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Gills Canyon Horse Trek - 2 Hours

Take our beautiful horses out for a trek through the scenic valley's of Gills Canyon with Moke Lake Horse Treks!

Highlights

  • Explore the Gills Canyon track and gorgeous surrounding scenery by horseback
  • Fresh water river and stream crossings on the way to Moke Lake
  • Stunning photo opportunities throughout the entire trek
  • Perfect for couples, families and children
  • Friendly horses and experienced guides along the way

Discover the spectacular scenery of Gills Canyon track by horseback, along with beautiful Queenstown farmland.

On this trek we head along the farm road overlooking stunning views of the valley and canyon below, before descending into what was historically known as Old Gold Mining Country.

Soak up breathtaking scenery at every turn as we explore, from the farm flats and valleys to the mountains and rivers that flow down from the peaks. The route crosses Moke Creek multiple times, and at the end of the track we visit the picturesque Moke lake for an amazing photo opportunity. Very few get to experience the beauty of this very special area.

With a mix of terrain that includes river crossings, small climbs and flats on the farmland, there is something for everyone and all levels of experience!

Per person $160.00

What's included

  • Briefings and riding demonstration
  • Experienced and supportive guides
  • Helmets

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Moke Lake Road, Ben Lomond 9371, New Zealand

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 12
  • Maximum weight 85kg.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • If you are driving from Queenstown, allow a 20 mins drive each way. Please arrive 10 mins before your departure time.

  • Minimum age 12 years. Maximum weight 85kg. If you are under age or over our weight limit on the day, no refund will be given and you will not be able to ride.

    For all treks cancelled within 24 hours, no refund will be given.

    Not recommended if you have vertigo.

Available Bookings from January 18 to January 24

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Louise Crean from New Zealand wrote on 03 January 2022

Gills Creek trek

Great trip on well cared for horses

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From Gills Canyon Horse Trek - 2 Hours

Thanks Louise for your lovely review!

craiga5 from New Zealand wrote on 01 January 2022

Scenery overload

What a great 2hr trek with lovely horses and lovely guides

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From Gills Canyon Horse Trek - 2 Hours

Awesome review thanks Craig!

laurenadamson from New Zealand wrote on 19 December 2021

Best experience ever!

Honestly if you are in Queenstown, this is a must-do!! Spectacular views and honestly just an all round incredible experience. All the horses were beautiful! The staff here went out of their way to make sure we had an awesome experience! Flo the instructor was so great and kind! If you are in Queenstown you have to do this!!!

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Aww Lauren thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review! It was awesome to have you and Sohrabh on our tour and we hope to see you again next time you're in Queenstown. Ted and Dude will still be there ;)

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