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Address: 3530 Kahekili Hwy, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-9236
Phone Number: 808-871-5222
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Maui Horseback-Riding Tour with Optional BBQ Lunch
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Mendes Ranch - What a Ride!

We drove from Kihei to Mendes Ranch for the morning ride (showtime 8:45AM/departs at 9:00AM). This was our 2nd time riding a horse (we did a ride in AZ to get used to horse... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove from Kihei to Mendes Ranch for the morning ride (showtime 8:45AM/departs at 9:00AM). This was our 2nd time riding a horse (we did a ride in AZ to get used to horse riding). There were riders of various abilities. We were matched to a horse for our skill level. The ride was very scenic, relaxing and included coastal... More 

Thank ctm7944
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I had so much fun horseback riding at the ranch. Horses were great except could not be controlled when it came to snacking haha. Walk around the property was an added bonus. Went to the gazebo and had the best ocean breeze and most beautiful 180 degree beach/cliff view. Staff was very friendly and informative. We also... More 

Thank Jaime V
New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took my wife and 8-year old daughter to Mendes Ranch for an afternoon trail ride and had an absolutely great experience. It was my daughter's first ride on a horse alone and the guides were wonderful in helping her get started - she loved the ride! Though we are relative beginners to horseback riding, the trail rides at Mendes are... More 

Thank Andrew L
Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an adventure! First place ever where you get to RUN YOUR HORSE! Yes you heard me Run! The horse have certain spots where you can run, not trot not just gallop but run your horse. We loved our guide Destiny. She taught how and it was such a thrill. Only tip is that Duke the pretty horse is a... More 

1 Thank Christmaso
Osterville, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun trip through a variety of terrain including the mountains, along the coast and through the rain forest. They are well organized and can accommodate all levels of riders. The guides were very helpful and encouraging as well as knowledgable. The scenery is beautiful and you can see why this 4th Generation ranch is ranked so highly.

1 Thank Melissa C
Navarre, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the Mendes Ranch. Was a wonderful place to ride and take in the scenery. Freddie who was a guide and ranch hand was awesome. My 10 yr old has been riding for a year now and he took her under his wing and was so gracious with her. He held her back many times so they could trot... More 

Thank jillboddy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved mendes ranch. What a view! Horses and Ocean it was like heaven. Destiny was our guide and she was really fun. I'm glad they allowed us to let the horses out, even if it was for a short distance. I'd definitely go back

Thank WAwoman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took the afternoon ride so we had time to do the Waihee Ridge trail right beside it the that morning. Awesome hiking trail and beautiful riding trail as well! We had the barbecue lunch which was different type of barbecue than I was expecting but it was so tender and delicious. Our cowboy guides were very friendly and let... More 

Thank Juflea5r
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Pros:- Great trail ride for a group of beginners. Destiny, our guide was wonderful and very helpful. Beautiful horses that look very well cared for. Great trail ride overlooking the ocean. Cons:- None. Summary:- Had a wonderful time on the trail ride.

Thank dcanl
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I came to Mendes Ranch to horseback ride 15 years ago on our honeymoon & this week we came back with our two kids. They are very inexperienced riders but our guides, Destiny & Jocelyn, took such great care of them & made them feel safe & confident. The views on the trail are amazing. You see... More 

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