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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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Amazing Views, Horses, and Guide

The BEST trained and kept horses I have ever risen on a vacation. In addition, the owner and our... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
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Fun for families with little kids.

We have tried to go horseback riding before but our 6 year old son has always been too young to... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Rochester, Minnesota
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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 20 February 2017 via mobile

The BEST trained and kept horses I have ever risen on a vacation. In addition, the owner and our guide was a skilled, confident and gracious hostess. Her explanations to the riders, including my 7 & 9 year old children were easy to understand and...More

1  Thank MRJB-1
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We have tried to go horseback riding before but our 6 year old son has always been too young to ride solo. We went here and they threw him right on a horse and let him be in control the whole trip. He was beside...More

Thank MrsHeatherW4
Reviewed 6 February 2017

What a beautiful setting with wide open vistas! The ranch has been in the family for 3 or 4 generations. There were 11 in our group, children to old ladies and they accommodated all of us quite nicely! And mounting was a breeze thanks to...More

Thank PamCJ2480
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The ride was so freeing and absolutely stunning. Bit colder up there so pack clothing options. So friendly and really allow you to control your horse. Highly recommend!

Thank Miller B
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We went there with our six years old girl. The ranch has fabulous views. All horses are well trained and very gentle. Our guide( guess was owner's wife and daughter) were very experienced and nice. She took good care of us, especially my little girl....More

Thank Lijun W
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were excited about this ride. Especially because they allow young children and we have 3 all under 8. It started to lightly rain in the morning of our ride, so they called us to see if we wanted to cancel as we have young...More

1  Thank cagarciajd
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We were able to book a morning ranch ride with Kiyo on a Monday with just another couple. We tried for the Saturday/Sunday but they were understandably fully booked. Loved that you are encouraged to "make your own way", avoid trails or follow the horse...More

1  Thank chuletita_loca
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My tiny 5 and 8 year olds had no trouble riding at this outfit. Besides pony rides at fairs, they have never ridden a horse before. It was almost a private ride as there were a couple of honeymooners with us and that it. The...More

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My nieces had been here before and loved it so much, they wanted to share it with us. It was a beautiful, relaxing ride and our young guide was really friendly and helpful.

1  Thank vacationsrule_7
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My family of 10, which included a range of riders--from expert to beginners--went on the cattle drive ride that Dahana Ranch offers. It was a blast, despite the fact that it rained most of the time. We were given very good instruction from our guide...More

1  Thank 954susan
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