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Molokai Mule Ride

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Address: Hwy 470 (Kalae Hwy) at milepost #5, Kalaupapa, Molokai, HI
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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A two hour mule ride down an 1800 foot cliff to Kalaupapa Peninsula.

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BOOK EARLY!!!!

As others has said this is a good ride. We're in our 60's and had sore butts for two days. There are only about 10 mules going, so book early. It's closed on Sundays.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As others has said this is a good ride. We're in our 60's and had sore butts for two days. There are only about 10 mules going, so book early. It's closed on Sundays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived early for our day on the mules and were able to see the mule skinners preparing the various animals for the day. We enjoyed watching the animals be saddled and visiting with the young men as they worked. Micah came out and gave us all the paperwork because the usual person that does this job was running late.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A once in a lifetime experience! The staff were helpful and reassuring, but the star of the show was my mule Tita! She was a beautiful, strong, good natured beast who took a very nervous person, me, on her back and carried me all the way down to Kalaupapa and back up again with steady footing and calmness. When we... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

As someone who has never ridden a horse before, let alone a mule - I was a bit hesitant going into the experience. However, once I learned to trust my mule - I had an excellent time. You can't beat the incredible view you get going down the cliffs and to do it by mule is such a unique experience.... More 

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Paris, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

The ride was a great adventure. But something that happened on the way back up left me very upset as well as others on the ride. One of the guides (Micha) stopped and took a baby goat from its family. These goats roam free around the area. The family of goats were obviously very upset as they cried out and... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Riding Puka (my assigned mule for the day) down and back up the cliffs above Kalaupapa was an incredible and unforgettable experience -- one of those times where real life just can't be adequately captured in words. This isn't something you watch like a football game -- you live it. The following is my feeble and brief attempt to describe... More 

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Philo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

As someone who lived in Hawaii for over 10 years and visits annually, the Kalaupapa mule ride is high on my top ten list. The family that has owned and operated the mule ride is so friendly and helpful that I hope they are able to continue their service for travelers. This is an amazing ride down to one of... More 

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Fishkill, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was a wonderful experience! I was a bit anxious before the trip down to Kaulapapa as I have a fear of heights. My fear was gone as soon as we started down. My mule knew exactly what to do and I became quite comfortable and truly enjoyed the trip down. We were met by Norman our tour guide. He... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This is our 2nd time. It was more relaxing as we knew what to expect. The scenery was spectacular as expected. Our guide Norman was exceptional. We were very sad to learn of the passing of the owner Buzzy Sproat a few years back. He was a very kind and gentle man. We met his lovely wife. The guides were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a true glimpse of the "real" hawaii and the paniolo spirit, this is the place. The Sproat family is dedicated to providing you a once in a lifetime experience, and it shows. Your trail guides are experienced and very knowledgeable in all aspects of the the trail, wildlife and local history. Upon arrival in the... More 

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