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Na'alapa Stables - Kahua Ranch

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Our favorite memory from Hawaii!!!

My daughters and I LOVED this horseback riding tour in the Waipio Valley! The horses were gentle... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
erika041719
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Wonderful ride thru Hawaiian Tropical forest

Horseback riding in Wiapo'o Valley was a wonder. Horses were good, Hawaiian bred. All on the ride... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kitty M
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Open range riding along the hills and pastures of Kahua Ranch
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Kohala Mountain Road, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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+1 808-889-0022
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This was a great and fun tour and we really enjoyed it. The guides were great and very friendly though it was sometimes hard to hear their commentary because we were riding single file. It was a great way to see the valley however you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank philpfi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My daughters and I LOVED this horseback riding tour in the Waipio Valley! The horses were gentle, guides were friendly and knowledgeable, and the scenery is gorgeous. It is not to be missed!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank erika041719
Reviewed 4 days ago

Horseback riding in Wiapo'o Valley was a wonder. Horses were good, Hawaiian bred. All on the ride enjoyed the scenery, trail guide. Recommend to really see the valley.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kitty M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our guides and the horses. The views were endless and it just added to the experience. Do yourself a favor and don't miss this great adventure!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mizufam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horseback riding in Waipio Valley is a must! Valley was gorgeous and the horses were really easy to ride even for beginners. Our guides were knowledgeable about the area as well as the vegetation and different fruits which made the ride that much more interesting....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank EmilyVerret
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ride here on the regular. It's a great outfit and guarantee you won't be disappointed. Views for days and great guides to boot! Plus y'all will fall in love with all their horses!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 309michellei
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time riding horseback through the Waipi'o Valley, seeing the numerous waterfalls and learning about the history and culture of the Valley. Kiera was a wonderful guide, and it was really awesome to hear that this was a family owned company that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mizzschizo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best ride I’ve ever had. My dad is a beginner rider and I’m an advanced rider and we both had a wonderful time on the 2,5hr ride on the Kohala mountains. Our two guides Jacquee and Darienne were very nice and we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stables are located off of hwy 250 which is the connector between Hawi and Waimea. This open range is a place of insurmountable beauty. My husband and I are both novice riders in our 70s but had a wish to get out of our...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 505kathryn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Naapala Stables provides an outstanding experience! The van ride into the valley is amazing, but very safe because of the experience and care of the driver. The horses were chosen for each rider as best as possible based on size and stated riding experience...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Elizabeth B
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wgboomer1
April 18, 2019|
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Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
If you are over the posted limits for ranch, call them directly. The horses used are local and not that big. But they do have a few larger ones.
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Maria S
February 24, 2018|
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Response from Vbrickley48 | Reviewed this property |
We did the 2 hour ride. It was great, just the right amount of time to be on a horse.
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