The River Wild

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A beautiful 2 hour ride at the head of Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand’s longest lake.

Riding alongside braided, glacial fed rivers this adventure offers river crossings and spectacular scenery, including views of The Misty Mountains, The Wizard’s Vale and The Mighty Methedras.

An unforgettable experience for all levels of rider and a great option for mixed ability couples and groups, as well as those who can ride but are not experienced or fit enough to join The Trilogy Loop.

Suitable for all levels of rider

For the well being of our horses we have a rider weight limit of 95kg / 210lbs / 15 st.

Rates valid to 30th September 2014

with your own transport to Glenorchy
( 9.15am & 2.15pm )
Child - NZ$ 125 per person
Adult - NZ$ 135 per person  

with return transport from Queenstown
( 8.30am & 1.30pm )

Child - NZ$ 145 per person
Adult - NZ$ 155 per person

Please click here for our Cancellation Policy

The Trilogy Loop

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An exhilarating 3 hour, 22km ride with plenty of good canters.

Also riding alongside braided, glacial fed rivers this faster paced ride offers river crossings and spectacular scenery, including views of The Misty Mountains, The Wizard’s Vale and The Mighty Methedras, but is strictly for advanced riders with a good level of fitness.

For advanced riders only.

For the well being of our horses we have a rider weight limit of 95kg / 210lbs / 15 st.

Rates valid to 30th September 2014

with your own transport to Glenorchy ( 9.15am)
NZ$ 175 per person

with return transport from Queenstown ( 8.30am)
NZ$ 195 per person

(There is no child rate)

Please click here for our Cancellation Policy

The Ride of The Rings

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This amazing 1 & 1/2 hour horse ride takes you to actual filming locations in Paradise, 22km north of Glenorchy, overlooking a World Heritage Area.

Winding through the golden woods of Lothlórien, passing Amon Hen, the ride climbs to 2000 feet above sea level. From here the views over Isengard, the Wizard's Vale and the mighty peak of Methedras are breathtaking.

Popular with movie directors, Paradise has been used for filming scenes in Narnia, Wolverine, The Lovely Bones, Tracker not to mention The Lord of the Rings and most recently The Hobbit!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjYn845i08A of The Hobbit for an insight into what went on at Paradise!

As a walking paced ride it's suitable for beginner riders, and a ride of a lifetime for 'Lord of the Rings'/'Hobbit' fans and movie buffs.

Suitable for all levels of rider – note this is a walking paced ride.

For the well being of our horses we have a rider weight limit of 95kg / 210lbs / 15 st.

Rates valid to 30th September 2014

with return transport from Queenstown
( 8.30am & 1.30pm)

Child - NZ$ 165 per person
Adult - NZ$ 175 per person

(Price includes shared transport. There is no self-drive price)

Please click here for our Cancellation Policy

The River & Rings

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Two great rides in one day!

Combine The River Wild and The Ride of the Rings at a discounted rate. In between rides one can explore Glenorchy's tranquil township and enjoy a leisurely lunch in one of the cafes.

Suitable for all levels of rider.

For the well being of our horses we have a rider weight limit of 95kg / 210lbs / 15 st.

Rates valid to 30th September 2014

with return transport from Queenstown ( 8.30am)
Child - NZ$ 275 per person
Adult - NZ$ 285 per person

(There is no self-drive price)

Please click here for our Cancellation Policy

The Loop & Rings

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Two great rides in one day!

Combine the Trilogy Loop with the Ride of the Rings in one day, with time in between to enjoy lunch and a stroll around Glenorchy’s tranquil township.

Only for advanced riders.

For the well being of our horses we have a rider weight limit of 95kg / 210lbs / 15 st.

Rates valid to 30th September 2014

with return transport from Queenstown ( 8.30am)
Adult - NZ$ 315 per person

(There is no child rate or self-drive price)

Please click here for our Cancellation Policy

A Day in Paradise

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A stunning 5 to 6 hour ride to either Paradise Estate or the Rees Valley takes in spectacular scenery and river crossings. A reasonable level of fitness and riding experience is required.

The ride leaves subject to minimum bookings. A picnic lunch is included.

A reasonable level of fitness and riding experience is required – not suitable for beginner riders.

For the well being of our horses we have a rider weight limit of 95kg / 210lbs / 15 st.

PLEASE NOTE:

A Day in Paradise is not one of our scheduled daily rides but is available by arrangement.

Please email or call.

Thank you.

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