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Molokai Mule Ride

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Molokai Mule Ride for the Young and Old Who Are Fit

I went on the mule ride with my younger cousin (40-ish) and sister-in-law (50-ish) and my sister... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Pamela D
Trying, but worth it.

We did this in June 2018. A little scary at times, and we were sore afterwards (not regular... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Philadelphia, PA
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A two hour mule ride down an 1800 foot cliff to Kalaupapa Peninsula.
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Hwy 470 At Milepost #5, Kalaupapa, Molokai, HI
+1 808-567-6088
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

spectacular location and views. challenging hike so make sure you are prepared and have plenty of water. disappointed at lunch not turning up until 2pm which made tour guide draw out what should have been 2hrs to 4hrs, leaving just 2 hours to walk back...More

Thank Peta S
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Have you seen a rodeo bucking bull competition? Now imagine riding that bull down a STEEP CLIFF for 1.5 hours! That's what this mule ride feels like. I don't get all the positive reviewers. Did you all actually ride the mule? The path is extremely...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

I went on the mule ride with my younger cousin (40-ish) and sister-in-law (50-ish) and my sister (65-ish). I'm almost 70. The two younger ones thoroughly enjoyed the ride--number one and two respectively on their all-time favorite experiences. My sister and I enjoyed the gorgeous...More

1  Thank Pamela D
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We did this in June 2018. A little scary at times, and we were sore afterwards (not regular horse/mule riders) but the views and the experience more than make up for it. Not only is there the very cool experience of riding the mules both...More

Thank Gwydion01
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing experience! Mules take riders down a sea cliff through a series of 26 switchbacks. The mules are calm and dependable, the guides are knowledgeable and friendly, and the views are breathtaking. When you reach the bottom, there is a tour of...More

Thank tinalit
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We had been pining over taking this tour since we saw it featured in a travel video years ago. We made a special trip to Molokai to see the place. We had read a lot of reviews about people being scared on the mule ride,...More

3  Thank megan g
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This mule ride down the cliff to Kalapaupa has been on my Bucket List for years. Anyone with a sense of adventure and average physical condition can do this. And I’m 80 ! Just saddle up and trust your sure footed mule to get you...More

Thank CarpenterBoy
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We took the mule ride down to Kalapaupa and it was incredible! The scenery is gorgeous, and the tour was very informative. Access to this place is limited and we were fascinated by the history. So lucky to be among the travelers who have made...More

1  Thank Dyana H
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Molokai Mule Ride provided some of the best customer service I have experienced. Our reserved mule ride was canceled suddenly, but Lori Ann contacted us in a professional manner and did her best to make other arrangements for us. She was very adept at rearranging...More

Thank SueVanB2015
Reviewed March 29, 2018

I was drawn to visit Kalaupapa after reading the book "Molokai". This was my 32nd birthday trip and a huge bucket list item for me. It is hard to explain in words what I took from the trip and my tour guide, Keahi. His profound...More

1  Thank Devon M
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June 15, 2018|
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Response from megan g | Reviewed this property |
I was there at the end of April after news had been released of the closure. They still did the ride, but they had to have a trailer deliver the mules to the trail.
Andrea R
May 12, 2017|
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Response from cactus140 | Reviewed this property |
Try Makani Kai air, they have several flights from Maui to Molokai each day.
January 8, 2017|
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Response from Pamela D | Reviewed this property |
About 3:00.