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Rotorua 1-Hour Horseback Wilderness Tour

  • 30-minute or 1-hour Rotorua horse trekking adventure
  • Explore the foothills of Mt Ngongotaha on horseback with a guide
  • Head through working farmland and wild bush
Guided Horse Trekking from Rotorua
From US$43.91
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Explore the New Zealand countryside on horseback on this 1-hour horse trekking tour from Rotorua. Climb onto your horse and head into the foothills of Mt Ngongotaha with a guide. Follow winding trails over working farmland and through native bush, and admire beautiful views over Lake Rotorua. Stop along the way to capture the views on camera, then descend back through the green paddocks to base. This horse trek is suitable for beginners and experienced riders alike, with horses and ponies to match all riding abilities.
What to Expect
Following a 10am, 11:30am, 2pm, or 3:30pm pickup at your Rotorua hotel, transfer in comfort to the trekking base to meet your guide and the horses. Pull on your riding helmet and head into the riding arena so your guide can select the horse or pony suited to your riding experience.

Then, swing into the saddle and head onward through the lower part of Mt. Ngongotaha. Explore working farmland on horseback at a slow and steady pace, and enjoy sweeping views over New Zealand’s pretty countryside.

Climb further up the mountain, through beautiful tree-lined native bush, and gaze out over shimmering Lake Rotorua in the distance. Stop along the way for photographs and listen as your guide sheds light on the region’s rich history.

When your trek comes to an end, head down through the paddocks to base at the bottom of the mountain, say goodbye to your horse then return to your departure point in Rotorua to conclude your tour.
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1 - 5 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Surprise from Australia

What a unexpected surprise when we were picked up from our hotel in Rotorua by Steve who said that a horse trek had been booked for 2 at 10. We rescheduled to 3 no worries at all Steve returned at 3. We were driven out...More

Thank Jenna1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Enjoyable trip!

Friendly service and amazing view! Our guide, Sinead encouraged us and helped us a lot when the horse is a bit naughty haha.

Thank tinahou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Highlight of our Trip

Second time for us coming here for horse trekking experience. Our guide Nat was wonderful. We will definitely be returning soon. Carina & Nikita

1  Thank Pathfinder801678
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
1hr Horse trekking

It was a great, I really liked our guide Jaye. She made some jokes and told us some interesting stuff. Would do it again just to see Jackson ( a horse) going back to the stables, including the rider. Thank you for this good experience.

Thank Verena G
Reviewed 23 July 2018
awesome experience, with awesome people

our kids absolutly loved it , great views nice relaxing thing to do while on holiday, the staff were brilliant, and friendly ... will definitly be back, thanks again...

Thank AliH5118
Adventure2710, Manager at Adventure Playground, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yay ! Thanks for the great feedback kids ! See you again soon :)

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