Christchurch Icelandic Horse Treks

Ride along a beautiful sandy beach and on windy tracks through pine forest at the northern outskirts of Christchurch. Experience riding an Icelandic Horse- their special gait "tölt" is extremely comfortable and relaxing.


$60.00 - $140.00


We offer rides from 1 to 2.5 hours in small groups of up to 5 persons. All riding levels are catered for and one beginner per ride can be taken on a lead rope. The riding tempo is adjusted to suit the level of the riders.

Icelandic Horses are small but they are very strong and can easily carry even heavy adults. They have a friendly nature and are relaxed and easy to handle. On all our horses you can enjoy the special gait called "tölt" which is unique to Icelandic Horses. It is about as fast as trot, but much more comfortable to ride.

Opening hours are flexible and bookings are essential as the departure times vary depending on the tides. Our business is located close to Spencer Park Camping Ground and 20 minutes from the city centre.

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Physical address

Christchurch Icelandic Horse Treks, Brooklands, 898 Lower Styx Rd, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand, Brooklands, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $60.00 - $140.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
pick up from city centre sometimes available for an additional charge
Further pricing information:
Riders have to sign a Disclaimer of Liability. Safety equipment and Wet Weather Gear provided.
Cancellation policy:
If the ride can not go ahead due to substantial rain the booking can be rescheduled or cancelled free of charge.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
25 minutes from Christchurch International Airport by car.
Proximity to coach terminal:
3 km to closest bus stop, infrequent service
Proximity to town:
20 minutes from the Christchurch City Centre by car.

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Opening times

Business hours:
Closed on Monday. Flexible hours on request all other days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
German YES YES

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