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Waipio Valley Explorer, Hilo Botanical Garden & Waterfall Tour (from Kona)

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Waipio Valley Lookout

Explore beautiful Hamakua Coast, see Rainbow Falls & Akaka Falls and embark on an off-road adventure into the secluded Waipio Valley.

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Start you day driving between Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea volcanoes, through Saddle Road, and visit Rainbow Falls before heading north along the coast to Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, a spectacular rainforest preserve located on the gorgeous Hamakua Coast. Further along the coast you'll stop by Akaka Falls, one of the most iconic waterfalls in Hawaii. The last stop on your trip is Waipio Valley, a mystical and sacred place rarely visited. Explore the beauty of the valley on a off-road adventure, see lush tropical forests, majestic waterfalls and learn about ancient Hawaiian history.
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Waipio Valley Explorer
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 311.46
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Child (Age 0-12)
USD 311.46
USD 311.46
GE Tax included
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 11 - 12.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Soft drinks / Juice / Bottled water / General admission (all attractions included) / Snacks / Guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
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  • 07:15-08:00 Pick-up & Check-in
  • Drive to Rainbow Falls
    rainbowfalls After being picked up in Kona, you'll drive between Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, the two volcanoes that make up the Big Island.
  • Shop at Hilo Farmers Market
    334483 See over 200 local farmers and craftsmen sell their original produce and crafts at the famous Hilo Farmers Market.
  • Visit Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
    Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden_shutterstock_648969577 This beautiful garden in a valley on the ocean contains over 2,000 species of tropical plants.
  • View Akaka Falls
    shutterstock_655006207 One of Hawaii's most famous waterfalls, Akaka Falls is 442 feet tall and is easily accessible via a short hike.
  • Arrive at the Waipio Valley overlook
    waipio_valley Enjoy beautiful views of the valley and before transfering to a four-wheel-drive van to drive down into Waipio Valley.
  • Explore Waipio Valley
    US_Hawaii_Waipio Valley_shutterstock_684301183 This is a unique opportunity to access the grounds of the valley and learn about ancient Hawaiian history. Cross streams, see majestic waterfalls and lush rainsforest.
  • 19:00-19:30 Check-out & Drop-off
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 3 years old and below must use a car seat.
    • Car seats and booster seats can be provided at no charge with advance notice.
    • Children between ages 4 and 7 and under 4 feet 9 inches tall and 80 pounds weight must use a booster seat.
    • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
    • Closed toe shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Sunglasses
    • Camera
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 4 and maximum of 13.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 08:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 311.46
USD 311.46

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 11 - 12.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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