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Address: 3530 Kahekili Highway, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Phone Number: 808-871-5222
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Great views but some minor concerns

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Miami
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510 reviews 510 reviews
154 attraction reviews
368 helpful votes 368 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

What a great crew and horses. We had a great time on the trails, the scenery and views are magnificent. We even got to run like the wind in a few spots. My Mom (70) did fantastic. We have some great memories and pictures for sure. Thanks Quick Smoike you charmer.

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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Jan 2 2015 My daughter is a very accomplished rider and I have ridden for many years (I also used to teach teens how to ride) so I thought a ride on Maui would be the perfect way to end our vacation on the island. I searched Tripadvisor for THE best place to ride. I do have to say that... More 

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