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Princeville Ranch Horseback Riding Tour with Waterfall Swim & Picnic Lunch
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Ride horseback beneath the Hanalei Mountains, hike at a leisurely pace to an 80-foot waterfall and have a refreshing swim in a secluded natural pool!

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Ride on horseback at one of Hawaii's oldest working cattle ranches! This unique Kauai adventure takes you on a 3-hour journey through breathtaking panoramas and lush jungles. After tying up the horses, you will hike down a steep trail, complete with steps and rope handholds, on your way to a secluded waterfall. Explore the falls, swim in the refreshing mountain pool, and relax as you enjoy a delicious picnic lunch. The adventure comes to a close with a leisurely ride back through open pastures.

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  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Lunch / Equipment rental / Guide / Bottled Water / Helmets are available upon request (required for children 8-12)
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
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Starting time: 08:00 (Jul - Aug) - 13:30 (Show details)
  • 08:00 Check-in at Princeville Ranch Adventures
  • Orientation & Safety Briefing (15 mins)
    horse The adventure begins with brief horsemanship instructions before saddling up and riding on a gentle horse.
  • Horseback Ride (30 mins)
    horse Soak up breathtaking views of mountains, valleys and the ocean as your guide shares history about the ranch and cowboys.
  • Nature Short Hike (15 mins)
    226533 Then enjoy the sights and sounds of a lush rainforest as you wind your way to a private 80-foot (24-m) waterfall.
  • Waterfall Swim Picnic Ride (1 hr)
    226530 Explore the falls, and swim in the fern-lined pool. Then relax and enjoy a delicious picnic!
  • Nature Short Hike (15 mins)
    226534 This hike includes a waterfall crossing and a scramble up a 10-foot rock wall, where you’ll be secured by a safety belt and assisted by your guide.
  • Horseback Ride (30 mins)
    226535 Ride back across open pastures, enjoying the spectacular scenery.
  • 11:30 Check-out
    • 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 8 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Children ages 8 to 15 years old must be accompanied on tour by an adult guest who is at least 18 years old.
    • Children ages 16 & 17 years old may tour without an adult. A parent must sign a liability waiver at check-in.
    • All riders must fall within the weight and height guidelines. See the attached image to ensure that you fall within a yellow box on the chart.
    • Cantering and galloping are not permitted on horseback.
    • Riding double on one horse is not allowed.
    • Tour is not recommended for people with recent injuries or surgeries.
    • This tour involves moderate hiking.
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Guests must be below 250 lbs (113 kg) to participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Closed toe shoes
    • Long pants
    • All terrain shoes are available for rent (5 USD).
    • Bottled water
    • Horseback riding attire (no shorts, skirts, sandals or high heels)
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Camera
    • Towel
    • Wear swimsuit under clothing
    • Change of clothes
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Participants will be weighed upon check-in.
    • Participant's height will be measured upon check-in.
    • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • Rain ponchos are provided. However, in the event of inclement weather at the time of departure, rides may be rescheduled at the discretion of the ranch.
    • Please be aware that participants may get muddy.
    • A GoPro is available to rent for 39.95 USD upon arrival at Princeville Ranch. Guests will get to keep the SD card of the tour.
    • In the event the activity provider determines the conditions to be unsafe, guests will be rescheduled or provided a full refund prior to the tour.
    • This activity operates regardless of weather.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • Complimentary parking available.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 7.
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Do I need any prior experience to participate in this activity?
  • This tour is perfect for beginners, no prior experience is required!
Will we be allowed to run the horses?
  • No, you will not be allowed to run horses.
What is the lunch menu?
  • Lunch Menu: Make your own deli sandwiches including whole wheat sandwich thins bread, turkey, salami, jack and provolone cheeses, cucumbers, sprouts, lettuce, mayonnaise and Grey Poupon mustard, served with kettle potato chips (in assorted flavors) and a chocolate chip cookie.

    Note: As a vegetarian option, hummus is available with at least 24 hour advance notice. Please order at time of booking.

How many people are there in a tour group?
  • There is a maximum group size of up to seven (7) people.
Are photo or video services available for this tour?
  • Yes! GoPro video cameras can be attached to your helmet. Rental can be arranged from their Ranch Store - for $39.95 (+tax) you can take away a memory card with up to a 45-minute video of your experience.
How difficult is the hike?
  • Hiking is rated Moderate to Difficult with an approximate one mile hike that includes a steep trail, a 500-foot elevation gain, and steps with rope handholds. You will also descent and later climb up a 10-foot rock wall.
What if I do not have proper riding shoes?
  • Rental riding shoes are available at $5 per pair. Just request them upon check-in and pay at the shop.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:30, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount (Parties of 5 or less).
    Any cancellations made after 16:30, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount (Parties of 6 or more).
USD 156.02
USD 156.02

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.69/5.00) 4.69 / 5
(16 reviews)

Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Lunch


by: Albuquerque RN
We've done this ride twice. The scenery is pretty and the horses are well trained. I'm an experienced rider & my husband & daughter are beginners & we all had a nice time. The only unpredictable thing...more
You can't go wrong here. Start with a beautiful ranch with mountain vistas and lush meadows and forests, add a very knowledgeable and fun guide, stir in great horses that behave but have spunk, sprink...more
by: Evan
So much fun. We took the waterfall horseback adventure for my daughter's 8th birthday. Our guide Bella was super friendly and helpful and it was absolutely magical.
USD 156.02
USD 156.02
4.69 / 5
Princeville Ranch Horseback Riding Tour with Waterfall Swim & Picnic Lunch