Horse Riding at Pakiri Beach
Imagine the wind in your face, the sun on your skin and just the sound of the surf and hoof beats on the white sand…this is yours at Pakiri Beach!
Pakiri Beach Horse Rides is just 90 minutes from downtown Auckland city, less than 2 hours from Auckland International Airport and just minutes from Matakana Coast Wine Country.
Ride the trails of our ancestors. Visit the ancient Pa site of a paramount Maori chief, high above the Pacific Ocean. Experience a breathtaking view that reaches far and wide to the horizon. Tread the paths of his people. And enjoy the company of us, his descendants, and the stories and food we will share with you.
- Day Rides - Our rides depart daily at 10:00am and 2:00pm year round, and at 12:00pm, 4:00pm and 7:00pm in summer (October to April). 1 and 2 hour, half day and full day rides departing daily at 10am and 2pm.
- Overnight Safari - Imagine one or more nights experiencing the freedom of the trail and the sights, sounds and sensations of nature as we ride over sand and hill, through forest and bush. Leave the busy world behind as you explore nature on horseback.
- Rahui's Ride (3 days) - Rahui Te Kiri was the daughter of the paramount chief Te Kiri whose territory included the land this ride goes over. Rahui owned all this land and lived at Hauturu (Little Barrier Island) and Leigh until her 102nd. Year. This ride can be adapted to a 2 day and 1 or 2 nights with appropriate price adjustment
- Warrior Trail (5 days)
Your hosts Sharley and Laly Haddon, descendants of the great Ngati Wai Chief Te Kiri, have farmed in this area for the greater part of their lives and between them have years of experience in all equestrian disciplines.
Pakiri Beach Horse Rides, Pakiri, Auckland Enquiry Form
317 Rahuikiri Road
Phone: +64 9 422 6275
Fax: +64 9 422 6277
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