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Makoura Lodge and Horse Treks

Other Rural Manawatu
Prices from $65 to $250

40 minutes from Feilding and less than an hour from Palmerston North.

Contact Information:

Phone: 06 3284746
Address: Makoura Road, Apiti, Manawatu

Contact Person: Hugh McIntyre

Directions: From Feilding: Head North onto Kimbolton Road. When you are on the North side of Kimbolton, turn right onto Apiti Road. Once you are in the village of Apiti turn right onto Makoura Road. Follow this road for 8km.


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About Makoura Lodge and Horse Treks

Makoura Horse Treks takes you and your trusty horse on loop ride through some of New Zealand's finest scenery. Enjoy views of the beautiful Ruahine Ranges, gullies, rivers and native bush. Enjoy the sounds of native birds and wildlife and most important; peace and quiet.

It is horse trekking at its best on the door step of Palmerston North and Feilding. We offer:
1 hour rides for $65pp- where we ride past our waterfall and loop back past Makoura Lodge.
2 hours rides for $110pp- where we ride down the crystal clear Coal Creek and through native bush. Suitable for beginners.
1/2 day ride- $250pp including lunch- 3-4 hours in the saddle. Ride over our farmed property, through rivers and gorges! Some experienced preferred.


Helmets, an experienced and safety conscious guide, well cared for horses, sunscreen, wet weather gear if required, food and water where applicable.


Please come dressed with long trousers, fully covered footwear, warm clothes and wet weather gear just in case! Bring your camera along too.


Minimum booking of two people applies.
Weight limit is 100kg.
Minimum age is 12 years old for our horse treks.
We are flexible with booking times.
Please arrive on time to ensure you enjoy the full length of your booked trek.
Upon booking you will be asked for a deposit of $50 this is non-refundable if cancellation is made with less than two weeks notice.


Makoura Lodge and Horse Treks

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