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Thompson Ranch Riding Stables

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1311 Waianui Rd, Kula, Maui, HI 96790-7530
+1 808-878-1910
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A must do!

I never write reviews and don't believe half of them, but this was an experience that you HAVE to... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2016
jon073
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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The most beautiful experience I had on Maui

The most beautiful experience I had on Maui, maybe even in my life! The land, horses, dogs... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2016
Natalie B
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Palmdale, California
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  • Average2%
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“whole family” (4 reviews)
“private ride” (2 reviews)
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1311 Waianui Rd, Kula, Maui, HI 96790-7530
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+1 808-878-1910
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Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

I never write reviews and don't believe half of them, but this was an experience that you HAVE to do if you are in Maui! This is not a cruise ship crappy excursion that packs em in and takes your money. This is a real...More

2  Thank jon073
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Reviewed January 7, 2016

The most beautiful experience I had on Maui, maybe even in my life! The land, horses, dogs, pig, goats, and people are beautiful! Andie, the daughter of the owner of Thompson Ranch was the one to take us on the tour where we traversed the...More

3  Thank Natalie B
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

The most genuine, non-touristy thing on Maui that you could ever do (read tips in last section). Family run by the Thompsons, they've been doing this for a couple of generations now. Firstly, the Thompsons run a working ranch, raising cattle and goats along with...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Commander,Wrangler, Akamai and Davey took us on a tour of part of the 1400 acre Thompson Ranch located on the southwestern(?) slopes of Haleakala at about 4000 ft. It was a cool summer day alternating between sunny and cloudy. From the main house you could...More

2  Thank Oblio10
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Reviewed January 8, 2015

Great experience. Wonderful owners. Ride far exceeded our expections. Horse are extremely well broke. We live close to the Mountains in Southern Alberta and ride there. The elevations are the same, but the scenery is ocean instead of mountains. You will love this, Jerry and...More

2  Thank Don L
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Reviewed October 7, 2014

My husband and I were recently in Maui and wanted to go horseback riding. There were many places to chose from, but by hoping to ride in a cooler and more scenic location the photos and reviews of this stable made our decision easy and...More

1  Thank Gracekat
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

Booked this ride for my daughter and teenage granddaughters. They loved it. The horses were well cared for and well behaved. The ride was steep but very manageable since the horses did all the work and the views were gorgeous plus they learned about Maui...More

1  Thank OCTravel
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Reviewed June 13, 2014

my 5 year old said when done..."can we ride here every day this week?" this was a great experience for our family of five, with three girls 11,8, 5 (which this ranch was only one to accommodate 5 yr old) horses are healthy and very...More

2  Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed June 12, 2014

Thompson Ranch is set about half-way up the north slope of Haleaka. It's a working ranch, with cattle and goats grazing the steep, rocky, but verdant pastures. Our ride took place entirely within the huge ranch, with a rest/snack stop at a delightful cabin built...More

2  Thank Barbara O
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

One of the best family days of our lives! Although my girls (ages 4 & 7), husband and I love horses the girls have yet to go horse back riding except for the quick horse/pony rides at our town fairs back home. It is so...More

2  Thank DeAnne S
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