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Address: 70 Partridge Lane-(End of Road) | Paengaroa, Te Puke, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 7-533 2582
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Fee: Yes

Horse back ride with Briar through peaceful kiwi fruit forests, alongside...

Horse back ride with Briar through peaceful kiwi fruit forests, alongside the beautiful Kaituna River and across magnificent farm land. Situated south of Te Puke in the country side at Paengaroa. Get away from the hustle and bustle of life and ride your horse among stunning New Zealand farm and forest with sun dappled trails, calves and sheep.

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Sounds Great, But CLOSED now

Really wanted to go for my birthday because everything about it sounded good, had very good remarks about this place from friends but sadly it has been closed.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
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Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Really wanted to go for my birthday because everything about it sounded good, had very good remarks about this place from friends but sadly it has been closed.

Thank ADK21
Te Puke, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My 27 year old daughter took her 14 year old niece from Australia for a bonding day. Couldn't have been better

Thank Amanda C
Paengaroa, New Zealand
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31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

This trek is no longer operating ! The majority of reviews and the photographs used to promote this activity while it was based at Partridge Lane were substantially taken and reviews given when the treks operated at a different location. Comments would have been correct relative to the location adjoining the Kaituna River not the last Kiwifruit orchard location. This... More 

2 Thank Kelvin O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

My son and I went for a trek with Briar's team yesterday. The group consisted of a mix of novice riders and a couple of keener more experienced riders and the lovely ladies who guided the trek catered to everyone beautifully with the keener riders able to break off and have a bit of a trot and canter while the... More 

3 Thank Michelle N
Matamata, New Zealand
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71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Wow - such a great time, the guides are informative but let you enjoy your time in peace, trekking along a beautiful river, around kiwi fruit vines and through some forest you get to see a lot of natural beauty. And again I agree the horses you are given do match you well and all have their own personalities which... More 

1 Thank CPLOsborne
Adelaide, Australia
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114 reviews
57 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

We did this back in April, had quite a warm steamy day. Briar made us feel most welcome. She had only just moved to this new location so our ride was a bit exploratory but that kind of made it fun. The horses were great and matched myself and my partner quite well. Was a nice pleasant ride overall.

Thank Karen E
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014

I was lucky enough to be trekking alone with only the guides for company, and found all of the staff were great to be around and easy to talk with. My request to ride bitless was happily accommodated (I believe they have recently transited the majority of their horses over to it), and all the horses appear to be well... More 

Thank hh-harley
Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a horseriding experience in between Tauranga and Whakatane, this is the tour you should book with. It is located near Te Puke, a place where you can visit Comvita and Kiwi360. Look into my reviews for a wonderful B&B place! Booking with Briars was a breeze and they made sure they have the right horse... More 

Thank voxypop
Rotorua District, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend surprised me with a wonderful horse trek. The scenery was spectacular, the guide kind and informative and the horses sweet and beautiful. Great experience for my first horse ride. Thanks!

Thank SylAMed
Tromso, Norway
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

We had a great ride with lovely horses and two great guides (I have forgotten their names, but one was German, the other Dutch). The trek goes through a very scenic forest, and offers a varied pace. Briar and her family and staff were so accommodating. We had some unexpected rain, but Briar made sure we had some raincoats in... More 

Thank Linn M

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