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Briars Horse Trek - CLOSED

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Sounds Great, But CLOSED now

Really wanted to go for my birthday because everything about it sounded good, had very good remarks... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
Very happy niece and aunty

My 27 year old daughter took her 14 year old niece from Australia for a bonding day. Couldn't have... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Amanda C
Te Puke, New Zealand
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Nov 1, 2016
“Sounds Great, But CLOSED now”
Jul 26, 2016
“Very happy niece and aunty”
Horse back ride with Briar through peaceful kiwi fruit forests, alongside the beautiful Kaituna River and across magnificent farm land. Situated south of Te Puke in the country side at Paengaroa. Get away from the hustle and bustle of life and ride...more
70 Partridge Lane- | Paengaroa, Te Puke, New Zealand
+64 7-533 2582
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Really wanted to go for my birthday because everything about it sounded good, had very good remarks about this place from friends but sadly it has been closed.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ADK21
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My 27 year old daughter took her 14 year old niece from Australia for a bonding day. Couldn't have been better

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This trek is no longer operating ! The majority of reviews and the photographs used to promote this activity while it was based at Partridge Lane were substantially taken and reviews given when the treks operated at a different location. Comments would have been correct...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank Kelvin O
Reviewed 13 January 2015

My son and I went for a trek with Briar's team yesterday. The group consisted of a mix of novice riders and a couple of keener more experienced riders and the lovely ladies who guided the trek catered to everyone beautifully with the keener riders...More

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Wow - such a great time, the guides are informative but let you enjoy your time in peace, trekking along a beautiful river, around kiwi fruit vines and through some forest you get to see a lot of natural beauty. And again I agree the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank CPLOsborne
Reviewed 25 November 2014

We did this back in April, had quite a warm steamy day. Briar made us feel most welcome. She had only just moved to this new location so our ride was a bit exploratory but that kind of made it fun. The horses were great...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Karen E
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I was lucky enough to be trekking alone with only the guides for company, and found all of the staff were great to be around and easy to talk with. My request to ride bitless was happily accommodated (I believe they have recently transited the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank hh-harley
Reviewed 16 November 2014

If you are looking for a horseriding experience in between Tauranga and Whakatane, this is the tour you should book with. It is located near Te Puke, a place where you can visit Comvita and Kiwi360. Look into my reviews for a wonderful B&B place!...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank voxypop
Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend surprised me with a wonderful horse trek. The scenery was spectacular, the guide kind and informative and the horses sweet and beautiful. Great experience for my first horse ride. Thanks!

Thank SylAMed
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We had a great ride with lovely horses and two great guides (I have forgotten their names, but one was German, the other Dutch). The trek goes through a very scenic forest, and offers a varied pace. Briar and her family and staff were so...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank 187linnm
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