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Makena Stables

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8299 Makena Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8421
+1 808-879-0244
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Definitely a must-do activity in Maui!

My daughter and I booked a sunset trail ride with Makena Stables on the recommendation of other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Surrey, B.C., Canada
Beautiful ride

My husband and I have only ridden once before on a different trip so were very inexperienced riders... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marina D
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“sunset ride” (17 reviews)
“lava fields” (9 reviews)
“morning ride” (6 reviews)
8299 Makena Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8421
+1 808-879-0244
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I booked a sunset trail ride with Makena Stables on the recommendation of other members of Trip Advisor, and we're so glad we did. This was the highlight of our vacation! Sonia and Pat are welcoming, knowledgeable about Hawaiian history and culture,...More

Thank MauiKuuipo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have only ridden once before on a different trip so were very inexperienced riders but that didn’t matter at all. This was a very calm ride with well trained horses that pretty much know what to do/where to go. The scenery...More

Thank Marina D
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We lucked out and had just the three of us for the trail ride with our guide Ray. He was very patient with us as novice riders and got us all squared away at the start on proper seating, technique with the reigns and helping...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Makena stables after reading positive reviews on trip advisor. Our expectations are high, and this experience exceeded them! The staff greeted us with warmth and smiles. The stable owner came and chatted with us for a good bit. A very small operation (only...More

Thank HazenW969
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had a wonderful time - would do it again in a heartbeat. The horses were very good and were in great shape. But the highlights were the views - both walking along the beach and into the hills - and the great folks who...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Daughter wanted to go horseback riding in Hawaii. Fortunatly for us Makena Stables was closest ranch to where we were staying. My three children, 13, 15 & 17 went riding. Ray was their guide. Very nice and professional. He was very thorough in explaining how...More

1  Thank KaraB99
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My family had a great time. The horses were great and easy to ride. Ray was our guide, he was friendly and interesting. Sonya was also terrific and very kind. We had had not ridden horses in a very long time and it was not...More

1  Thank Brock F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Whenever I'm on Maui, I always make it a point to ride with Makena Stables. Pat and Helaine are super friendly, and treat their horses and guests wonderfully. My sister-in-law and I did the sunset ride. We rode along the beach and then went up...More

2  Thank TMeltzer
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Incredibly enjoyable 2 1/2 hour ride along the beach and in fields of wild flowers. The guide Ray is a real cowboy with lots of historical knowledge about the surroundings. The beauty of this ride is insurmountable anywhere in my opinion. Nice easy going ride...More

1  Thank Norma M
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Such a must do and so convenient to get to if you are staying in Wailea. Really friendly guide and the horses were well cared for and responsive. Such an incredible experience to ride on the beach. I will definitely be back the next time...More

Thank Chiara_Dee
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Questions & Answers
31 January 2017|
Response from Chiara_Dee | Reviewed this property |
They say that you need to be in relative proportion to your height.
9 November 2015|
Response from Sonmul |
Yes, we are on the beach for approximately 20 minutes and take some nice photos for you😎