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Address: 3530 Kahekili Highway, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Phone Number: 808-871-5222
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Maui Horseback riding with spectacular views!

I've lived on Maui for 11 years and today was the first time i've been horse back riding on maui. I tend to go when i'm vacation on the mainland but for some reason never have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Kihei, Hawaii
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I've lived on Maui for 11 years and today was the first time i've been horse back riding on maui. I tend to go when i'm vacation on the mainland but for some reason never have here. I had a friend visiting who owns several horses back home so thought it would be a good idea… and it was. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Kids had a great time!! Even though it rained the ranchers did great!! Butch was awesome and knew a lot of history!! Beautiful island!!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Amazing horseback ride through the mountains. Mendes Ranch is located on the north shore of Maui near the cliffs. The drive from Ma'alaea, on the south shore, was easy and took about 30 minutes. The ranch is situated on a beautiful piece of property in the middle of the jungle. There were bunny rabbits and chickens roaming around, and plenty... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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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9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
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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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12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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