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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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Ranch riding

Great for beginners and timid riders but I’m an “Advanced Rider” and their advanced ride was not up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Love to Ride Horses Here

Best place to ride horses if you are a beginner OR advanced. Make sure you sign up for the right... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
Waimea, Hawaii
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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)
Dahana Ranch Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-885-0057
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 December 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
Reviewed 18 December 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

Thank jeremykees
Reviewed 10 December 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

Thank jessicalee344
Reviewed 4 December 2017

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 20 November 2017

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 13 November 2017

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 23 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 22 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 13 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
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