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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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Wonderful ranch

Very nice, serene horseback riding over rolling green hills. Not a trail ride, but you guide your... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RWMTucson
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Tucson, Arizona
Beautiful, fun experience!

We had a great ride, one of the highlights of our trip. We were the only ones on the ride and our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Doug S
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A working cattle ranch that allows tourists to drive cattle.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cattle drive” (20 reviews)
“open range” (16 reviews)
“own horse” (11 reviews)
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Dahana Ranch Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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+1 808-885-0057
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice, serene horseback riding over rolling green hills. Not a trail ride, but you guide your horse around a general circuit around the ranch. Horses are well trained and great for kids

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great ride, one of the highlights of our trip. We were the only ones on the ride and our guide, Jackie, was the best. She was knowledgeable and so very helpful. She must have taken a hundred pictures for us. The pastures...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

My whole family enjoyed this experience. For 1 1/2 hours we rode horses on their farm. The instructors were great at working with everyone’s experience level and making it fun for all riders. My kids are asking to go back next year. You have the...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

As a horse person, the thought of riding through beautiful rolling pastures was too much to resist. My husband and I booked the advanced ride. It was myself, husband and our wonderful guide, Jackie. I have been riding my whole life and have four horses...More

1  Thank cokm93
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Our guide K (a native Hawaiian WONDERFUL woman 4th generation owner of the ranch) was amazing. She took great care of us all in the group. She taught us so much about riding horses, the Island, the ranch history any shared some wonderful stories. I...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

There are no words to describe how incredible this experience was. We had a 9am rude scheduled and I blew it and failed to hear her say arrive at 8:30 so we arrived at 9am. The proprietor said if I hurry she can get us...More

Thank K B
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Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Great for beginners and timid riders but I’m an “Advanced Rider” and their advanced ride was not up to my expectations. I think Ive learned my lesson not to schedule riding excursions ever again unless it’s through an equestrian tour operator. My husband is not...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Best place to ride horses if you are a beginner OR advanced. Make sure you sign up for the right ride if advanced, call ahead. Views of Mauna Kea and open pastures are beautiful. The trail guides are sweet and cool. Western saddles. Only 30...More

Thank StacyFromHawaii
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

My daughter and I had the most amazing time at Dahana Ranch. First off, we were the only two riders signed up for the 3pm spot. Rather than cancel or try to move us like some other companies, just the two of us got a...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2017 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

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