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The Farmhouse Rotorua

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Sunnex Road, Rotorua 3096, New Zealand
+64 7-332 3771
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We went to there for our kids. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Horses are so nice and quiet... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
via mobile
Great for beginner riders

Our Ms 9 loved her 30 min trek yesterday. The staff were very friendly and the horses were lovely... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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The Farmhouse Rotorua is family owned horse trekking farm. We provide horse trekkings/private horse lessons/farm stays and B&B packages. We have Kiwi/Japanese/Taiwanese staff for welcoming the international guests as well as our local customers. Kids birthday party and Day visit for weekend/school holidays are also available. Please visit our website to find more details.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
24 Sep 2017
28 Dec 2016
“Great for beginner riders”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunnex Road, Rotorua 3096, New Zealand
+64 7-332 3771
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We went to there for our kids. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Horses are so nice and quiet great for kids also there are good horses for experienced rider. I realy enjoed too. I strongly recommend this horse trekking.

1  Thank keyan_mmf
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Our Ms 9 loved her 30 min trek yesterday. The staff were very friendly and the horses were lovely. We paid $30 for a 30 min ride which seemed very reasonable. They looked after first-timers and children very well.

1  Thank ozgirlinnz
TheFarmhouseRotorua, Manager at The Farmhouse Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017

Thank you very much for coming to our farm and we are very glad that you enjoyed your horse trek. We hope to see you again soon. - The Farmhouse Rotorua Ltd.

Reviewed 31 March 2016

The Farm house is pretty big and large. You get to see Lot of unique and NZ local farm animals. They also let you feed the animals and click pictures. A good place to be.

Thank Kruti B
Reviewed 16 October 2015

My family came here for the 1 hour ride for a few times because we loved it!!! We were always welcomed by friendly staff, Yukari and Fisher, I think Fisher works on the weekends, and Yukari on weekdays, They were both soo friendly, they led...More

4  Thank cullen370
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful place for people to get out and enjoy the beautiful NZ country- the team are friendly the horses are well cared for and fun to ride. Nice and relaxed for that cautious person. Recommended to all to Rotorua and New Zealand

1  Thank BungyNeiko
Reviewed 4 June 2015

lovely helpful staff and all the horse so very quiet, very beautiful setting and views. Thank you for the awesome experience & a lovely time.

Thank Merv-Taupo
Reviewed 7 April 2015

So impressed with our trip to the farm house. We had an awesome guide and friendly horses. Thanks for the great experience.

Thank jhbowling
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Friendly, helpful staff and quiet horses. A peaceful walk in a beautiful setting with horses that know the way. We left with a lovely chilled out feeling :-)

1  Thank Coolie3
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

We are novice horse riders and we loved this experience. Gentle horses and a beautiful setting. Views of rotorua lake and paddocks with cows and sheep. Very friendly guide hugh told us hilarious stories and made the ride even more enjoyable. Wonderful with our 8y...More

2  Thank June C
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Had amazing time during the 1 hour trip.The horses were absolutely great and very well trained. Nice mix of scenery (Lake view,through the bush and some animals) Excellent view. The guide was very helpful and understanding.Very good customer service.I had a great time. Highly recommended...More

2  Thank grim121
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14 June 2017|
Response from TheFarmhouseRotorua | Property representative |
Hello, bookings are preferred Thanks