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Address: Hwy 240, Waipio Valley, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: +1 877-757-1414

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Great ride!

We love horseback riding, so 5h ride with great vistas and swim in waterfall was no-brainer Unfortunately our first reservation that we made on yelp didn't go through - I'd highly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Igor Z
Glendale, California
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Glendale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love horseback riding, so 5h ride with great vistas and swim in waterfall was no-brainer Unfortunately our first reservation that we made on yelp didn't go through - I'd highly recommend to call and make reservation directly (as probably for all reservations on the island). We had flexible plans so was no big deal for us - we just... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed all aspects of the ride: the guides, horses, scenery, path through the eucalyptus trees and break when we tried some macadamia nuts from the trees. Thank you!!

Thank Kyra S
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

We took the 2.5 hr trip, my husband was a little apprehensive but he ended up having a great time due to the wonderful staff and great horses. Our tour guys was so sweet and attentive, he took so many pictures for us, he really made us feel comfortable. the views are out of this world. if we had the... More 

Thank crshaffer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We did the 5 1/2 hour tour & it was amazing! Well trained horses, excellent guides, breathtaking views, peaceful ride through the forest, beautiful private waterfall with swimming hole (note: very cold water!). I was particularly impressed with our lead guide Jaimie. He gave really insightful & interesting history on the valley and on the island itself. He was very... More 

Thank Jennifer T
Independence, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Had a great 5 hour ride with Kevin as our knowledgeable local guide. Horses were very gentle and well behaved and the sights from high above the valley and waterfalls were awesome. My wife, son and daughter all enjoyed their swim under the waterfall. Water temp was "refreshing" but the memory is priceless.

Thank ksynek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

We took our family on this horseback ride and had a great time, especially the kids. We chose the 5-hour ride with the waterfall swim. It was foggy and a bit rainy, but that added to the ambiance and it didn't stop the kids and my husband from swimming. The guides were knowledgeable and the horses were friendly and easy... More 

Thank Runner S
Lacey, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Had the time of my life. Good horse, good service and great ride. Road through forest view of valley great swim at bottom waterfall.

Thank buybarg
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

This place sucked, unorganized, late, and then worst of all they have a weight limit on their horses? Never was told this and spent half my day driving out to them, make sure to ask every question when thinking about taking the trip. Had no alternative horse or plan at this place.

Thank Lawrence H
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

It is a family tradition to do a horseback ride - this scenery was some of the best! From the valley rim we looked up the valley to see the double waterfall and out to the sea where humpbacks accommodated by surfacing just then - and yes, they are that big that you can see them from that vantage point!... More 

Thank Lisa E
New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016

Booked over the phone an afternoon ride for myself and family. Read directions to pick up spot and it said on website one hour from Hilo. Left waikoloa area with enough time to arrive around 12:15. Instead it took 1 1/2 hours from Hilo and arrived at 12:45 with ride time at 1. Was not worried as we were early... More 

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