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Waipio Ridge Stables

Hwy 240, Waipio Valley, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Ranked #101 of 242 attractions in Island of Hawaii
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

This was an amazing and excellent trip! Our family (all avid horse riders) did the 2.5 hour trip, which was plenty for the family and left the afternoon open for exploring the coastline. I can't imagine that the five hour wouldn't be completely worth the journey, though. Our guides were wonderful characters, very knowledgeable and fun to talk to, but... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Our family of 6, 3 generations, stopped for horseback riding as we drove from Kona to Hilo. It broke the drive up and gave us great views of the valley. The horses were beautiful, well cared for and gentle. I also noticed how neat and clean the tack room was. These people do a wonderful job with riders of all... More

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

I might be biased because I got engaged during the 5 hour ride (at the waterfall) but we absolutely loved our tour. Chauncy was our guide and he was funny and very informative. The company has been around for a long time and he knew the trails like the back of his hand. We stopped along the way at scenic... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I realize you can't control the weather, but even in good weather this ride was 5 hrs. of boredom. You rode up a mountain trail to a ridge to view the water falls and ocean. We saw neither, due to heavy fog. Stopped at a small waterfall, where you could go swimming in 54' water if you want. Had lunch,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

Perfect for first time riders or people uncomfortable on horseback this mellow ride offers a beautiful piece of the Hawaiian country side. Experienced riders be warned this is a beginner ride. But the knowledgeable guides and well behaved horses made it extremely fun for everyone in our party. Will be booking again!

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Kingsford
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

After researching trip advisor and checking out websites we decided on this company. So glad we did, we booked the 2 and half hour horseback ride in the morning. We had excellent guides and a wonderful time with beautiful waterfalls and great scenery. The horses were calm and very well behaived. I was so glad we went with this company... More

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Brandon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Had a very enjoyable family ride and the guides where fantastic. The view of valley from the top was breath taking. We took the waterfall ride which was worth the extra. The swim in the pond beneath the waterfall was something the kids wont forget and I can take off the bucket list. The water was COLD. Take your aqua... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I called just about an hour or two before I wanted to head out and even though they had no other riders they just took me and my husband on the horse ride, so it was only us and the tour guide; a very nice woman, Mahina. It was out first time riding a horse and she was great at... More

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Sanatoga, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

My husband and I visited Big Island Hawaii in May 2012. This was our first time in Hawaii. I have been horseback riding in my home state of PA, in CO and AZ. My husband, however, was Never on a horse!. He agreed to get on a horse, therefore I was nice and chose the morning ride for 2.5 hours... More

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Our guide Chauncy was the best. We were fortunate enough to be the only family on our tour and we felt like we got an amazing, personalized experience. The weather was pretty bad that day, but he helped to make the best of the experience for us. He was so knowledgable and personable and really made a great impression on... More

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