Pricing and Conditions

Adult $130.00 - $150.00
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Homestead Trail - 1 hour & 45 minutes $130 per rider. Freedom Trekking - from $150 per day per rider. Horse Trekking suitable for ages 8 years old and above. For some of our treks we do require a minimum of numbers however, we can accommodate those that wish to go out on a private guided trek. A 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking. ​The remaining balance can be paid on the day.

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All deposits are refundable if we have to cancel due to poor weather conditions.


Pukatea Horse Trekking & Adventures is located at the St James “homestead” a historical site built in 1880, which is a short distance from Hanmer and is accessible almost all year round. The St James Conservation Area was one of the largest operating cattle and sheep stations in the country, dating back to 1862.

Pukatea horses are waiting to take you on an unforgettable horseback journey over breathtaking mountains, isolated high country, glacial fed rivers and lakes. For the novice rider, guided treks with our friendly and knowledgeable team are available or experienced riders why not take advantage of Freedom Trekking.

Accommodation is available in the muster and DOC huts, as well as the historic cottages, as you explore the ranges.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year


Hanmer Springs Canterbury New Zealand, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand.

decisions Proximity to town:
20 minutes drive from Hanmer Springs.

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