|1. The Veterinary Centre Southern Explorer
Fortrose – Owaka
Trail Boss: Mick O’Callaghan Phone: 03 489 4107 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration: 6 days Meet on: Sunday 25th February Limit: 70
$30 non member Levy
Meeting point Sunday 12-6pm 295 Fortrose-Otara Road.
Monday 26th Heading to Curio Bay ride will take approx. 7 hours. Points of Interest along our journey will be Frasers Beach, Waipapa lighthouse, most southern tip Slope Point, Haldone Estuary also hopefully we will see sea lions.
Tuesday 27th Heading to Progress Valley ride will take approx. 6 hours. Today our points of interest will be Waikawa Harbour, White Head cliffs, Little Beach, Shades beach.
Wednesday 28th Heading to Tahakopa Valley ride will take approx. 6 hours. Follow progress valley out to Waikawa River and through bush tracks to upper Waikawa Valley.
Thursday 1st Heading to Papatowai 6 hour ride Trek through old mill tracks and forest, following the Takakopa Valley.
Friday 2nd Heading to Hinahina a 6.5 hour ride, via Purakanui Bay and Penguin Bay
Saturday 3rd A 2 hour ride over Catlins lake to Owaka and the meetup point for the Grand Parade! Make sure you book a Dinner and Howdown ticket with your registration – Owaka are sure to put on a good night!
The ride will be comfortable for most riders. Reasonable fitness of horse and rider required.
Backups very welcome and all overnights have good road access. Thanks very much to all the landowners, Maniototo Area School caterers, wranglers, first aiders and Gofers.