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Molokai Mule Ride

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Hwy 470 At Milepost #5, Kalaupapa, Molokai, HI
+1 808-567-6088
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One of the most incredible experiences of my life

My family of four went on the Molokai Mule Ride to Kalauppa on August 19, 2017. I was pretty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Deer Park, Illinois
Possible mule safety issue

PSA for prospective visitors: I booked a mule tour for my mom and me to visit Kalaupapa several... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Honolulu, Hawaii
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A two hour mule ride down an 1800 foot cliff to Kalaupapa Peninsula.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hwy 470 At Milepost #5, Kalaupapa, Molokai, HI
+1 808-567-6088
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of four went on the Molokai Mule Ride to Kalauppa on August 19, 2017. I was pretty nervous because of a review a couple of days earlier alerting us to a possible safety issue with the mules. Our experience was nothing but positive....More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

PSA for prospective visitors: I booked a mule tour for my mom and me to visit Kalaupapa several months prior to our visit to Molokai in August 2017. We had a Saturday tour scheduled, and at 11:00 pm on Thursday night we received an email...More

1  Thank katiec1187
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great company - the owners check you in, "tell story" and have everything taken care of. The horse guides (2 young men for 7 of us riders) were beyond fabulous in so many ways. This tour is not for the faint of heart and I...More

1  Thank Katie O
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This mule ride is scary and fun at the same time. The mules know where to go and need little direction from you. On the way down, hold on. Felt like I was going over the side more then once, but I made it down....More

1  Thank Erick L
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The mule ride is worth doing for the experience. The views were stunning. The ride is definitely for someone who is younger and not of the faint of heart. The mule ride was uncomfortable, especially on the downslope. And it is a continuous downslope. It...More

2  Thank poirot8345
Reviewed 4 July 2017

If you have a day on Molokai to dedicate to this adventure then you have planned well. If not, then please revisit your planning. Miss this adventure and you've missed a huge part of the charm of Molokai. The animals are amazing. There was never...More

2  Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Riding a mule down 26 switchbacks (and back up again) down a 1700 foot sheer cliff to tour historic Kalaupapa is something not to be missed. Book very early or you may be very disappointed as so many that we spoke to during our 2...More

1  Thank Laura G
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We loved everything about this mule ride. The whole experience was well worth the money. Not many people have the opportunity to do or see the things we did. The mules, guides, scenery, views and history are something you will remember forever! We would do...More

2  Thank Pat1957823
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Unfortunately they weren't running the mules on the day we had booked. They did call us the day before to let us know. We decided to still go and do the hike down and back on foot and had a great time. It is just...More

3  Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I have to admit I was a little nervous about the ride down when I first saw the online reviews. I haven't been in a saddle in over 25 years and I was concerned about that the narrow switchbacks and steep grade of the cliff....More

4  Thank MarieGrace811
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Andrea R
12 May 2017|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
We flew Mokulele from Maui (main airport) to Molokai but it was very early in the morning. Little Cessna we were the only passengers. I think it was $50 per person one way. Good luck.. mule ride was fantastic!!
Laura Lynne T
8 January 2017|
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Response from Tina571 | Reviewed this property |
While I did the mule ride my husband took the van tour by himself. No one else had signed up so we opted to have him pay for two and just go by himself. Found the 1:1 experience to be worth the extra cost and otherwise he... More