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Address: 8299 Makena Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number: (808) 879-0244
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Great Sunset Ride, Amazing Views, and Well Cared For Horses

We did the sunset ride with just one other couple and the ride was amazing. The horses were very clean, healthy, and well cared for. You will really enjoy this ride with it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We did the sunset ride with just one other couple and the ride was amazing. The horses were very clean, healthy, and well cared for. You will really enjoy this ride with it's views of the ocean, lava fields, woods, and volcano. The staff was GREAT and if you never have ridden a horse, they will help you out before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

My Husband was turning 30 and Loves horses so though I had never in my life got on a horse I thought we should do this. I couldn't be happier with the overall experience. We drove along the long winding road through the lava fields which in itself was a treat. Once we arrived we were greeted by a dog... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This sunset ride was simply amazing! What an exclusive beautiful ride! This was by far, my most favorite vacation memory!!! THANKYOU so very much to Heidi for making this so great - she was simply the " BEST" - she was so patient and knew exactly how to pair up the horses with the riders , she knows her horses... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I was eager to see this part of Maui as I was staying up in the Kaanapali area. As others have mentioned, it does seem like you are driving until there is no road left, but the result is a wonderful ride on horses that appear to be well taken care of. We rode with Sonya in a small group... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

My niece and I were looking to ride horses, but wanted to be in a beautiful location. We found all of this through Makena Stables. Pat and his ranch hands are wonderful. Reservations were easy over the phone. The drive to Makena Stables was enjoyable and good directions by Pat helped us find this remote ranch. We met our guide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Horseback riding on the beach in Maui is definitely a 'once in a lifetime' experience! We also were thrilled for the opportunity to ride up a mountain and enjoy a beautiful view of the ocean from horseback. Whale watching was pretty cool from up there! Our guide Sonya (sp?) was great, we learned a lot from her and enjoyed getting... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We did the sunset ride and it was gorgeous. Part of the ride was on the beach and the rest was heading up a hill to watch the sun set. It was great. I recommend Makena stables as they provide great service, local history, an have well cared for horses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Best trail hands and ride which we love to do. Incomparable experience. Very comfortable with horses though rare experience.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

My husband and I had an absolutely spectacular sunset ride with Rachel. I can only second what others have said about the obviously well cared for horses and committed and caring staff. They clearly put some thought into which horses to assign. We had laughs and enjoyed learning history along the way, as well as periods of absolute zen. Rachel... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

It was my first time riding a horse, and now I want to own a horse! I did a morning tour and couldn't be happier. My horse,tacker, was well-trained and easy to ride. The guide(I'm sorry I forgot her name, a super friendly lady from Wisconsin) was sweet and informative. We went through a beautiful private property and I felt... More 

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