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Horse Trekking Lake Okareka

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51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
+64 21 292 2233
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Had a thrill on a 2.5 hour trek

I was the only person who had signed up for a 2.5 hour trek so I was lucky that I had two young (17... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OkamiCaro
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Tirau, New Zealand
An awesome ride with an awesome view!

We did the 2 1/2 hour ride, and I highly recommend it! The climb and descent are a bit steep, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sherri S
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Orlando
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At Horse Trekking Lake Okareka you can explore 1500 acres of rolling sheep and cattle producing farmland on horseback. You will go on a guided trek through 500 acres of native bush between the volcanic Lake Okareka, Lake Tarawera and the famous Blue and Green Lakes. We have horses to suit all abilities. This is a horse rider’s paradise with stunning panoramic views. We cater for small groups of 1 – 12 people providing you with an exclusive riding experience.
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“trot and canter” (11 reviews)
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51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
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+64 21 292 2233

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was the only person who had signed up for a 2.5 hour trek so I was lucky that I had two young (17 year old) guides. We had a lot of fun, including pretending to be Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli. They were knowledgable, reasonable...More

Thank OkamiCaro
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 2 1/2 hour ride, and I highly recommend it! The climb and descent are a bit steep, but such an adventurous ride! We ended up at the top of the highest spot on the property and were able to see one of...More

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ride with lovely horses and gorgeous scenery. We were mostly first time riders and found Lucy to be very calm and encouraging. We would definitely do this ride again. Thanks!

Thank seasunsurf96
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the 2.5hr ride and it was awesome. Started across the flat, then wound up through a great fern forest which came out up the top in beautiful green pastures. Went to the top of the highest point of the farm with great viesw across...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed a 2-hr. ride up to a stunning lookout over Lake Okareka with a volcano in the distance. Great horses, great guides, great scenery! Thanks Lucy!

Thank Ginny G
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The people who run this place are absolutely lovely. My husband and I do many horseback riding treks but this one has been the best so far! Kat, Lucy, and Sarah made the ride so much fun. They even let me trot and canter my...More

Thank palmerjordan0
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The scenery was beautiful, you can see how New Zealanders really lived. They were very hospitable, as we called early in the morning for a 3 person ride. My mum and I have a horse at home, on this trail ride I cantered for the...More

Thank LulaSunset
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trek through the hills around Lake Okareka. Lucy was a great manager and knows all the horses and matches them really well with the riders. Our guides were great and the ride was so relaxing, even with a little bit of...More

Thank mkelly17
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

we could enjoy very nice horse riding with Lucy and other ladies about for 2 hours. I highly recommend this horse riding company!!

Thank Masafumi S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

A definite must do if you are out this way. My daughter and I called Lucy last minute to ask if there was space and she welcomed us with no problems. The horses are well looked after and easy to ride. The guides are all...More

Thank JaxHS
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knowlesjo83
2 July 2017|
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Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
Hi. The majority of our clients have never ridden before and we have quiet horses to cater for beginner riders. I would recommend either the 1.5 hour trek or the 2 hour trek. Both have fabulous views with slightly better... More
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Spritza2014
2 April 2017|
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Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
Hi Mandie, You could ride for 2.5 hours at 10am on the 12th or 3 hours at 1.30pm on the same day. The easiest way to book is to visit our website at treklakeokareka and book online. We look forward to seeing you. Kind... More
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06warmachine
27 December 2016|
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Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
At this stage yes. Please phone 021 2922233 to book. Thanks. Lucy
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