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Molokai Mule Ride

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Hwy 470 At Milepost #5, Kalaupapa, Molokai, HI
+1 808-567-6088
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adventure with amazing views

This was an amazing experience! Mules take riders down a sea cliff through a series of 26... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tinalit
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Vancouver, Washington
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An awesome adventure

We had been pining over taking this tour since we saw it featured in a travel video years ago. We... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
megan g
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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A two hour mule ride down an 1800 foot cliff to Kalaupapa Peninsula.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mule ride” (116 reviews)
“the cliff” (29 reviews)
“leper colony” (36 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Hwy 470 At Milepost #5, Kalaupapa, Molokai, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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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

1  Thank megan g
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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

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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
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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

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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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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t have a lot of time to spend on Molokai, but we were determined to get to Kalaupapa while we were there. We had planned to hike down - which was good because when we booked they were out of miles for the day...More

1  Thank KatEH8989
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

There are only a few ways to get to Kalaupapa at the bottom of the tallest sea cliffs in the world, also the site of a former leper colony and an ancient fishing village. You must have a guide for the trip however you get...More

Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

We booked the Kalaupapa Mule Tour with Kalaupapa Rare Adventure, LLC. The cost to hike was $79/person. I had tried to book the mule ride but it was full. After seeing the narrow and steep trail, I'm glad that we didn't take the mules. The...More

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

The women who ran the operation were great: competent, friendly and helpful. Saw lots of axis deer, wild pigs and wild goats. I'd say it was the highlight of our trip to Molokai.

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islander210
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.
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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.
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Donylee
January 8, 2017|
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Response from Pamela D | Reviewed this property |
About 3:00.
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