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Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley

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Address: Old Highway 240, Kukuihaele, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Horseback riding tours in Waipio Valley

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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... read more

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Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 valley, it's history and why it is so important to Hawaii. It is absolutely beautiful,... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

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

Fenton, Missouri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 well lived. Our guides, Grace & Jamie were fun & informative! Grace...you really should write... More 

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

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! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 from each of the guides, and the relaxing atmosphere!

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

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

Carrollton
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I went on the morning Waipio Valley Tour with Na'alapa Stables. We booked online and received our 10% discount, which was a very easy process. We arrived early and browsed a really nice arts and gifts store before checking in and there was an ample parking lot in back. The shuttle van pulled up and we started... More 

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

So happy you and Sierrra had a fun day with Waipio! Mahalo for taking the time to post More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
Reviewed March 22, 2017

So much fun. We originally wanted a Waipio Valley ride, but it wasn't available and I'm glad! The views! I love this part of the island. Our guides, sisters, Darien and Kiva, were a delight - as were the other riders. The horses were a pleasure, well cared for and certainly well fed! My husband is a beginner and he... More 

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your post regarding our Kahua Ranch horse back experience. Glad you enjoyed it! More 

Rodeo, California, United States
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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Great van ride down to the stables. The ride into the valley was relaxing with great views. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable.

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

Yes, we offer a genuine and leisurely visit and genuine stopries about the valley. Glad you enjoyed it! More 

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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

We had an absolute blast on this horseback tour. Incredible views and extremely well behaved horses. As a beginner rider, I felt very safe on the horse I had, Mary. The two ladies that guided our tour were very knowledgeable and they did a fantastic job!! Would highly recommend!!

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed your day with us and Waipio! Mahalo for posting :) More 

Pittsburgh
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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

This nose to tail walk through the beautiful Waipio valley was well worth the price for the beautiful scenery. We saw wild horses on our ride. If we could have ridden to the black sand beach I would have rated it a 5 . I believe she said some horses don't like the beach/ wave action. Our guide was very... More 

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Reviewed February 20, 2017

The horses here are very well cared for (healthy weight, good feet, grained after the ride). We had local guides Jamie and Grace. They were super informative about island and valley history, plant ID, etc. One thing that caught me off guard was you ride on an isolated road versus trail, but when you're in the valley, you can understand... More 

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HNLhulagirl, Guest Relations Manager at Na'alapa Stables - Waipio Valley, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed visiting and learning about Waipio Valley with us! We take pride in keeping the experience authentic, and enjoyable. Although they can be stubborn from time to time (especially that one who insists on being #4 in the trail ride. No, not #3 or even #1 but FOURTH) we love and care for them as much as... More 

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