Introduction

Find businesses who can help you enjoy horse riding in areas that DOC manages.

DOC Approved label.

This page lists businesses that have DOC's approval to operate in the areas it manages and can display the DOC Approved label.

What the DOC Approved label means to visitors
How to get DOC's approval for your business

For more information, email docapproved@doc.govt.nz



Northland

Horse Trek'n

Guided 2 hour, half day, and evening horse trekking through Waitangi Endowment Forest.

http://horsetrekn.co.nz/

Places:  

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wairarapa

Wharekauhau Lodge and Country Estate

Guided quad biking, horse riding and jet boating at Lake Onoke, Rimutaka Forest Park and Cape Palliser.

www.wharekauhau.co.nz

Places:  Rimutaka Forest Park; Wairarapa Moana Wetlands Park

Activities:  Adventure activities; Horse riding; Quad and trail biking

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wellington/Kapiti

Wharekauhau Lodge and Country Estate

Guided quad biking, horse riding and jet boating at Lake Onoke, Rimutaka Forest Park and Cape Palliser.

www.wharekauhau.co.nz

Places:  Rimutaka Forest Park; Wairarapa Moana Wetlands Park

Activities:  Adventure activities; Horse riding; Quad and trail biking

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nelson/Tasman

Marahau Horse Treks, Clydesdale Adventures

Guided horse treks at Marahau, Golden Bay.

clydesdaleadventures@yahoo.com or +64 3 527 8425

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Marlborough

Kowhai Gorge horse treks

Horse trekking through the Kowhai River gorge into the middle of the Kaikoura mountain range.

kklivestock@xtra.co.nz

Places:  Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Clarence

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Harnett, Liam

Horse trekking on the south bank of the Kowhai River.

kklivestock@xtra.co.nz or 027 221 8813

Places:  Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Clarence

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

West Coast

South Westland Horse Treks

Guided 1-hour to half-day horse treks in and around Franz Joseph Glacier.

www.horsetreknz.com

Places:  Franz Josef Glacier; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Canterbury

Lindis Ridge Hut

Day walks, mountain biking and horse trekking in the Ahuriri Conservation Area.

www.lindisridgehut.com

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park

Activities:  Guided walks; Horse riding; Mountain biking and cycling

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Peel Forest Horse Trekking

Guided horse trekking in Peel Forest Park.

www.peelforesthorsetrekking.co.nz

Places:  Peel Forest Park; Peel Forest Park routes; Peel Forest Park tramping tracks; Peel Forest Park walking tracks

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Alpine Horse Safaris

Guided horse trekking throughout North and South Canterbury.

www.alpinehorse.co.nz

Places:  Hakatere Conservation Park; Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Park; Lake Sumner - Hope valley (Windy Point) tracks and routes; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Otago

Lindis Ridge Hut

Day walks, mountain biking and horse trekking in the Ahuriri Conservation Area.

www.lindisridgehut.com

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park

Activities:  Guided walks; Horse riding; Mountain biking and cycling

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Highland Resorts

Various activities within and adjacent to Branches Station.

cosborne@realjourneys.co.nz

Places:  

Activities:  Guided walks; Horse riding; Hunting; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking and cycling; Quad and trail biking

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Dart Stables

Guided horse tracks along the Dart River and Rees River flats, around Diamond Lake and to Hospital Flats.

www.dartstables.com

Places:  Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

High Country Horses

Horse trekking around Glenorchy.

www.high-country-horses.co.nz

Places:  Glenorchy area

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wyuna Station / Wyuna Stables and Guided Walks / Cabo Pisidia Holdings Joint Venture

Guided walking, horse riding and heli skiing in the Whakaari Conservation Area, Queenstown.

www.darbypartners.co.nz

Places:  

Activities:  Guided walks; Horse riding; Snow activities

Services:  Guided activities and tours

AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand

Bungy jumping off the Historic Kawarau Bridge over the Kawarau River.

www.bungy.co.nz

Places:  Skippers; Skippers area short walks

Activities:  Adventure activities; Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Camping; Caving; Child/family friendly activities; Climbing; Diving and snorkelling; Dog walking; Dolphin swimming and watching; Fishing; Four wheel driving; Guided activities; Guided walks; Historic sites; Horse riding; Hot pools; Hunting; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Paragliding and hang gliding; Quad and trail biking; Rafting; Scenic and nature tours; Scenic driving; Scenic flights; Skiing and ski touring; Specialist activities; Surfing; Swimming; Walking and tramping; Whale watching

Services:  Facilities; Guided activities and tours

Fiordland

Barker Enterprises

Guided horse treks in the Te Anau basin.

rainbowdowns@xtra.co.nz

Places:  

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

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