Pakiri Beach Horse Rides Pakiri Beach Horse Rides is a Qualmark accredited operation that offers scenic horse-back tours for both experienced and inexperienced riders, ranging from one hour rides to multi-day safaris. All rides travel along the beautiful white sand Pakiri Beach, and the longer rides roam through ancient pohutukawa groves, native bush, pine forests and farmland. The multi-day safaris range from two to seven days of riding. Trails follow both natural and cultural points of interest and the nights are spent in comfortable country homes, a bush hut, a woolshed and a marae (Maori ancestral meeting place), where the local Ngati Whai people share their history, traditions and legends. For more information phone +64 9 422 6275 or visit