Cook River Trail Ride (1 Hour)

Are you a beginner horse rider? If so, then this 1-hour ride is tailor-made for you.




You will be introduced to the joys of horse riding by your experienced guide who is passionate about their horses and showcasing the stunning Fox Glacier area. Listen carefully as you learn how to ride your horse safely which will build confidence quickly.

Going no faster than a gentle walking pace you will explore eclectic West Coast land bordered by the braided, glacial fed Cook River. Amble through native New Zealand bush, over farmland and on a clear day, you will have views towards the magnificent Te Tiritiri-o-te-Moana/Southern Alps, including New Zealand’s highest peak, Aoraki/Mt Cook.

There is plenty of time to take photographs, capturing special memories to take home with you.

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Physical address

44 Main Road, Fox Glacier, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $129.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Age restriction:
Further pricing information:
Min age 5 years Min Height 100cm Max weight 115kg
Cancellation policy:
No Cancellation Fee Payable if: Cancellation of a booking is received at least 24 hours before the reporting time of the trip or Experience Fox Glacier cancel for any reason before the trip has commenced. A cancellation fee of 100% of the cost of the trip is payable if: The booking is cancelled less than 24 hours before the reporting time for the trip or the client does not show up at the reporting time for the trip.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Hokitika is the nearest airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
the coach terminal is outside the Fox Glacier Guiding building
Proximity to town:
The horse trekking takes place 6 km south of Fox Glacier

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Opening times

Business hours:
7.30am - 6pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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