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Aboutriding. Co. Nz

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Great ride! Great guide!

I have been riding with them a few times and I also tried other rides on Muriwai beach but decided... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
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Highlight of our Pony Club Season

We took 9 parents/non-riders and 9 riders with horses on a two hour trek with Nette. She is... read more

Reviewed 29 February 2016
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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10 Oct 2016
“Great ride! Great guide!”
29 Feb 2016
“Highlight of our Pony Club Season”
Book a ride with ABOUTRIDING now, our gentle horses and experienced guide will take you on a wonderful horse trek you will always remember.Along the wild west coast's Muriwai Beach where the landscape is ever changing and the iron sands from the sea...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Coast Road | Muriwai Beach Horse Park, Muriwai Beach, Auckland 0881, New Zealand
+64 21 231 1747
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I have been riding with them a few times and I also tried other rides on Muriwai beach but decided to stay with them. Nette is a very very knowledgeable experienced guide and professional in every way. She's also very familiar with the area and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

We took 9 parents/non-riders and 9 riders with horses on a two hour trek with Nette. She is amazing. Looking a trail of nearly 20 horses all following along with her is quite a sight. Everyone loved it! This is our second year doing this...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank kiwigrrl99
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

My two (young adult) daughters and I did a two hour trek this week. It was great fun spending time with my girls! The trek took us through pine forest and along the beach. We loved it. Staff we're friendly and helpful, the horses looked...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Kathrine L
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We did one hour horse riding with Aboutriding it was great! Good way to enjoy the views around Muriwai Beach. The horses are very good-natured in general. There was a group of kids riding right before us and they look like they enjoyed it a...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Poos0411
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Nette is a great woman, loved every minute of being with her, Karlota and the horses! Horses are great and Nette takes care of each rider to enjoy the fullest of his / her skills. Feel free to let Nette take you on a beach...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank visnja_kljajic
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I did a one hour horse trek with Aboutriding and really enjoyed it. I appreciated the care that Net took in selecting the right horse for each person, and the fact that she walked with us to the beach to make sure that we were...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 390flower
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We were looking for a horseback ride on the north island of New Zealand. We tried last minute to contact the only one listed on trip advisors and did get through to anyone. We called About Riding and got Nettie on the phone. She was...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Aussielover1
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with this company. Nette was awesome and informative. Our horses were calm and easy to navigate. Great weather and great start to our NZ vacation

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank b_koning
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Amazing landscapes and reasonable price! An Incredible experience! Tips: it will be really cold in winter and with strong wind! U'd better wear long sleeves clothes and sunglasses! Just enjoy it!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Ash S
Reviewed 31 March 2015

This was a wonderful experience. The landscape is breathtaking, and extremely diverse. Our 2hr ride took us across the surreal black sand of Muriwai Beach, through unique bushland, and across a gorgeous little pristine river. Each felt like its own little planet. Nette is lovely...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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1 June 2015|
Response from antoinette t | Property representative |
Hi Kathy, There is not a bus which goes all the way to Muriwai. There is public transport to Waimauku which is about 10kilometers away. We can sometimes do a pick up from there and a drop off at a cost of $20. This depends... More