New Zealand

Take to the pristine and magical wilderness of "Lord of the Rings" country on horseback!
From NZ$12,000 per person sharing

9 nights’ exploring the beauty of New Zealand’s South Island with 6 days riding plus a Whiskey distillery tour, sightseeing in Glenorchy, stargazing in Cardrona and a Milford Sound Helicopter flight or Boat Cruise

.This unique itinerary, created especially for an 80th Birthday trip, has been designed to offer comfort in accommodation in stunning locations accessible on horseback, on foot, by trail bike or road. With village names like “Paradise” featuring, you can expect a very special experience! The sheer beauty of the area and the history of this mining region make for an unforgettable and complete South Island adventure.

Dates are flexible and itineraries tailored to the individual.  Contact us for more information and day by day itinerary.

Special features:

Unique itinerary on fit, strong horses capable of traversing the mountainous terrain. Incredible diversity of experience within the itinerary. Areas of outstanding natural beauty and destinations of cultural and historical interest.  Characterful and comfortable lodgings.

Suitable for:

Competent to Advanced riders.  Families, Solo Travellers, Groups with mixed interests, Couples, Honeymoon/Romance.  Wildlife enthusiasts. Lovers of the outdoors and nature. Safari travelers not wanting to ride

Additional activities to the riding:

Travel by road and on foot for those not wanting to ride. Sightseeing tours of local towns, villages and parks on foot or bicycle. Rafting, Bungy, Ski-ing, Mountaineering, Kayaking, Hot Air Ballooning, Walks, Mountain/Trail Biking and Cruises. A wide range of gourmet cuisines, restaurants and wineries to be enjoyed.

Recommended additional destinations:

North Island for Auckland and places of important historical and cultural significance. Winelands in North or South Island. Farm and homestay visits countrywide

Closest International Airport:



September to April

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