Kauai Horseback Riding

Nothing beats exploring Kauai’s beauty quite like witnessing it atop a trained and friendly horse!  Ever ridden through the forests of Hawaii, glimpsed the canyons, mountains, or ocean views from this kind of perspective?  Because there is nothing like it, and no other experience more personal.  Join the Esprit De Corps Riding Academy along the Coconut coast and tromp through some of Kauai’s untouched beauty.  Catering to beginners all the way to advanced riders, the academy has a variety of horses that are trained in both Western and English style riding.  Horses are crossbreeds of Arabians, Thoroughbreds, Quarter Horses, and Morgans, as well as purebred Welsh ponies.  Check out the ride options below and experience Kauai via horseback, it’s a unique activity that you’ll surely love!


  • Rides operate 5 days a week (not on Saturdays or Sundays)
  • Check-in time is 30 minutes prior to ride time
  • Tour includes: Instruction / Guide / Helmet / Bottled Water
  • The maximum weight is 220lbs
  • Wear closed toed shoes, long pants, and long socks. (Long pants are available for rent and socks are available for purchase if you do not have them).

A Taste of Kauai- $129.00/person
This tour is geared toward photographers and horse lovers, as your guide will take you to some extraordinary sights and look out points along Kauai’s east side.  Trotting and cantering are possible during this tour depending on the group dynamics.  Learn to stop, turn, and trot your horse in the corral prior to the tour and get a fun and educating experience with your horse.

Ride times begin at 9:00am and 1:30pm
This is a 3-hour ride

Fast Half Ride- $169.00/person
A faster paced ride for more experienced equestrians, your tour guide will lead you into a forest reserve where you’ll witness mountain views, panoramic ocean views, canyons, lush valleys, fern forests, and more!  Your tour guide will highlight interesting flora along the way, including edible and medicinal plants and fruits.  This is a great way to learn about Kauai’s natural aspects while experiencing it on horseback and enjoying the outdoors.

Ride times begin at 9:00am and 1:30pm
This is a 4-hour ride

Wow!!! Ride- $269.99/person
It won’t take you long to realize why we’ve named this the “Wow!!!” ride!  A fast-paced journey through Kauai’s untouched terrains, each view will have you in awe time and time again.  You’ll see ancient lava flows, native plants, and enjoy fresh fruits picked right off the vine.  Savor the experience with six hours of ride time and partake in a unique activity during your relaxing vacation on Kauai.

Ride time begins at 8:30am
This is a 6-hour ride

All Day Adventure- $389.99/person
This ride is the ultimate experience!  Begin at a brisk pace through lush trails and continue on up volcanic ridges and knife passes that outline the mountains.  You’ll ride for about three hours, enjoying the sights and views that will continue to amaze you, and then come to a fresh swimming hole where you can refresh and take a dip.  Be sure to pack your swimsuit and a towel, as there is a private changing area for guests to use.  Enjoy a deli lunch, snacks, and water during this ride and get ready for an unforgettable journey through the unspoiled landscapes of Kauai’s interior!

Ride time begins at 8:30am
This is an 8-hour ride
Lunch included