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Ironwood Ranch

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Address: Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: +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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Great trailride

Nice and laid back trail ride in a scenic area. Good for younger kids who want to ride on their own. Great guides and my favorite feature at the ranch -- Romeo the border... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Kevin E
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice and laid back trail ride in a scenic area. Good for younger kids who want to ride on their own. Great guides and my favorite feature at the ranch -- Romeo the border collie.

Thank Kevin E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 8 y/o daughter and I went together for this excursion. What a great one it was! The horses were great and easy to handle even for the beginner rider. The ride starts through the forest and ends up in the old pineapple fields. Once there the view was amazing! Our guides for the day were Gina and Angel. They... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great ride and learned about the history of the island from our guide. We saw some stunning views. My husband had never been riding before and he enjoyed it. We also left with some free citrus from their trees.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Horse back riding at the Ironwood ranch in Maui is a trail that weaves through 1500 acres of fallow land. Full of the ironwood pines the trail is interesting and treacherous because of rain which makes the hill side slippery. Our guide was knowledgeable and very cautious. Over all it is a great activity and really worth the time and... More 

1 Thank not-a-big-city-girl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

One of our favourite activities for my wife and me whenever we visit Hawaii is to go horse riding on a ranch . Ironwood came highly recommended and we visited it. It was overall a good experience what I liked was how all the horses had these celebrity names.. But what it lacks are the overall experience that you get... More 

2 Thank Amit J
Livermore, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Love this ranch and the staff are fabulous! Easy to find with lots of parking. Gorgeous views on our ride and the horses were perfect and easy to ride. Dani was our guide and I highly recommend her. Only comment...if you make a reservation, be on time because it's inconsiderate to keep others and the staff waiting. Looking forward to... More 

Thank Christina F
Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

My equestrian daughter did not want to ride here because of how they cared for the horses - try Lahaina Stables instead!

Thank Bill T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

There are only a few places to ride horses on Maui and I would say this is the best and most convenient to get to. The horses are all named after celebs (Charlize Theron, George Clooney) because I think they don't really know what their names are. The woman said "they were a fresh bunch" when we asked about it.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We own a horse farm at home yet still go on these guided tours to see parts of land difficult to see on foot and hear the history and wildlife facts. Most of the time the horses are old and sluggish...stubborn but safe. Usually a retired or rescue horse. These horses are beautiful, active, well trained, and safe horses loved... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I've never really been on a horse before but this sounded fun. The horses were great and you could tell they were well cared for. Our guide Gina was funny and personable and definitely added to our ride. Scenery was spectacular! Definitely worth the money. I'm glad I chose Hawaii to be my first time on a horse!

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