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Mackenze Alpine Horse Trekking

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Godley Peaks Road, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 21 134 1105
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Really nice!

We went on a two hours horse ride with our lovely guide Nicola. The views were absolutely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Wonderful experience, amazing scenery, fabulous hosts

My husband and I did an hour's ride, which took us through the forest, to the top of a hill, down... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Virginia O
Limerick, Ireland
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Enjoy a fabulous horse trek in the Mackenzie with views of the Southern Alps, lakes and high country sheep stations. Suitable for beginners, choose from our beautiful 1,2 or 3.5 hr treks
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Godley Peaks Road, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 21 134 1105
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a two hours horse ride with our lovely guide Nicola. The views were absolutely wonderful, the horses amazing. It’s a must do when in Tekapo. I think that a certain level of experience or a feeling for horseriding should be required to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did an hour's ride, which took us through the forest, to the top of a hill, down to the lake and back through the forest. Ginny and Nicole were fabulous hosts throughout with Ginny using our camera to take some very...More

Thank Virginia O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 3.5 hr trek and it was amazing. The horses were very tamed and we had an amazing view of the lakes and surrounding areas. Highly recommended!

Thank ekhliu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to see if we can jump in for a ride and the staff was so helpful and friendly. We actually got a privet tour due to the other group not showing up. It was fantastic. We took the hour...More

Thank Tricia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have the opportunity to visit Lake Tekapo a must do is the horse trekking with McKenzie horse trekking I was a first time horse rider but the girls (Jenny &Nicola ) were fantastic and very reassuring the view once you get to the...More

Thank jt211856
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The best horse trek around! Great scenery and fantastic guides who are super friendly and make you feel comfortable whatever your experience is!

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We spent a glorious sunny Sunday out trekking with the guide, Ginny and the beautiful horses, it was just excellent. She was so professional and thorough with riding instructions, which aided our confidence as beginners immensely. The track we went on (1hr) had every thing...More

Thank Annah W
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Seriously this would have to be the greatest horse trekking in Nz. The stunning vista of the Mackenzie county; snow capped mountains reflected in the bluest of lakes. Ambling along, taking in the majestic scenery on the back of a horse is truely the best...More

Thank hanbeer
Reviewed 1 November 2017

What a fantastic day! All the horses in our trek where so calm and kind but still had there own little personalities so fun to ride for begginers or if you have some riding experience too. We just did one of the shorter rides, we...More

Thank MegzBy
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My husband and I took the 2 hour trek as my Mother's Day present. A huge thank you to our lovely guide - Cate - an enthusiastic, confident and knowledgeable young lady who gave us a wonderful experience. Our horses - Keith and Billy -...More

Thank wayneandcath8
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