6-7 hours

Kohala Waterfalls Adventure

Explore a private Kohala nature reserve in an off-road vehicle and on-foot. Hike past seven waterfalls and end the day with a swim. Picnic lunch included.


Off-road ride to the Kohala Waterfalls trailhead
Relaxing, guided walk through a private nature reserve
Visit seven (7) exclusive Hawaii waterfalls
Swim under a cascading waterfall
Private picnic lunch with views of soaring sea cliffs and remote valleys

Activity Times

7:30 AM

What's included?

Transportation from most resort areas in Kona and Waikoloa
Full day (8 hour) tour with a friendly, professional guide
Ride in a 6-wheel Pinz Gauer off-road vehiche
Deli style lunch with assorted soft drinks and juices
Use of hiking gear (walking sticks, warm wear, towels, day packs and rain ponchos)


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!!

A Kohala tour includes a ride in the Pinzgauer Austrian military vehicle.

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.

Guest enjoy a picnic lunch at Pololu Valley on the Big Island

Be prepared for a full day of activity, approximately 6-7 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 recommended for expectant mothers.
  • Tour is approx. 6-7 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.


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.

Getting There

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.

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