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Punakaiki Horse Treks

#4 of 9 things to do in Punakaiki Features Animals
State Highway 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
+64 3-731 1839
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My favourite rainy day in Punakaiki

Had the most incredible day at the horse treks in Punakaiki. Myself and two friends went on a horse... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacqui S
Loved Our Trek!

Punakaiki Horse Treks was and amazing experience on the South Island. A lot of the horses are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Danielle H
State College, Pennsylvania
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State Highway 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
+64 3-731 1839
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the most incredible day at the horse treks in Punakaiki. Myself and two friends went on a horse ride. We had a really friendly french girl lead us. She had a lot of knowledge about the horses and the surrounding area. We were given...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Punakaiki Horse Treks was and amazing experience on the South Island. A lot of the horses are rescued and transitioning to new homes. The trek winds through the mountain valleys, rivers, and out on to the beach. They offer horses for all levels of riders...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

There was no plan for horse trekking on our NZ trip at all.. Until that day we drove past this stable on our way back from pancake rocks and got curious. It was amazing!!- we just wanted to have a look and as we didnt...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

I am slow getting this review up--we were in Punakaiki at the end of April with our two girls (8 and 11). The weather was iffy, but we headed out anyway. Our guide Mary-Anne, could not have been any better. She is a complete gem....More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

SUCH a fun trip. I had tried to book this trip in advance, but didn't get any responses to my emails. I called the morning of and they had space! The other guests cancelled so it was just us and two guides who were kind...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Went with my partner who is an occasional rider. I am very much a novice. The staff were very friendly and helpful, offering simple guidance to make the saddle time safer and more enjoyable. We had a beautiful three hour trek along and across the...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

We did a 2.5 hours horse trek through the Punakaiki Valley. We took the scenic route to view the stunning scenery of the Paparoa National Park. We rode through native bush to view huge limestone bluffs capped with lush temperate rainforest. We did a lot...More

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Had the best trip with the horse treks team. We were riding through the beautiful nature of the national park, crossing rivers, having a tea break in a little hut and finally riding at the beach. Really great and friendly team, would recommend it to...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

This year I shouted my niece for her 23rd birthday . It had been her dream to horse treck. As a first time rider the guides were awesome. The scenery of the Punakaiki valley is second to none ! This has to be the best...More

Reviewed 1 March 2016

The trek was fantastic. I had limited experience with horse riding, but the girls at the stables were very friendly and helpful and really reassuring. The horses were very gentle and easy to ride. The scenery was fantastic and the route they take into the...More

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