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Cape Farewell Horse Treks

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A dazzling ever changing vista of Cape Farewell and the Spit awaits on this horse trek

Led by an enthusiastic and attentive horse riding leader, the trek I chose was one of several... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Amanda D
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Milton Keynes
Amazing!

So much fun! Horses are so well cared for and a really interesting ride. Views are incredible... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2019
Julie_and_Matt_W
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Bath, United Kingdom
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23 McGowan Street | Puponga, Cape Farewell, Farewell Spit, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Led by an enthusiastic and attentive horse riding leader, the trek I chose was one of several options but it took in trails, the Puponga Range with stunning views and the beach. Tailored to the group in terms of experience and confidence, this ride was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

So much fun! Horses are so well cared for and a really interesting ride. Views are incredible! Holly, our guide, was wonderful. I had a little mishap and Holly handled it extremely well - professional, communicative, calm and in control ensuring everyone felt safe and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 21 January 2019

Our family of four had a fabulous trek along the Old Man's Range. The views of Farewell spit and the surrounding area were stunning. Our guides Pam and Holly were fantastic and at all times ensured we were safe. They both were knowledgeable of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

This experience was incredible. As a group with 3 teenage girls with limited riding experience we couldn’t have asked for much more. The staff were so helpful, starting off with some basic horse riding tips. We rode through the river and up across the mountain...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank LorraineB648
Reviewed 15 November 2018

My girlfriend has written our review here: Timon took me to the Cape Farewell Horse Trek for my birthday where we did the Puponga beach-old man’s range combo, and it was an awesome adventure. The people there were amazing, very friendly, helpful and most impressively:...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We came as a group of 6 for an 8am start! We turned up and all the horses were ready to go!! We got paired up with horses that were thought to match our personalities and they did really well having known us for 5...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Missfrenchy
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I'm riding since 10 years and man! what a trek! I always wanted to ride in new zealand, and we choose the best place to realise it! 1) The place ; I rode 3h30, and saw the beach, the dunes, (climbing, haha ;) ) the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Quest27125011350
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had an unforgettable day riding with Pam and Charlotte on Reggie and Monty. Very easy to handle horses and fun terrain to ride through. We rode through farm land, along high hill top ridges and through native bush. The views were...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank fionab242
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

My Wife, Son, Daughter, Sister and step Son did the treck. They raved on and on about that ride. I stayed behind with the grandkids. We’ll be back, and the kids will be a little older and apparently they have plenty of horses. I can’t...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank JohnB16244
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience! Thanks to the fabulous guides, Pam and Charlotte, they really made the experience throughly enjoyable. Lovely horses, stunning views, looking forward to bringing the kids next time! Thank you very much😀

Date of experience: April 2018
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E3368FOmichelleb
14 January 2018|
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Response from wackersGoldenBay |
Its a little difficult, but coaches run daily from Nelson into Golden Bay so if you can get to Nelson no problem.
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Response from Marionlaa | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have done the Old Man's Range trek and it was bloody awesome ! The view that you get is just fantastic. You are in the bush, you climb few mounts, you get an awesome view to the split and the beach ... Well I have not... More
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