Historic Hilo Bay Myths And Legends Rafting Adventure - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Wailoa Boat Harbor, 181 Manono St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Experience the rich and captivating culture of ancient Hawai'i on our Hilo Bay Myths and Legends Zodiac Adventure! Step aboard our 20ft inflatable zodiac and be transported back into time, where ancient Polynesian explorers discovered this volcanic island and gave meaning and stories to the land beneath their feat. Immerse yourself in mo'olelo, or oral histories, of islets of refuge with healing waters, of Hawai'i Island iconic goddesses of fire and ice, Pele and Poli'ahu, and the legendary Maui, a frequent visitor of Hilo, who paddled his canoe into Rainbow Falls where his mother Hina resides. Explore Hilo's immensely culturally rich coast within the calm of the protected Hilo Bay, with a peek at the mysterious jungle waterfall as you traverse upstream on Hawai'i's longest river for a visit to Maui's "canoe".

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This tour departs daily from the Wailoa Boat Ramp at 1:00pmMondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Each tour is2 hours long on our 20' inflatable zodiac. You will be truly amazed by the beauty and culture that Hilo Bay has to offer. You'llvisit Coconut Island, an ancient Pu'uhonua or "Place of Refuge," then make your way across Hilo Bayand under the Singing Bridge and enter the longest river in the Hawaiian Islands and sneak a peek at it's iconic waterfalls. This is were the many stories of Maui reside, and you can even spot giant sea turtles wading in the lagoon and swimming through the banyan vines which dangle from the trees along the shore. You will not want to miss the incredibleculturalstorytelling experience anduniqueadventure.


USCG Certified Captain

Authentic Hawaiian Storytelling



Healthy Snacks


Bottled water


Gratuities (recommended) Gratuities are left to the discretion of the guests

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Not wheelchair accessible

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Lap infants are not permitted.

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

Maximum of 6 passengers

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers