Around the Mountain
This is the only place in the world where you can ride the full circumference of a mountain. This ride has it all – river-crossings, native beech forest areas, glacial fed lakes, the highest elevation ride in the Queenstown basin and to finish – true authentic locations from The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Hobbit, The Lion the Witch & the Wardrobe, Vertical Limit and many other movies. We can also offer up to a 3 Day / 2 Night ride for those that wish to extend their experience. We have up to 100,000 acres of pristine country to ride on, in the most beautiful part of New Zealand.
Package includes: transfers, horses, guide, extra gear, accommodation and all meals.
|Season:||1 October – 31 March|
|Duration:||2 Days, 1 Night. Our overnight trecks are available every Tuesday – Wednesday or Wednesday – Thursday through the season|
|We Provide:||Helmets and wet weather gear if required|
|Please Bring:||One set of riding clothes, one set of fresh clothes while you are at the cabin. Comfort and warm. Extra pairs of socks, warm jacket, and fully charged cameras|
|Rider Level:||Intermediate and Experienced|
|Cost:||$850.00 per person (includes: transfers from Queenstown, horses, guide, extra gear, accommodation and all meals). Additional nights $650 each night/per person|
|Departures:||9:00 am – 243 Priory Road, Glenorchy|
|Information:||Allow 1 hour travel time from Queenstown – Glenorchy|
|Base:||243 Priory Road, Glenorchy|
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Phone: +64 3 442 9915
Freephone: 0508 59 59 59
Address: High Country Horses, 243 Priory Road, Glenorchy