8 years and older
2.5 Hours
Hakalau, Big Island
1:00PM, 9:00AM
Tour Times

Join us on a ride through the open ranges of Wailea and to the spectacular views of Maunakea and the shimmering Pacific Ocean. 1 hour and 45 minutes of horseback riding and 45 minutes at the waterfall, with the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing snack break at the waterfalls where you can swim and paddleboard.

Ride our beautiful, gentle horses and take in the expansive views and secluded waterfalls only accessible through booking a tour.


  • Ride through open pasture and tropical forest!
  • Waterfall swim and picnic!
  • Lunch available for order or bring your own!
  • No experience is necessary!


  • Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. (Closed Sunday)*
  • Tour Times: 9:00 AM, 1:00PM
  • Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes

*Sunday tours are available through prior arrangements ONLY.


  • Bring bottled water due to remote location.
  • Bring a swimsuit and towel, swimming is optional.
  • Suggested attire is long pants and covered shoes.
  • FOR LUNCH OR SNACKS, we highly recommend you visit the Umauma Falls Visitor Center, located right next door to our stables. The kitchen is not open till 10 AM but you may purchase snacks and drinks there to bring with you; for the morning ride, a light snack should do. By the time we get back from the morning ride, it will be lunch and you can order from the yummy fresh-made menu at the Visitor Center and enjoy your meal at the cafe overlooking the waterfalls there. For the afternoon riders: please make sure to arrive around 30 minutes early to place your order to bring with you on our horseback ride.


  • Minimum age 8 years old. Minor must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 2 riders minimum / 8 to 10 riders maximum.
  • Suggested attire is long pants and covered shoes.
  • Children 13 years and under are required to wear a helmet.
  • Weight limit 225lbs/102kg. Cannot exceed 225lbs. We can only accommodate three people over 200 lbs per ride.
  • Participants must be in good general health.
  • Not recommended for the elderly, disable, or pregnant woman. All participants must sign a waiver.
  • No backpacks are allowed on the ride, so bring only what you need (we do provide a saddlebag for everyone but space is limited).

Location: The Umauma Experience
Address: 31-313 Old Mamalahoa Hwy,Hakalau, HI 96710
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/FNDHBXHPCVbsv87d6

Parking is FREE. Park in front of our barn.
Please know if coming from Kona or Waimea give yourself a 20-minute early head start due to traffic or road work.

Check-in: Please check-in 10 minutes prior to your tour time.

Special Notes:

  • We do not recommend you bring valuables on the ride, please lock them in your car.
  • Please wait in designated spot near the picnic table outside the barn/stables until your guide comes to get you. Please do not go up to the horses until the guide says it is okay to do so.
  • Closed on New Years Day, Christmas Day, 4th of July, and Thanksgiving Day.

Activity Company: Wailea Horseback Adventure