Waipio Valley & Hamakua Coast Waterfalls: 4x4 Off-Road Adventure, Kayak & Swim

Waipio Valley

Explore Waipio Valley by 4WD Van and discover beautiful waterfalls along the Hamakua Coast, with stops at famous cascades such as Akaka and Rainbow Falls. Pick-up available from Kona and Waikoloa.

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Hamakua is home to the most beautiful valleys, waterfalls, rare and exotic plants and mystical legends. Drive through the paniolo town of Waimea and Parker Ranch as you make your way down the coast to the floor of Waipio Valley on a 4WD van. Traverse the valley's fresh water river streams and pass vibrant wet-land taro fields, towards the island’s tallest waterfall, Hiilawe. After a picnic lunch in Waipio Valley, you will head to the majestic Akaka Falls, Rainbow Falls. If weather permits, you will get to swim and kayak under a 80 foot private waterfall seen in several Hollywood movies.
Please Note: Ticket prices vary depending on the activity date. Please consult the availability calendar for pricing details.
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Price
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You can book a maximum of 12.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 182.30
USD 182.30
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 161.46
USD 161.46
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 182.30
USD 182.30
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 161.46
USD 161.46
GE Tax 4.166% included
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9.5 - 10.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up:
    • Round-trip from Kona, Waikoloa & Kohala Hotels free x per person
      Round-trip from Kona, Waikoloa & Kohala Hotels free x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Lunch / English-speaking guide / Chinese-speaking guide / Snacks / Rain gear
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 07:00-07:30 Pick-up from Kailua-Kona, Waikoloa & Kohala Hotels
  • Drive to Waipio Valley
    waipeo-valley-tour-2 Head toward Waipio Valley while passing through Waimea and Parker Ranch before switching to a 4WD vehicle for a fun and adventurous ride into the Valley.
  • Explore Waipio Valley & Visit Hiilawe Falls
    11119007_878722682163918_8333188190781369151_n Traverse shallow river streams and pass by taro fields surrounded by native flora and fauna. Marvel at Hawaii Island’s tallest waterfall, Hiilawe Falls, as your guide shares stories and legends of this special place also known as the Valley of Kings.
  • Waipio Valley Lookout & Lunch
    Waipio Valley Drive back towards the top of the valley to the Waipio Valley Lookout. Enjoy gourmet local cuisine for lunch and taste famous Malasadas from Tex Drive-In
  • Hamakua Coast & Akaka Falls
    Akaka Falls Drive down the scenic Hamakua Coast and visit the towering Akaka Falls, which plummets 442 feet into a stream-eroded gorge.
  • Swim or Kayak at a Private Waterfall
    zipndip7-e1450397330273 If weather permits, swim or kayak under a 80 foot private waterfall seen in several Hollywood movies.
  • Stop at a Tropical Fruit Farm & See Rainbow Falls
    Rainbow Falls Visit a tropical fruit farm to see and sample seasonal fruit, fresh macadamia nut. The farm has a private lookout overlooking world-famous Rainbow Falls.
  • Drive back to Kona, Waikoloa & Kohala Hotels
    11119007_878722682163918_8333188190781369151_n Travel back to your hotel via Saddle Road nestled between Hawaii’s tallest mountains Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.
  • 17:00-17:30 Return to Hotels
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • There is a maximum of 12 people per tour.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Wear comfortable clothing as temperatures generally stay warm.
Additional Note(s)
    • Chinese speaking tour guides available.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 12.
Activity provider
FAQ
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What is the lunch menu?
  • Teriyaki Chicken, Freshly Grilled Fish, Steamed White Rice and a Seaweed Salad.

    Vegetarian options available with advanced notice.
What kind of vehicle will be used?
  • Depending on the amount of passengers, vehicles will either be a 7 passenger Toyota Minivan, 12 passenger Ford Econline, or a 15 passenger Mercedes Sprinter. Each tour takes a maximum of 12 guests, and all vehicles are new and air conditioned!
What stops are included on this tour?
  • Waipio Valley Lookout
    Waipio Valley Floor
    Akaka Falls
    Rainbow Falls
How long will we be staying at Waipio Valley?
  • Total time at the valley floor is around 1 hour and 45 minutes. About 15 minutes will be spent at the lookout point.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. (groups of 1-5 people)
    Any cancellations made after 17:00, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. (groups of 6-11 people)
    Any cancellations made after 17:00, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. (private charters)
USD 182.30
USD 182.30

Taxes & fees included

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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(8 reviews)
Language English, Chinese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 9.5 - 10.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Frank
Great guide, very knowledgable would recommend his tour to anyone. There was no Kayak so swim but that didn't matter we had a great day.
by: SHARON SHAMBOURGER
Waipio Valley is one of the most beautiful places on the Big Island. As you descend into the valley our driver stopped at various points for pictures.A whole independent people live in the valley. At ...more
I would especially like to thank our tour guide (3/18/2015, can't remember his name!) for the wealth of information he provided, for the special Japanese box lunch and for just doing a wonderful job o...more
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