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Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek

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    What to Expect
    After all riding abilities and expectations have been established, riders are matched to horses and safety helmets fitted.

    Horse riding is then demonstrated by the guide so the riders may watch then with the assistance of a mounting block, riders are helped on board their horse and given a one on one lesson. After a pre ride safety talk the ride commences up the mountain with the friendly and competant guide leading the way. The beautiful scenery is accompanied by a commentary of certain points of interest of Cardrona Valley including the 1860s gold rush and the working sheep, cattle and deer farm the trail passes through (including a river crossing!).

    A little over half way the guide will stop the ride at the historic Cardrona Hotel where the riders will be helped to dismount, tie their horses up to the hitching rail and invited inside for a complimentary beer/wine/coffee/soft drink - the classiest way to arrive at the pub! After the break the guide will help the riders mount up again before riding back to base along the Cardrona river.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South Island
    Departure Time
    12:30 PM
    Duration
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Beverage
    • Professional guide
    • Use of helmet
    Exclusions
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • 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
    • **PLEASE SPECIFY YOUR HORSE RIDING ABILITY UPON BOOKING SO THE APPROPRIATE HORSES ARE SELECTED FOR YOUR RIDE**
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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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    Coo was such a wonderful guide on this 3.5 hour tour! We were a small group and she was so friendly and full of information! You can tell the owner really cares about her horses (hugely important!) and making sure riders are paired up properly with their horses according to
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    We truly enjoyed this day with Kelly and 2 other guests. Good guidance and lovely surroundings. Personal. Small group with the possibility to trot and canter.
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    We did the trek with pub stop and it was fantastic! Kelly knee her horses so well and paired us up depending on skill level. She provided great commentary about the local area on the trek and took some lovely photos too. Brilliant experience.
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    I had such an amazing time with The Cardrona on the High Country Pub trek. It was such a stunning day and riding through the Cardrona valley was amazing. Even with being a bit nervous at first the guide made me feel super comfortable and I just enjoyed riding the horse and the
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    Im solo travelling the world. Very little riding experience. But a big passion for trying new activities and pushing some limits. Our trek leader Kelly gave us a great introduction talk through and gave good instruction to us less experienced in the group. We covered quite a bit
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    • The Cardrona
    • Duration: 3h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English
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