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Mendes Ranch

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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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Horseback riding

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Christmaso
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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 

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Osterville, Massachusetts, United States
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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.

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Navarre, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 

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washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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

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Thank WAwoman
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 

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Melbourne, Australia
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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.

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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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Thank kellicard
San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Hands down best trail ride I've ever experienced. The guides were friendly and knowledgeable -- and very patient taking photos for everyone and retrieving dropped cellphones. The horses were well cared for and safe for every level to ride. The highlight for us was that the guides will let you gallop twice if you wish to. The 11 year old... More 

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Dublin, California
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

This was just a beautiful day! Check in was breeze and the ranch is absolutely breathtaking! We had beginner to experienced riders in our group of seven and they were very well accommodated with horses for all levels. It's hot! Wear sunscreen, bring your water bottle and your camera/phone(they will stop along the way and take pictures with your camera... More 

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Thank Debi H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The trail is fantastic with amazing views of the coast. The guides are very friendly and you could tell the clearly loved their horses. Would highly recommend.

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