We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Horse Trekking Lake Okareka

Features Animals
51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
+64 21 292 2233
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Unforgettable!!

I literally cannot express how brilliant this whole experience was! Me, my partner and his mum all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sarah H
,
New Zealand
Amazing experience!!

If you go to Rotorua and its surrondings, this horse trekking is A MUST! It was our first time... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jusams123
,
Paris, France
Read all 494 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
At Horse Trekking Lake Okareka you can explore 1500 acres of rolling sheep and cattle producing farmland on horseback. You will go on a guided trek through 500 acres of native bush between the volcanic Lake Okareka, Lake Tarawera and the famous Blue and Green Lakes. We have horses to suit all abilities. This is a horse rider’s paradise with stunning panoramic views. We cater for small groups of 1 – 12 people providing you with an exclusive riding experience.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hour ride” (31 reviews)
“trot and canter” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
51 Acacia Road | Lake Okareka R D 5, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
CONTACT
Website
+64 21 292 2233

Similar Things to Do in Rotorua

Write a Review
Reviews (494)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 471 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I literally cannot express how brilliant this whole experience was! Me, my partner and his mum all booked on to the Knoll Trek (2hr). There was only us in the group including our two guides so it had a really personal feel to it. (I'm...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you go to Rotorua and its surrondings, this horse trekking is A MUST! It was our first time riding a horse and we did the 1,5 hour tour. Horses, landscapes and guides are amazing! Lucy and the team are passionated and very friendly. Thank...More

1  Thank Jusams123
Lucy P, Owner at Horse Trekking Lake Okareka, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much for your positive feedback. It is fabulous to hear that your first experience on a horse was an amazing one and one to remember. Thank you for taking the time to write about us. Kind regards, Lucy.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I literally just got back to my hotel and couldn't wait to write this review! I went solo, and it was just me and my guide Sophie. I rode Dallas who was a fantastic horse. I did the 2.5 hour trek and the scenery and...More

Thank Simone G
Lucy P, Owner at Horse Trekking Lake Okareka, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Simone for your fabulous review. Just so great to get such wonderful feedback and I am so pleased you had a great time. Hopefully we will see you again one day. Thanks, Lucy.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This establishment is head and shoulders above any other place I have ridden. I am an experienced rider and Lucy and her team made sure I had a great experience. The weather was not perfect, but I still had the best time of all the...More

Thank suerv63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a family we have had very little to do with horse but the horse are so calm and the staff where great with views that are magic

Thank smithtga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the 3hr horse rek on Sunday and it was awesome. The scenery is absolute beautiful with great views of lakes, mountains and farm animals, Also saw some deer and pigs and piglets. I rode Nico and he is a great horse to ride.I...More

Thank _jas_hobbit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't look any further!! I have ridden all my life and been to a number of horse trekking places, I can honestly say this is by far the best experience I have had. Staff are wonderful, friendly and helpful. The horses are all well looked...More

Thank Tamara T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am in my sixties and have not been riding for 4yrs trekking around the hills and lakes was so exhilarating and the horse l rode was so gentle . I would recommended Lake Okareka horse trekking to anyone and the staff are so helpful...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 10 year old daughter and I went on the 3hr Trig Point Farm Trek today and it was like being on top of the world. The views were spectacular and Lucy and her team were very patient and encouraging. The horses were fabulous and...More

Thank MKT86
Lucy P, Owner at Horse Trekking Lake Okareka, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your fabulous review. It was a pleasure taking you. Cheers, Lucy.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I was the only person who had signed up for a 2.5 hour trek so I was lucky that I had two young (17 year old) guides. We had a lot of fun, including pretending to be Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli. They were knowledgable, reasonable...More

Thank OkamiCaro
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Mokoia Restaurant
304 reviews
7.92 km away
Sequoia Eatery Rotorua
123 reviews
7.25 km away
Great Spice Indian Takeaway
47 reviews
6.88 km away
BurgerFuel Redwood Centre
41 reviews
7.36 km away
Nearby Attractions
Totally Tarawera
278 reviews
3.78 km away
Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest
3,432 reviews
7.02 km away
Blue Lake Track
535 reviews
2.04 km away
Buried Village of Te Wairoa
851 reviews
4.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
knowlesjo83
2 July 2017|
Answer
Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
Hi. The majority of our clients have never ridden before and we have quiet horses to cater for beginner riders. I would recommend either the 1.5 hour trek or the 2 hour trek. Both have fabulous views with slightly better... More
0
Votes
Spritza2014
2 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
Hi Mandie, You could ride for 2.5 hours at 10am on the 12th or 3 hours at 1.30pm on the same day. The easiest way to book is to visit our website at treklakeokareka and book online. We look forward to seeing you. Kind... More
1
Vote
06warmachine
27 December 2016|
Answer
Response from Lucy P | Property representative |
At this stage yes. Please phone 021 2922233 to book. Thanks. Lucy
0
Votes