This region has inspired travelers for generations from miners to movie makers. With surrounding mountains jutting into the sky and rivers meandering through the valley. Dart Stables have exclusive horse riding rights to Paradise Station, which might look familiar to movie bufs as the pristine forests and vistas were used in movies including Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and The Lovely Bones.
The River Wild - A beautiful 2 hour ride along the delta flats, crossing the Rees and Dart Rivers at the head of Lake Wakatipu. The ride is suited for al abilities, with several river crossings and opportunities for more experienced riderts to canter.
Trilogy Loop - Follow the trail of Saurumann's army as they departed Isengard on this epic 3 - 3 1/2 hour ride with breathaking views of the Misty Mountains, Wizards Vale, and the Mighty Methedras, the Trilogy Loop encompasses both the Rees and Dart River Valleys. Some riding experience is required as there are opportunities for fast paced riding.
The Ride of the Rings - Following the beautiful drive along the shores of Lake Wakatipu, passing Ithilien and stopping en-route to admire the Misty Mountains, you will eventually arrive in Paradise wher eyour 1 1/2 hour ride starts. Winding through the golden woods of Lothorien passing Amon Hen, the track opens up and the "Golden Mile" begins. From here, the views of the Wizard's Vale and the mighty peak of Methedras are breathtaking. This is a scenic, slower paced ride great for beginners.
River or The Loop & Rings - Two great rides in one day combining the River Wild and Ride of the Rings to make a scenic and adventurous full-day of riding or the Trilogy Loop and Ride of the Rings for a full-on riding experience.
A Day in Paradise - This 5-6 hour ride travels to Paradise Estate or the Rees Valley. The scenery is second to none and a reasonable level of fitness and riding experience is required. A picnic lunch is provided.
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