Muriwai Beach Horse Treks, Muriwai, Auckland

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Muriwai Beach Horse Treks

Welcome to Muriwai Beach Horse Treks

Muriwai Beach Horse Treks - Voted by the New Zealand Herald as one of the top 5 best Horse Riding Treks in New Zealand – Accept no Imitations!


Muriwai Beach Horse Treks are Auckland's Premier horse trekking companyand has been voted by The New Zealand Herald as one of the Top Five best horse treks in New Zealand. We have horse treks to suit all abilities from beginners to experienced people, with horses and ponies to match each horse riding ability.

We cater for all group sizes from small intimate ones to large corporate functions and specialise in team building, school holiday programmes, coffee groups birthday parties and more. We provide NZ Safety approved helmets for all riders and wet weather gear when needed.

We are open every day and ride in all weather conditions. For beginners or more novice riders we give instructions on how to ride the horse at the beginning of the ride and pointers throughout the ride to make everyone feel comfortable and relaxed for the whole duration.

Our horse treks go along the picturesque black sands of Muriwai Beach on New Zealand’s West coast and up through the enchanting forestry of Woodhill. We are located less than 40 minutes northwest of the Auckland CBD and just a short 15 minutes from the end of the North Western motorway.

Bookings are essential most of the time and we provide both tourists and locals the best West Auckland horse riding experience. 

All of the guides at Muriwai Beach Horse treks are hands on, experienced and extremely capable in providing all customers with the best horse riding experience available.

British website, Travel Essentials, one of the UK’s leading independent online travel essentials providers championed Muriwai Beach Horse Treks in their article on the Top 10 Happiest Cities in The World. When describing ‘what to do’ in the City of Sails they recommended discovering New Zealand’s scenic beauty by experiencing a trek with us. They described the horse adventure as “such a great way to experience the rugged West Coast”.

Horseback riding is certainly the best way to experience the exquisite and pristine beach that this part of New Zealand has to offer – and it’s loads of fun.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Our Horse Treks

1 Hour Horse Trek start times:


2 Hour Horse Trek rides start times:


Half day Horse Trek start times (3-3.5hrs):


Full day Horse Trek (6hrs):

Leave at 9.30am

Cost: (quoted in NZ$, subject to change)

  • 1 Hour Ride - $65
  • 2 Hour Ride - $115
  • Half day ride - $180
  • Full day ride - $320

Tour Packges & Additional Services

We also offer the following:

  • Engagement Package - Get Engaged in a Romantic and Unique setting.

  • Horse Riding Lessons

  • Horse Riding Birthday Parties

  • Hire Horses for Events - We have provided some of the very best trained stunt horses throughout Auckland and New Zealand for horse film shoots, TV commercials and special events.

  • Lead Rein Pony Rides

  • Group Discounts

Muriwai Beach Horse Treks, Muriwai, Auckland Enquiry Form


Coast Rd
Muriwai 0881

Phone: +64 9 411 8948

Mobile: 027 514 2666


Web: Visit website

Mobile: 027 514 2665

Address / Meeting point: We meet at the horse park in Muriwai – exit Muriwai beach off SH16 follow into Muriwai and then take the first right for coast road (the fire station is on the corner) follow that road past the golf course all the way to the end.  

Muriwai Beach Horse Treks, Muriwai, Auckland Enquiry Form