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Guided Horse Trekking from Rotorua

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    This is a guided walking horse trek. Prior instructions are given before departing the paddock arena once you have been allocated your horse.

    Starting on the lower farm you then wind your way up to our lookout overlooking Lake Rotorua which you will see in our photos. The whole experience takes part on the lower part of Mount Ngongotaha. There is some uneven terrain during the trek, however, no previous experience is required. Helmets are provided for safety reasons.

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    • Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand
    • Adventure Playground, 451 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3007, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our white Toyota pickup van will wait in the Bus area outside the iSite Building.
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Guide
    • Horse safari
    • Safety gear
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Highly recommend doing this! We loved it and would definitely go on another trek if we come back to Rotorua. It was a good price, we had very little horse riding experience but our guide was great and made it a very relaxing enjoyable experience. Was a highlight of our trip!
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    Today my grandchildren (after having worked for 2 days cleaning motel units for me) spent their funds on a horse trek. The 1 x hour for 12 year olds. @$65 per person Upon arrival we were met by a girl, who showed them where to sign in, then joined another young girl at the
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    Response from Adventure2710, Owner at Guided Horse Trekking from Rotorua
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thank you for your feedback. However, we firstly note you are reviewing after you were not the actual person who took part in the horse trek. Secondly, your two 12 year old grandchildren have not relayed the correct information about your complaint regarding the other child on the trek. He was not a novice rider which is why we made an exception regarding the recommended age of12 years to partake in our 1 hour trek. The child was actually 8 yrs old and was with his Aunty. He wanted to gallop and when she told him he wasn't allowed he started to cry. We did call you back to explain to you but you placed your review before we had time to call you later that day. We have also been advised that you have sent your 12 year old grandchildren to "check out" a number of activities around town which if I was a new motel owner would have chosen to do myself rather than send a child to rely solely on for feedback. We apologise that they had a disappointing experience but as you will see we have had hundreds and hundreds of people take part in our horse treks and very very little complaints over the past 5 years. Thank you from the Adventure Playground Staff
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    Coming up the drive way you are greated by a wonderful team, and a very rustic appearance that takes you back in time. I was greated by one of the guides(tylah)as soon as i setteled in. Tylah then direceted me to the reception where i met the main man Richard which made the
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    Response from Adventure2710, Manager at Guided Horse Trekking from Rotorua
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi Thanks for your lovely review ! So happy to hear you were so well looked after by our staff. Hope you come and visit us again perhaps this year ! From the Team at Adventure Playground
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    3 out of 4 of us were horse riding virgins - but what a blast this was.. the guide was friendly and helpful. The horses were magnificant and had wonderful personalities and were such a treat to ride. While I'm in no rush to jump back on a horse, I would highly recommend any of
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    Response from Adventure2710, Manager at Guided Horse Trekking from Rotorua
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thanks so much for your review and comments about our magnificent horses ! We also note your lovely comments about all our staff and service during your visit. All the best for 2020 ! and come and see us again ! From the Team at Adventure Playground
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    Thank you for a great time horse treking on Zeus an Bishop, with my 8yr old. We came last year and my son loves it. Thanks to Nat and Sharon for taking us up and taking care of us all.
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    Response from Adventure2710, Manager at Guided Horse Trekking from Rotorua
    Responded 28 Nov 2019
    Hi Thanks for coming back to visit us again ! Hope you come again next year ! Thanks from the Team at Adventure Playground
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    By: Adventure Playground
    1,349 reviews
    Vincent M
    20
    Clay pigeon shooting trip
    Had a fantastic time at the clay pigeon shooting, the location was spectacular and the instructor, Sean, was
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    650kirstynm
    10
    Clay shooting
    We had an absolutely epic time. We did the multiple shotgun clay shooting with Richard as our instructor,
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    nettieh85
    10
    Awesome experience
    Highly recommend doing this! We loved it and would definitely go on another trek if we come back to Rotorua. It
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    Dxketravels
    11
    20/10 amazing first time shooting
    Had an incredible first time shooting! instructor shaun was incredible,super knowledgable and experienced, really
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    apdwalshe
    20
    10/10 HIGHLY RECOMMEND
    Staff were great and so helpful and funny Great facilities and great FUN Highly recommend to all 10/10
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    jasminen863
    10
    Esther!
    So kind so caring and so considerate! Esther Cullen was literally the best tour guide I have ever had.
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    Charliesangels25
    Rotorua District, New Zealand
    10
    Disappointing experience
    Today my grandchildren (after having worked for 2 days cleaning motel units for me) spent their funds on a horse
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    thefairdesmondo
    Gosford, Australia
    30
    Awesome fun
    Lots of fun. Our driver (and guide) was great and really added to the experience. The trail itself was great
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    W6628JBchrisl
    70
    Absolutely amazing
    Fantastic friendly staff who provided a great experience at a decent price! Would definitely go back for the other
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    Bobbyg8081
    10
    Fun-tastic
    What an epic experience my boyfriend and I had today. An amazing tour guide, primo weather. So worth the
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    andrewwgn
    Wellington, New Zealand
    10
    Great, fun outing
    We did the 4x4 tour with Maud. It was fun and the track kept it exciting all the way around. My 7 year old rode up
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    forgivemeallah69
    20
    rip off
    me and my brother did it was good fun and all but $50per extra box of shells is ridiculous I have my firearms
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    mattwC6817TQ
    61
    4wd off-road adventure
    Richard was such a fantastic guide. Helped us have a safe a wonderful time. He also got us in place for fabulous
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    109joeyj
    10
    We had so much fun!
    Three friends and I did self drive 4wd buggies today. It was really challenging at first but we got the hang of it
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    AliceS3696
    42
    Big ups to Sean and Ihaia
    Had an unforgettable experience with Ihaia and Sean. Would 101% recommend on having a jam at clay bird shooting.
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