High Country Horse Trekking

High country horse trekking is a magical way to discover the high country


Want to explore the New Zealand outback – try high country horse trekking, one of the many great outdoor activities you can do while staying at Crowne Plaza Queenstown.

Experienced guides will lead you on horse across rolling farm terraces and through glacial fed rivers against a backdrop of the spectacular The Remarkables mountain ranges.

Complete your high country horse trekking adventure with morning or afternoon tea and/or a picnic lunch so you can absorb the breathtaking Wakatipu scenery and appreciate just how beautiful it is.

Types of tours, Tour Duration and Cost:

The cost of high country horse trekking experiences will differ with each tour operator. You can choose from half day rides which are a few hours to multi-day rides which may comprise a few days.

When and what to bring:
It is advised that you wear suitable riding gear such as long trousers, suitable sturdy footwear and sunglasses. Don’t forget your camera and sunscreen. Tour operators normally provide helmets and ask about wet weather gear when you make your booking.

Rider Level:
With a variety of high country horse trekking rides to choose from, all horse riding abilities are well catered for. When you make your booking, be sure to specify your level of skill – novice, intermediate and experienced.

Contact information for bookings:
There are a few companies that provide high country horse trekking in Queenstown. These include:

w: adventurenewzealand.com

w: high-country-horses.co.nz

w: queenstownadventure.co.nz