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Address: 3530 Kahekili Highway, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Phone Number: 808-871-5222
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Horseback riding on Maui

We had an excellent time riding horses. There were 5 of us and we felt that of all the activities we participated in, this was by far the most fun. The scenery is absolutely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We had an excellent time riding horses. There were 5 of us and we felt that of all the activities we participated in, this was by far the most fun. The scenery is absolutely gorgeous. The ranch hands are very friendly and helpful. The horses were well cared for and they matched each rider to a horse, depending on your... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My daughter and I went trail riding at the Mendes Ranch. The horses are picked for your riding ability. They actually let you lope two different times, but only if you want to . The guides are very knowledgable on the ranch history.The ride is a little short , but well worth it.

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Miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

First impressions do matter and there is no sign at the ranch saying welcome or head in a certain direction to check in - in fact you feel like you are trespassing on someone's private home! After wandering around for ten minutes we finally found Stacy who did not introduce herself - we had to ask her if we were... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Tuesday Feb 24, 2015 Jennifer and I booked this tour through the Aloha Concierge at the Aina Nalu. The price was quite reasonable for the length of the drive to the ranch and the horseback ride itself. Desiree and Kammie were our guides. These 2 women were very friendly and open and answered any and all questions that we had... More 

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Wailea, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The horses were very well behaved, the place is beautiful, our cowboy was so much fun! We were able to gallop and had a very nice BBQ lunch! I highly recommend this adventure!

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Tulsa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

We did the 12:30 ride one afternoon. It was not too hot as it was partly cloudy. The horses were very well mannered but I did have a concern that a couple of them had very heavy coats. One was really panting hard by the time we got back after galloping uphill twice. Our guide Butch was very nice and... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

the horses were great the lunch time cookout was something great to do. the whole family loved it. hosts were really friendly. we always tell everyone riding in maui to go to this ranch. great time!

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New Brunswick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Great ride along the mountain! Go in the morning, because it's so hot!! The guides were great, stopped along the way and took pictures for you at great locations. The horses were in autopilot, and just followed along, we were allowed to gallop in 2 places if you wanted. I guess not many places allow that, it seemed like a... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I cannot recommend The Mendes Ranch highly enough. The crew that took us on our tour were fantastic and so professional. The views are stunning. The crew are beyond accommodating and they have a coupe beautiful spots where they take your camera and take pictures of you which is a great touch and not like other tourist spots who have... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I booked this for my daughter and I while on Maui. We did the 845am ride. We were the only ones on that ride which made it a little more extra special. The views before we even started the ride were amazing. The horses were gentle and tame. Our guide was very nice and very informative. She took many photos... More 

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