Dart Stables

1hr,2hr,3hr rides and 4wd trips to Paradise and beyond. Private rides by arrangement. Stunning scenery and river crossings. Visit Lord of the Rings and Hobbit filming locations. Options for experienced and beginner riders. All gear is provided.

$95.00 - $395.00

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At the Head of Lake Wakatipu lies Glenorchy, gateway to Mount
Aspiring National Park and Te Wahipounamu, one of New Zealand’s three World Heritage Areas. Internationally recognised for its exceptional beauty and natural, untouched qualities, it has been showcased in the Oscar winning Lord of the Rings trilogy as well as other big screen movies, and is home to Dart Stables.
Offering visitors the opportunity to explore Glenorchy and Paradise for over 20 years, Dart Stables has gained a well-earned reputation for providing memorable horse riding in this stunning part of New Zealand. With over 60 horses of various breeds,knowledgeable & enthusiastic guides and a wealth of experience, Dart provides great riding for all levels of rider.

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Physical address

Dart Stables, 58 Coll Street, Glenorchy, Queenstown, 9350, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
7.30am-8.30pm - 7 days a week
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
1 hour from Queenstown International airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
Proximity to town:
We are 45km north of Queenstown, in the centre of Glenorchy

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $95.00 - $395.00
Further pricing information:
For the health and wellbeing of our horses we have a strict rider weight limit of 95kg/210lbs/15st. Please note this and provide accurate weights when booking. We reserve the right to weigh all customers on the day of the ride and if they exceed the rider weight limit they will not be permitted to ride and a full charge will apply. Minimum age is 5 year olds for The Hobbits' Hack & The Ride of the Rings Minimum age for The River Wild is 7 years old Minimum age for The Trilogy Loop is 12 years

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