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Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley

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Without a doubt the most beautiful place we saw on the isalnd!!

Great way to see the valley!! Tons of waterfalls, nice ride, great guides and we even saw wild... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2019
CDNTerry
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Toronto, Canada
Highlight of our big island vacation

This was such a memorable day! There are a bunch of great reviews here that I will just say 'ditto... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2019
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Old Highway 240, Kukuihaele, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

Great way to see the valley!! Tons of waterfalls, nice ride, great guides and we even saw wild horses along the way!! Our guides (River and Peter) were great. The horses were well trained and would do what you asked of them. All western style...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

This was such a memorable day! There are a bunch of great reviews here that I will just say 'ditto' and don't question it, just book a horseback ride with Na'alapa Stables! Unbelievable beauty and experience being in Waipi'o valley and with trusted and wonderful...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LeeAnn T
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I took an afternoon ride in the Waipio Valley with a group of around 7 people total. We were worried about weather, but the rain evaded us. It was nice to get to look around the Art Center before taking the van,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adam R
Reviewed December 3, 2018

This was my favorite thing we did on our 10 day honeymoon to the Big Island and Oahu. Starts with the driver taking you down the winding, very steep road. Definitely something a pro should handle. Then we rode the horses through the valley, to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew D
Reviewed November 2, 2018

What an amazing experience! We had Grace for our guide and luckily there was a cancellation so we had her and Kua the dog all to ourselves. This is a do-not-miss experience. We rode in a 4wd down to the Waipi'o valley floor, and then...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

We had a wonderful time on our tour of the Waipi'o Valley floor! We do not have much experience with riding, but Grace made sure we had the essentials down before we got onto our horses. It was well organized, there were 2 guides for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I am so glad that we decided to go for a horseback ride at kahua Ranch. we were trying to choose between a few different stables and we like this one because it was closer to us but also that it would allow for us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gigigo
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Waipi’o Valley is a remote part of Hawaii’s Big Island with plentiful waterfalls. The best way to experience it and learn about its long history is by horseback via the Na’alapa Stables. One of our tour guides grew up in the valley and offered...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Luke S
Reviewed July 30, 2018

I'll begin by saying we would absolute recommend doing this tour! The sights were breathtaking and we really enjoyed our guides. Things you should know: -These are not drone follow-the-leader horses. They need actual direction from a rider. Consider this and the ages in your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Lottie T, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Visited the Big Island in March 2018, and our first activity was the Waipi'o Valley. What an incredible experience, from the view at the top of the valley, to the bumpy steep ride down, and the horseback tour itself. Grace and her assistant were incredible...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Lottie T, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Delighted to hear that your experience with us and Pua was a delightful one. We hope that memories of Waip’io will continue to warm your heart for years to come. Mahalo nui for sharing!

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mallorym101
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Response from Lottie T | Property representative |
Call 808-775-0419 for clarification please
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HHLVR
March 15, 2018|
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Shari C
August 4, 2017|
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Response from drsimony | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, beautiful waterfalls in the distance but no swimming. Ride the rim does an ATV tour above the valley where you stop for lunch and swim at a waterfall. Either one is great.
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