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Maui Horseback-Riding Tour

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Wailuku, United States
Maui Horseback-Riding Tour

From $144.24 / person

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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This Maui horseback riding tour is run by real 'paniolos,' the Hawaiian cowboys who make their living by ranching, roping, and riding. Canter across pastures with sweeping views looking out at the island’s north shore, and trek through the West Maui rain forest. This is real ranching and real riding out in the Maui country.
  • Horseback riding tour through Mendes Ranch on Maui
  • Follow your Hawaiian cowboy guide past taro patches, plantations, and scenic trails
  • View spectacular sights of the Pacific Ocean and Hawaiian countryside
  • Suitable for riders of all levels
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1.5-hour horseback tour
Professional guide
All necessary equipment
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Mendes Ranch and Trail Rides, Inc. , 3530 Kahekili Hwy, Wailuku, HI 96793, USA

Please wait in parking lot when arriving and a guide will come to retrieve you for check in

This activity will end right where it started.
Your Maui horseback tour begins at the Mendes Ranch Corral, where you meet the paniolos and your horse before embarking on your ride. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure.

Canter across rolling green pastures and down towards Waihee Valley, where you ride along the wave-battered coast with the Pacific Ocean as your backdrop and see panoramic vistas of the valley. Snap photos of the central valley and get photos of you up in the saddle. Then, gradually ascend your way up the mountain, passing taro patches and plantation homes, on the return trip back to Mendes Ranch corral.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • There is a maximum weight limit of 250 pounds per person on this horseback riding tour. **Due to the safety of our horses and riders you WILL be weighed at check in**
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Please include your weight and riding ability (Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced) in the Special Requirements box at checkout
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • We reserve the right to deny any rider over the weight limit of 250 ibs at check in. If found max weight limit has been exceeded the day of tour it'll be NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Mendes Ranch
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Maui Horseback-Riding Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Maui Horseback-Riding Tour.
What is the policy on sanitization during Maui Horseback-Riding Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Maui Horseback-Riding Tour.
What is the social distancing policy during Maui Horseback-Riding Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Maui Horseback-Riding Tour.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Maui Horseback-Riding Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Maui Horseback-Riding Tour.

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104 Reviews

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Breathtaking views
, Oct 2021
Wonderful views and amazing experience! Perfect for beginners. Our family will never forget this experience!
Slow ride
, Oct 2021
Guides were nice. They spent too much time giving instructions when we all said we were experienced riders. Ride itself was shorter then expected. Views were great.
Highlight of our vacation
, Oct 2021
Absolutely incredible experience. You get a view of Maui that you can't get anywhere else. The guides are fantastic, and do a great job keeping the group together and give some interesting details about the island's history. Very few of the guests in our tour group were experienced with horses, myself included, but the horses were very easy to ride, and the guides are very seasoned and will pick the right horse for you, and help you mount/dismount. This experience was hands down the best part of my visit to Maui.
Great Experience
, Oct 2021
Awesome experience, great customer service to make everyone feel comfortable and just able to truly take it all in! Highly recommend
Fantastic horseback riding in Maui!
, Oct 2021
My daughters and I really enjoyed horseback riding at Mendes ranch! Our guides were very knowledgeable and made sure we were comfortable and had a positive experience. The scenery of the ocean and the mountains was breathtaking! Most enjoyable experience we’ve ever had horseback riding!
, Oct 2021
Worth every penny, such an amazing experience. I highly recommend it to see exclusive views and beautiful horses.
Mendes Ranch-The best 🌺❤️❤️🐎🏇
, Oct 2021
We had the most wonderful time horseback riding at the Mendes Ranch. Don & Jacob were the best. They made the experience so relaxing & fun and were very attentive to each one of us. They chose a horse very carefully for each of our individual needs and checked on each of us frequently. We absolutely loved Rosie and Mike. They were very sweet and loving horses. The scenery was spectacular and We’d do this again and again. Thank you for memories we will have for a lifetime. God bless you all. 🙏💕
, Oct 2021
Very dissappointed Cowboys great but ride terrible All they do is take u down a steep trail which is no fun Take pictures of u and bring u bcck up the steep trail
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There were amazing views....
, Oct 2021
There were amazing views. It was such a fun ride. And there was friendly and knowledgeable staff at Mendes ranch.
1 traveler found this review helpful
You will enjoy
, Sep 2021
Wife and I loved trip. Her horses name was Duke and mine was Arkansas. Horse was very easy to ride and new the trail well. I would compare it to Tesla auto pilot. They staff was extremely friendly and will take all the pictures you like. Very clean and beautiful ranch. Lots of beautiful pictures can be taken while riding. The drive to the ranch is also very pretty and easy to find and plenty of parking. Host had ice cold beverages and small snacks prior to start of trip. My wife’s second time riding and felt totally safe on these horses. They will match you to horses with skill levels etc… Totally worth it. Thanks Jacob🤟

Product code: 5149_HR003

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