through lush farmland, glacial moraine and crystal clear riverbeds.

No experience is required, just a sense of fun and adventure!

We have horses suitable for first time or nervous riders and we can take the trek at a leisurely walk. Experienced riders are also more than welcome to pick up the pace a little making this an ideal trek for all levels of abilities.

 

Join us for a truly magical adventure in what can only be described as paradise…

 

Price: $145 Per Person (minimum 5 years of age)

Location: Fox Glacier Highway, just 5 minutes from the Franz Joseph Village

 

Available Bookings from October 14 to October 20

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  • Per Person$109.00

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  • Per Person$116.00

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  • Per Person$109.00

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  • Per Person$145.00

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  • Per Person$145.00

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  • Per Person$86.90

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  • Per Person$145.00

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  • Per Person$145.00

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Roman from Singapore wrote on 15 January 2018

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Joyful ride

We had a very good time while horse riding. Our instructor was pleasant to deal with. We rode through a very nice forest and an impressive glacier river. The horses where well behaved and listened very well to our commands. The only downside was, that we saw the glacier only from quite a distance.

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Yasmin Kibble from Australia wrote on 28 January 2019

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Good for mixed abilities

The actual path itself is just a rocky gravel track which wasn’t the most interesting. We were unlucky as it was cloudy so couldn’t see the glacier but obviously this couldn’t be helped. At times therefore it may be a little boring for a more experienced rider (I was told to hold the buckle of the reins like a beginner so was literally just plodding) but we did get two canters in!

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Sanne from Netherlands wrote on 25 January 2019

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Awsome

Very good experience, nice staff and the horses are very calm. Note: this is a very good trip for beginners.

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Liya from Hungary wrote on 11 February 2018

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Alright

Was fun but short and my horse was very slow I was always at the back of the group and couldn't hear the instructor. No real instruction or preparation you arrive and they put you on a horse. That said the girl who worked there was nice enough to pick me up and drop me off in town and the loction is very pretty.

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Michelle Sellens from Australia wrote on 04 October 2019

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Disappointing

They cancelled our trip at the last minute. Very disappointing considering that this is the only reason we stayed the night in Franz Josph. They have told us that we will get a refund. Nothing as yet though.

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