Whether you’re exploring a gold mining river, a wilderness beach, lush native forest or crossing an alpine pass, New Zealand’s pristine beauty tends to transport your mind back to the pioneering days. Trekking on horseback, as the early settlers did, is very much in harmony with the feel and pace of our landscapes.
When you ride at Pakiri Beach you will experience the freedom of this iconic New Zealand location by horseback. These rides cover everything from a relaxed one hour outing to a full day or even longer. All these rides enjoy fantastic vistas along the pristine sands of Pakiri Beach and continue through the dunes with breath taking views to the coastal islands.
Ride on horseback through verdant West Coast native bush as you gaze up at 300-foot-high limestone cliffs or stroll your horse through the fresh West Coast surf to view the magnificence of the Pancake Rocks. These are invigorating and enjoyable horse riding in a natural and safe environment suited to all levels of riders.
2 days of superb beach and forest riding, overnight in a private beach cabin or lake chalet, superb riding along miles of white sand ocean beach through forest and native bush and enjoy amazing views from a coastal headland.
Visit the ancient Pa site of a paramount Maori chief, high above the Pacific Ocean. Experience a breathtaking view that reaches far and wide to the horizon. Tread the paths of his people and sleep in their sacred meeting house. Enjoy the company of his descendants and the stories and food we will share with you.
The 7-Day Great Northern Coast to Coast is a superb nature experience. Ride along Northlands beautiful expansive beaches, through native bush and over green farmland with magnificent sea views to the islands, then making your way to the wind swept wilds of the West Coast..