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Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona Valley

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US$ 91.21
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    What to Expect
    Make your own way to Cardrona Distillery to begin your tour. After meeting your instructor, you’ll be introduced to the club’s equine residents and matched with a suitable horse – there are a variety of breeds, sizes, and temperaments to suit all levels, including first-time riders, so you’ll be sure to find the perfect partner. Then, mount up and learn the basics of stopping and steering your horse before heading out on the trails.

    Set out on a trail ride through the Cardrona Valley and enjoy an adventurous route, crossing streams, climbing mountain lanes, and passing traditional farms. Along the way, learn more about the region’s fascinating history, and hear tales of the 19th-century gold rush that swept the area. There will be plenty of time to pose for photos and admire the views before heading back.

    After safely returning to the stables and bidding your horse farewell, your tour finishes back at the Cardrona Distillery.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South Island
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 5 years
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Me and my friend did the small group horse back riding. I was a beginner and my friend was intermediate. Val, our guide, was super friendly and matched our horses perfectly with our level of experience. My horse was a real food lover haha. At first she told a little bit about
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    This was an excellent choise for a first timer as well as an intermediate level rider. It was a great way to get to know a bit of the area history, to enjoy the views and horseriding all at the same time. Ten points for Kelly, the owner, for guiding us trough the tour 😊
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    Awesome way to see stunning views of Cardrona that's off the beating track! Amazing set up and get a real personal experience with your horse (Lou was a sweetheart). Staff were super friendly, especially Ella, and made you feel safe and comfortable. We were in a group of
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    We had a wonderful morning horse riding. The staff were super friendly & personable. The horses are so well looked after & easy to ride. Really great experience, we will be back & have no hesitation in recommending this for everyone!
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    We had an absolute blast doing this activity. We were lucky enough to be just three - my partner and I as well as Kelly the Instructor. My horse was called GingerBear and my partners Wally. The trail is beautiful gives you scenic views over Cardrona area and is a memorable
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    Key Details
    • Wanaka The Cardrona
    • Duration: 2h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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