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DAY TREKS

Experience the untouched corners of New Zealand on horseback just 15min drive from Queenstown.


Whether you are a first timer or born in the saddle, we have horses of various breeds to suit your experience.

Safety is paramount so we hand pick each horse to match its rider.

Only a 15km drive away from Queenstown, next to Moke Lake and hidden within the mountains of the Ben Lomond Station, you will find the many horses of Ben Lomond Horse Treks waiting to take you for a ride. We provide unforgettable horse riding experiences for all ages and levels. With the best mountain views and friendly guides that know their way around the area. Soak up some of the beautiful untouched New Zealand landscape on horseback and breathe in the fresh mountain air. You will surely have the time of your life.

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MOKE LAKE TREK

$99

1.5 hrs horse back riding

3 hrs total round trip

Time : 9am, 12pm and 3pm

A gentle, walking paced hack across 33,000 acres through a beautiful working farm. Riding past Merino sheep and Angus&Hereford cattle so close you could almost touch them and finishing the trek along the shore of Moke Lake for that perfect photo opportunity.  With plenty of river crossings to add to the adventure. Perfect for beginners and families with younger children, our well trained horses will look after family members as young as 5 years old.

We offer an option with a private guided trek for an extra $30 p.p

For young or unsure children, a guide can walk and lead the child's horse for $10.

Please note we have a strict weight limit of 100kg for the health and wellbeing of our horses.

Staff will weigh all riders before the ride, if your weight exceeds our limit on the day you will not be permitted to attempt the ride and no refund will be given.

GILLS CREEK TREK

$130

2 hrs horse back riding

3 hrs total round trip

Time : 9am, 12pm and 3pm

The perfect trek for mixed ability couples, groups and families with older children. Trekking up the valley towards the Old Gold Country with many river crossings and finishing at beautiful Moke Lake. Explore 33,000 acres of the most impressive farmland the district has to offer with high mountains and pristine lakes surrounding you for a magical experience.
Also great for experienced riders who want to book a private ride but that don’t have the time for our longer trek.

We can accommodate more experienced riders on this trek by booking for a private trek for an extra $40 p.p

Please note we have a strict weight limit of 95kg for the health and wellbeing of our horses. 

Staff will weigh all riders before the ride, if your weight exceeds our limit on the day you will not be permitted to attempt the ride and no refund will be given.

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MCCONNOCHIES TREK

$190

For Experienced Riders Only

2.5 hrs horseback riding

3.5 hrs total round trip

Time : 9am, 12pm

A trek with a view! Climb high over the Moonlight Valley passing historical Gold Mining sites ( try to spot the old stone cottages among the landscape) Like going back in time to when the main mode of transport was on horseback.  Multiple river crossings on the way back down the canyon with ample opportunity to go for a canter. Due to the high mountain pass this trek is only suitable for advanced riders. This trek will leave you with a lasting impression.

A Private Guided Trek Option is available for an extra $50 p.p

For the health and wellbeing of our horses we have a strict 85kg weight limit for this trek. 

Staff will weigh all riders before the ride, if your weight exceeds our limit on the day you will not be permitted to attempt the ride and no refund will be given.


Riders on the McConnochies trek are expected to be able to competently control a horse without assistance, any riders who are not deemed not capable may have their trek altered for safety reasons. No refund will be given.

SCENIC TREK

$89

45 mins horseback riding

1.5 hrs total round trip

Time : 3pm, 4.15pm

Our 45 min scenic ride is perfect for beginners, families with young children and people after a unique photo opportunity. This relatively flat trek crosses through beautiful farm land and river crossings for added excitement. It finishes on the shore of picturesque Moke Lake.

We offer a Private Guided Trek Option for an extra $30 p.p.

For the health and wellbeing of our horses we have a strict 105kg weight limit for this trek. 

Staff will weigh all riders before the ride, if your weight exceeds our limit on the day you will not be permitted to attempt the ride and no refund will be given.

  • We offer complimentary pick ups and drop offs from The Station Information Building in Central Queenstown ( corner of Shotover Street and Camp Street). 

  • When planning your trek allow an additional 1.5 hours for transport, registration, introductions to your horse and riding demonstration.

  • We can take children as young as 5 years old. For children under 8 years we recommend a walking guide ($10 for a guide to walk the child's horse)

  • Staff will weigh all riders before the ride, if your weight exceeds our limit on the day you will not be permitted to attempt the ride and no refund will be given.


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

For all the treks cancelled with more than 24h notice a full refund will be given.

For all the treks cancelled on our behalf due to enforceable events a full refund will be given.

 
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