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Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours

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317 Rahuikiri Road, Wellsford, Auckland 0972, New Zealand
+64 9-422 6275
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Great burger and coffee after the ride

After a beautiful and long ride we came back hungry! Tim’s burger was just what we needed and the... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
triperoalmundo
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Leigh, New Zealand
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Took the 1hr horse riding package and never regret the experience. Money well spend.

My wife and i had our 1st experience in horse riding at Pakiri. Made a call to enquire and was told... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Kai Yuan T
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Singapore
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“hour ride” (8 reviews)
“sand dunes” (6 reviews)
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317 Rahuikiri Road, Wellsford, Auckland 0972, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

After a beautiful and long ride we came back hungry! Tim’s burger was just what we needed and the coffee took us back to Auckland with a smile! Cheers

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charlihorse, General Manager at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

So glad you enjoyed your time with us...yes Tims burgers are great!!

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and i had our 1st experience in horse riding at Pakiri. Made a call to enquire and was told to book 1hr horse trek instead or 2hrs as we are both inexperience. On the actual day, we had our ride with another group...More

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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thankyou Kai yuan I'm glad you enjoyed our horses and our beach...we love to introduce new riders to the joys of seeing the country from horse back. I hope we see you again soon.

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

My Partner and I rarely manage to get away on holiday as he does shift work and this was our first little holiday in over 6 months. We decided to do one big thing/ experience we both enjoy and this horse riding adventure was to...More

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charlihorse, Manager at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you for your review Melissa I understand how disappointed you must feel after looking forward to this ride together. It is so unusual to receive a comment like this and I really am sorry and feel disappointed myself. We just received an online booking...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I went on the one hour beach trek with my kids, aged 6 and 9, and what a wonderful experience it was. Although rain was forecast and there was a heavy downpour on the drive to Pakiri, it miraculously cleared up as we arrived at...More

Thank Lisa B
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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

It was lovely riding with you all Lisa. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad it was special for you...it is for us!

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

The website info is clear, you can choose the suitable length of horseback ride based on your own requirement. For novice and inexperienced riders, 1 hour would be perfect. However, if you want to enjoy more time with the horse and bond with it in...More

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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you Sean It was lovely to have you riding with us and we happy you enjoyed our special part of NZ on our lovely horses. We would love to see you again...happy travels Sharley

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

My family - husband, two 15 year old boys, mother-in-law and I were very excited about finally fulfilling a xmas 'gift' to each other to do the 1 hour horse riding at Pakiri Beach. we arrived in good time and my mother in law who...More

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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thank you Karyn for your feedback. I am really surprised and disappointed you felt like this. First we do have a huge supply of hair caps which you can get on registering...because they are a big ecological problem here we do not provide them ad...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our trek with the Pakiri Beach Horse Riding team. The weather was amazing which helped also. I have done horse riding many times, but this was the best location by far - river crossing, sand dunes, beach, small forest...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had a great time. Elizabeth our guide was fantastic and our horses were well behaved. They packed us a nice picnic basket full of wine, cheese and gluten free crackers that we enjoyed on the beach after our ride. The tour was along the...More

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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on us...we are so happy you had such a great ride and you certainly had a beautiful day to do it. We wish you both a wonderful year and do come back again one day!

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

We, a family with 2 kids (9/19), went for the 1 hour trek on the beach and had so much fun! The guides chose horses that where at the right stage for our riding levels. This is what our daughter (9years) says: The ride was...More

Thank Stephanie W
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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Thank you for your lovely review...we enjoyed having you ride with us too. It is so nice sharing our beautiful place with people and I especially love seeing children enjoying our horses!

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

I did the half day trek yesterday on a beautiful sunny day and had a brilliant time, the beach and scenery is stunning! I didn't catch my guides names but they were from Canada and Finland and were both so lovely, chatty and experienced -...More

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charlihorse, Owner at Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you...I'm glad you had such a lovely ride with us...I am so lucky to have such great girls working here, we all love it so it is so nice that you did too.

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i recommend to call them - this is rural 'down unda' not everyone is an internet junkey.
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