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Dahana Ranch

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Address: Dahana Ranch Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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+1 808-885-0057
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A working cattle ranch that allows tourists to drive cattle.

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Amazing Views, Horses, and Guide

The BEST trained and kept horses I have ever risen on a vacation. In addition, the owner and our guide was a skilled, confident and gracious hostess. Her explanations to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
MRJB-1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The BEST trained and kept horses I have ever risen on a vacation. In addition, the owner and our guide was a skilled, confident and gracious hostess. Her explanations to the riders, including my 7 & 9 year old children were easy to understand and kept us all safe and confident on our beautiful quarter horses. I highly recommend this... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have tried to go horseback riding before but our 6 year old son has always been too young to ride solo. We went here and they threw him right on a horse and let him be in control the whole trip. He was beside himself and had a blast! The horse he and my daughter were on were calm,... More 

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Branson West, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful setting with wide open vistas! The ranch has been in the family for 3 or 4 generations. There were 11 in our group, children to old ladies and they accommodated all of us quite nicely! And mounting was a breeze thanks to their handy steps! This was not your traditional follow-the-leader ride which can be so boring.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

The ride was so freeing and absolutely stunning. Bit colder up there so pack clothing options. So friendly and really allow you to control your horse. Highly recommend!

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Thank Miller B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We went there with our six years old girl. The ranch has fabulous views. All horses are well trained and very gentle. Our guide( guess was owner's wife and daughter) were very experienced and nice. She took good care of us, especially my little girl. I was a bit nervous at the beginning but was ended with lots of fun.... More 

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Ontario, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We were excited about this ride. Especially because they allow young children and we have 3 all under 8. It started to lightly rain in the morning of our ride, so they called us to see if we wanted to cancel as we have young children. We said we would go up and see what it's like anyway. When we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We were able to book a morning ranch ride with Kiyo on a Monday with just another couple. We tried for the Saturday/Sunday but they were understandably fully booked. Loved that you are encouraged to "make your own way", avoid trails or follow the horse in front of you. This makes for a much more interesting ride especially for those... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

My tiny 5 and 8 year olds had no trouble riding at this outfit. Besides pony rides at fairs, they have never ridden a horse before. It was almost a private ride as there were a couple of honeymooners with us and that it. The scenery was spectacular and the horses well trained. We even passed cattle including cute calves.... More 

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Burbank
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

My nieces had been here before and loved it so much, they wanted to share it with us. It was a beautiful, relaxing ride and our young guide was really friendly and helpful.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

My family of 10, which included a range of riders--from expert to beginners--went on the cattle drive ride that Dahana Ranch offers. It was a blast, despite the fact that it rained most of the time. We were given very good instruction from our guide on how to herd the cattle and we worked as a team to move the... More 

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