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This popular 2-hour tour offers you the opportunity to select from a variety of premium 4x4 UTVs. These vehicles have the capacity to accommodate 4 to 6 guests, making this tour perfect for families and large groups.
Discover Kauai's distinctive untouched beauty. Enjoy a relaxing scenic tour along this unique entry-level trail system. Ascend from open, breathtaking viewpoints expanding over acres of lush landscape and overlooking the Huleia River Valley. You explore stunning views aboard premium 4x4 off-road touring vehicles and travel deep into Kauai's tropical jungle interior.
Your knowledgeable tour guides will delve into a variety of plant life, historic landmarks, and a few blockbuster movie spots including Pirates of the Caribbean, Outbreak, and Indiana Jones. Delight in a short hike, descending to a hidden waterfall and bamboo grove with great photo opportunities. Read More close
Arrive at the former Lihue Plantation to find a water system designed and hand-dug by plantation workers in 1870. After closing the 17,000-acre plantation, some of the waterways were converted into intricate backcountry tubing networks to be enjoyed by adventure seekers from around the world.
When you’re ready, don a headlamp and grab an inner tube for a ride full of tunnels, "splash zones," and a lazy river. As you gently float on your inner tube through the canals, relish in the unparalleled views of waterfalls, coastline, lush mountain sides, and deep-green valleys. Hear stories of the plantation’s history and learn about Kauai's Mount Waialeale, one of the wettest spots in the world.
After your 3-hour journey along the tropical waterway, enjoy a picnic lunch under some shade and play a few outdoor games like corn hole and horse shoe. Read More close
Begin this half-day excursion with a quick briefing on biking safety and the ride's logistics as you enjoy some light refreshments. All bikes are comfortable cruisers with wide saddles, high-rise handlebars, and powerful brakes—perfect for your downhill journey.
When you're ready, set off down the mile-wide (1. 2-km) canyon and notice the verdant tropical plants, vocal birds, and stunning backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.
As you start to pick up speed and glide downhill with ease, your charismatic guide relates their infectious passion for Hawaii through a vast knowledge of the culture, history, landmarks, and legends.
Stop at multiple lookout points and notice the neighboring island of Ni'ihau, the only private island in the Hawaiian Archipelago, known as "the Forbidden Isle. " Read More close
You adventure begins at the Lihue Airport, where you climb aboard a Hughes 500, 4-passenger helicopter—the customized chopper has had its doors removed, making for an extra thrilling and even more sensational encounter with the island's sights. Take off clockwise around the island's coastline and watch as the historic Menehune Fishpond quickly comes into view as you hug the Huleia River then pass over the famous eucalyptus Tree Tunnel.
Soar over Manawaiopuna Falls, made famous in the first Jurassic Park movie, as you make your way to the dramatic cliffs and valleys of Waimea Canyon, known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific—there's no better way to take in this pristine landscape's grandeur than from the air.
Soar along the postcard-worthy Na Pali Coast's spectacular sea cliffs and descend into tropical valleys only accessible by air. The North Shore beaches and shallow reefs color the tropical coastline between Ke'e and Hanalei and the misting cascade of Wailua Falls sends prismatic rainbows up over its lagoon. Your breathtaking tour's grand finale is a sweep over the ancient, verdant crater of Mount Waialeale at the heart of the island. Read More close
Embark on a kayak tour to a jungle paradise—an area once reserved only for Hawaiian royalty. After a downwind paddle upstream on the Wailua River, tie your kayak to a tree and take a somewhat rugged 1-mile hike up the valley to a dramatic 100-foot (30. 5-m) waterfall with a pool at the bottom. Swimming is encouraged, so take a dip to cool off in the refreshing water.
After refueling with a picnic lunch, hike back down to your kayak for some more fun. The paddle downstream is against headwinds, which makes this tour more strenuous. If you like a workout, this tour is for you. A fantasyland of deep jungle scenery with swimming holes as well as native botanical wonders, the Wailua River is Hawaii's only navigable river by boats larger than kayaks. Read More close
Upon check-in, your friendly instructor meets you and helps get you situated. After signing a waiver, receive your shooting vest with nice padded shoulders and pockets full of ammo. Choose from the variety of safety eyewear and ear plugs and head out to the range.
The training station is your first stop. At this location, learn how to handle, load, aim, and shoot the shotgun. Then head off to the 5-stand course.
At this course, 8 traps in the field throw clay targets at different angles and trajectories, increasing in difficulty each time. Take your instructor’s advice and try your shot, then wait for each participant to take their turn.
Experience this one-of-a-kind activity in the tranquil paradise setting of the Garden Isle.
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1 hour 30 minutes
The sounds of tropical birds fill the air as you start your adventure with a leisurely 2-mile kayak on the Hule'ia River. Your guide shares stories about the ancient Hawaiians that once walked these lands. Hike to a swimming hole and waterfall where you can swing into a freshwater pool.
The breathtaking views of Kipu Ranch come into view as you travel on a one-of-a-kind farm wagon through sites made famous in films like Jurassic Park and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Arrive at the Keko Kai zipline course to fly among the treetops. Pair up with a friend and soar down the tandem zipline—more than 90 seconds of exhilarating flight. The picturesque forest canopy, giant tree ferns, and treetop walkways have you feeling one with the forest.
After a refreshing dip in a mountain stream-fed swimming pool, relax with a ride back in a Hawaiian double-hulled motorized canoe. Read More close
Go from beneath the lush tropical canopy to soaring over the trees as you zip alongside a friend and admire spectacular panoramic views. The "flyin' six" (Lele 'Eono) is excitement the family will never forget. Have a blast while you learn about the ecology, natural history, culture, folklore, and legends of Kauai from your engaging guides.
When your pulse is back to normal, be sure to look around and enjoy the view. You're on Kipu Ranch, hiking secret forest trails and crossing suspension bridges over streams and waterfalls. Explore the fabulous private lands made famous by movies like Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, Indiana Jones, and The Descendants. Read More close
Start with a UTV ride through a 3,000-acre (1,200-ha) working cattle ranch, and then ride the Indiana Jones rope swing into the Hule'ia River, splashing into a hidden tropical spring fed by a waterfall. After dining in paradise with a delicious picnic lunch, see the cattle at the historic Kipu Ranch and admire views of the lush tropical landscape that has inspired numerous movie locations.
Helmets, goggles, bandanas, drinks, snacks, and a picnic lunch are all available, so just bring a swimsuit, towel, and water shoes if you want to swim and get ready for an up-close look at some of Hawaii's incredible scenery. Read More close
Your tour begins with a leisurely kayak ride down the winding Hule’ia River, which passes through the heart of the verdant wildlife refuge. Home to native and endangered species of waterbirds like the nene and Hawaiian Stilt, this Kauai rainforest is only accessible by kayak.
Admire the abundant guava, passion fruit, ferns, and other jungle flora as you hike along a short trail to a van that takes you to the rappelling trailhead. Get a detailed lesson on using the state-of-the-art ropes, carabineers, and safety equipment before trekking down to Bamboo Falls.
This secluded, 30-foot (9-m) cascade offers your first opportunity to step over the cliff’s edge and descend the falls, feeling the rush as you hop and lower yourself down the wet and mossy surface. With your warm-up rappel under your belt, head to Hawaiian Dundee—this 60-foot (18-m) fall tumbles into a tranquil pool, perfect for swimming.
Hike back for a gourmet deli-style lunch in a shady picnic spot overlooking the river and the craggy green peaks of the Haupu Mountain Range before your return drive to Lihue. Read More close
After instruction and a safety briefing from your guide, hop on your vehicle and embark on an exciting journey through the diverse landscape that makes this tour one of the top eco-tours in the state of Hawaii today. You share the area with local wildlife and farm animals like cattle, wild pigs, pheasants, peacocks, and wild turkeys.
Enjoy snapping selfies in famous filming locations from movies such as Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, and most recently, The Descendants. Head through the forests and along the Huleia River to historic landscapes and even the Indiana Jones rope swing, tucked away deep in the forest. Read More close
Your adventure begins with a lesson in stand-up paddling on the shores of the Huleia River. Master the skills of navigating and balancing on a custom-fitted board before easing into the gentle coursing waters. With the wind at your back, glide easily past lush, tropical jungle plants, keeping your eyes peeled for native wildlife as you drift—the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge, a wetland habitat for endangered Hawaiian waterbirds, is located here.
Next, paddle by the historic Menehune Fishpond—created more than 1,000 years ago, this inland fishpond is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hawaiian legend holds that it was constructed by the menehune, mythical little people believed to have inhabited the islands' forests and valleys long before the arrival of the Hawaiians.
Step off your board and trek along trails under the shade of towering, tropical trees to a mountain stream-fed pool that's perfect for a refreshing swim. Enjoy a deli-style picnic lunch, then get ready to try your hand at the exciting sport of water ziplining, leaping off a wooden platform and flying down into the pool below.
Your adventure concludes with a relaxing ride back up the river in a motorized Hawaiian-style canoe. Read More close
Head straight for the thrills, ascending a take-off tower for 2, racing your buddy on a side-by-side tandem line. Move from line to line, each totally unique and designed, built, and operated according to the highest possible safety standards.
Soar high above the trees, through the forest canopy, and high above rivers and waterfalls. Take in amazing views of Kipu Ranch—4,000 acres of beautiful, diverse terrain made famous by several movies, including Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, Indiana Jones, the Descendants, and many more.
The fifth line is a famous 1,800-foot (549-m) center dismount monster zip line. This is the longest zipline on Kauai and the ultimate rush, perfect for hanging upside down. Top off the day with a one-of-a-kind water zip. Hold on, step off, and plunge into a refreshing bamboo pool, a natural lava swimming pool lined with fragrant white ginger. It's the perfect cap to a day of excitement.
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In addition to the world-class zipline experience, go to an enchanting waterfall to enjoy a picnic lunch and swim. Harness up and zip across valleys, glide over streams and lush trees of the canopy, and view places more spectacular than you imagined. This exclusive outdoor adventure takes you into the heart of Kauai, through private plantation lands that have never before been open to the public.
Experience lush eucalyptus forests, admire outstanding views of the surrounding mountains, and swim in a beautiful pristine pond. After soaring along 7 ziplines, jump into a pinzquar and drive about 5 miles (8 km) into the jungle before a short nature walk to the multi-tiered waterfall. Relax, bask in the sun, or just soak in a natural swimming pool. Read More close
You get started with a fun, scenic ride in a 4-wheel-drive adventure vehicle, while your guide shares information on Kauai's history, culture, flora, and fauna. When you arrive at the first zipline, a thorough briefing gets you ready for your ride over the tropical forests, and then it's time to gear up and take to the skies.
Zoom down the mountainside, sailing above 17,000 acres (6,800 ha) of former plantation land. The series of 7 ziplines take you over streams and magnificent scenery in the jungles below as you make your way to the valley floor. End your adventure with snacks in a bamboo grove, where you can take a refreshing swim, soak in a natural pool, or just bask in the sun. Read More close
3 hours 30 minutes
Head to the lush hillsides of Kauai's southeast coast, brimming with aromatic pine forests and old sugar plantations. Don a harness and safety gear while you prepare for a heart-pounding aerial adventure. When you’re ready, climb to the top of a sturdy tower, hook onto your first zipline, and kick off to begin sailing above the ground.
Arrive the end of the line, disconnect, and stroll along a canopy bridge that puts you in the middle of an abundant ecosystem. As you walk, let your guide point out local wildlife and share information about this area’s incredible bio-diversity.
Cruise on 2 more ziplines and another bridge before you reach the base of a 60-foot (18-m) rock climbing wall. Grapple your way to the top and savor your reward—stunning vistas of Kauai’s tropical landscape.
Nearby, enjoy a high-flying ride on a gigantic swing that drops you from a dizzying height of 60 feet (18 m). Wrap up your wild day with your choice of a 50- or 100-foot (15 or 30-m) rappel that gives you one last chance to get a bird’s eye view of the island’s stunning coastline. Read More close
Head to the island’s southeastern shores and meet up with your experienced high-flying guides. While you buckle your harness and strap on your helmet, get a lesson on the techniques and safety tips needed to spend a carefree day in the trees.
Climb to the top of a lofty perch and admire breathtaking views while you clip onto the first line. When it’s time to go, leap off and zoom away through a sea of green to arrive at your next stop. Catch your breath on the platform before diving into more exhilarating zipline rides and dizzying rope bridge crossings, positioned up to 80 feet (24 m) above the forest floor.
This amazing collection of treetop terraces is your home for the rest of the afternoon. Snap some photos and savor the experience of being high above the ground, delightfully navigating through the canopy. Read More close
Strap into your safety harness as your knowledgeable instructor briefs you on zipline safety and operations. Guides join you along each platform of the course, systematically checking your equipment’s safety and imparting a vast knowledge of Hawaiian culture, history, landmarks, and legends.
When you’re ready, jump off and let your body hang above the verdant valleys and cascading waterfalls. Enjoy the adrenaline rush of accelerating up to 35-miles per hour (56 kph) along 9 different zip lines, all 50 – 80-feet (15 – 24-m) above ground. Some ziplines even allow you to ride upside down.
Bask in the serene views along the way, some of which you may recognize from the Academy Award®-winning film, The Descendants. Check out the tandem zip lines, which allow you to ride side-by-side with a friend. Stop at a freshwater mountain swimming hole and try the rope-swing, high-dive, or the infamous “WaterZip” that lands you in the clear, deep waters.
At the end of your adventure, relax at a picnic lunch complete with wraps, pasta salad, chocolate chip cookies, and a variety of cold drinks. Read More close