Lake Wakatipu offers classic high country scenery with alpine flora and fauna, rugged river gorges and dramatic ‘Lord of the Rings’ landscapes. The glacier fed Dart River flows into its northern end and the Kawarau River, near Queenstown, handles the outflow. Horse Riding in Queenstown in World Class!
If you love riding, then Horse Riding the West Coast is a must, the scenery is impressive, heaving swells of the Tasman Sea have carved a spectacular coastline allowing only a thin strip of land before being abruptly stopped by the towering Southern Alps creating the coasts natural western boarder. Lush primordial rainforest, lakes and rivers alongside the world's most accessible low-lying glaciers fill this coastal plain making it indeed a spectacular place to explore by horseback.
Located in the north-western corner of the South Island, the Nelson district enjoys a very agreeable climate, sheltered by surrounded mountain ranges and enjoying New Zealand highest sunshine hours the climate is often compared to that of the Mediterranean, making horse Riding in Nelson a popular pass time
Situated a 90 minutes drive north of Auckland City (100 km/62 miles) Pakiri Beach offers the best of the beautiful north. Here there is a 15 kilometer (9 mile) private section of deserted white sandy surf beach with unsurpassed views of Little Barrier and the Hen and Chicken Islands sitting close by in the Pacific Ocean.