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Dahana Ranch

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Dahana Ranch Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-885-0057
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Amazing cattle drive experience

We were greeted by Kio who helped get our riding helmets and horses. She then explained what we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wlhilton
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Jacksonville
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Good Experience Overall, but BE CAREFUL NOT TO LOSE YOUR VALUABLES!

I read varied reviews, but the majority of them were very positive. Overall, I'd recommend this... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Jennifer L
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Boston
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A working cattle ranch that allows tourists to drive cattle.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cattle drive” (19 reviews)
“open range” (17 reviews)
“own horse” (11 reviews)
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Dahana Ranch Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted by Kio who helped get our riding helmets and horses. She then explained what we would be doing, moving cattle from one paddock to another. There were 5 of us and we learned how to work together as a unit to gather...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

I read varied reviews, but the majority of them were very positive. Overall, I'd recommend this ranch and the 1.5 hr ride. This adventure will take you off the beaten path. My 11-year daughter enjoyed it a lot. Beginners will be able to handle the...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We did this ride at the end of June on our trip and we brought our almost 4 1/2 year old daughter. We had a wonderful time! Unfortunately our daughter got cold feet as soon as she got on the horse and kind of had...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

If you are going to do a horseback ride on the Big Island, this is the one to do! Run by wonderful people who are friendly, kind, and helpful. The views on the ranch are beyond what you would expect. Flowing green hills that go...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Very nice, serene horseback riding over rolling green hills. Not a trail ride, but you guide your horse around a general circuit around the ranch. Horses are well trained and great for kids

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

We had a great ride, one of the highlights of our trip. We were the only ones on the ride and our guide, Jackie, was the best. She was knowledgeable and so very helpful. She must have taken a hundred pictures for us. The pastures...More

2  Thank Doug S
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

My whole family enjoyed this experience. For 1 1/2 hours we rode horses on their farm. The instructors were great at working with everyone’s experience level and making it fun for all riders. My kids are asking to go back next year. You have the...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

As a horse person, the thought of riding through beautiful rolling pastures was too much to resist. My husband and I booked the advanced ride. It was myself, husband and our wonderful guide, Jackie. I have been riding my whole life and have four horses...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Our guide K (a native Hawaiian WONDERFUL woman 4th generation owner of the ranch) was amazing. She took great care of us all in the group. She taught us so much about riding horses, the Island, the ranch history any shared some wonderful stories. I...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

There are no words to describe how incredible this experience was. We had a 9am rude scheduled and I blew it and failed to hear her say arrive at 8:30 so we arrived at 9am. The proprietor said if I hurry she can get us...More

Thank K B
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