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Backroad Adventure & Waimea Canyon Tour


Enjoy a beautiful Kauai sightseeing tour.

A guided 4-wheel drive tour on private lands featuring Grove Farm Plantation, Waimea Canyon, Kilohana Crater and more! Perfect for groups!

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Blaze a trail behind the locked gates of the historical Grove Farm Plantation and see the old Sugar Cane Plantation Tunnel, built in 1948 and Kauai’s captivating Kilohana Crater. Stop at the Waimea Canyon Lookout and Kalalau, the largest valley along the Na Pali coast, boasting views from an eye-popping elevation of 4,200 feet where your guide lays out a delicious lunch! Visit Kekaha, with plenty of time for shopping or a yummy sample of some creamy tropical ice cream and then it’s off to the oldest plantation town on the islands, to see an old mill and its cane mountain tunnel.
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Schedule & Location
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Starting time: 07:00 - 10:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 07:00 07:30 08:00 08:30 09:00 09:30 10:00 (Hide details)
  • 06:30-06:45 Pick-up from Select Lihue Hotels
  • 06:45 Arrive at Kilohana Plantation & Check-in
  • 07:00 Private Backroad Adventure (8 hours)
  • 15:00-18:00 Check-out & Drop-off
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • Wheel Chair Accessibility: Transfer vans are not equipped with lifts. Must be able to self-assist or be a member of a party that is able to offer you assistance.
    • Due to an exclusive contract between Aloha Kauai Tours and the Cruise Ship concierge, this activity provider cannot knowingly accept any reservations for Cruise Ship guests not made by the on-board concierge.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Long pants
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 1.
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Are there restrooms available on tour?
  • There is a restroom available about half way though this tour. We recommend you use the restroom before the tour begins.
Can I bring my own lunch?
  • Snacks are included on this tour, but you are welcome to bring your own food as well.
How far in advance should I book this activity?
  • We recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. If you have very specific schedule requirements and are not flexible, please book sooner. Last minute availability is often possible, but limited.
What is our tour vehicle like?
  • Aloha Kauai Tour uses Ford e350 passenger vans that have been converted to 4-wheel-drive.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 19:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(5 reviews)
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 8.5 - 11.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch


This was an awesome tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Can't even begin to describe the breathtaking views and sights we took in. I would highly recommend this tour because you ...more
by: Ms peach
Devin was our guide He was very knowledgeable. It was clear he works hard at his craft as a guide. He was the area of botany, marine life and local history. He took us to a bea...more
by: Backroads explorer
I surprised my husband with a private tour - South Shore Kauai. My husband has always wanted to go exploring in the old Sugar Mills. We were lead by Joe, a retired Police Offiicer, born and raised o...more