a breathtaking

high country experience

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WELCOME

The Mackenzie Country's Lake Tekapo contains some of New Zealand's most picturesque and natural scenery. Teal blue lake water and chiselled mountains are amongst Mackenzie's jewels.

 

Join Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking by sharing the natural beauty in one of the most natural forms of transport available, in a saddle.

Please Note: We are only taking horse trek bookings by arrangement over the 2021/22 season.  

OUR TREKS

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PINE FOREST

An easy ride through a pine forest.
This is suited for nervous beginners and children.

 

30 mins duration  /  $55 per person

LAKE VIEW

Consists of a gentle trek through larch and pine forest to the leading south ridge of Mt John, with fantastic views of Lake Tekapo and surrounding station country.

 

1 hour duration  /  Adult $99, Child $89

MOUNTAIN TOP

A stunning ride around the base of Mount John with a breathtaking view of the lake and, from the North end of the mountain, breathtaking views of the Alps and the huge expanse of the Mackenzie Country.
 
2 hour duration  /  Adult $160, Child $150

GLACIER COUNTRY

This is a ride that takes in the other rides features, but you get the chance to travel on horseback to Lake Alexandrina on the western side of Lake Tekapo. An absolute must for camera enthusiasts.
(Minimum 2 persons)

3.5 hr duration / $199 per person

ABOUT US

Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking is owned and operated by Sarah Simpson.

 

Sarah lives on Balmoral Station which is where the Horse Trekking is based. She adores showing off this spectacular landscape and it's breathtaking views to those who visit.

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- L Thomas

“Truly a fantastic experience. I would highly recommend booking a horse trek with Summer and the team. We have done a number of horse treks around the world, and this one was head and shoulders above all of them.

We will definitely be rebooking, soon!” 

TESTIMONIALS