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Dahana Ranch

#4 of 47 things to do in Waimea Features Animals
Dahana Ranch Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-885-0057
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Great fun

I am not having any horse riding experience and I must say, this was a super fun event. Stunning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Markus E
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Great Horses, Trip Highlight

Jared organized our party, but, me and Smokey led the other cow people on this ride. By far, the... read more

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A working cattle ranch that allows tourists to drive cattle.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“cattle drive” (19 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not having any horse riding experience and I must say, this was a super fun event. Stunning landscape, super friendly horses and very nice and professional guides. Great fun for beginners as well as for more experienced cowboys :-)

Thank Markus E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jared organized our party, but, me and Smokey led the other cow people on this ride. By far, the best horseback experience for me. As Jared mentioned, these aren't the kind of horses that go "head to tail", they don't make a beeline for home...More

Thank AirCoryell_14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I researched a number of places before booking an advanced ride at Dahana Ranch and am so glad I did. Kiyo was quick to respond to my initial inquiry and incredibly friendly when I arrived. Her horses are clearly very well-cared for and exceptionally trained....More

Thank kprender
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

What an awesome experience for our family and friends! Would highly recommend to all. Staff was great, calm horses and great guide!!👍👍👍🐴🐴🐴

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

What an awesome experience! The staff at the ranch was super friendly and provided a very memorable experience! The cattle drive is not a trail ride...YOU are taught to control your horse and make it work for you. This is an active experience, not one...More

Thank mvietmeier
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We had a wonderful ride at Dahana Ranch. The staff was super friendly and we couldn't be happier with our guide Becky. Definitely a must do!

Thank Rubird02
Reviewed 16 May 2017

They seem to strike the perfect balance of control and freedom in riding. We were able to spread out and ride through the open fields with our guide, rather than single file, like so many other rides. Our six year old was able to ride...More

Thank Tobin C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Really enjoyed the scenery. Petted lots of herding dogs and enjoyed the cool weather. We took the shorter ride, but it covers a good bit of ground. Worth it.

Thank TNGAtwo
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Dahana Ranch provides an amazing cattle drive experience for beginners and advanced riders alike. Our group of 6 had 2 beginning riders and Kiyo's instructions and directions were clear and easy to understand and she was amazingly patient. We had a great time. Dahana Ranch...More

Thank tfwrenn
Reviewed 1 April 2017

What a blessing! THANK YOU! We had the time of our lives, and our guests had a blast as well! We'll bring all our mainland guests from now on!

Thank KamuelaFoodies
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