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Kohala Waterfalls Adventure

Kohala means cherished land in Hawaiian. You're sure to see why you joined us on our exciting Kohala Waterfall Tour. Get up close & personal with Hawaii's lush forest and delight in the beauty of the SEVEN Kohala waterfalls.


Enjoy a fun off-road ride to the Kohala Waterfalls trailhead
Embark on a relaxing, guided walk through a private nature reserve
Get a front row seat to SEVEN exclusive Hawaii waterfalls
Take a dip in the pool of a cascading waterfall
Relax with your loved ones during our private picnic lunch complete with views of soaring sea cliffs and remote valleys

What's Included?

Swim in a private Hawaiian waterfall
Deli style lunch with assorted soft drinks and juices.
Walking sticks, warm wear, towels, day packs and rain ponchos.
Ride in a 6 wheel drive Pinzgauer.
Transportation from most resort areas in Kona and Waikoloa.


Join us as we take you on an exclusive hike to the cascading Kohala Waterfalls. This fun-filled excursion features tranquil streams, beautiful coastline views, and awe-striking views of the seven Kohala waterfalls. You can even swim in one if you choose!

What’s on your Hawaii bucket list?  Off-roading?  A hike in a lush forest?  Views of waterfalls?  Swimming in a waterfall??  A picnic lunch with views of the ocean?  Well, we’ve got you covered with this activity!!

The 6 wheel drive Pinzgauer is an exciting part of Kohala tours

Join us for an exciting hike through the picturesque Kohala forest.  This private nature preserve features SEVEN waterfalls for your viewing pleasure.  You even have the opportunity to swim in one!

This fun adventure-filled day ends with a relaxing and scenic picnic lunch.  Enjoy your meal as you take in the fantastic ocean and valley views that surround you.

A family sits for lunch at the scenic Pololu Lookout

Be prepared for a full day of activity, approximately 7-8 hours in total.  The terrain along the trail can be uneven or rocky and could also be muddy.  We suggest guests bring reusable water bottles, comfortable walking shoes or reef walkers, a bathing suit, and hat.  Hikers are also encouraged to wear sunscreen and bring a light jacket or sweatshirt in the event that the weather is cool along the trail.


Know Before You Book

  • Must be able to walk over uneven terrain and handle one short walk up about 25 stairs. This tour is not expectant mothers.
  • Tour is approx. 7-8 hours. Travel time round-trip is approx. 3.5 hours from Waikoloa resorts and 4 hours from Kona.
  • Bring reusable water bottle, comfortable walking shoes or reef walkers, bathing suit, hat, sunscreen, and a light jacket or sweatshirt.
  • Group sizes are limited to 10 guests.

Quick Details




Minimum Age Requirement


Activity Times

7:30 AM, 8:30 AM

Tour Duration

8 Hours

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Ages 13 and up
Ages 12 and under

Getting There

Activity Location/Address:

  • Kohala Zipline, 55-515 Hawi Rd Hawi, HI 96719

Location Directions:

  • Drive North on Highway 19 (Queen Kaahumanu Hwy) to Highway 270 (Akoni Pule Hwy)
  • Turn left towards Kawaihae/Hawi. Continue north approximately 21 miles to the town of Hawi
  • Turn right onto Hawi Road We are located in the historic yellow Kohala Sugar Co. building on the left


Frequently Asked Questions

Expect to cover approximately 1 mile in 1 – 2 hours.

Expect to do minimal climbing. The estimated elevation gain over the course of the hike is about 200’.

Water temperature varies by season and the amount of rainfall. Temperatures range between 60 and 70 degrees F.

Reusable water bottle, comfortable walking shoes or reef walkers, bathing suit, hat, sunscreen, and a light jacket or sweatshirt.

  • Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation.
  • Private tours: Customers will receive a full refund with 72 hours notice of cancellation.
  • Cancellations within the cancellation period and “no-shows” will be charged the FULL AMOUNT of the tour.

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