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Ironwood Ranch

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Address: Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: 808 669 4991
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We're the "Best Place to Find Yourself on Horseback" according to...

We're the "Best Place to Find Yourself on Horseback" according to Hawaii Magazine's 2008 "Best of Hawaii" - and they should know! Ride our beautiful horses through lush, exotic valleys, ironwood forests, and pineapple fields, while enjoying spectacular panoramic views of the outer islands! Nestled in the midst of unspoiled mountains, rain forests and farmland, Ironwood Ranch sits on acres of private land inaccessible to most, but ready and waiting for you to explore!

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Horses on Maui

There are only a few places to ride horses on Maui and I would say this is the best and most convenient to get to. The horses are all named after celebs (Charlize Theron, George... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My equestrian daughter did not want to ride here because of how they cared for the horses - try Lahaina Stables instead!

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Thank Bill T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are only a few places to ride horses on Maui and I would say this is the best and most convenient to get to. The horses are all named after celebs (Charlize Theron, George Clooney) because I think they don't really know what their names are. The woman said "they were a fresh bunch" when we asked about it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We own a horse farm at home yet still go on these guided tours to see parts of land difficult to see on foot and hear the history and wildlife facts. Most of the time the horses are old and sluggish...stubborn but safe. Usually a retired or rescue horse. These horses are beautiful, active, well trained, and safe horses loved... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I've never really been on a horse before but this sounded fun. The horses were great and you could tell they were well cared for. Our guide Gina was funny and personable and definitely added to our ride. Scenery was spectacular! Definitely worth the money. I'm glad I chose Hawaii to be my first time on a horse!

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Thank BarbK67
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Due to the recent rains, we had to cut our 90 min reservation down to 60 mins. We received in writing to take back to our hotel a refund slip for the difference. Our tour guide Josie, was great. She kept things going smoothly and we left knowing more about the area and the horses than we did before we... More 

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Thank Michael N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This experience was for our 7 year old daughter who loves horses. Not a whole lot different from your typical trail horse ride, but the views were pretty impressive. The staff was very nice and pointed out interesting points and facts about the island. They have a large variety of fruit trees on the ranch that we checked out after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 6 family members from highly advanced to very novice and young. It was truly a memory type of family adventure. The experienced enjoyed as well as the very young. We were teamed up with Josea. She was awesome. She kept us informed of the trail ahead as well as the surrounding scenery. She had a... More 

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Makawao, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The horses were well behaved and well taken care of. The guide was quite good although her spiel sounded a bit canned from time to time. The trails were largely shaded and the views were breathtaking.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Ironwood ranch is great place for beginners to have a horseback riding experience. The guides/trainers were great and helpful. The horses are pretty well trained and packed with personalities. This is my second time on a horse and I felt comfortable. I was a little nervous at first but if you follow all directions then it was smooth sailing from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We closed our last day in Maui with a trail ride with Josie at Ironwood Ranch. What a great experience. All of the staff were awesome and the horses, in particular David Beckham, made everything so fun and comfortable for all experience levels. Great way to see Maui.

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