Part of the Central Pacific Hawaiian Islands, Maui is a paradise for the intrepid traveler. From the expansive Haleakala National Park to the volcanic eruption of the of Haleakala to the spectacular pools of Ohe’o Gulch. and waterfalls, you’ll have ample opportunity to get active and explore the island’s countless natural landmarks. At the same time, the 30 miles of beaches offer plenty of rest for the calm-minded.
Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or simply a relaxation enthusiast, Maui has an activity to suit your taste. The activities here are almost endless, with one of the most popular being a horseback riding tour around the island. If that’s your thing, we’ve selected five of the best Maui horseback riding tours currently available.
Horseback Riding Waterfalls and Ocean Tours
From $147 per person.
Embark on a 2-hour horseback adventure in Maui with this dynamic, fully guided tour. After being matched with the right horse for your abilities, you’ll ride into the valleys of the West Maui Mountains, through ravines and overlook stunning views of the distant mountains. The waterfall. Next, you’ll follow the trail to the beach and ride horses by the Pacific Ocean – weather permitting, and, if you’re confident enough, also the Opportunity to let your horses run. The tour also includes a visit to a local petting zoo with sheep, miniature horses and rabbits.
Cowboy of the Day
From $349 per person
Put on your authentic Hawaiian cowboy boots and participate in the day-to-day operations of the Piholo Ranch on this captivating 2 ? hour tour. During the tour, you’ll dress in classic cowboy attire and ride a horse against majestic ocean and Haleakala mountain views! , through lush green pastures and fragrant eucalyptus groves. At the ranch, you and your group of up to 6 guests will participate in cattle sorting by riding horses into the open pastures to round up the cattle. After the cattle work, you will return to the ranch headquarters for a picnic lunch in the pavilion. This is a great way to experience authentic Paniolo customs and traditions in a safe and exciting environment. Tours take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays only, starting at 10am. Picnic lunch and water are included in the price.
Ranch Picnic Tour
From $275 per person.
Experience the true beauty of Old Town Maui on this half-day boutique travel experience, including a delicious picnic dinner in a stunning setting! Lunch. Your private group will depart in the morning or afternoon from one of the last remaining Paneo working cattle ranches on Maui, from Haleakala ( Haleakala, a horseback ride on the back side of Haleakala, winds through Maui’s cattle territory, past historic sites, and then at the designated Stop by the viewpoints of Koho’olawe and Molokina. Stunning views. Under the shade of the huge Ki’awe tree, you’ll sit down to a fully catered lunch, including a hearty beef burger! You will be served with a variety of other delicious foods, fresh fruit and delicious desserts. Afterwards, you will return to the ranch and relax before heading home. Optional 1.5-hour ($135) or 2-hour ($160) open ranch tours are also available.
From $150 per person
This magical 1.5 hour tour invites you to ride through dense forests, ferns and meadows while taking in the grandeur of the outer islands! Panoramic views and a final opportunity to witness a Maui sunset in all its glory. The tour departs from Ironwood Ranch amidst the unspoiled mountains, rainforests and farmland above West Maui’s main resort town. Transportation to and from the ranch is provided for an additional fee. Upon arrival at the ranch, you and your small personalized team of up to 6 people will be assigned a horse of your ability and begin your Adventure Tour. During the tour, an experienced guide will tell you about the ancient history of the area. Children 7 years and older are welcome on the tour.