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Address: Old Highway 240, Waipio Valley, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727
Phone Number: 808-775-0419
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Description: Horseback riding tours in Waipio Valley

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Lovely ride in the Waipi'o valley

My thirteen year old and I went on the 2 1/2 hour afternoon ride. It is a nose to tail ride, but in a gorgeous location and fun as you get to go across streams. The valley is so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

My thirteen year old and I went on the 2 1/2 hour afternoon ride. It is a nose to tail ride, but in a gorgeous location and fun as you get to go across streams. The valley is so beautiful. I had only seen it from the lookout point before and it is so worth it to see it up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Guide was good about telling us what to do with the horses and took a great picture of each of the guests. Had a really nice time riding through the floor of the valley. Would highly recommend this tour operator.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I just finished riding with the Na'alapa stables and had a great time. Both guides, Grace and "M" were excellent in getting us ready on our horses and did a great job explaining the local scenery, history, and overall area. All levels of riders are able to take this ride. We had mostly internediate riders. There were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Wanted to see the Waipio Valley, so thought we'd kill two birds with one stone and do some horse riding at the same time. Guides were excellent, valley was spectacular, horses were great. I'd never ridden before, but the instructions about how to ride were really clear and I felt totally at ease on the horse. Highly recommended.

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

So happy to hear your experience will be memorable for all our favorite reasons! Mahalo nui for taking the time to share! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We had a really enjoyable ride last week. The horses were great; we were told about a few of their entertaining personality quirks (like Freckles who likes to walk third, and Paul who is "gas-powered" - beware if you're on the horse behind him). We were also so fortunate to come across some of the wild horses who live in... More 

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

Mahalo nui for taking the time to share your experiences. We are delighted you had a fabulous time! One of the joys of riding with us are certainly the horses. Yes, Freckles is third, every day, every tour. Try to put him anywhere else, he will be third as quickly as possible, and the other horses respect that. We are... More 

Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was truly one of the best experiences we had on our trip to the Big Island. Maile (hope that's spelled correctly), was a fantastic guide.. Funny, down to earth, knowledgeable about the history and area of Waipio Valley.. The sights were breathtaking, and the horses fantastic. My hubby had Paul, and I rode Sierra. Would go back and do... More 

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

Congratulations to you! We are honored that we had the opportunity to share the valley with you and to be a part of your cherished wedding/Hawaii experience! So happy the memories you take with you are wonderful ones! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Thanks for the perfect ride and the best way to see this beautiful valley. Maeli was the best and probably knows the valley as good as anyone around.

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

Mahalo nui for taking the time to share your experience! We are delighted that your day with us was 5 star perfect! More 

Hamilton, Bermuda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had a great time on our trail ride with Na'alapa Stables. We are all a little timid around horses and I was really nervous putting my 8 year old step son on a giant horse by himself. He was super nervous too but was loving it in no time. Its so great to watch kids overcome their fears! Waipio... More 

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to share your experience. So happy we were a part of your step son's experience with horses! We love it when we are a part of these lifelong memories and moments! More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My family and I recently took a morning horse ride through the Waipio valley with Na'alapa Stables. We arrived at the appointed meeting place at 9 and had Grace as our van driver and as a guide for the trip. Grace did a great job taking us down the steep road to the stables and gave us so much local... More 

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

We are so happy that you thoroughly enjoyed your morning tour with us! So happy to hear Grace and Keoni added to the experience! Mahalo nui for the perfect rating and for the time you took to post your experience. When you think or hear of Waipio Valley again, we hope it will make you smile just like you have... More 

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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had a great family horse ride in an incomparably beautiful valley. Stop at the Lookout first for must-have photos. The guides, Grace and Maeli, were very friendly locals who knew a lot about the foliage and the local lifestyle. The valleys have several waterfalls that are very pretty. The only disappointment was that we couldn't go to the beautiful... More 

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

A warm and heartfelt mahalo goes to MikeMcG2015 of Baltimore, Maryland who traveled a LONG way to join us on a ride through Waipio Valley. We are thrilled we did not disappoint! Thank you for the perfect 5, and we appreciate the opportunity to be a part of your cherised Hawaii vacation memories! More 

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