Backpackers or travelers on a budget, this is perfect for you!
Please let us know if you have any requests like a mini refrigerator, or need a cabin with electricity since not all the cabins have electricity.
Cabins are on the Ranch and are only $40.00/night per cabin, a great deal if you just need a place to rest your head!
We have 7 cabins for you to choose from!
10 X 16 sized cabins
LED Lanterns and flashlights available!
Cooler provided with water!
Linens and shampoo provided!
Cabins complete with 2 twin beds, a table with chairs and a mirror.
There is a BBQ available on the ranch as... well!
Two bathrooms available to share with other guests on the ranch. There is a female bathroom and a male bathroom with an outdoor shower.
Also on the ranch we offer Horseback and ATV tours of the Ranch and a lot more check out our web site at (website: hidden)
A discount is offer on all tour with a stay on any of our rentals.
See more about our ranch below!
An adventure for the entire family!
* Soar through the air on Ziplines
* Travel through ranchlands with beautiful views on Guided Horseback & ATV Tours
* Sign your children up for our supervised Lil’ Wrangler Program including Wagon tour, Pond Pole Fishing, Hand-led Pony Rides and Petting Zoo Experience.
Tucked away about 13 miles from Hilo (on the way to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park) is a privately owned cattle ranch nestled between snow capped mountains and a smoking Volcano.
This special location offers panoramic views of the Puna Coastline, Mauna Kea & Mauna Loa mountains, and the Pu’u O’o vent. Ohia trees thick with yellow, pink, and salmon colored Lehua blossoms sway gently in the mountain breezes. Ducks swim happily in rock wall ponds while cows, horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, and pet pigs frolic amidst rolling pastures.
As the early morning mists dissipate and the sky is touched with delicate shades of pink, the staff and animals at Pa’ani Ranch & ATV Adventures eagerly greet the day. Visitors are welcomed with Aloha as they arrive and explore the different activities available for their enjoyment.
We offer our guests the opportunity to select from exhilarating Zipline tours, fun and informational Horseback and ATV Tours and for the little ones we have our Lil’ Wrangler Program with Wagon and Pony Rides, Fishing, a Mini Petting Zoo and maybe just for kicks, an impromptu pig or turtle race.
Pa’ani Ranch offers a little something for all age groups and interests, from Keiki (children) to Kupuna (grandparents), for the adventurous to the more laid back individual. Come and experience the Aloha, the beauty, and the fun, on our 220-acre ranch. We’re open daily & easy to find off of Hwy 11 & North Kulani road.
**We offer free transportation for small groups within a 30-mile radius in our 14-passenger Pa’ani Ranch Van.
Here are some great reviews from our past guests to Paani Ranch!
Amazing, awesome and a must do!!!! Get in touch with your inner redneck and be sure to meet Doug!!!!!
“Very accommodating and lots of fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012
We did the ziplining here with our 2 children aged 8 and 11.
We were under some time pressure on the day and could only do it in the morning. Pa'ani were very accommodating and put us on the 9am ziplining tour (despite the fact that we only booked late)
We arrived early (at about 8.30am) and they offered to start right away, which we did. The other people who were booked on the 9am tour had not arrived yet (which was fair enough) but this did not prevent us from starting early. I don't believe that this impacted on the others either.
The ziplining staff were friendly, helpful and reassuring. They were also very professional and good at dealing with children. I was not concerned for my or others safety at any stage.
There were 7 ziplines, the last 3 of which were tandem. These were very well suited to children in the 8 - 12 year range. Sure, they are not 100s of feet off the ground (thank goodness!), but they still provide quite a rush for the kids as well as for adults who are not seeking the ultra-extreme.
I would definitely recommend Pa'ani for families.
5 people--3 adults and 2 children, ages 8 and 10--took 5 horses out on a sprawling ranch with lovely views and lots of animals. Our guide, Simon, was very friendly and knowledgeable. He matched the horses to the riders. He taught us how to control their horse with the proper commands and reins' signals. The 2 hour tour was slow and relaxing at times, had great picture opportunities, and we were able to gallop the horses if we wanted up hills and through mud! There were barrel courses set up and wild berries and orchids that we were able to pick. Simon overall was patient and kind, and the ranch owners were wonderful.
In addition to the tour, they offered clean facilities, and snacks and drinks were served after the ride which consisted of rainbow sherbet, chips and soft drinks.
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