The Cardrona, Wanaka

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The Cardrona sightseeing activity centre offers first class family friendly guided horse trekking and quad biking tours of the stunning Cardrona Valley, between Wanaka and Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. It is situated right at the base of the Cardrona ski field. Only a 45 minute picturesque drive over the Crown Range from Queenstown or 20 minutes from Wanaka. The Cardrona has been developed to allow visitors to explore and experience our unique slice of high country heaven, initially either by guided tours on horseback or by quad bike, with the intention to expand on to include other adventure activities, so watch this space for more things to do in Cardrona! Either by horse trekking or quad bike riding the aim is to give people a scenic, informative and memorable experience of the Cardrona Valley. The Cardrona Valley has so much to offer in the way of its rugged high country scenery, the changing moods and distinguished seasons, the many historical gold mining stories, the working sheep, cattle & deer farm that we are in the heart of, and the famous historical Cardrona Hotel that we incorporate as a stop on some of the horse trek or quad bike tours. The possibilities are endless – EXPERIENCE IT! To visit The Cardrona on your holiday in Wanaka, and find out what else Wanaka has to offer, use our Wanaka online journey maker .
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  • My wife and I are experienced riders and signed up for the “Top Beat” ride at The Cardrona. We had a wonderful romp up the mountain, cantering most of the way and then got to the top to catch our brea...  more »
  • We had an amazing day. My partner had never ridden a Horse and this was no problem! LOVED the running  more »
  • We went for the 'twilight horse riding' on 10 Feb. Was a lovely afternoon and Kelly did a great job showing us stunning views. The horses are friendly and calm. Kelly also arranged a few running which...  more »
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