Full Day Small Group Adventure-Kohala Zip And Dip Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    6:50am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Round-trip transportation is provided for most of the main Kona and Waikoloa hotels. If you are staying at another hotel, you may meet the tour group at the closest included hotel, at the tour operat.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Tour concludes at the tour operator's Kona headquarters around 4:30pm

Overview

Double the adventure on this full day 9-hour Kohala Zip and Dip tour. After being picked up by your guide in the early morning, you'll spend an inspiring and exhilarating full day in North Kohala, a land of stunning beauty and profound cultural significance. Zipline high above the forest floor, picnic on the rim of Pololu Valley & swim under a private waterfall fed by a cool mountain stream.

Highlights

  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Lunch included

Know More about this tour

Your Kohala Zip & Dip tour begins with an early morning pickup at your Kona or Waikoloa hotel for the drive up the glorious Kona coastline. Pass through the charming plantation towns of Hawi and Kapaau, in the Halawa Lands of King Kamehameha, and keep an eye out for large marine life offshore, including spinner dolphins and humpback whales (in the winter). After a safety briefing from your guide, gear up and climb aboard your 6x6 Pinzgauer open air off-roading military vehicle and enjoy the Kohala views on the way to the top of the course.

From the moment you begin your aerial adventure at the Kohala zipline park in Kapaau, you will be enthralled by the unspoiled beauty of Kohala, the northernmost region of the Big Island. Perched among lofty trees, this exciting canopy park features soaring tree platforms, five elevated suspension bridges and nine thrilling ziplines. Exclusive features, such as the twin WhisperLines, ensure you'll hear the sounds of the forest, and not the sound of metal on metals from the ziplines. Safety is the top priority and courses are inspected twice daily, and you have the ability to choose the speed and orientation of your zipline. A total course length of 4,580 feet (1,395 meters) and height of 140 feet (42 meters) ensure that this adrenaline-rushing experience will be the highlight of your Hawaii vacation.

After your aerial trekking, your naturalist guide will continue your adventure to explore a private mountain stream with waterfalls, ancient Hawaiian agricultural sites, and a private waterfall swim awaits. Your destination is the Kohala Ditch Trail, built in the early 1900s to irrigate the surrounding former sugar plantation. Hike approximately 1.0 mile (1.6 km), passing blasted-out tunnels, ditches and an old aqueduct while your guide shares the history of the plantation and the construction of its impressive irrigation system. Throughout the moderately challenging hike, see multiple Kohala waterfalls that dot the lush and diverse landscape. Stop at the last fall for a chance to jump into the refreshing pool and cool off under the cascade. Take a break and enjoy a picnic lunch at a breathtaking private picnic area overlooking lush green valleys and 1,000 ft. sea cliffs plunging into the ocean. This is the adventure you'll take home and talk about for years to come. At the end of the hike, relax on the ride back to your hotel, where your 9-hour tour concludes at approximately 4:30 p.m. in the afternoon.

Inclusions

  • Access fees
  • Local taxes
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Picnic-style lunch
  • Naturalist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Walking staff
  • Rain gear
  • Day pack
  • All necessary zipline equipment (helmet, glove, and harness)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 8 years

Participants must weigh between 70 and 270 lbs (32 and 122 kg)

Minor children require a parent or guardian to sign their participation agreements, and children between the ages of 8 and 13 require an adult to zipline with them

Must be able to walk over uneven terrain and make short climbs

Not recommended for those with back or neck problems or who may be pregnant

Guests should wear closed-toe walking shoes, bring or wear a bathing suit, and bring a light layer or sweatshirt

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

A maximum number of 12 people per van

Not wheelchair accessible