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Makani Olu Ranch

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A great time

My daughter (12 years old) and I went for a morning ride. We paid for a ride and we got a lesson in... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Richard F
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Best horseback riding

My daughter and I were visiting Maui and decided to go on a horseback ride on Mother’s Day. What a... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Pamela M
New Smyrna Beach, United States
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We are a small, family oriented horseback riding and trail ride activty. Our ranch offers private rides, youth day camps, individual instruction, trail rides into the magjestic Waikapu valley and more. We pride ourselves on high quality, personal...more
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363 W Waiko Rd, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-9329
+1 808-870-0663
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My daughter (12 years old) and I went for a morning ride. We paid for a ride and we got a lesson in a huge ring. We learned a ton even though we have both ridden a lot. The trail ride after was spectacular. We’ll...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

My daughter and I were visiting Maui and decided to go on a horseback ride on Mother’s Day. What a wonderful experience. We were the only 2 riding so it was like our own personal tour guide. Jod was very experienced and gave us a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Pamela M
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

I simply fell head over heels in love with his ranch. The couple who own it are so lovely and the horse are really well looked after. You learn a lot in such a short time first in the beginners area then onto the trail....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Jod was a wonderful rodeo cowboy and guide. We booked the day before, and we were able to ride as a family of 4 on a private tour. The grounds are expansive, and the vistas stunning as you climb up the mountain. The whole 2...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

My 2 daughters went on a 9:30 ride and they were the only 2, which was wonderful for them, The guide was very knowledgeable and gave a refresher course on how to ride, even though my girls have been on horses 20+ times( but over....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Wowflfox
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

The ranch is beautiful. Everything was immaculate and well organized. The first part of the private ride was spent in the arena where Yod observed Rebecca's riding skills and then gave advice on subtle improvement. This was about horsemanship not just riding. After a small...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Jeffc1948
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Spent the morning on a ranch ride with Jod. I've been on a fair number of trail rides, but Jod spent over an hour with me in the arena teaching me the basics of horsemanship. We then took a trail ride around the ranch through...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank BellevueBeth
Reviewed June 7, 2015

I was really surprised to find a hands-on experience being offered and was so excited! I wanted a horse ride in Maui that was more hands-on and intimate, not where one horse just follows the other, so I chose the Ranch ride. The ranch is...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed July 19, 2013

Our family went on the Waikapu Plantation Ride w/lunch. Definitely the best cared for horses, best tack, and best instruction we've ever seen on a trail ride. Beautiful views, really nice and knowledgeable guide, and a great catered lunch. Highly recommend this place.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed June 28, 2012

My 11-year-old son had his first horseback lesson with Yod at Makani Olu Ranch. Yod was patient and the horse was great - by the end of the hour, my son had learned a lot. This is a worthwhile activity, especially when you are looking...More

Date of experience: June 2012
2  Thank hillsborocane
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January 30, 2018|
Response from Wowflfox | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The guide was a very very experienced rider and explained everything even though my girls have rode several several times