Hawaii is known as a lush tropical paradise. However, not everyone knows that Hawaii has a long history of cowboys that predate the ones in the mainland by decades. That is why Horseback Tours in Lahaina has boomed. With the West Maui mountains nearby, it makes for a perfect trip on horseback. It’s not difficult to imagine yourself as a Paniolo during the ancient Hawaiian times. These tours will take you horseback riding through the West Maui mountains. The rides here are relaxed and fun. They will take you on the trails that will offer beautiful views of the west shore of Maui. You will explore trails in the Launiopoko Valley that will offer you beautiful views of Lanai, Molokai, Lahaina Town and their harbor. Their morning tour will take place around 8:30 AM. You will dismount near their pond where you can have some refreshments. The lunch ride includes your choice of sandwich and some beverages. The sunset one is their most popular by far. It will take place during the sunset and it will give you one of the best views of the sunset in the world.

During this tour, you will pass by the old hydroelectric plant that was built in the 1920’s, sugar cane terraces, irrigation ditches and breathtaking views of the old Pioneer Mill and Lahaina. Lahaina Stables has a mandatory attire for riders. This includes long pants but they recommend blue denim and full coverage/lace up shoes. This makes sure that the ride is comfortable and safe for the riders. They also recommend bringing some supplies to make the ride more fun. This includes sunglasses, sunscreen, cameras, and hats. They also have restrictions for their riders. Riders should be 8 years old and above. They also have weight limits for their riders. You will feel like a Paniolo while on this Horseback Riding Tour.

Here is a list of the different options for Horseback Tours in Lahaina.


Jeremy Stice is the Author of the Maui Real Estate Guidebook.

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