Depending on the time you have available, your confidence level and budget, there's a selection of treks for you to choose from below. We do have an age restriction of 18 years and older. Weight restrictions of 100 kg or under. If you are not sure which one to choose or would like to discuss anything about what you would like to do with us, please dont hesitate to email us to discuss it with us. Our aim is to exceed the expectations of our customers, with pleasure.
SHORT & SWEET
A leisurely introduction for the rider to experience the seat of a western saddle. After some tips on safety and riding skills, we will take you down a country lane to rise through a valley to the upper reaches of neighbouring hills.
HALF DAY – 2 to 4 hrs riding.
Drive to our Owhango base for a 10am start. Minimum 2 riders, maximum 6 riders. $200 pp.
TEN MAN HUT
A leisurely introduction for you to experience the seat of a western saddle through great terrain. After some tips on safety and riding skills, we ride off through the quaint village of Owhango down to the Whakapapa river, where we switch up our gears traversing upwards to the top of the Tongariro National Park Forest.
FULL DAY- 6 hrs riding. Drive to our Owhango base for a 9:30am start. Minimum 2 riders, maximum 6 riders. $300 pp.
A great adventure that's not too strenuous, perfect for family, or perhaps a touch of romance.
Imagine wading through the river, rising over tracks with great views and amazing native bush lands. Then rest overnight around a fireplace under the stars, sleeping with a breath of mountain air.
TWO HALF DAYS + OVERNIGHT CAMP – 3 hrs riding each day. Arrive at our Owhango base @ 1pm to start. Minimum 2 riders, maximum 6 riders. $400 pp with campfire meal.
Shuttled to the start at the foot of the mountain, we ride the dramatic terrain of the volcanic plateau through rivers and wild bush, over a variety of hillside trails and peaks to reach vantage points with views that will astonish you. We stay overnight in a cabin used by hunters throughout the winter with comfortable beds and shelter or if you prefer, the night sky and open fire might tempt you to sleep under the stars. You can bring your own beverages but we'll cater for you. The following day takes us through native forests and if you would like to, conditions permitting, a river swim with your horse.
TWO DAYS – Riding time varies from 3 - 6 hrs over both days. Arrive at base in Owhango by 9:30am to depart by 10am. Minimum 2 riders, maximum 6 riders. $500 pp with packed lunches and breakfast.
A great adventure trail for the novice to experienced riders. Our multi day trek takes you right around the Ruapehu District in style. Amazing views, great challenges and an adventure like no other. Experience the Tongariro National Park and Ruapehu District in all its raw uniqueness.
5 DAYS + 4 NIGHTS – Hours of riding vary daily, 4 - 8hrs. Starting at our base in Owhango to Kaitieke, through to National Park, Tongariro Forest to the Ten Man Hut, returning to Base on your final day. Minimum 2 riders, maximum 6 riders. $2,500.00 pp with all your food, accommodation, travel, access fees, royalties, sleeping bags, wet weather gear, saddlery and tack are included.
ONE EPIC day of combining two activities into one! Saddle up for a ride on horseback through the Old tram track to Kakahi for a waterside lunch awaiting. After lunch, finish your day with a gentle paddle down the Whakapapa River to your pickup point in Piriaka.
ONE DAY trip with 3 hours on horseback & 2 hours in the water. Cost depends on group numbers.