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Happy Trails Hawaii

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Address: 59-231 Pupukea Rd, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-9416
Phone Number: 808-638 7433
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Aloha, join us as we celebrate our 20th year anniversary providing you with...

Aloha, join us as we celebrate our 20th year anniversary providing you with a top quality guest experience on Oahu's scenic north shore of Hawaii. Nestled on the hilltop above picturesque Waimea bay, our well trained horses and professional guides escort you through our hidden island paradise. Explore nature's rustic charm as you ride along trails that weave through sun-filtered forests, fern laced valleys and organic tropical fruit orchards. Enjoy a "taste of Hawaii" as you sample our seasonal ranch grown varieties of bananas, guava, star and passion fruit. Capture panoramic ocean and mountain views at scenic vistas along your trail ride. Come, share in our spirit of aloha and the pleasure of horseback riding with Happy Trails Hawaii.

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The tour guides were very friendly and went out of their way to make us feel at ease. My youngest is 7 years old and I was very nervous about her riding on her own, but our guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guides were very friendly and went out of their way to make us feel at ease. My youngest is 7 years old and I was very nervous about her riding on her own, but our guide gave very specific and easy to follow directions. She was in the middle of the pack and he would ride from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Brought my granddaughter here a few weeks back. We both enjoyed the ride threw the backwoods and countryside and beautiful ocean view. The horses are very mild mannered and are pretty much on cruise control which makes it great for kids and adults of any age. A north shore must do!

Thank stacy421
Oakland, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I was third from the back and couldn't hear the lady talking about the landscape, history and local plants. I could hear the guide in the back on his cell phone talking to associates. They are very nice and were kind to the kid on the trip, but I left feeling like I didn't learn much. The trail is along... More 

Thank theothergallo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

The horses were beautiful and very friendly. The owners were very professional and definitely had the customers' best interests at heart. They loved to make small talk with the customers and seemed to have genuine care for everyone there. Mark was more than thrilled to help me propose to my Fiance. When I told him I was planning on doing... More 

Thank Jordyn L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We have really enjoyed the horse riding with happy trail because it is not too touristic. The horses are very friendly and this tour is suitable for beginners. We definitely recommand this tour!

Thank Markus K
Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review! . We want to "keep the country, country" while providing our guests with the best horseback ride experience available. Aloha and Happy Trails! More 

Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I've ridden before in various states and in Australia. I am physically disabled,and they were the only trail ride that was willing to have me ride. Both Heather and Mark made me feel very welcome. I had difficulty getting on the horse but Mark was able to get me in the saddle. Because I was not comfortable,(new hips) I decided... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I'm not into horses but my daughter is. This was one of her favorite vacation activities. I had to go along with her as she is a young teen and Patty made me feel very comfortable as I haven't been on a horse since I was 6years old! During the ride Patty talked about the various plants, trees and creatures... More 

Thank Maxine H
Manager7433, Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

Mahalo for sharing your 5 star review of our horseback ride. It is wonderful to read it was one of your daughter's favorite activities, and that you too felt confident after being out of the saddle for a bit. We look forward to welcoming you back, until then Happy Trails to you. More 

Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I took my 6 years old daughter for her first horseback riding. Mark and Heather were very helpful and friendly. The horses are beautiful retired polo ponies and we enjoyed the rides very much.

Thank tmgyen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Mark and Heather were very friendly, and made sure we were all safe. Helmets are not mandated, but available. My kids and I enjoyed the beautiful trail ride through the pine tree forest. Lots of shelter so no fear of getting too much sun. My husband was not comfortable with horses but after the ride, he's a convert and wants... More 

1 Thank May P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

If I could give more than 5 stars I would! This was an awesome experience for our party which included my 80 year old mother who was very afraid of horses and my young daughters who'd never been horseback riding before. From making our reservation with Tammy who was very accommodating to the actual ride with our guide Mark who... More 

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