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Mendes Ranch

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3530 Kahekili Hwy, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-9236
+1 808-871-5222
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“horseback ride” (22 reviews)
“morning ride” (20 reviews)
“great ride” (23 reviews)
3530 Kahekili Hwy, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-9236
+1 808-871-5222
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of four (couple and two teens) enjoyed a morning trail ride at the Mendes Ranch. The guides and horses were awesome and the views of the ocean were AMAZING! We thoroughly enjoyed this and highly recommend it while on Maui!

1  Thank Ghelz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rode through the Mendes' extensive ranch and had exquisite views of the Pacific Ocean from Maui's East side. We saw several (more than 10) whale spouts, breaches, and tail flaps as we rode along the trail. There were two points where we could gallop,...More

1  Thank shemmy2
Reviewed 5 January 2018

First thing I noticed before the horses were assigned was that the guides all wore spurs. They had to use the spurs to make the horses move. I watched fellow riders dig their heels into the horses flanks to make them move but with no...More

1  Thank bigduke
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Really glad we went with the Mendes for an amazing horseback ride and afternoon! With many trail rides to choose from on Maui, we researched that some of the companies offering smaller, "custom" rides were illegitimate and actually getting busted while they are out on...More

1  Thank Live_Pono
Reviewed 28 December 2017

One of the guides rode his horse so hard, going up and down the line of riders, that the horse became lame and was breathing heavily. Plus, no mandatory helmets. The ride was boring, the horses lethargic.

2  Thank Irena66_11
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

My partner and I chose the afternoon ride, it was just us two. It was sooo much fun. Was a great ride with buck leading us. Both guides were lovely and informative. We got some gorgeous photos and I can't say how great it was....More

2  Thank k g
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This was a great activity!! The staff, horses, and scenery were all amazing. I definitely recommend Mendes Ranch is you are planning a horseback riding adventure while on Maui.

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best horse trail guide I have ever taken. The cowboys are incredible and they assign you to a horse. They actually let you Gallup the horses which is extremely special!!! Will go back!!

1  Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

You cannot beat the views. Seriously, the best views of all offerings. The horses were quite lethargic. Not sure if that is proper training or proper care. AJ was a great host. Would prefer a nonsmoking host (smoked about three cigarettes during the ride). Would...More

1  Thank Shawn L
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We were a family of 3, myself, my husband, and my 12 year old daughter. The guides were wonderful, the ranch was beautiful, but the views were spectacular. The horses are so well trained and behaved. They allowed us to run with our horse in...More

1  Thank Rina T
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cheri a
25 January 2017|
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Response from Riplip3 | Reviewed this property |
The last response is correct. Lunch after the morning and before the afternoon ride. Actually, lunch is served at the same time, so morning and afternoon riders can mingle. If you are afternoon rider, you need to think about... More
12 August 2016|
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Response from PuraVida4Me | Reviewed this property |
I was a customer, don't even know what that is.