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Glacier Country Horses

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State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
+64 800 187 357
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Awesome horse ride for beginners and experienced riders alike!

We had a beautiful ride through beautiful rainforests, grassland and rivers, all with stunning... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rhysking91
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Fox Glacier, New Zealand
Fantastic horse riding experience

I had an an incredible horse riding experience here! First of all I got picked up from town free of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rupert M
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State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a beautiful ride through beautiful rainforests, grassland and rivers, all with stunning views! Our guide Emma was very helpful and a great teacher! Our horses were absolutely lovely and very well trained. If you don't have much experience with horse riding, the guides...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had an an incredible horse riding experience here! First of all I got picked up from town free of charge. Then I was assigned a lovely big horse called Ned. The lovely guide Emma was very informative, friendly and helped everyone feel at ease...More

Thank Rupert M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Lovely trek through the rainforest however the paddocks and river stream weren't that interesting. There wasn't much chance to trot or canter on the horses but we did do a little bit. The tour guides were lovely. We also went on a horse riding trek...More

Thank Jayde M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I booked the horse riding through the hostel I was staying at. Was picked up from the hostels and then was the only one in the ride. It's quite pricey but definitely worth it. The guide was very friendly and laid back, the horse was...More

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We booked 2 hours ahead, turned up 15 minutes early, waited 45 minutes so waited 1 hour in total. We did the 1.5 hour trek which cost $580 for our family of 4, with no discount for children like some places we had enquired about...More

Thank Honeybee191
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We drove past the yard on the way to the Fox Glacier Helihike. On the way back to our hotel we stopped at the yard to inquire about the possibility of going on a trek before we left the area. The lady we spoke to...More

Thank Rudypoojon
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The ladies at the horse treks were super friendly and great to ride with! Love the views and my horse was wicked! Totally worth it!

Thank livvyando_
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We saw the ad and called for the next day. They booked us for a tour immediately. We were in our honeymoon and my wife never rode an horse. The three girls offered us an unforgettable experience.

3  Thank Ndr981
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Our girls really wanted to go horse riding since the helicopters weren't flying due to bad weather. When we arrived noone greeted or introduce themselves. I hadn't been on a horse for about 30 yrs and should have left it that way. I had in...More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

What a magical 2 hour ride! Booked last minute and highly recommend this to anyone visiting Franz Josef. I am an inexperienced rider, my husband a novice and both need were catered to by Chloe. It was such a beautiful 2 hours spent. We would...More

1  Thank Donnydiva51
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星辰 周
24 January 2015|
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Response from Lynette L | Reviewed this property |
Katie (worker and not the owner) from London, gave us a ride (no charge) near the front door of the office at the Aspen Hotel to the horse stable and back home. We were with G-Adventures tour, so maybe that is why they... More
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