Piiholo Ranch Horseback Riding

Piiholo Ranch Horseback Riding

Bordering Makawao, the Piiholo Ranch horseback riding tour takes place on the edge of the tropical rainforest. You will love exploring this private ranch in Makawao. This horseback riding adventure has plenty of open space for you and your horse to roam.

The ranch offers two and three hour private horseback riding tours. No experience is necessary.

Two Hour Private Horseback Adventure:

  • Ride starts in the Ranch arena to warm up and to get to know your horse
  • Ride through private pasture land and enjoy views of eucalyptus forests, Mt. Haleakala and the ocean
  • Coffee, water and a snack are included
  • 2 person minimum for ride to go out

Three Hour Private Horseback Adventure:

  • Ride starts in the Ranch arena to warm up and to get to know your horse
  • Head out to the open pastures, eucalyptus forests and venture to Piiholo Hill & Reservoir
  • Includes a 45-minute stop at the secluded and private Baldwin Family Cabin where lunch will be served (actual riding time for this tour is 2 hours and 15 minutes)
  • 2 person minimum for ride to go out
  • NON-RIDER OPTION - This option is for guests who do not want or cannot horseback ride but want to join their party for lunch!  These guests will be transported via ATV to the cabins for lunch (max 5 guests).  Enjoy sights of the ranch on the way to the cabin.

Children & Adults Natural Horsemanship Riding Lessons:

  • Minimum age is 4 years
  • Private lesson is one hour for riders age 6+
  • Private lesson is a half hour for children ages 4-5 years
  • Lessons take place in the arena and are customized to students
  • Groundwork, grooming and equitation are some of the skills taught
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Where and When:
The two hour ride is offered at 9:30 am, 10:00 am and 2:00 pm daily, with a check-in 30 minutes prior to the tour.
The three hour ride is offered at 10:00 am, with a check-in 30 minutes prior to the tour.
Horseback riding lesson are available Monday through Friday at 1:00 pm. With advance notice lessons can be set up at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm.
Piiholo Ranch Location: 325 Waiahiwi Rd., Makawao, HI 96768
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Riders must be 8 years or older.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
All minors must have a guardian signed waiver and must wear a provided helmet.
Maximum weight per rider is 225 lbs (102 kg) depending on height. No minimum height or weight.
Pregnant women may not participate in this tour.
Riding Lessons minimum age is 4 years old.
Special Notes:
Operation Days:
Monday through Friday
Horseback tours: 2 or 3 hours
Horseback lessons: 30 or 60 minutes, depending on rider's age
Piiholo Ranch
5 riders
Western saddles
Total : $0.00

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