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Waipu Horse Adventures

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3321 State Highway 1, Whangarei 0582, New Zealand
+64 9-432 1418
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Amazing first horse ride

We wanted to try horse riding while we were on holiday in New Zealand...what better place than... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SueOHB
Doesn't look like much but what an adventure!

Awesome place!! I've ridden for 20 years & was put on a slightly faster thoroughbred, my partner... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Undcva
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Daily treks from 1 hour along the beautiful unspoilt Waipu Beach, walk along the sea and take in the beautiful coastline on horseback, we also offer moonlight treks which offer an unforgettable experience.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good11%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“trotting” (2 reviews)
“canter” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
3321 State Highway 1, Whangarei 0582, New Zealand
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+64 9-432 1418
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to try horse riding while we were on holiday in New Zealand...what better place than along a gorgeous sandy beach in the Autumn sunshine. Neither of us had ridden before, and Vanessa was a fantastic guide - friendly, chatty, attentive - she really...More

Thank SueOHB
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Awesome place!! I've ridden for 20 years & was put on a slightly faster thoroughbred, my partner on a quieter standardbred. Cater for all skill levels. We did an awesome ride with canter and trotting and the horses were great, felt so safe the whole...More

Thank Undcva
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Such a great time at Waipu Horse Adventures. Well mannered horses for any skill level. Beautiful scenery with riding horses on the beach and the leader of the trek took a variety of pictures of us on the horses.

Thank James B
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the horse trek with Amy, who was super friendly and accommodated for the 8 year old in our party who was very keen on helping tack up the horses and wash them afterwards. We did the 1 hour beach trek and it...More

Thank Kristina H
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

First the highlights - an amazing trek along a beautiful beach, well groomed, gentle horses who didn't seem to mind our mixed riding ability and a very easy trek that was perfect for beginners However - the actual trip was a bit of a shambles....More

Thank Helen v
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My mum and I booked onto the 1 hour trek and we were lucky enough to get onto the beach. The horses seemed very tired all throughout our trek, made it feel a little sad to be riding them. I feel like we could have...More

Thank Olivia H
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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend did a 2 and half hour treck the trecks itself was beautiful tracks were great beach was beautiful my friend really enjoyed herself but I did not so much my horse Spartacus was beautiful but scared of everything and was jumpy...More

Thank Kylie B
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We went for the two hour ride, and it cost $120 per person, and was well worth it. We rode through Waipu farm land, the sand dunes and along the adjacent beach. I have done a lot of these horse treks and this was up...More

Thank Aaron G
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

Quiet horses suitable for adults or children from learners to experienced riders. Great beach trek. Will come again for the Moonlight Ride and barbecue.

Thank Rob P
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