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Pony Express Tours - CLOSED

18303 Haleakala Hwy, Haleakala Ranch, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
+1 808-667-2200
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Beautiful property with gentle giants

As I hadn't been in a horse in a very long time I was rather nervous. After spending 5minutes with... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2015
A fun, safe trip on horseback

Our tail ride with Pony Express Tours yesterday was a blast. Our guide, Charlene, started with a... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2015
Mary Anne M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Pony Express Tours no longer operates rides into Haleakala National Park (Haleakala Crater). We are, however , continuing to offer guided horseback tours across historic Haleakala Ranch in up-country Maui. 2 and 1.5 hour rides are offered at 8:00AM and 11:00 AM respectively.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Feb 20, 2016
“Beautiful view with and great fun with experienced guide.”
Oct 29, 2015
“Great Morning ride with Laura”
18303 Haleakala Hwy, Haleakala Ranch, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
+1 808-667-2200
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Reviewed February 1, 2015

As I hadn't been in a horse in a very long time I was rather nervous. After spending 5minutes with the instructor and my horse for the tour, my nerves were gone and I was taking in the amazing scenery. Unfortunately there was a little...More

2  Thank QueenslandTraveller6
Reviewed January 27, 2015

Our tail ride with Pony Express Tours yesterday was a blast. Our guide, Charlene, started with a comprehensive safety lesson and ensured that we were comfortable in the saddles. She then took us on a trail ride through eucalyptus trees and out on the open...More

1  Thank Mary Anne M
Reviewed January 19, 2015

We enjoyed a 2 hour horseback ride through Haleakala Ranch. It was so beautiful and peaceful. I felt like I had stepped back in time to another place. The views were magnificent and the horses were so gentle and easy to ride. The staff were...More

Thank Travelatthesea
Reviewed January 2, 2015

Let me start by saying that I am an experienced horse rider since childhood (I am 51) and I work as an adjudicator. I have always been kind and caring to all animals, including the horse given to me on this day. So I know...More

7  Thank thebaron007
ponydoug, Owner at Pony Express Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2015

Not allowing a trail horse to keep up with the rest of the horses when they are continuing down the trail goes against the horse's training. In this unfortunate case, the struggle between the horse trying to keep up and the determined rider to hold...More

Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was amazing! The views from this ranch can not be beat! Highly recommend getting up early and taking this ride!

2  Thank Colleen M
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Positively, I must say the beauty of the countryside was fabulous and our guide was friendly and provided much information. But, this trip is not for young children. The equipment is old but sufficient. Our saddles were not snug on the horses and basically slipped...More

1  Thank jen r
Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

My daughter, partner, friend and another family of 4 went out this afternoon for a two hour tour. This was an easy ride through woods on Haleakala, then into open grazing land overlooking the Maui hour glass and across to the north part of the...More

1  Thank esparto
Reviewed September 4, 2014

I see this company no longer offers this ride into the crater, to bad, it was such a beautiful ride. I'm a little tarty in my review, we did this ride last June, but I'll write it anyways. Hopefully there's another company that can offer...More

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed August 25, 2014

We did the 1.5 hr Mauka Ride and actually got more than we expected. The tour guide was very friendly and was able to give us some really interesting historical information on Hawaii and the area where we road. The views from the Ranch were...More

5  Thank Kevin J
Reviewed August 2, 2014

We are experienced horse people who have been to a lot of trail rides all over the country. Even though the crater ride has been removed and despite a cloudy/misty morning, we had a great time! Shar, our guide was funny, genuine and very friendly....More

3  Thank Cheryl J
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