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Address: Haleakala Ranch, 18303 Haleakala Hwy, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
Phone Number: +1 808-667-2200
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Description: Pony Express Tours no longer operates rides into Haleakala National Park...
Pony Express Tours no longer operates rides into Haleakala National Park (Haleakala Crater). We are, however , continuing to offer guided horseback tours across historic Haleakala Ranch in up-country Maui. 2 and 1.5 hour rides are offered at 8:00AM and 11:00 AM respectively.
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Great 18th annversary

I am an avid horse lover, showed for 20+ years and love to ride. For our 18th anniversary, my hubby and kids ( ages 10 and 14) humored me on a horse ride while on Maui. Great day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Parker, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I am an avid horse lover, showed for 20+ years and love to ride. For our 18th anniversary, my hubby and kids ( ages 10 and 14) humored me on a horse ride while on Maui. Great day. The horses were selected to match everyones level of riding. I had Joe, he was very responsive to my leg and voice.... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We have never been on horses before and wanted to try something different on our honeymoon and this did not disappoint. They matched our experience to the horses and we were both given two very friendly and easy horses to ride. My husbands horse liked to ride up the front and so when she was there he just had to... More 

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New Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the 11:30 ride on Sunday, April 26th. Our instructor and guide Shae asked us about our previous riding experience then matched us to the perfect horse. The horses were gentle and hard working. Although I am not an expert, these horses appeared to be healthy and well cared for. The foggy mist around us... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My husband, myself and our two teenaged sons like to horseback ride wherever we go. So we've been on a lot of trails in a lot of places. This one ranks up there, especially for scenery. The narrow trail through the eucalyptus forest was beautiful and part of the island you wouldn't normally see. Pick a leaf and rub it... More 

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Queensland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

As I hadn't been in a horse in a very long time I was rather nervous. After spending 5minutes with the instructor and my horse for the tour, my nerves were gone and I was taking in the amazing scenery. Unfortunately there was a little rain around, however this was not to worry as rain jackets were provided. Helmets are... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Our tail ride with Pony Express Tours yesterday was a blast. Our guide, Charlene, started with a comprehensive safety lesson and ensured that we were comfortable in the saddles. She then took us on a trail ride through eucalyptus trees and out on the open range of Haleakala Ranch, which is owned by the Baldwin family. A native of the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We enjoyed a 2 hour horseback ride through Haleakala Ranch. It was so beautiful and peaceful. I felt like I had stepped back in time to another place. The views were magnificent and the horses were so gentle and easy to ride. The staff were very friendly and made you feel very comfortable on the horse. I'd definitely do this... More 

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Edmonton
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Let me start by saying that I am an experienced horse rider since childhood (I am 51) and I work as an adjudicator. I have always been kind and caring to all animals, including the horse given to me on this day. So I know something about both horses and the law. I was given a horse called "Kai". Before... More 

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ponydoug, Owner at Pony Express Tours, responded to this review

Not allowing a trail horse to keep up with the rest of the horses when they are continuing down the trail goes against the horse's training. In this unfortunate case, the struggle between the horse trying to keep up and the determined rider to hold him back resulted in the horse being pulled back on his rear and depositing the... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was amazing! The views from this ranch can not be beat! Highly recommend getting up early and taking this ride!

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Alaska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Positively, I must say the beauty of the countryside was fabulous and our guide was friendly and provided much information. But, this trip is not for young children. The equipment is old but sufficient. Our saddles were not snug on the horses and basically slipped completely to the side when mounting. I requested for safety purposes that they be checked... More 

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Address: Haleakala Ranch, 18303 Haleakala Hwy, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
Phone Number: +1 808-667-2200
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kula

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