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Ironwood Ranch

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Address: Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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+1 808-669-4991

We're the "Best Place to Find Yourself on Horseback" according to...

We're the "Best Place to Find Yourself on Horseback" according to Hawaii Magazine's 2008 "Best of Hawaii" - and they should know! Ride our beautiful horses through lush, exotic valleys, ironwood forests, and pineapple fields, while enjoying spectacular panoramic views of the outer islands! Nestled in the midst of unspoiled mountains, rain forests and farmland, Ironwood Ranch sits on acres of private land inaccessible to most, but ready and waiting for you to explore!

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Lovely,lovely ride.

Before I booked the ride I drove up to the ranch to check it out. I found a beautiful ranch with well cared for horses. The staff were friendly and competent. I returned the next... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before I booked the ride I drove up to the ranch to check it out. I found a beautiful ranch with well cared for horses. The staff were friendly and competent. I returned the next morning for my ride. We left the ranch and went downhill into a small valley, our guide was very knowledgable about the local plants. She... More 

Thank Kiltie5
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience at the ranch! The guides were lovely, the views were amazing, and the experience was very relaxed. It was great for my mom, sister, and I who are not experienced riders by any stretch, but wanted a fun memory to take back to the mainland with us. I would highly recommend this to anyone who... More 

Thank Lizzy Z
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a party of 4 including 2 kids under the age of 10. We only ride on holidays so we're not experienced riders. They were very nice and gave the kids helpful tips for riding. They had very cool horse names and the horses were calm and well behaved. The ride was very scenic and had plants that you... More 

Thank NancyC0709
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Jean and Chris were great. Our daughter wanted to go there for her 11th birthday. She and my 12 year old son enjoyed it. Nice "day off" from beach sun. Well-mannered horses, almost jungle-path.

Thank Moody C
Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great place for a casual ride. We were asked if we were experienced riders. The definition of an experienced rider to Ironwoods was 150 times on a horse. Needless to say we were then not experienced . Had a really nice time

Thank champagnejello1
El Dorado Hills, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip back to the Ironwood ranch stables. Gina and her crew do an amazing job. They select horses to your experience with riding and make sure you are comfortable with the horse. The trails are manicured making it easy to enjoy the scenery. This is a great opportunity to ride in Maui!!! Perfect for kids too.... More 

Thank docinedh
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We usually go to the other trail ride spots on Maui. We were staying nearby Ironwood Ranch and thought we would give it a try. We had a bit of trouble finding it and were a few minutes late. The people in charge were very smug. They asked us who had ever ridden a horse before. I raised my hand... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

This was a really fun activity! My husband and I were escorted through the jungle, and up through the hills, on two lovely horses. It was just the two of us and our guide, a very nice guy from Idaho. We saw lush foliage, heard about the flora and fauna, and got to see Maui in a very unique way.... More 

Thank Jess F
Glenhaven, Australia
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I wanted to go horse riding on Maui. They straight away told us that the trail conditions weren't great because of the rain but told us what trails were possible. We went on a 1 hour ride, through beautiful forest areas and learnt about Maui, and then at the top we had great views through to the... More 

Thank katielouisejones
Courtenay, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The ride was so great for all members of the family. Our guide was knowledgeable about local history and ecology which made the trip even better. The horses were mellow and easy to handle for us novice riders. It was a challenge to communicate before our day at the ranch and to set up a confirmed time given that we... More 

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