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Happy Trails Hawaii

59-231 Pupukea Road, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI
808-638 7433
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Aloha, join us as we celebrate our 20th year anniversary providing you with a top quality guest experience on Oahu's scenic north shore of Hawaii.... more » Owner description: Aloha, join us as we celebrate our 20th year anniversary providing you with a top quality guest experience on Oahu's scenic north shore of Hawaii. Nestled on the hilltop above picturesque Waimea bay, our well trained horses and professional guides escort you through our hidden island paradise. Explore nature's rustic charm as you ride along trails that weave through sun-filtered forests, fern laced valleys and organic tropical fruit orchards. Enjoy a "taste of Hawaii" as you sample our seasonal ranch grown varieties of bananas, guava, star and passion fruit. Capture panoramic ocean and mountain views at scenic vistas along your trail ride. Come, share in our spirit of aloha and the pleasure of horseback riding with Happy Trails Hawaii. « less
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Santa Clara, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Took my wife and middle daughter here for their horse-riding appointment. The receiving area didn't look very good - not a lot of effort to please customers but my wife and daughter enjoyed riding the trail. They enjoyed themselves and would do it again. My only suggestion is to make the receiving area more hospitable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Remembered reading about Happy Trails and all the good reviews, then realized I was about 1 mile away and decided to stop in. Found out that you typically need reservations, but they were able to fit us in! The guy who runs this (Mark) is a really a great guy. He gave us instructions on riding, then the group went... More

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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I brought my husband to happy trials for his very first riding experience and it was such an incredible experience! mark and the staff really know these horses and I was very impressed by how much they love and care for them! the ride itself was wonderful with some of the most gorgeous views I've ever seen! the horses are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Mark runs an awesome operation. His "polo ponies" are bombproof. We took our two kids, 11 and 7, who had never really ridden before. They LOVED it. Christy was our guide; a really nice young woman who gave every one a quick lesson on how to handle their horses. The landscape / trail was fabulous and we got to see... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great for kids, gorgeous ocean view - make sure you get a photo. Horses well loved. Staff very friendly. Nice clean areas, easy to find. Great parking.

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Oahu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a great ride. Mark and Mercedes were so nice and personable. The horses were beautiful and well taken care of. The view of the North Shore was breath taking. Will definitely do this again!!

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Akron, Ohio
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We took the longer trail when we were on Oahu for our honeymoon. Smooth ride up. Horses are polo horses and very well trained. The guides were very nice. Excellent views of the North Shore when you get to the top.

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Hawaii, United States
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My 7 year old nephew came to visit and really wanted to go horseback riding for the first time. I looked into Happy Trails to confirm that he was old enough to ride. The reservation process was quick and they gave us a military discount for each rider. We arrived early and got all set up, which included a tutorial... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had 9 riders, 5 of us had never ridden before, the other 4 had only minor experience. Mark, the owner and operator, made everyone feel extremely comfortable, safe, and secure. The horses are so well trained and manageable. We had a wonderful time…. this was one of the best parts of our vacation. I highly recommend taking this horseback... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

On a recent trip to the island of Oahu, I booked a trail ride for my family of six as a birthday gift for my seven y.o. daughter who (wait for the shocker) loves horses. I've ridden horses on three continents and I know the difference between a well-run operation and one that is just trying to take YOU for... More

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