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Horseback Riding at Gunstock Ranch

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Description:
Many Horseback riding packages to choose from!

1 Hour Scenic Horseback Ride:

Hawaii looks even better from horseback, so hop on and join us for an adventure you’ll always remember. Led by a friendly guide, you’ll travel through pastures and mountain trails, seeing the gorgeous sights of Oahu’s North Shore along the way, with its clear, blue water, offshore islands, and white sandy beaches. You also get a sneak peek into the Hidden Cave, featured on “Hawaii 5-0”.

You’ll ride to the top of our lookout point and feel proud of yourself for getting there like a real paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy).

1.5 Hour Scenic Horseback Ride:

Enjoy a relaxing horseback ride through one of Oahu’s hidden treasures—the Hawaiian countryside of Gunstock Ranch. You and your horse will travel through shady forest trails and trek across open pastures, spotting grazing cattle, soaring island birds, and maybe even a family of wild pigs.

The grand finale of the tour is the lookout over the stunning North Shore coastline and the quiet town of Laie, nestled on the edge of the crystal-clear ocean. It’s a great spot for photos and a moment of relaxation in one of the most beautiful places around. Plus, the whole ride will be intimate, with small group sizes, so you can experience an authentic paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) adventure.

Sunset Horseback Experience:

At sunset, Oahu’s North Shore becomes magical, with colorful skies and billowing clouds that make you feel like you’ve stepped into a painting. This special time turns into an unforgettable experience when you witness it from horseback, traveling through quiet forests and beautiful mountain trails. That’s not to mention that at sunset everything cools down and all the birds start to sing. Trust us, it’s the best time of day to ride.

On the trail, you might see grazing cattle, native fruit trees, and even wild pigs. You’ll also have sneak peeks of the ocean below, leading up to the best part—a thrilling panoramic view from our scenic lookout. You’ll remember it for years to come.

Sweetheart Horseback Experience (Private):

Sometimes the best way to get closer is to get away. There’s no better place to spend quality time together than Hawaii’s North Shore, and you haven’t seen the island until you’ve seen it by horseback, riding through the forest trails and overlooking the ocean.

This is a unique and unforgettable experience, far away from all the noise of the regular tourist spots. You’ll see a side of Oahu that many don’t know about and enjoy a private picnic together, complete with delicious sandwiches on fresh homemade bread, fruit, and a bottle of sparkling cider. The highlight of the ride is a sweeping panoramic view of the ocean from our lookout point, where you can take in the full scale and beauty of the island. (If you can take your eyes off each other, that is.)

If you are comfortable on horses and would like to add some advanced ride features, we can adjust the ride for you since it is a private party.

Advanced Trail Ride (Private):

Experience a little “giddy up”! Everyone always wants to jump on and ride fast when they’re with horses, and that’s exactly what our advanced ride is for. Experienced riders can kick up the energy a little and have a horseback adventure in a truly spectacular natural setting—Oahu’s North Shore. Guided by one of our wranglers, you’ll strike out onto technical trails and across open pastures, passing grazing cows who just might sneak a peek to see your skills!

This ride involves trotting and cantering, and it’s important that all participants have previous riding experience. Wranglers will assess riding skills and will base the pace of the ride on the skill level of the least experienced rider in the group. Our wranglers are well-trained and ready for anything, so as long as you have the horse skills needed, you’ll have a fun and safe experience.

Private Sunset Dinner Ride:

This is the ultimate paniolo experience, and we’re confident you’ll have a special and unforgettable evening. You set off on your horseback ride in the cooler portion of the day and travel under sunset skies on your way to our signature mountain lookout point. Your guide will share stories about the ranch and the surrounding areas along the way and point out some of the sights, including peacefully grazing cattle, ocean views, and maybe even wild pigs!

Once at the lookout, you’ll enjoy a fresh, locally catered meal, kept warm for you by the campfire. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view as you dine in a quiet, private setting. If you’d like, you can even roast some marshmallows and chat around the fire before heading back down. When it’s time to saddle up again, you’ll be riding home in the light of dusk. It’s a special way to experience Oahu’s North Shore and the perfect addition to your Hawaiian adventure.

Horseback Planter's Experience:

After riding through the Hawaiian countryside by horseback, you’ll feel a special closeness to this beautiful place, and there’s no better way to give back to the ‘aina (land) than by planting a native tree in our Legacy Forest. This eco-tour is part of a huge reforestation effort, and you’ll be able to make a difference in the preservation of Oahu’s North Shore.

You and your horse will travel up our scenic mountain trails, exploring peaceful forests, open pastures, and gorgeous ocean views. Along the way, you might see a variety of wildlife, like tropical birds, grazing cows, and wild pigs. Once at the Legacy Forest you’ll personally plant your milo tree during a special ceremony, including an opportunity to dedicate your tree. The tree is then uniquely paired to you through our proprietary GPS technology, which will allow you to monitor it and return to visit it whenever you’d like to see its progress. Each individual makes a difference, and we hope you’ll join us soon.

With an upgrade to your tour, you can also plant additional trackable trees. Each trackable tree is uniquely paired to you through our proprietary GPS technology, which will allow you to monitor it remotely and return to visit whenever you’d like to see its progress. You may also dedicate a tree in honor of a loved one or special event.

 
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Rates
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Age
Price
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1 Hour Scenic RideAdult7+
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82
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1.5 Hour Scenic Ride
$
95
Sunset Ride
$
105
Frequently Asked Questions
Click on the red "Book It" button and you will see live availability. Keep in mind availability changes constantly, so make sure to book in advance!
H Tours Hawaii is a "one stop shop" for all the best activities in the Hawaiian Islands. Since we work with many providers, reservations are necessary. WE HIGHLY recommend making reservations, as many activities are at a discount when you reserve in advance. Some providers even charge higher for those "walking in" because they know chances are you're not going to walk away. Finally, a reservation ensures you have a space on the tour. Trust us you don't want to spend so much time and money to come to Hawaii and then miss out on an activity because they were booked out!
Choose the tour you are interested in, click the red “Book It” button adjacent to the tour information, and complete the booking form.
Most companies, if not all, require you to call them if you're trying to book something 2-3 days in advance. Do you really want to be spending your valuable time in Hawaii calling around to desperately find something that is available to do? While we can usually accommodate most last-minute bookings, we highly encourage those that are checking out our website far in advance to book 2-3 weeks prior to desired date. You never know if there's a convention, special event, or an increase in overall visitors in town, and it would be a shame if the activities that you want to do are sold out because you waited until the last minute. Basically, if you know you want to do it, just book it!
Gratuity is never required but if you enjoyed your experience, a tip is always greatly appreciated!
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Check In Location
56-250 Kamehameha Highway, Koolauloa, Laie, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States 96762
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy: Custom policy
  • Cancellations made 1 days before Date & Time will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
Terms & Conditions
  • No pregnant riders will be allowed.
  • Our weight limit for any rider is 240 lbs.
  • See booking page for full details of cancellation/refund/rescheduling policies
Reviews
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We've just had the most beautiful morning ride with the delightfully warm and intelligent, Lorrie Ann. The route winds its way through the ranch, taking in several landscapes and a stunning view of the coast and the mountains. Thanks for the great ride, Lorrie Ann. Anna and Laura from Australia.
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Had the chance to go horse-back riding on the newly opened 1hr trail..It was great.. the trail was beautiful (especially the ride through the trees.. and the guide was very helpful and pleasant. I haven't been around horses a lot so I was nervous, but the horses were amazing, they made the ride that much more fun and I felt safe. After the ride I felt like an experienced rider- not letting it get ... moreto my head cos I'm really not- BUT it was fun and would recommend it.. thank you gunstock ranch
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This is an awesome one of a kind place here on Oahu. The people are absolutely amazing and the experience is a once in a life time opportunity that can only be had here on Oahu!!!
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My husband and I just celebrated our 12th anniversary where he surprised me with a sunset ride with dinner. It was so beautiful. The views are breathtaking. Our guide was Mike and he was awesome. Very informative. He made our anniversary very special by singing our wedding song for us. Thank you for this awesome experience. It will never be forgotten.
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James & I had a great time celebrating our 6th Wedding Anniversary with you!! Our guides Mike & Brady are phenomenal ! Loved hearing tales about the Native Hawaiian life! The horses were very calm & steady! They knew how to handle us as first time riders. The trail was breathtaking and majestic! I will be back!! Can't wait to bring the whole family! Thank you again for an Amazing time!
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Went with the family. Children loved it! My youngest is a little timid. She did the keiki ride with Mike. She can't wait to go again, loved Sarge! It was great for a first ride. The 11 yr old and 14 yr old went on the scenic ride with Mike. Again, they are already planning their next trip! Couldnt wait to share their experience with their friends. Thanks Mike! Staff very friendly... we'll be back!
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If I could rate our experience accurately, I would give it a 10. It was better than I could have ever dreamed of! It was our 1st anniversary and I wanted to do something special for my husband, so the staff worked with me and made our night unforgettable! It was a moment that I wish could have lasted forever! Every single person that I encountered at this ranch was amazing and full of the Aloha spirit! ... moreThey went above and beyond my expectations and the requests that I had for them to do for us! Thank you so much Gunstock Ranch for making our night wonderful!!!! We will never forget you guys!
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I went today with my two friends. We just went on regular trail ride. It was so much fun and so beautiful!!! The staff were all amazing!!! Going back soon for the advanced rides!!! Definitely recommend this ranch to everyone!!!!
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My son loved his 20 min ride with Cammie and the horse, Barbie. He got to pet, feed and unsaddled the horse. He felt very proud and helpful. The price and the view of the land is unbeatable along with kindness of the staff. We will definitely be coming back.
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Best place on Oahu for a "real ride". Went out twice on the advanced ride during my vacation, once with Kara and the other time with Chris, both were fantastic! Stunning views, diverse trails, and of course super fun horses :) I would highly recommend Gunstock for a friendly and less "touristy" experience.
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Great ride in the local mountains. Erin was our guide for the outing and was very informative Could almost see our house below La'ie point from the mountain top. Can't wait to share experience with our visitors from the mainland Mahalo
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Went with my daughter for the 90 minute ride. Kualoa Ranch was our first choice, a friend recommended them but they were pretty much booked for the rest of July, so we went with Gunstock. I'm a novice rider but my daughter does jumping and dressage and has been riding for nine years. There were only four customers during our ride and the wrangler, Chris, was a great guide. He let Mia ride at her own ... morepace, trotting and cantering while the rest of us would catch up at a leisurely pace. We had a great ride and I would definitely do it again if we are back on Oahu. Excellent staff and professional service.
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Thoroughly enjoyed our ride today. I am an experienced rider and go riding almost everywhere I go and Gunstock Ranch is the only place I have found (to include the Mainland) that actually lets you ride to your experience level. This is my families fourth or fifth visit to Gunstock and we will return many more times. Jaden was our guide today and she was the best. We will definitely be requesting her ... morefor all future rides. Thank you for the great afternoon Jayden!!
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