Get ready to explore the mountains with this family-oriented working cattle ranch and equine facility, specializing in small groups with a personal touch.
Saddle up with the equestrian professionals of Makani Olu Ranch and feel the sweet gentle Maui breeze on the back of a horse. Specializing in trails rides and horse training, these "paniolos" (Hawaiian cowboys) handle horsemanship with the spirit of Aloha. Choose from a group trail ride into Waikapu Valley and Plantation or a private ranch ride for one or two people. All trails are exclusive and offer great opportunities to gain more knowledge and confidence while working with these beautiful and graceful horses.
we absolutely loved our experience horse back riding!! Our cowboy Yod was very patient with us, especially since we had never ridden a horse before! ...he taught us all about our individual horses so that we may ride better and learn to properly handle our horse. he really knew his horses well, and the environment. the actual ride on the trail was very beautiful!!
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Price & Options
For the safety and well-being of the horses, participants may weigh no more than 220 lbs (100 kg).
Participants must be at least 4ft11in (149 cm) tall.
Guests with exhaustion are not permitted to participate in this activity.
Guests with heart and cardiovascular issues are not permitted to participate in this activity.
Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Closed toe shoes
Participants will be weighed upon check-in.
Participant's height will be measured upon check-in.
Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
The menu is subject to change without notice.
Gratuity is not included in the price.
Complimentary parking available.
You can book a maximum of 2.
You can book a maximum of 6.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need any prior experience to participate in this activity?
No, great for beginners, your ride includes an orientation on horsemanship, steering, stopping and how to mount and dismount your horse. Fantastic first-time riding horses are incredibly gentle and are available at this location.
How many people are there in a tour group?
There is a maximum six riders for the Group Ride and two riders for the Private Ride.
How far in advance should I book this activity?
We recommend booking at least 2-3 weeks in advance. If you have very specific schedule requirements and are not flexible, please book sooner. Last minute availability is often possible, but limited.
we absolutely loved our experience horse back riding!! Our cowboy Yod was very patient with us, especially since we had never ridd...en a horse before! ...he taught us all about our individual horses so that we may ride better and learn to properly handle our horse. he really knew his horses well, and the environment. the actual ride on the trail was very beautiful!! more
We started around ten in the morning. It was a sunny day, you can feel the heat with the sun, make sure u have sun block on. Ranch... owner greet us at the parking lot, walk us through the procedure. I highly recommend you to listen closely. He will teach you all the basic skill. Those horses are very gentle, so don't be afraid. They are clam as a cucumber. You don't have to Do anything most of the time. They are Well trained. You Just have to watch them about feeding on the side grass. They are very sneaky on grabbing a bite on the side. You Just have to Let them know you are watching and signal them before they grab the grass.We went across a stream and up the hill towards the valley. Owner provided a nice picnic. You Just have to be ready for some unexpected situation so you can communicate with the horse quickly. This is great activity and you get to see the whole west side. more
I'm just a typical guy who rides a car to work, not a horse, so I was a little hesitant to ride a horse. Boy, I loved it. J...od (Yod) was an excellent horseman, and he showed me exactly how to handle my ride. The ranch was privately owned, so the atmosphere was very intimate. We had a great view of the Haleakala and the ocean at the picnic lunch place. I recommend this to everyone who wants to experience a nice and quiet ride in the Maui mountain. more
Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 18:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.