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Makena Stables

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8299 Makena Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-8421
+1 808-879-0244
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We had a wonderful time - would do it again in a heartbeat. The horses were very good and were in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patrick B
Highlight of vacation

Daughter wanted to go horseback riding in Hawaii. Fortunatly for us Makena Stables was closest... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Summit, New Jersey
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  • Excellent84%
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  • Average1%
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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 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time - would do it again in a heartbeat. The horses were very good and were in great shape. But the highlights were the views - both walking along the beach and into the hills - and the great folks who...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Daughter wanted to go horseback riding in Hawaii. Fortunatly for us Makena Stables was closest ranch to where we were staying. My three children, 13, 15 & 17 went riding. Ray was their guide. Very nice and professional. He was very thorough in explaining how...More

1  Thank KaraB99
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My family had a great time. The horses were great and easy to ride. Ray was our guide, he was friendly and interesting. Sonya was also terrific and very kind. We had had not ridden horses in a very long time and it was not...More

1  Thank Brock F
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

2  Thank TMeltzer
Reviewed 24 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 18 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 15 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

1  Thank Gorgo711
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1 February 2017|
Response from Chiara_Dee | Reviewed this property |
They say that you need to be in relative proportion to your height.
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
22 May 2015|
Response from Sonmul |
Unfortunately our age requirement is 13 and older.