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

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2016
crshaffer
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Independence, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Lacey, Washington
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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1 of 5 stars 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.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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1 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Great way to see Wapio Ridge/valley. You meet the guide at the Waipio Valley Artworks store off Kukuihaele Road about 500 feet west of the intersection of Kukuihaele Road/Mud Lane. Parking is to the back of the store. Guide will transport you on a van to the horse stable. The Guide offers to carry bulky materials for you such as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Such an amazing experience, one of the top two highlights of our trip to the island. The views were straight out of heaven, and the guide (Roy) was friendly and answered our many questions about the area. Just fabulous, go.....you will have a memory you'll never forget! Note: lunch is NOT included on the short ride.

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