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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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Amazing ride

My husband and I stopped in to see if we can jump in for a ride and the staff was so helpful and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tricia B
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Great Experience

If you have the opportunity to visit Lake Tekapo a must do is the horse trekking with McKenzie... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Godley Peaks Road, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 21 134 1105
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 days 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

First time to ride a horse but kind guide and beautiful horse took a good care of me!! Can see a beautiful view of lake!

Thank た さ
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Wooooooooooow 40th birthday treat for the wife and it was most amazing afternoon. Great place great views great horses and great staff. As the wife says was best birthday treat ever! Thank you. Aaron & Tracy

1  Thank Aaron L
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to this horse riding trip. We'd had a lot of rain the past few days so I emailed to make sure it was on the morning of our afternoon trek (since that was how I had been contacting them). We...More

4  Thank Melly86
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