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Makena Stables

#52 of 91 Outdoor Activities in Kihei Features Animals
8299 Makena Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8421
+1 808-879-0244
Review Highlights
Always a great ride!

Whenever I'm on Maui, I always make it a point to ride with Makena Stables. Pat and Helaine are... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Woodinville, Washington
Sunset ride

Incredibly enjoyable 2 1/2 hour ride along the beach and in fields of wild flowers. The guide Ray... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Norma M
Springfield, Missouri
via mobile
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“sunset ride” (17 reviews)
“lava fields” (9 reviews)
“great horses” (3 reviews)
8299 Makena Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8421
+1 808-879-0244
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Whenever I'm on Maui, I always make it a point to ride with Makena Stables. Pat and Helaine are super friendly, and treat their horses and guests wonderfully. My sister-in-law and I did the sunset ride. We rode along the beach and then went up...More

1  Thank TMeltzer
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Incredibly enjoyable 2 1/2 hour ride along the beach and in fields of wild flowers. The guide Ray is a real cowboy with lots of historical knowledge about the surroundings. The beauty of this ride is insurmountable anywhere in my opinion. Nice easy going ride...More

1  Thank Norma M
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Such a must do and so convenient to get to if you are staying in Wailea. Really friendly guide and the horses were well cared for and responsive. Such an incredible experience to ride on the beach. I will definitely be back the next time...More

Thank Chiara_Dee
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Our guide was extremely knowledgable about the history of the area. She was so sweet to the horses and quickly made us comfortable with the horses. She took her time to explain how to lead the horse and what not to do. We had a...More

Thank DeniseLaevastu
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Maui is very beautiful so its not a big deal to show a beautiful landscape! We had many Tours all over The world and this was ok but Nothing Special. The Horses were ok and our Tour Guide was very friendly. You get sun screen...More

3  Thank queensaraah
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I took a sunset ride to celebrate our anniversary. We did not book it as a private tour, but it ended up being that way when the other people cancelled. Everything about our experience with Makena Stables was out of this world...More

1  Thank ILikeMyDogsHusky
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We did the sunset ride with just one other couple and the ride was amazing. The horses were very clean, healthy, and well cared for. You will really enjoy this ride with it's views of the ocean, lava fields, woods, and volcano. The staff was...More

Thank Gorgo711
Reviewed 4 June 2016

My Husband was turning 30 and Loves horses so though I had never in my life got on a horse I thought we should do this. I couldn't be happier with the overall experience. We drove along the long winding road through the lava fields...More

1  Thank Ella L
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This sunset ride was simply amazing! What an exclusive beautiful ride! This was by far, my most favorite vacation memory!!! THANKYOU so very much to Heidi for making this so great - she was simply the " BEST" - she was so patient and knew...More

2  Thank jhawk30
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I was eager to see this part of Maui as I was staying up in the Kaanapali area. As others have mentioned, it does seem like you are driving until there is no road left, but the result is a wonderful ride on horses that...More

2  Thank Jody G
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What are the weight restrictions? Got big horses?
1 February 2017|
Response from Chiara_Dee | Reviewed this property |
They say that you need to be in relative proportion to your height.
Does the Sunset Ride go on the shoreline/beach?
9 November 2015|
Response from Sonmul |
Yes, we are on the beach for approximately 20 minutes and take some nice photos for you😎
Jane F
my daughter is 11, can she ride with me?
22 May 2015|
Response from Sonmul |
Unfortunately our age requirement is 13 and older.