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Big Island: Kohala Waterfalls Private Off-Road Tour & Hike

Product ID: 388715
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Explore stunning waterfalls, tranquil streams, scenic coastlines, and rugged valleys on a North Kohala private adventure. Enjoy an off-road drive to an exclusive trailhead for a relaxing guided walk.
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Duration: 6 hours
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Tour departs from Kona, Waikoloa, or Kohala at select locations.

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  • Go on an off-road adventure to an exclusive trailhead
  • Take a guided walk through a private nature reserve
  • Cool off with a swim under one of several cascading waterfalls
  • Walk through a restored ancient Hawaiian agricultural site
  • Enjoy a private picnic lunch with views of soaring sea cliffs and remote valleys
Full description
Discover Kohala’s stunning beauty and rich history. Begin your journey by getting picked up at select Kona and Kohala locations. Travel along the Kohala coastline and enjoy the ocean views. 

After arriving in the historic and quaint town of Hawi, go on an off-road adventure. You'll explore a private nature reserve that once served as a sugarcane plantation.  

Once at the trailhead, enjoy a relaxing trail walk and experience dramatic views of Pololu Valley. Discover the area's charming footbridges, historic taro terraces, and majestic waterfalls.

Take a refreshing dip after your hike under one of the private waterfalls and bask in the cool, cascading mountain water. Then head down to an exclusive cliffside overlook of the Pololu Valley to enjoy a picnic-style lunch with an opportunity to swim at a waterfall.
  • Interpretative naturalist guide
  • Filtered water
  • Walking sticks
  • Day packs and rain gear
  • Sunscreen and bug repellent (upon request)
  • Deli-style lunch
  • Pickup and drop-off at select locations in Kona and Kohala
  • Local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information
What to bring
  • Hat
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Closed-toe shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• It is recommended to wear closed-toe walking shoes, reef walkers, or sports sandals
• Must be able to walk over uneven terrain and short climbs
• Children under 3 years old must be carried in a backpack carrier
• Sunscreen and bug spray are available upon request

From US$ 312.50 per person

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Hawaii Forest & Trail

Product ID: 388715