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Molokai Mule Ride

#2 of 4 things to do in Kalaupapa Features Animals
Hwy 470 At Milepost #5, Kalaupapa, Molokai, HI
+1 808-567-6088
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If you have a day on Molokai to dedicate to this adventure then you have planned well. If not, then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denton, TX
Book early and don't miss this incredible experience!

Riding a mule down 26 switchbacks (and back up again) down a 1700 foot sheer cliff to tour historic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laura G
Estacada, Oregon
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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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“leper colony” (32 reviews)
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Hwy 470 At Milepost #5, Kalaupapa, Molokai, HI
+1 808-567-6088
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a day on Molokai to dedicate to this adventure then you have planned well. If not, then please revisit your planning. Miss this adventure and you've missed a huge part of the charm of Molokai. The animals are amazing. There was never...More

1  Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Riding a mule down 26 switchbacks (and back up again) down a 1700 foot sheer cliff to tour historic Kalaupapa is something not to be missed. Book very early or you may be very disappointed as so many that we spoke to during our 2...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We loved everything about this mule ride. The whole experience was well worth the money. Not many people have the opportunity to do or see the things we did. The mules, guides, scenery, views and history are something you will remember forever! We would do...More

1  Thank Pat1957823
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Unfortunately they weren't running the mules on the day we had booked. They did call us the day before to let us know. We decided to still go and do the hike down and back on foot and had a great time. It is just...More

2  Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I have to admit I was a little nervous about the ride down when I first saw the online reviews. I haven't been in a saddle in over 25 years and I was concerned about that the narrow switchbacks and steep grade of the cliff....More

3  Thank MarieGrace811
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Broke my back in two places after getting thrown...MMR was found guilty. Not trust worthy! Other accidents also...like a guide getting thrown! Just saying....

1  Thank Chuck O
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I am just back from a week in Honolulu, and made the time to do a "bucket list" check off by taking a day trip to Molokai. In checking what was available to get to Kalaupapa Valley and the former leper colony, I jumped at...More

4  Thank ApolloBeachWanderer
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This attraction is not for the faint of heart. Not knowing how to ride is okay, the mules do all the work, you just need to be able to sit without falling off. Our tour guides gave us a great rundown of safety rules and...More

4  Thank Majickl27
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I grew up hearing about the colony of Hansen disease patients on the wind swept peninsula of Kalaupapa, so I was grateful to learn that there was a way to visit. Descending the 1,700 foot steep sea cliffs was no problem on my sure-footed mule,...More

2  Thank Tiare A
Reviewed 24 March 2017

As others has said this is a good ride. We're in our 60's and had sore butts for two days. There are only about 10 mules going, so book early. It's closed on Sundays.

4  Thank wa9zug
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Andrea R
12 May 2017|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
We flew Mokulele from Maui (main airport) to Molokai but it was very early in the morning. Little Cessna we were the only passengers. I think it was $50 per person one way. Good luck.. mule ride was fantastic!!
Laura Lynne T
7 January 2017|
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Response from Tina571 | Reviewed this property |
While I did the mule ride my husband took the van tour by himself. No one else had signed up so we opted to have him pay for two and just go by himself. Found the 1:1 experience to be worth the extra cost and otherwise he... More