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Mendes Ranch

3530 Kahekili Highway, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
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Ranked #8 of 24 Activities in Wailuku
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Ranchs
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Woodinville, Washington, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I booked this ride for my daughter's 12 birthday. From the beginning, the process was very smooth anwering all my questions. Our guide, Butch, was very knowledgeable, helpful and had an overall great personality. Altough my horse was a little stubborn (he wanted to keep stopping to eat grass), the experience was wonderful and my daughter thouroughly enjoyed it! Will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This is the second time I have visited and both rides were amazing and fit to each level of riding. The wranglers were personal yet professional. I would only visit this horse back riding ranch because of the care and consideration they gave to my teen ager who had never rode. Yet I was more experienced we all had the... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We did an afternoon ride with Travis and Destiny as our guides. Our daughter had ridden a few times before, but our nine year old was a little nervous as it was his first time. The horses were great - very gentle with the riders, but each with definite personalities. They did a great job matching up riders with horses... More

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Smithville, Missouri
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was our second time riding with Mendes ranch and if we are fortunate enough to get back to Maui for a third time, I wouldn't go anywhere else! The guides are very friendly, helpful and informative. The horses were in very good shape and seemed well cared for. Butch was our main guide both times we visited Mendes and... More

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Boston, MA
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3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

While my family and I were visiting the beautiful island of Maui, we decided to try something we have never done before.....horseback riding! After doing some research, we decided to go with the Mendes Ranch. It was the right decision! The people at the ranch were very friendly, helpful and very knowledgable about the ranch and horses. The ranch is... More

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Wantagh, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Whenever we travel somewhere new, we tried to find a place to ride horses that will not only be fun, but hopefully show some nice scenery too. We found both at the Mendes Ranch. While waiting for our trail ride, we got a lesson in roping as well as some soda or water if you wanted. We were a group... More

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Springfield, Virginia
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23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Butch was our guide, he was awesome, and a true Hawaiian cowboy, paniola. Scenery and photos were great. Stories also interesting. Will do this trail ride again on next trip to Maui. We also had the BBQ in the barn.

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Platteville, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My husband and I went to maui on our honeymoon. We both agree that this was one of our favorite activities to do. Our tour guides were great! They were always there when you needed help. We would definitely do this again when we come here.

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Nashville, Tennessee
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I was given a book called "Maui Revealed" and it reviewed several places for horseback riding in Maui. It gave a luke warm review to Mendes Ranch and a huge thumbs up to some tourist trap type of horseback riding places near Kaanapali Beach. I went on trip advisor and people raved about Mendes Ranch so I decided to just... More

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East Sparta, Ohio
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Mendes ranch was excellent. Loved our tour guide for our trail ride. We had so much fun and pay a little extra and do the lunch you won't regret it. What a great day we had. We Loved It !!!

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