Picnic Wagon Rides

Visit the home of the famous Pirongia Clydesdales and enjoy a wagon ride picnic in historical Pirongia village.

For the history enthusiast Pirongia Clydesdales boasts a fine selection of antique horse drawn and farm memorabilia, and a range of old and new carriages. You'll also find a working forge whereby farrier demonstrations can take place by arrangement.

Afterwards you can enjoy a delicious meal or snack at our new Coach House Café which is open Wednesday-Sunday each week from August 5, 2014.

Please note the Picnic Wagon Rides are available by prior arrangement only.

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Picnic Wagon Rides

A Unique Horse Drawn Experience

Enjoy a walk down memory lane with the Pirongia Clydesdales. The wagon ride tours take in some of Pirongia's most picturesque scenery and pass through some of the most historically significant spots of the area. Along the way driver, Nick, will point out the places of interest and enlighten you with some of the local history. Wagon tours vary from 20mins - 45mins long and can be tailored to suit your time frame.

The tours can also include stops at some of the area's most prestigous gardens, the Alexandra Redoubt, the Arts & Craft shop, the Pirongia Information Centre and other local attractions.

Following the wagon tour, visitors are invited to enjoy a delicious country meal at our newly opened Coach House Café.

 
 
 
Picnic Wagon Rides

A Day to Remember

A visit to the Pirongia Clydesdales is the perfect day out for the whole family. It is also a unique and interesting option for hen's parties, corporate outings and birthdays. We'll happily put together a 'Clydesdale experience' package which could include fun activities and games, wagon tours, carriage driving tuition and meals. Speak to us about our flexible options.

This is the perfect opportunity to escape from the busyness of the modern world and enjoy a step back in time with these majestic animals.

Suitable for groups of 10-30 people (options available for smaller or larger groups). Sensible footwear, warm clothing and a great sense of adventure is recommended.

 
 
 
 
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