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The Cardrona

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2125 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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First class scenic horse trekking and quad bike tours of the stunning Cardrona Valley, South Island, New Zealand
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  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“horse riding” (98 reviews)
“quad bikes” (37 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2125 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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"horse riding"
in 98 reviews
"quad bikes"
in 37 reviews
"the high country"
in 21 reviews
"pub ride"
in 8 reviews
"an experienced rider"
in 21 reviews
"afternoon ride"
in 9 reviews
"gold mining"
in 11 reviews
"gold rush"
in 9 reviews
"wonderful ride"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful horses"
in 14 reviews
"beginner riders"
in 7 reviews
"riding experience"
in 17 reviews
"great guide"
in 25 reviews
"trot and canter"
in 8 reviews
"my partner"
in 24 reviews
"great afternoon"
in 15 reviews
"amazing views"
in 25 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must do - stop off for mulled wine and wedges after an epic day up the hill! Never disappoints! Great atmosphere inside and out. Fire going and grounds looking great!

Thank Willow1653
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a fantastic morning ride with Kelly. The horses are fantastic and Kelly was extremely professional and supportive. We loved it!

Thank Fiona D
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a lovely experience with Kelly on the Gold Rush morning ride. As beginner riders, we found the experience very informative and helpful. The scenery was spectacular :)

Thank Rosie S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I went on a horse ride with guide sam. We had the most amazing time even though the weather wasn't the best. We saw amazing views of nz whilst enjoying a laugh with sam. She made us feel incredibly safe and comfortable...More

Thank Emily W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was my NZ highlight. Better than the Shotover Jet, winetasting or skiing. I have never ridden a quad but that didn't matter as I was taken through the ropes and never made to feel as though I was holding anyone up. The owners are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went for an epic 4x4 style safari , quad bike of choice for me it was and off we went in control of our own destiny! Sean our quad pack leader was epic and relaxed and talked the beginner of our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have all been on supposed "adventure" tours where the guides do their best to ensure that nothing remotely adventurous happens. Have no fear - Sean's Sled Spectacular is bloody brilliant. So long as you have the skill and fitness required for this adventure, Sean...More

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dabunting
27 April 2018|
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Response from KellySpaans | Property representative |
Hi Danielle! Thanks for your enquiry! We love taking family groups it is our specialty! What we would do is take you exclusively so we can look after you and the girls and have the maximum amount of fun with safety as... More
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Snowpetrel131
22 February 2018|
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Response from Rod S | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure if there are taxis in Wanaka. If not you will have to hire a car. Note that the Cardrona Hotel that I reviewed is some distance from the snowfields. The hotel is about 20 minutes drive from Wanaka town.
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fay m
1 October 2017|
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Response from brutal250165 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the young lady there indicated all ages and experience levels are catered for.
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