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2.5 Hour Horse Riding Tour in Te Anau

Explore some of New Zealand's most beautiful areas on horseback with this range of outstanding horse riding tours from the popular Te Anau region!


2-3 hour horse riding tour
Beginners & experienced riders welcome
Includes safety gear, refreshments & transfers
Operates all year round
Admire the wonderful view of Te Anau region
Horses available for all level riders

What you need to know

Saddle up and explore one of New Zealand's most beautiful areas on horseback with a horse riding tour within the popular Te Anau region of NZ's south island! Located just a short drive outside Te Anau itself, you'll be able to hop on one of the available friendly horses for a two to three hour horse ride that will allow you to enjoy the company of these gentle creatures while admiring the wonderful views that the Te Anau region is famous for. Trotting over tracts of lush farmland, you'll be taken on a scenic adventure to an ideal viewpoint looking out over the Te Anau basin that offers a mixed panorama of mountains, fields and Lake Te Anau's glittering water.

With horses of all temperaments and personality types available, both beginner and advanced riders are welcome to take part; the best horse to suit you will be chosen to ensure you're both comfortable and confident for your upcoming New Zealand horse riding adventure! With multiple session times available and all safety equipment - as well as light refreshments - included, you'll have everything you need for a day of horse riding fun all at an entirely affordable price.

More info


  • Safety helmets
  • Light refreshment at the highest point
  • A free transfer service from your accommodation in Te Anau is included (please request at time of booking)
  • 2.5 hour horse trek
  • Experienced guide


  • We ride to a high point of the Te Anau basin to earn the panoramic 360 degree view of the spectacular mountain ranges and sparkling waters of Lake Te Anau
  • We have horses to suit all levels of riders confidence. Beginners and people with no previous experience are welcome - our horses are calm and will look after you

Times and Locations

  • Located 5 minutes drive from the Te Anau township
  • Morning ride 9:00 am
  • Afternoon ride 1:00 pm (4:30pm ride by negotiation)


  • Rides last approximately 2.5 hours

What to Bring

  • Sunscreen and a windbreaker / light rain jacket
  • Camera (your guide will take a photo of you and your horse with the mountains or lake as a magnificient memento for you)
  • Sturdy footwear
  • Long trousers

Additional Information

  • Experience - We have horses to suit all levels of riders confidence. Beginners and people with no previous experience are welcome - our horses are calm and will look after you. For the more experienced riders we have horses with a bit more spirit so we can match a horse to you so you have fun too. We can cater for different levels within the group so if someone in the group has had no previous experience but you want to canter on the ride we allow for both of you to get the most from your ride. This needs to be arranged in advance so please tell us at your time of booking
  • Guides - Our client to guide ratio depends on the experience of the riders. For beginners we have a client to guide ratio of at least 1 guide to 4 beginner riders for maximum safety and comfort
  • Minimum Age - We have taken under 5yrs depending on the size of the child, they must be able to sit a horse by themself and be led from another
  • Maximum Weight - For our horses safety and well being, we have a weight limit for riders of 95kg/210lbs

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

2.5 Hour Horse Riding Tour in Te Anau

55 Ramparts Rd, Te Anau, NZ 9679