Waipio Valley and Waterfalls Tour + Gourmet Lunch - ( from Kona )

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Tour 255H

Tour #255H: Waipio Valley and Waterfalls Tour + Gourmet Lunch - ( from Kona )

( Includes R/T Transportation + lunch ) Tour Originates From Kailua-Kona and Kohala Coast resorts,)

Per Person Charges Special Online Price
Adult $177.20 USD
Child (12 and under) $157.20 USD


About Your Tour

 Operates: Monday thru Saturday,  (Except Sundays), Tour departs: 7:00AM to 7:30AM / Return: 4:30PM

 Tour location: Big Island Hawaii, Kona,  Duration: 9.5 hours, Departs from: Major hotels, Kailua-Kona

Pick Up Location and Time: Pickup from major resorts and hotels in Kona and Kohala between 7 am to 7:30 am, return to Kona around 4:30 pm and Kohala resort around 4 pm.

Explore Waipio Valley and the the lush and gorgeous Hamakua Coast on the east side of the Big Island on this full day of fun and exciting adventure. Departing from Kona and Kohala Coast resorts, you will visit some of the most beautiful valleys and waterfalls in Hawaii and see rare and exotic plants and wildlife that can only be found on the Big Island. On this guided small group tours, you will learn the rich history, cultures, folklores, geography, and much more from our knowledgeable certified local guide.

We begin our tour as we pass the serene Waimea town and Park Ranch before switching to a four-wheel drive van to descend into the majestic Waipio Valley floor. As we traverse shallow river streams and pass by taro fields surround by many native flora and fauna, our guide will share the stories and legends of this special place while you marvel at Hawaii Island’s tallest waterfall, Hiilawe Falls, which cascades down 1300 feet in the back of the valley. You will also get to visit the mile long black sand beach before we head back up to the Waipio Valley lookout for the stunning views. Around noon, you will be treated with the world famous Malasadas and Loco Moco for lunch at Tex Drive In.

In the afternoon, we continue the drive down the scenic Hamakua Coast and visit Laupahoehoe Point where you can find rocky shorelines, tide pools and dramatic sea cliffs. In addition, you will discover the towering Akaka Falls, which plummets 442 feet into a stream-eroded gorge. In Hilo, you will visit the famous Rainbow Falls and the giant banyan trees. If time permits, we will stop at Hilo Farmer’s market for you to experience the local culture. The adventure ends with the return to Kona or Kohala Coast resorts via Saddle Road nestled between the world’s tallest sea mountain Mauna Kea and world’s most massive mountain Mauna Loa.

General Information

What to Bring and Wear: Wear comfortable clothing in layers as temperatures vary from warm to cool. Covered walking shoes are required.

Group Size: Tour limited to a maximum of 12 people

Tour Vehicles: Mercedes Sprinter Van or Minivan, Waipio Valley use four-wheel drive Ford van.

Tour Difficulty: Easy hiking over medium distance, not recommended for child under 10

Time at each stop: Between 30-40 minutes at most attractions, and around 2 hours inside Waipio Valley. 

Included in the Tour: Gourmet lunch, beverages, snacks, and umbrellas.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the day of service and will result in a 10% credit card service charge. Cancellations made in a shorter period of time (less than 24 hours prior to the day of service) will result in a 100% charge being incurred/No refund. No shows will incur full charges/NO REFUND.

Tours and activity prices, departure times, departure locations, descriptions and other information on Hawaii Tour Adventures website are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Online reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to tour departure. For reservations within 48 hours please call: (808) 371-0432

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