Horseback Riding Vacations - Baton Run Horse Treks in the north of the South island of New Zealand!

Baton Valley Adventures Ltd in Motueka / South island
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5,000 acres, 4 valleys, 4days.

We like to keep trips small and personal, so you will be well looked after while still experiencing a true adventure

Australia/New Zealand > New Zealand > South island > Motueka

The Kahurangi National Park encompasses a huge area of wilderness in the North West corner of the South Island. It stretches west from Nelson through forested mountains and valleys to the rugged and wild West Coast, and south from beautiful Golden Bay to remote Karamea.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: no details
Traveling by car:
From Nelson, drive to Motueka.
Turn right at clock tower the beginning of Highway 61.
Travel 30km to the third bridge (Baton Bridge).
Cross the bridge, turn left.
Drive 13.5km to our Baton Run Horse Trek Sign.

If you don't have your own transport, we can arrange to pick you up from Motueka, Mapua, Richmond or Nelson.
A car is necessary
Traveling by plane:
We can arrange to pick you up from Nelson airport.
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Lake/river for swimming, Fishing, Biking, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Mountain biking, Mountain climbing

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Restaurants, National Historic Sites, Galleries / Museum, Cinema, Shopping, Beach, Diving, Golf course, Tennis court, Water skiing, Canoeing / Kayaking, White-Water Rafting
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, Horse Trekking Station, Farm, B & B for Horsemen
from: 1. November
to: 31. April
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation

General description:

5,000 acres, 4 valleys, 4days.

We like to keep trips small and personal, so you will be well looked after while still experiencing a true adventure

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding area / bridle-path
  • Tack room

Details of the Riding area

You have the option of exploring five valleys bordering the Kahurangi National Park and will have over 2023 hectares of land to ride on.

More details of the property

The Baton Run Farm (1011 hectares) has been in the Lublow family for three generations. Gustav Johan Frederick Lublow, a tailor by trade, bought the farm in 1906 believing there was gold to be found.
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Accommodation for one night only
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Family Trips
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Barbecues

Additional Animals on the property

We own 11 nice trekking horses, 2500 cheep, 6 dogs and pigs

Other offers and explanations

Non-riding partners have the opportunity to go fishing, gold panning or mountain bike riding for the day, before meeting up in the evening to share their adventures with you.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all 10 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Horses height 148 cm & up
Riding (trained for / saddle):
English / Classic, For guided Trail Rides
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
Fiona has chosen horses she loves to ride and has Arabs, Clydesdale Cross, Stationbred and Irish Hunters. She takes the time to get to know each horse and often takes them out to local competitions.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • also with your own horse
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Weekend Rides
  • Short Week 3-5 days
    Minimum age for Trail Rides:
    age 14 & up
    Riding experience:
    No restriction
    Demand on rider:
    little demands
    Big/Heavy Riders:
    on request
    Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
    We cater mainly for the experienced rider. All treks include accommodation, home cooked food & wine. We are more than happy to tailor a trek to suit your needs, please enquire.

    Guest lodgings

    Honeywell and Alpine Huts, traditional Kiwi accomodation with that little extra

    2 Cabins (with bathroom) :
    Traditional Kiwi bach accommodation. A pot belly stove keeps you warm and an outdoor wood stove heats all your water for showers and baths. Soak your tired body in the outdoor bath after a day's horse riding and gaze at the beautiful night sky of the Southern Hemisphere.
    Amenities - special features:
    Sheets, Towels, Room service / Cleaning
    Kind of Catering:
    • Self-Catering
    General information of the accommodation
    Special features:
    Dogs permitted

    Rates and contact

    Rates of the Horses for rent

    Rates for renting a Horse:
    Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
    Baton Valley Adventures Ltd
    First name:
    Last name:
    New Zealand
    + 64 3522 4164

    You can contact us with the following languages:

    Please feel free to contact us by phone or email. When we are are trekking we use a call answering service.

    E-Mail address: Inquiry

    Company: Baton Valley Adventures Ltd
    Zip/Postal Code: 7196
    Street: Baton Valley Road
    Country: New Zealand -- South island -- Motueka
    Phone: + 64 3522 4164