Discover the beautiful Tongariro National Park on horseback on a horse trekking adventure at Ruapehu Homestead in Ohakune.

Horse trekking on one of the wonderful horses with experienced guides ensures your horse riding adventure will give you a memorable, rewarding and enjoyable experience. Whatever your age or experience, they have a ride to fit your needs.

There are horse treks for younger new riders, first time riders or more experienced riders. Select from these great trail rides:

  • Back Country Trail Ride – both bush and river trails with expansive mountain views on either a 1.5, 2 or 3 hour duration.
  • River/Village Trail Ride – a scenic ride to a mountain stream for 1 hour duration.
  • Kindergarten Kids – a trail ride designed especially for young children for 30 minutes.
  • Experienced Riders – Choose to ride with just you and one of the guides.

Horsetrekking Ruapehu Homestead is open every day subject to weather. Treks depart at 10am, 12pm and 2pm or other times by prior arrangement.

Location: 4 kms from Ohakune at Corner of Piwari Street and SH49 Rangataua, Ohakune.

For more information visit Ruapehu Homestead or phone 027 2677057.

Book your Ruapehu Accommodation with us here at Skotel Alpine Resort, New Zealand’s highest hotel. Offering guests a variety of room types, from backpacker rooms, to view rooms of the Park and the volcanic mountain peaks of Ngauruhoe, Tongariro and Ruapehu. BOOK NOW