Te Taunga Adventures Ltd

Step back in time

Reconnect with nature

Rediscover yourself

Relax and rejuvenate your soul

Enjoy the rugged beauty of ‘The Catlins Coast’

Life is an Adventure. . . . RIDE IT!


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Catlins Horse Riding

“Personalized horse riding to suit you” Based on ‘Te Taunga’, a 660 hectare certified organic sheep and beef farm in The Catlins on New Zealand’s southern coastline overlooking the Pacific Ocean, making it a great location for experiencing the coastal Catlins on horseback, with spectacular 360 degree views of surrounding farmland,  ruggedly beautiful  Pacific Ocean coastline with golden sandy beaches, rivers, estuary and inland to The Catlins Forest.


Stunning views over beaches, Catlins and Owaka rivers, Catlins Lake, estuary, Pounawea and Owaka township. You can enjoy a personalized service, riding in small groups with opportunities to ride among farm animals, through our native forest with bird life and along pristine sandy beaches to play in the surf or view the sea lions.

Our emphasis is on safety and enjoyment, in an atmosphere of great fun. We can cater for almost anyone – individuals, couples, families, small groups and anyone with an adventurous nature, love of the outdoors, animals and natural beauty of which ‘The Catlins’ has plenty to offer.

Horse riding options available for the complete beginner to experienced rider, with rides from 30 minutes. All rides are tailored to suit your level of adventure and experience, from relaxed – exhilarating you decide or choose one of our regular 1, 2, or 3 hour rides.

Limited rides avaible during winter/spring (June-Nov) advance email bookings strongly recommended please use email contact form for bookings and inquires. Bookings within a week please phone/text Cara  027 629 2904 if your email is not replied to within 24-48 hours

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