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Horse Trekking Lake Okareka

#6 of 64 Outdoor Activities in Rotorua Features Animals
51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
+64 21 292 2233
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A must do horse trek

Lake and surrounding country side is magnificent, horses are well cared for and engaging, owner... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cherri G
Just incredible!!

I was lucky enough to go on a trek all by myself with my incredibly lovely tour guide! All of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amanda L
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51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
+64 21 292 2233

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake and surrounding country side is magnificent, horses are well cared for and engaging, owner offers a safe and memorable trek.

Thank Cherri G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to go on a trek all by myself with my incredibly lovely tour guide! All of the staff are friendly and inviting, the horses are beautiful and so are the views! Definitely worth it!!!

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's soooo beautiful out there! The view was amazing....the horses were so in peace, the girls were so nice and all the cows and sheeps along the way...I just loved it! Thank you so much girls, I had a unforgettable birthday. Hope to see you...More

Thank Michelle-NL-87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I did the 1.5hr trek. This was our first time horse trekking, so we were a bit nervous. From the moment we arrived till we departed, we felt safe and confident we were in good hands. The staff were friendly, caring, professional...More

Thank Karen-Rotorua
Lucy P, Owner at Horse Trekking Lake Okareka, responded to this review

Thanks for your fabulous review. I am thrilled you enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you back one day. Cheers, Lucy.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience! We got rained out of another activity, so decided to go horseback riding. The staff at Lake Okareka were super accommodating to our last minute booking. I’ve been riding a fair number of times, but my friend had never been on a horse...More

Thank FarmGirl-931
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were so friendly and caring. Really helpful girls. The horses seems to enjoy their living and what I could see they are really taking care of (all of) the animals there! We took the 3 hours ride and the view were amazing! WORTH...More

Thank TheGreekSweed
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I really had a great time. I did the 90 minute trek which for me was perfect; I got to see the beautiful Lake Okareka from a height and the distant mountains. I was a first-time rider, however, was made to feel very comfortable by...More

Thank Harry D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic 10/10. Great hospitality and a great scenic 1.5 hour ride. From a husband who had never horse trekked he had such a great time. Even bambi came to say hi! We will definitely be back!

Thank brosb2016
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went on the Bush Trek and had the most amazing time. It was pouring with rain but we were given full wet weather gear and it didn't even matter it was raining, we had such a good time. The horses were...More

Thank Tess B
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing ride through an incredibly beautiful landscape. Despite the weather (we arrived a few days before a big cyclone hit) the ride still went ahead and our amazing guide Kate made sure we were confortable. We were given gig waterproof jackets and waterproof trousers and...More

Thank stephaniejob
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Hi there, I am coming out to NZ from England to visit my daughter and would like to book a half day trek on the 12th April- is this possible please and how do I go about booking it? We can both ride. Many thanks, Mandie Bevington.
2 April 2017|
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Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
Hi Mandie, You could ride for 2.5 hours at 10am on the 12th or 3 hours at 1.30pm on the same day. The easiest way to book is to visit our website at treklakeokareka and book online. We look forward to seeing you. Kind... More
Hey! Is there any availabilities on the 30th of dec?¿.
27 December 2016|
Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
At this stage yes. Please phone 021 2922233 to book. Thanks. Lucy
Catherine S
Hi there, Do we need to book in advance? or we can just "walk-in"? Or do you have a time-slot for each ride? Thanks
16 November 2016|
Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
Hi. Yes you do need to book. We normally ride at 10am and 1.30pm and the best treks are the 1.5 hour and the 2 hour trek. Thanks. Lucy.