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Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona Valley provided by The Cardrona

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Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona Valley

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Overview
The Crown Range Road is the highest highway in New Zealand, winding through the dramatic landscapes of the Cardrona Valley. On this tour, take an alternative route and soak up the scenery from the saddle on a thrilling horseback riding adventure. Ride along forest trails and through mountain valleys, take in views of Wanaka Lake and the Crown Range, and if you’re a more experienced rider, enjoy trotting or galloping along the plains.
Highlights
  • Spectacular views over the Cardrona Valley from horseback
  • Pass gold rush towns and see the famous Crown Range highway
  • Rides adapted to your ability: suitable for complete beginners
  • Personalized experience with a small group of up to six
Important Information
Departure Point
Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South Island
Duration
2h
Inclusions
  • Guided Tour
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • **PLEASE SPECIFY YOUR HORSE RIDING ABILITY UPON BOOKING SO WE CAN SELECT THE APPROPRIATE HORSES FOR YOUR RIDE**
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Elow2301 wrote a review Jan 2021
Strasbourg, France4 contributions2 helpful votes
Awesome way to start the day. Felt so lucky to horse trekking in the stunning Cardrona Valley. It was definitely one of the best ride that we have done. Sun was shinning which made the ride even more enjoyable. It wasn’t boring at all, even for beginners. We had few river
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Karli wrote a review Jan 2021
New Zealand2 contributions
Amazing experience. We had Sam as a guide and she was such a sweet one. She explained everything about the horses and everyone felt comfortable and safe even tho some of us never have been on a horse. We got to enjoy the beautiful Cardrona Valley with amazing views, some
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Sonja C wrote a review Jan 2021
Invercargill12 contributions
My 7 year old daughter and I did this ride last year she and I both enjoyed it so much I promised her we would be back. We had Sam as our guide this time and she was just great!! She made us fell comfortable and really at home. The horses are well cared for, have wonderful
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benn377 wrote a review Jan 2021
7 contributions8 helpful votes
Have done this three times highly recommend caters to all levels of riders and makes it easy for any level of rider including those who are infrequent
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Date of experience: January 2021
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oliviaboos wrote a review Nov 2020
Masterton, New Zealand17 contributions2 helpful votes
Definitely recommend!! The guides are great, the scenery is beautiful, the horses are in excellent condition (obviously extremely well taken care of), and the rides are perfect for any level of riding experience. If you’ve never ridden a horse before or if you’re a 5* eventer,
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By: The Cardrona
shereeb671
shereeb671
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Great quad bike adventure in a stunning location
Kelly was a wonderful guide on this adventure. She has so much enthusiasm, and we loved getting to meet her incred
claireshereef
claireshereef
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Fab group activity.
Kelly was amazing. So bubbly and really made our morning so much fun. Bikes for all ages and the views!!! Amazing t
FoxcoteRider
FoxcoteRider
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Fabulous time on the Top Beat
I was lucky enough to ride with Kelly and her super horses on the Top Beat ride [for experienced riders]. Kelly was
TheChickenWhisperer
TheChickenWhisperer
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Horse Trekking
Beautiful easy ride with well mannered horses along the slopes of the Crown Range. Weather was cool and dry, and eq
Julzharrison
Julzharrison
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Awesome experience, great horses and beer!
This was such a fun experience! Beautiful scenery, awesome guide, lovely well cared for horses who knew exactly wha
Ashleycoombs
Ashleycoombs
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Incredible experience
This was such an amazing experience!. To be able to ride such beautiful kind natured horses in such beautiful scene
842allieh
842allieh
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So much fun
Such a fun horse trek through beautiful country! Nice range of up and down hill and through rivers, with opportunit
melwhite79
melwhite79
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A most Excellent adventure!!
Wow! This was our first quad biking experience of this kind. We weren’t sure what to expect but Kelly was so friend
Rochelleanned7
Rochelleanned7
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Epic top beat trek
I did the top beat trek with Kelly and it was so worth it! Best views and interesting trail up the mountains. Nice
MademoiselleLR
MademoiselleLR
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Great stop over
Dined here - great stop over between QT snd Wanaka -100% cool historic pub with a modern restaurant. We all had the
Peacelovinglibra
Peacelovinglibra
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Cardrona Horse Trek... WOW!!
Wow!! I'm hard to please but Kelly & Sam you have outdone yourselves, my handsome horse Lou ticked all the boxes, h
wasp07
wasp07
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Stopped for brunch
We stopped for brunch and was pleasely surprised with the outdoor garden where we sat. Food was great, having eggs
Teo L
Teo L
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Beautiful Cardrona Pub
The pub is historic, the venue family friendly and the beer is cold. It's worth the drive and the experience.
hosforde
hosforde
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A fantastic way to experience the Cardrona valley
Beautiful views, lovely well rehearsed horses, tailored to any ability, thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Our guid
mumzone
mumzone
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Experienced Trek
Absolutely hands down the best horse trail riding I’ve ever been on. If you are a capable rider and want a ride wit
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