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Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley

#2 of 5 things to do in Kukuihaele Features Animals
Old Highway 240, Kukuihaele, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-775-0419
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Great family outing

The Waipio valley is a step down from heaven. The horses are well cared for and easy for an eight... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
drsimony
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Pueblo, Colorado
Great way to see Waipio Valley

My family and I really enjoyed this adventure. We were given great instructions on how to find... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2017
newtholl
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Horseback riding tours in Waipio Valley
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“wild horses” (34 reviews)
“valley floor” (17 reviews)
“van ride” (15 reviews)
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Old Highway 240, Kukuihaele, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Waipio valley is a step down from heaven. The horses are well cared for and easy for an eight year old without experience to handle. Definitely something I would recommend

Thank drsimony
Lottie T, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So happy to hear this! Mahalo for sharing :)

Reviewed June 13, 2017

My family and I really enjoyed this adventure. We were given great instructions on how to find where we checked in and was greeted by Grace, our guide. I am so glad we were driven down into the valley as we did not have a...More

Thank newtholl
Lottie T, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

So happy to know that you enjoyed your Waipio visit and a mountain apple bonus!

Reviewed May 30, 2017

I took my 3 teenage daughters for an afternoon horseback ride in the Waipio Valley. The road down into it is steep, 1 mile long, and 25% grade but we actually met Jamie at the top, in a gift shop. He drove us down into...More

Thank Rickster63
Lottie T, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Yes, we have gentle horses! Mahalo for sharing

Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Jamie, our late 20s guide, acts as if he has lived a hard scrabble subsistence for 60 years. Pulling on his electronic cigarette at every break, he performs well his character of Hawaiian cultural guide/Cowboy/botanist, having grown up his whole life in the valley. "Jokes"...More

Thank DemiselledeVoyage
Lottie T, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Loved that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

We scheduled an afternoon ride. Jamie picked us up and drove down to the stables. Great view on the downward van ride. Met up with Kiokee (I know I murdered his name). I was quite impressed with the pre-ride orientation. We've ridden a great deal...More

Thank Michael S
HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

No one better than the team of Jamie and Keoki. So happy you enjoyed it. The dogs love Keoki and the horses respect them and Jamie, well she is all around wonderful. Mahalo for sharing the valley with us!

Reviewed May 12, 2017

Grace and her fellow team mates LOVE their island and their animals..and it shows. This is a visually breathtaking expierance, but you also feel safe and comfortable the whole time. Grace was so kind and informative. Their love and care of the horses shows. This...More

Thank Mary M
HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Mahalo for taking the time to share your thoughts!

Reviewed April 28, 2017

Road this tour on April 27 with Jaime and Manna ( sorry if I misspelled). Both excellent, engaging guides with lots of local knowledge they are happy to share. It was a delight to meet young men who are so passionate about the very special...More

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

So happy to hear that your experience was both memorable and delightful! Mahalo so much for sharing.

Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Great ride with great guides Jamie and Ronald. Jamie is a great historian of the area. Swim at the waterfall was awesome!

Thank Kathy M
HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2017

Thrilled that you were delighted! Mahalo for taking the time to share.

Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

This adventure was my favorite! I loved the history of the valley, the beauty of the landscape, and was jealous of the amount of food readily growing in the valley. I thought it was magical! The horses were healthy & we could tell they were...More

Thank Barbara B
HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2017

So nice to hear that you were delighted! Waipio is magical and both historically and culturally special. So happy your visit was a lovely one!

Reviewed March 27, 2017

If you ride everyday, or never been on a horse, you should take this ride! Did this 15 years ago, and again this year - was just as amazing as the first time. The valley is so stunning by itself, add in the unique history...More

Thank ckl5037
HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

So happy to hear that you returned! Loved that you enjoyed it. Mahalo for taking the time to post!

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1poorguy
July 9, 2017|
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Response from Lottie T | Property representative |
Cancellations are allowed at least 24 hours prior to tour. We are typically full so rescheduling can be a challenge. Na'alapa Stables
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Carrie S
November 10, 2016|
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Response from HNLhulagirl | Property representative |
Mahalo for your inquiry. Hope the following helps: 2.5 hour tour! $10 per rider discount when booked online Price: $93.75 price includes tax Tour Times: Morning Ride: 9:00am Check-in; 9:30-12:00pm Tour Afternoon Ride... More
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Carrie S
September 10, 2016|
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Response from Lottie T | Property representative |
We do not have children's rates at this time. However, There is a $10 per rider coupon discount when you book directly with us by phone or online.
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