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Walter Peak Horse Trek - Real Journeys

#26 of 42 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Queenstown Features Animals
Real Journeys Visitor Centre | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7500
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For added adventure following your vintage TSS Earnslaw steamship cruise, join a guided Horse Trek of Walter Peak High Country Farm. Our experienced guides take you across rolling high country farmland to an outlook offering spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains. After returning to the stables, stroll through the gardens to the Colonel's Homestead Restaurant and enjoy a morning or afternoon tea (including scones, cakes and slices freshly baked at the farm). Departs: Queenstown.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Real Journeys Visitor Centre | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7500

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

With the sun shining, the boat trip over was very pleasant any picturesque. Once off the boat we were met by our horse trek guide, Lloyd. Straight away I felt relaxed and comfortable as I was a bit nervous about getting on a horse. He...More

Thank SoniaA123
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a nose to tai ride over a hill. Some pretty scenery. However the guide led my horse by a rope. Now I am a senior citizen, but I also used to herd cattle on horseback as a kid. I am not infirmed or...More

Thank yank
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Our guide, Lloyd was very professional and friendly. Felt very safe and secure for a first ride. The view was spectacular, scones and coffee was a nice touch to end the experience. Highly recommend this those who want to have a taste of horse riding...More

Thank Penang F
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This trek has excellent staff who are always looking out for you around the horses. Knowing it was my first time riding a horse, Tina ensured I was comfortable and gave great advice on how to ride the horse on the hills while remaining comfortable....More

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 19 January 2017

we boarded "The Lady of the Lake" for approx 40min boat ride. The captain of the Tss steam boat shared many interesting historical facts about Queenstown & the steam boat. He was very passionate & provided a great experience. the food was great! we also...More

Thank danniellesmith
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Our family had a great trip cruising across the lake on the Earnslaw to do the horse trek at Walter Peak Farm. We were lucky enough to have a beautiful sunny day and the scenery on the way was just stunning. We had no horse...More

Thank LeeFam22
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Walter Peak Horse Trek - Real Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Thanks for the review, we're delighted to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your horse trek with us - always nicer on a sunny Queenstown day! Regards, the team at Real Journeys.

Reviewed 20 May 2016

I looked into Walter Peak Farm Visit first but later decided to go for the Horse Trek instead since my partner haven't tried horse riding before and it turned out to be one of the best decisions I've made on this trip. Lloyd who runs...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Best afternoon tea! Lovely people. Went horse trekking with Lloyd. I would definitely go and do this again.

Thank mshellw87
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I loved the 45 minute ride and especially Lloyd, our knowledgable leader who was extremely entertaining. Highly recommend for adults and families.

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 8 March 2016

My partner and I went on the Walter Peak Horse Trek in November 2015. The steam boat ride over to the farm was really fun and interesting. It was lovely to take in the wonderful Queenstown scenery. Lloyd was a fantastic guide and went through...More

Thank ToniQuirk
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24 April 2015|
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Response from Real_Journeys | Property representative |
Hi there, Unfortunately our Walter Peak Horse Treks are seasonal and finish in April - so will not be operating when you in Queenstown. Walter Peak is located on the other side of Lake Wakatipu and is accessed by boat, as... More