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Accommodation & Holiday options

We have different trails to explore for a week from our trekking base. Stay in any of the near by accommodation and enjoy this stunning area for days on end. Riders receive a $20.00 discount per night for staying at Pokaka log house.

Six hours riding (8 hours out including lunch and partnering up.) per day.

Discuss your plans with Kate - on the phone or by email.

With Kate you will be able to work out a good plan for your party. Your holiday can include:

Check out this good deal for regular riding. If you plan to ride for a few days or if there are a few of you in the party this could help you.

Trekking Weekends

These events include accommodation, meals, treks and lessons in natural horsemanship. See our Latest Newsletter.


Mt. Lyford Log Cabin Chalets

Holiday accommodation in the Log Cabins at Mt. Lyford is managed efficiently by our friends at Mt. Lyford Holiday Homes.

See what's available


Kate & Walter's Pokaka (Discount for Horse Riders)

Rent a log home. Bedroom in the loft of Pokaka, log home

Our own Log Home, Pokaka, is used for our Riding Weekends and we often use it ourselves. We let it out from time to time.

To check availability and book go to our friends at Mt. Lyford Holiday Homes. We give a discount to Horse Riders!

The Mount Lyford Lodge is situated directly opposite the Horse Treks. Here you can enjoy the bar, restaurant, pool table petanque, or relax in a spa pool with the view of Mt Lyford to revive your riding muscles. Self contained units, and backpackers accommodation are available.

The Gates

Not far from Mt. Lyford Horse Treks is The Gates. The Lodge was redesigned in 2001 to provide modern amenities in a luxurious setting.


In the winter skiing and snowboarding are popular at Mt. Lyford. Horse trekking is always an option when the weather is not right for skiing!

The area lends itself to walks all year around and there are a variety of tramps, both on and off the beaten track. Walter Logeman has put up a maps and information about some local walks.











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Mt Lyford Horse Riding is operated by Kate Tapley Horse Treks Ltd.
Last Updated: Monday, 12 August 2013