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Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek provided by The Cardrona

Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek

Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
3h 30m
Group size:
7
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    3h 30m
  • Group size:
    7
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Saddle up on this very unique horse trekking experience, just 20 minutes from Wanaka. The half-day High Country Pub horse trek takes you up into the beautiful mountains of Cardrona Valley allowing breath taking views of the surrounding Pisa and Crown Ranges and Cardrona Ski Area. No riding experience is necessary as all tuition is provided, however if you want to cut loose there are many chances for trotting and cantering on this ride and a stopover at the historic Cardrona Hotel to stretch your legs and enjoy a drink on us! **PLEASE SPECIFY YOUR HORSE RIDING ABILITY UPON BOOKING SO THE APPROPRIATE HORSES ARE SELECTED FOR YOUR RIDE**
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2021
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • You will ride high up into the mountains, then down & cross the river over to the Cardrona Hotel for a drink, then back home along the river, many chances for trotting & cantering on this ride so please be sure to specify your horse riding ability upon booking!
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2021
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • You will ride high up into the mountains, then down & cross the river over to the Cardrona Hotel for a drink, then back home along the river, many chances for trotting & cantering on this ride so please be sure to specify your horse riding ability upon booking!
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 8706P2
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Beverage
  • Professional guide
  • Use of helmet
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Duration
3h 30m
Departure details
  • Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South Island 20 minutes self drive from Wanaka, 50-55 minute self drive from Queenstown. Look for "THE CARDRONA HORSE TREKS & QUAD TOURS" and the famous 'Bra Fence'
Additional information
  • 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 travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • 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**
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travellers
Inclusions
  • Beverage
  • Professional guide
  • Use of helmet
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Departure details
  • Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South Island 20 minutes self drive from Wanaka, 50-55 minute self drive from Queenstown. Look for "THE CARDRONA HORSE TREKS & QUAD TOURS" and the famous 'Bra Fence'
Duration
3h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • 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 travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • 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**
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travellers
Popular mentions

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Anoka
1 contribution
Jan. 2022 • Friends
Had an incredible time, the views were absolutely amazing! Favorite part was the cantering. Will definitely be doing it again ☺ Thanks so much to Kelly for giving us such a wonderful experience
Written 11 January 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Sam
1 contribution
Dec. 2021 • Solo
Great ride, great scenery, great people!
Had an awesome time getting around on my trusty steed pat, experiencing everything Cardrona had to offer under the careful eye of Kelly and her team!

Can’t wait to do it again!
Written 29 December 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

HarrietteD1998
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand5 contributions
Dec. 2021 • Friends
Amazing trek on such a beautiful day! The horses were absolutely lovely and the views were stunning. Sam our guide was super knowledgeable and enthusiastic and friendly. Highly recommend!
Written 1 December 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

lhans11
Wellington, Greater Wellington, North Island24 contributions
We had an absolutely amazing time on our Horse Trek! Stunning location. Our guide Sam was fantastic - super friendly and knowledgeable and obviously loved all of the gorgeous horses!! A very professional business.

Would highly recommend!!
Written 1 December 2021
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Dom W
2 contributions
Nov. 2021 • Solo
We were recommended as a must-do whilst in Wanaka, and it did not disappoint. My partner and I had a great time with lovely horses Andy and Danny. Sam was a great teacher / trek leader and, despite being beginners, we even got to do a fair bit of cantering. Pub to top it all off, what more could you want? Do it! 🍻 🐴 (11/11/2021)
Written 30 November 2021
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Peter A
43 contributions
We spent about three and a half hours with Sam who took us from novices to bring able to canter through the high country on their awesome horses. There is no better way to see such stunning scenery, all capped off by dropping past the iconic Cardrona Hotel. Simply the best afternoon out.
Written 19 November 2021
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skikiwi_58
New Zealand14 contributions
Nov. 2021
Had lots of fun on the horses with my family, learnt plenty of new things about the history of Cardrona, went through beautiful rivers and scenic routes of Cardrona. Was great to get back on a horse and explore with Kelly. Cheers
Written 2 November 2021
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Casey Longstreth
1 contribution
Oct. 2021 • Couples
Had an amazing experience horse trekking in the great NZ outdoors! This track in particular was beautiful and Kelly was a wonderful guide, The horses were very well mannered and it was a great experience even as a beginner rider. Would highly recommend!
Written 25 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Susan H
4 contributions
Oct. 2021
My daughter is an experienced rider and loved this trek. They had opportunities to canter. Good horses and experienced trek leader. Stunning scenery. Photos + short video of the ride for extra cost.
Written 11 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Ss
1 contribution
Oct. 2021 • Family
So well organised. Once in a life time adventure for our mostly novice crew. Our guide Kim was so experienced and supportive and took such good care of us all. We enjoyed the opportunity to learn about and connect with our horses over the afternoon. Thanks so much.
Written 10 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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By: The Cardrona
priteshandjyotika
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An amazing experience
I would highly recommend the quad bike experience. We had a 2 hour fun filled adventure driving to the peak of the
EndIobrien
EndIobrien
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Awesome fun!
The river crossing has to be the best at the end! But the whole trip was good fun except for the dust but hey that'
Applehorse
Applehorse
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Amazing horse riding trek!
Kelly is a nice guide and horse riding coach. I learned and practiced the basic skill during the trek. I got lots o
Fearless25791885058
Fearless25791885058
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Excellent day out
Great Quad bike adventure, great guide, awesome views. Suited adults and older teenage kids to a tee. Would recomme
AlanaLeaClark
AlanaLeaClark
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Gold discovery horse trail
Fantastic day horse riding with Kelly and the team! The staff are all very friendly, helpful and experienced and ca
lovewordsmusic
lovewordsmusic
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Highlight of our week!
Brilliant ride through the Cardrona Valley with Kelly this morning — two adults and two kids 10 and 12. The scenery
B7746SOemmas
B7746SOemmas
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Amazing experience!
Absolutely amazing experience!! Kind staff with a lot of knowledge and skills. Would highly recommend to anyone! I
Mrs Saddle B
Mrs Saddle B
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Great place for a Work Do
Great work do for a team of builders. Kelly and her team are knowledgeable of the area and terrain. They are highly
L_Ross_NZL
L_Ross_NZL
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5 Star Experience
Absolutely amazing experience! Great customer service. We’ll work a visit. We did a horse ride and quad bike. Kids
craigrH5258KG
craigrH5258KG
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Business outing in Cardrona
Absolutely highly professional experience. Took 10 guys for a Christmas work do. Exhilarating and great scenery. Ke
georginas547
georginas547
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Amazing trek
Amazing trek across Wanaka, scenery was incredible & a really interesting Trek. Sam was super friendly & gave a tre
BexFluid
BexFluid
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Fantastic fun in the mountains
We had so much fun! Kel organised three different trips to cater for the different ages of our group. Everyone had
heatherpT5848WQ
heatherpT5848WQ
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Top Experience on a Top Beat Ride
Absolutely wonderful morning riding with Kelly on a private "Top Beat" ride. Lou is a beautiful, forward moving hor
LaurenNZL
LaurenNZL
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Epic family adventure
We did this in our family group and Kelly and Sam went over and above to ensure we had an Epic morning out. Thanks
Philip C
Philip C
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Amazing experience Quad Bike Riding
Had the most amazing three hours on the Quad Bikes - never done it before so no idea what to expect but was fantast
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