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Dahana Ranch

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Dahana Ranch Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-885-0057
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Fantastic ride and picturesque scenery!

We had a fantastic ride on Smokey and Pua with our guide, Felicia. The ranch is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Safe, free environment, beautiful landscape and experience

Had a wonderful time today with the well-behaved, wonderful horses, my husband and 9-year-old twins... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janie M
Volcano, Hawaii
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A working cattle ranch that allows tourists to drive cattle.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cattle drive” (20 reviews)
“open range” (16 reviews)
“own horse” (11 reviews)
Dahana Ranch Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-885-0057
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic ride on Smokey and Pua with our guide, Felicia. The ranch is absolutely beautiful and if you’re looking for the furthest thing from a “nose to tail” ride then Dahana Ranch is your place! We had freedom to roam if we...More

Thank jessicalee344
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time today with the well-behaved, wonderful horses, my husband and 9-year-old twins (their birthday). Wrangler Felicia did a fab job letting us feel free and learn to manage our horses, while staying safe and feeling comfortable that we knew what we needed...More

Thank Janie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Actually there was no Sally involved! Jacky was our guide and Beach Bum and Smokey were our horses. This place is so beautiful and so peaceful, it was almost a dreamlike experience. Free range riding at it's best. Jacky pointed us in a direction and...More

Thank feldkappe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Each time we go to Hawaii we make time for riding horses. This year we visited Dahana Ranch. 600 acre farm. No trail to follow. great guide, great horses and wonderful views.

Thank joelovesbarbR
Reviewed 22 October 2017

A ride around a beautiful ranch, with experienced horses and people. I grew up riding horses and though I will never love a western saddle, this was an excellent outing. I was attached to a group that included beginners, a few young children and a...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Went for ride was very scenic.horses don't walk in single line.so your actually riding n controlling horse. The guide spent a lot of time adjusting stir ups . Very enjoyable.would go again

Thank roadstardave
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It's not trail riding, but so much better. You can actually have some fun herding cattle and working the horses. Higher weight limit than other Stables. Kid friendly and it was great for the family. Our youngest was 13. We would definitely do this again!

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I'm so glad I found Dahana Ranch for horseback riding in Hawaii. We drove from Kona and was very worth the experience. My daughter (5 y/o) and myself had an amazing time. Jared was a great guide, very professional and knew what he was doing....More

Thank lilglofrog
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I am not having any horse riding experience and I must say, this was a super fun event. Stunning landscape, super friendly horses and very nice and professional guides. Great fun for beginners as well as for more experienced cowboys :-)

Thank Markus E
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Jared organized our party, but, me and Smokey led the other cow people on this ride. By far, the best horseback experience for me. As Jared mentioned, these aren't the kind of horses that go "head to tail", they don't make a beeline for home...More

Thank AirCoryell_14
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