Trail riding rejuvenates our links to Mother Nature, bringing perspective on our purpose in life and affords us a break from the stressful pace on our modern existence. With Adventure Horse Trekking NZ you will ride quiet surefooted horses, over the breathtaking snow capped mountains and isolated high country stations, through snow fed, stony rivers and alpine lakes. Our safaris lead you along time-worn trails that Maori hunting parties, pioneers and gold miners’ used when Aotearoa was first settled. You could be forgiven for thinking you were an actor in "the Lord of the Rings!"

Accommodation is in 100 year old musters huts, shearers’ quarters, historic cottages or the oldest and most haunted NZ pub. We have worked hard to source lodgings that reflect the history of the Central Otago to ensure you visit is filled with adventure. Keen eyes may spot wild deer, trout filled ponds and rare NZ falcons overhead, on a horse you are at one with the environment. Enjoy farm fresh Angus beef, merino, free range eggs, Mount Harris venison, High Country salmon, traditional preserves, relishes and good home baking. We can source award winning Central Otago wines of your choice.

We have 1/2 day to 8 day pack trails available, along with personally tailored packages for birthdays or Christmas functions. We also implement team building and pack horse/ mule & wilderness training
Excite your senses, step back in time and allow the stress of modern life to blow away in the fresh mountain.

Loving life, feeling deeply blessed to live and work in an amazing herd of horses. I am inviting you to come share in those incredible moments, making unforgettable memories in breathtaking locations. We have purpose bred our herd of horses especially for these New Zealand South Island adventures. Do you want mountain climbing on horseback? or to ride in glacial lakes and rivers in Wanaka and Hawea? We have exclusively sourced land and hidden trails through these magical places.

Each of our trails is designed for differing riding abilities and fitness levels. So you can enjoy traveling with family or friends that ride or do not ride but would like to share the experience beside you. Traveling solo? you will soon be part of our Adventure Horse Trekking family.

Don’t leave those adventures on the bucket list, tick them off now by messaging me here at Adventure Horse Trekking NZ. Let your Adventures unfold one hoofprint at a time.


We have done all the work so that you can relax into the saddle and enjoy the trail


Adventure Horse Trekking NZ Limited is committed to preserving and enhancing the environment. Our aim is to make a small environmental footprint and this is why we utilised horses to ride into the NZ Wilderness, source our foods locally or grow them organically in our garden, carry our food and gear on pack horses with minimal use of a vehicle. We aim to recycle our waste utilising our hens & pig for food scraps the compost heap & vegi patch for paper and horse phoos etc. In addition we seek to utilise tree trimmings as fencing in our yard and driveway. Our house is heated utilising renewable timber stocks. We are working on a number of other ideas and are always open to new ideas from clients.


Don't just dream it, ride it!


Mount Studholme Road, Hunter, New Zealand

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