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Happy Trails Hawaii

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Address: 59-231 Pupukea Rd, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-638-7433
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Aloha, join us as we celebrate our 20th year anniversary providing you with...

Aloha, join us as we celebrate our 20th year anniversary providing you with a top quality guest experience on Oahu's scenic north shore of Hawaii. Nestled on the hilltop above picturesque Waimea bay, our well trained horses and professional guides escort you through our hidden island paradise. Explore nature's rustic charm as you ride along trails that weave through sun-filtered forests, fern laced valleys and organic tropical fruit orchards. Enjoy a "taste of Hawaii" as you sample our seasonal ranch grown varieties of bananas, guava, star and passion fruit. Capture panoramic ocean and mountain views at scenic vistas along your trail ride. Come, share in our spirit of aloha and the pleasure of horseback riding with Happy Trails Hawaii.

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A great introduction to horse-back riding on a wonderful trail through beautiful forest on the ridge above Waimea Valley. The ride was led very capably and amiably by the host... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great introduction to horse-back riding on a wonderful trail through beautiful forest on the ridge above Waimea Valley. The ride was led very capably and amiably by the host Mark, and horses were very well trained and easily guided. They were all retired polo horses, and Mark an ex-pro player. Mark told us they were trained to be ridden... More 

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

It is so rewarding to read how much you enjoyed your horseback ride with us! Our weather this past year has been quite unpredictable. Winter months can bring rain, sometimes more than we'd like! Though it does keep the ranch nice and green, it can be more than we'd care for, and will cancel rides if we deem it unsafe.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My (now) fiancé and I did this tour over the weekend and it was a fantastic experience. The grounds are on the beautiful north shore of Oahu and are far enough from everything to get a peaceful and relaxing escape. I went there as a surprise excursion from my boyfriend. We were pleased with the efficiency of the service and... More 

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

To be a part of your special day was such an honor for us. Congratulations to you both! Thank you for your high praise of our staff, horses and this beautiful land we get to call "our office". It's people like you that add to this labor of love we are so passionate about. Come on back when you're on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family went on Happy Trails 2 hour tour along the north shore of Oahu, it was an amazing experience for people who really want to absorb the natural beauty of Oahu, this trails are very calming, out in the forest it feels like you, your family, and the birds chirping. It is peaceful and relaxing. Plus the views of... More 

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

We are so pleased to read that you and your family enjoyed your horseback ride with us. The feeling of being out,and one with nature while horseback riding is exactly what we hope our guests experience. It is wonderful to read that you were able to capture this sense of serenity. Mahalo for taking the time to share your review,... More 

Wahiawa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic facility! The owner, Mark, was very welcoming and friendly. All the horses were clean, healthy and ready to go. It is obvious that their care is top priority! We all received a briefing on how to control our horses and what to expect on the trails. The trails were beautiful, complete with ocean and valley views. The horses responded... More 

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review of your experience at our horse ranch. We enjoy sharing our slice of paradise with guests and appreciate your noting how responsive our well trained horses are. It would be our pleasure to have you back anytime. Aloha ahui hou - goodbye until we meet again. More 

Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I was not able to take my ride on the original date because of rain but was able to reschedule. Small business, very personal. Nice ride with three others. Not a lot of great views but the horses are well behaved.

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

Thank you for rebooking your trail ride to a day with more optimal weather conditions. We are blessed to have tropical showers that help to keep our ranch land nice and green. We are happy you enjoyed our wranglers spirit of aloha, along with our well trained horses. We hope we snapped a few good images of you on horseback... More 

Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I rode with my 10 year old horse-crazed daughter. Great ride through the woods. Muddy, but the horses were lovely and well behaved.

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to share your review of our horseback ride. From one horse crazed gal to another, we are happy to have shared in this special mother and daughter outing! We appreciate you noting the quality care of training and love we give our horses. Best wishes to you, aloha. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful ride. Great scenery. I honestly am tired of boring nose to tail rides but this does not feel like that with such gorgeous scenery and such a kind staff. Very laid back environment but I felt like my 6 & 9 yr old were very safe. We all had a terrific time. I was good with the 1.5 Hr... More 

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

So happy you got to enjoy horseback riding with your young children at our ranch! It's a wonderful experience for a family to share. We are delighted to have a variety of free range animals and fruit on our property to enhance our guest experience. Mahalo for taking the time to share about your adventure. We hope to see you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We went there with our two kids (11 and 6) and had a blast! None of us have a lot of riding experience (the kids have none!) but the horses were so good and well trained we didn't have to worry. Mark and Patty were super nice and really made us feel welcome. They were great with our kids, especially... More 

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

Creating and sharing a horseback ride that most families are able enjoy was a key focus when we opened our stables 24 years ago! It is heartwarming to see we hit the spot, and that your daughter is "chomping at the bit" to come back! Make sure you let us know, as our repeat guests are offered a loyalty discount!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Join the ride on Oct. 4, 2016, we had a very enjoyable ride through the woods and then along the ridge with beautiful view of the ocean. Horses were very well behaved and the guides were very chatty.

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

Mahalo for y'all choosing to share some of your vacation time in paradise time with us! We are delighted you enjoyed your horseback ride and scenic views of the north shore. As we lead up to our 25th anniversary, be sure to check us out on FB too, as we celebrate and giveback to our loyal guests and friends! Aloha... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The tour guides were very friendly and went out of their way to make us feel at ease. My youngest is 7 years old and I was very nervous about her riding on her own, but our guide gave very specific and easy to follow directions. She was in the middle of the pack and he would ride from the... More 

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Manager7433, Guest Relations Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review! We are very family oriented. We cater to all skill levels and providing horsemanship, safety and a memorable experience is key focus. We appreciate that we were able to allay your concerns for your young child so you all were able enjoy our horseback ride! Come on back - 25 years of operation, we will be... More 

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