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Address: Mile 13.2, Kohala Mtn. Rd. (Hwy. 250), North Kohala, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Phone Number: 808-889-5354
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Great Horse Back Riding Experience

We had a fabulous 2.5 hour morning ride. The guides were extremely knowledgeable about the area and it's history. The view was amazing! Don't forget to wear sunscreen and bring a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Columbia, South Carolina
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had a fabulous 2.5 hour morning ride. The guides were extremely knowledgeable about the area and it's history. The view was amazing! Don't forget to wear sunscreen and bring a light jacket. The horses were well looked after and were well trained.

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Big Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We have gone on riding adventures all over the world. This one is at the top of our list. Good horses and great guides. I recommend it!!!

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Haines, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My husband and I hadn't ridden in years, and our 12 year old twins had never ridden horses, so we weren't sure how this experience would play out. We were pleasantly surprised to find a very courteous, professional staff in a fairly rustic setting. The horses were very well trained and gentle and the ride was fantastic. Very beautiful views... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We booked a sunset ride and it was raining. Two of our group wanted to reschedule. Unfortunately, management would not accommodate a change. Those of us who did go had a good experience. I had a horse very responsive to commands and easy to ride. Some of the less experienced riders were riding nose-to-tail but the handlers made sure everyone... More 

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hilo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Family adventure with my grandson and friends last week, who really wanted to go horseback riding. Did the one hour ride. Very impressed with the whole experience, as I had not been on a horse in over 20 years. Cowgirl Jackie very informative, friendly with all the different ages on board. The ride out was wonderful, thru pastures and over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I took the Picnic Ride with my father and four other people (who had previous experience with horse riding), it was amazing and would beat any other horse riding that you can do on the Island of Hawaii. The wrangler, Gary, matched up horses pretty well on everyone's height, weight, and experience. I was matched up with Guava while my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We took the afternoon picnic ride and we loved it. Every other time we have done horseback riding we have done trail rides with horses riding nose to tail. This is an open range ride with chances for trotting and cantering. You are free to use the space and not line up in straight lines. Rachel our leader was awesome.... More 

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Honolulu, HI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

When visiting the Big Island, we usually head to Parker Ranch to ride horses, however the vendor that was running the Parker ranch venue, closed down, and they recommended Paniolo Adventures. We opted for the sunset ride, which was awesome. The ride catered to both novice and more seasoned riders. We had the opportunity to trot and cantor as well... More 

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Erie, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed an 3 hour lunchtime ride on this beautiful ranch. We booked a group tour, but ended up getting a private tour. We enjoyed our time on our horses, enjoyed hearing more about the island from our guide, and got some great pictures. The only setback was the weather - if it looks like rain, definitely... More 

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Onsted, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We are in our early sixties with minimal experience and we couldn't have felt safer and more welcome to the ranch. Our wrangler Gary fit each person to the appropriate horse, took us on a fantastic open range ride and shared lots of local history. You don't get this type of experience at a resort. Highly recommended. 2.5 hrs was... More 

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Address: Mile 13.2, Kohala Mtn. Rd. (Hwy. 250), North Kohala, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Phone Number: 808-889-5354
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii

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