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Waipio Ridge Stables

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Unreal Experience - Excellent guides

The ride itself through the forest and up the valley rim was already unbelieveable, but Ali and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tamer N
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Fantastic trip, all on horseback. Do it! you wont be sorry.

We showed up after a 1.5 hour drive from Kailua to a nice art gallery as per instructions. Our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Watson, Louisiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ride itself through the forest and up the valley rim was already unbelieveable, but Ali and Miley, our guides made the entire trip an unforgettable experience. They are very knowledgeable and skilled, you feel comfortable even when it's your first time horseback riding, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We showed up after a 1.5 hour drive from Kailua to a nice art gallery as per instructions. Our guides were very knowledgeable about everything involving past, present and future developments in the valley. We learned about the history of the people, the farming, horses...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

I could not reccomend this more!!! My friend and I had the best time! The horses were amazing! Allie our tour guide was amazing ! The views were amazing! I have nothing bad to say about this experience other than I wish it was longer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Megan H
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I had an amazing and unforgettable horseback ride with Waipio Ridge Stables. Allie is an extremely knowledgable guide. Thank you!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarah K
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I can’t begin to say how much we enjoyed this beautiful and educational trail ride. Our guides were so kind and fun, taking time to explain all the details thoroughly for the beginners in our group and matching us with the right horse based on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Top notch horses & tack. Best I've seen in this type of operation. Great ride, but noticeably shorter than 2-1/2 hours. 3/4 hour was spent in 'prep' time and mounting riders. Note: clean up your transport and your 'head honcho guide' and will add another...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Marilyn F
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Def do this - one of the highlights of our trip! We were paired with horses that were also a couple and it was adorable! My horse was protective over my husband's horse, which was his GF! The views of waipio valley were amazing! The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank helen h
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

It was my first time riding a horse and I must say I would repeat the experience. Miley, our guide, was super nice and helpful. She knows the region by heart and has a lot of interesting information to share. The horses are very beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank demetriov192
Reviewed October 1, 2018

My partner and I joined Miley and Jamie for the morning ride last week, and it was absolutely amazing! They were very professional and provided all of the necessary information for our group of mostly novice riders. Once on the trail they were able to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank rustyjt
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

The Waipo Ridge Stables was amazing! We had such a great time on the ride to the waterfall! The 5 hour ride is definitely worth the money. Jamie our guide was fantastic and super knowledgeable about the area, history and horses. I would come back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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July 5, 2018|
Response from William Elliott A | Reviewed this property |
The ridge is a longer trip and has expansive views of the valley and the ocean, however, most of the ride is in a wooded area which i thought was boring. There is only one viewpoint stop to see the valley. The valley ride is... More