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Scenic Waipio Ridge Horseback Rides - Ride the Rim & Hidden Waterfalls

Waipio Ridge Stables - FH 02

Breathtaking views of Waipio Valley on horseback

Ride along the rim of beautiful Waipio Valley, the Valley of the Kinds, on a horseback journey to the top of Hiilawe. On a longer trail ride, ride along the ridge and then down to the valley to encounter beautiful private waterfall!

  • Waipio Ridge Stables - FH 02
  • Waipio Ridge Stables - FH 06
  • Waipio Ridge Stables - FH 05
  • Waipio Ridge Stables - FH 04
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  • Waipio Ridge Stables - FH 01
  • Waipio Ridge Stables - FH 03
Join an exciting horseback riding tour on the Big Island that lets you explore the beautiful scenery of the famous Waipio Valley. This deeply carved landscape is complete with 2,000-ft drops, cascading waterfalls & rolling greenery. Journey to the top of Hiilawe, one of Hawaii's highest & most awe-inspiring waterfalls, for a panoramic view of the black sand beach that outlines Waipio Valley. For a longer horseback ride, choose the picnic lunch option to ride the rim and then down into the valley where you'll visit a beautiful private waterfall—the perfect place for a picnic lunch!
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Is this a ride by tour or will there be stops for picture taking?
  • Several stops will be made for photo opportunities.
Will we be allowed to run the horses?
  • No. However, trotting and cantering is allowed on Kahua Ranch under the supervision of your guide.
Do I need any prior experience to participate in this activity?
  • Prior experience is not required. This tour is perfect for beginners.
Can I still ride if I am 5 lbs (2.3 kg) over the weight limit?
  • Weight limits are strict to protect the health of the horse. Please consider booking the Waipio ATV activity if you are overweight for horseback.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


(4.84/5.00) 4.84 / 5
(104 reviews)

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by: Dani G.
Although it rained and our initial package was reduced to the 2 hour ride, we had great guides and horses. It's not your typical trail ride. The terrain is rough but beautiful. Do not miss this oppor...more
by: Randomj3n
We did the 2.5 hour ride in the morning. It wasn't too hot (mid Feb). Our guide was awesome. The horses were beautiful and the scenery was amazing. We managed to see the valley before the fog rolled i...more
by: Rhonda
We had a wonderful time on this ride. Great easy to ride horses and experienced guides. And lovely views and very fun day.

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