Enjoy a gentle horse ride through breath-taking scenery in the stunning Dart Valley. Internationally recognised for its exceptional beauty and untouched qualities, the area has been showcased in the Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings trilogy as well as other big screen films.
With more than 60 horses of various breeds and a team of guides with a wealth of experience and knowledge, Dart Stables is able to provide amazing horse treks for riders of all levels.
1 Hour Hobbits' Hack
Check-in time: 9:00 am, 10:15 am, 1:30 pm, 2:45 pm (October to April); 9:00 am, 10:15 am, 1:00 pm, 2:15 pm (May to September)
Total time for this experience is around 2 hours.
Suitable for first-time riders and hobbit-sized people.
A gentle walking paced horse ride across a 100-acre property in the Dart Valley.
2 Hour River Wild
Check-in time: 9:00 am, 1:30 pm (October to April); 9:00 am, 1:00 pm (May to September)
Total time for this experience is around 3 hours.
This is an experience to remember for riders of all levels, aged 7 and older.
This two hour long adventure offers spectacular scenery of Te Wahipounamu.
Check-in point: Dart Stables, Deep Creek Farm
You can choose self-drive or Queenstown transfer.
Please allow at least 1 hour to drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy if you choose self-drive.
Only one person is permitted to ride a horse at a time.
You will be kitted out with a helmet and boots (and rain jacket if needed).
For the health and well-being of the horses, there is a strict rider weight limit of 95kg.
What to wear:
Comfortable full-length trousers (shorts, skirts and dresses are not suitable)
Riding boots or sturdy shoes with a low heel (if you do not wish to wear the boots provided)
Sunglasses and Sunscreen
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the tour.
Your tour operator's contact details are included on the tour voucher.