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Best North Shore Hiking Tours - Tropical Valley Adventure & Mountain Pool Swim
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What to expect

Take an off-road ride, hike deep into the private land in Haleiwa, and enjoy a refreshing swim in a natural pool, all lead by native Hawaiian guide.

Packages

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The Big Adventure (3.5-Mile Hike)
USD 115.18
USD 115.18
USD 115.18
USD 115.18
Child (Age 10-12)
USD 94.24

Your adventure starts right when you hop in a Pinzgauer and go on a 7-mile off-road adventure through old sugarcane fields while your guide shares stories about the land's history and uses. With over 10 stream crossings, hike past exquisite freshwater pools and enjoy the best mountain swimming on the islands!

Child (Age 10-12)
USD 94.24

Overview

Morning
6.5 - 9.5 hour(s)
Available Thu, Sat
With pick-up
Lunch
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Bottled water / Lunch / Backpack / Insect repellent / Guide / Bottled Water / Hiking Sticks / Sunblock / Rain ponchos

Schedule

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07:00-08:45

Pick-up from Waikiki

08:45

Check-in at North Shore Marketplace

09:00
7-Mile Off-Road Ride to the Trailhead (20 min)
09:30
Hiking Tour (3 hrs)
12:30
Private Mountain Pool Swim & Lunch (1 hr)
13:30
Return Hike (1 hr)
14:30
Off-Road Ride Back to North Shore Marketplace (20 min)
15:00-16:30

Check-out at North Shore Marketplace

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
Round-trip from Waikiki
+ USD 52.36 x per person
+ USD 52.36 x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests with heart and cardiovascular issues are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children 10 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • This trail has an elevation gain of 200 ft. (0.7 km) thus all hikers must be able to traverse up and downhill
    sections.
  • This trail is not suitable for the elderly or people with: hip and/or knee ailments;
    vertigo; or an extreme fear of heights.

Other requirements

  • All guests are required to sign a waiver & release form prior to the start of their
    tour.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 12.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Swimsuit
  • Closed toe shoes
  • Long pants
  • During rain and/or muddy conditions riders can get dirty – please DON'T wear your favorite aloha shirt!

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The menu is subject to change without notice.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • As such, hikers can expect exposure to: rain, streams, sunshine, wind, and/or high humidity.
  • Trail conditions include: slippery stream crossings, loose gravel, slick mud, and cliffy sections.
  • This trail has many stream crossings so YOU WILL GET WET! Be prepared for wet clothes/shoes and be mindful of personal electronics.
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The Little Adventure (2-Mile Hike)
USD 99.47
USD 99.47
USD 99.47
USD 99.47
Child (Age 10-12)
USD 78.53

Start off the day with a 7-mile off-road adventure into the Koolau Mountains before continuing on a 2-mile trek through unspoiled natural beauty rarely witnessed by Oahu visitors. Pick wild bananas and guava as you hike through bamboo thickets and take a refreshing dip in a freshwater mountain pool. Scale windswept ridges, forge freshwater streams, and trek through verdant tropical valleys!

Child (Age 10-12)
USD 78.53

Overview

Morning
4.5 - 9.5 hour(s)
Available Tue, Fri
With pick-up
Lunch
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Bottled water / Lunch / Backpack / Insect repellent / Guide / Bottled Water / Hiking Sticks / Sunblock / Rain ponchos

Schedule

View All
07:00-08:45

Pick-up from Waikiki

08:45

Check-in at North Shore Marketplace

09:00
7-mile off-road ride to the trailhead (20 min)
2-mile Hiking Trail (2 hrs)
Lunch & Mountain Pool Swim (1 hr)
Return off-road ride to North Shore Marketplace (20 min)
13:00-16:30

Check-out at North Shore Marketplace

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
Round-trip from Waikiki
+ USD 52.36 x per person
+ USD 52.36 x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests with heart and cardiovascular issues are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children 10 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • This trail has an elevation gain of 200 ft. (0.7 km) thus all hikers must be able to traverse up and downhill
    sections.
  • This trail is not suitable for the elderly or people with: hip and/or knee ailments;
    vertigo; or an extreme fear of heights.

Other requirements

  • All guests are required to sign a waiver & release form prior to the start of their
    tour.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 12.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Swimsuit
  • Closed toe shoes
  • Long pants
  • During rain and/or muddy conditions riders can get dirty – please DON'T wear your favorite aloha shirt!

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The menu is subject to change without notice.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • As such, hikers can expect exposure to: rain, streams, sunshine, wind, and/or high humidity.
  • Trail conditions include: slippery stream crossings, loose gravel, slick mud, and cliffy sections.
  • This trail has many stream crossings so YOU WILL GET WET! Be prepared for wet clothes/shoes and be mindful of personal electronics.

Reviews

A must do!

2019/06/28 Families Larry A

Our guide Keola was the best. He provided us with valuable information about the eco system, history about the North Shore and Hawai’i and safety information during the hike.

The area is absolutely stunning. If you w...

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Awesome trip

2018/01/04 Friends Totti

Really fun riding the military truck and the hike was awesome. Little challenging for people who aren’t used to hiking. This hike is different because it is full of muds and slippery areas. Also you have to cross the 4 s...

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Hiking

2016/06/10 Friends Margo

Our guide, Kai, was absolutely amazing! While we weren't able to make it to the swimming hole due to massive amounts of rain making it unsafe at the water crossings, he took us on an additional hiking section where we g...

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Activity Provider North Shore Eco Tours

Activity Provider

FAQ

Q. Is this activity suitable for children?
A. You must be at least 8 years old for the Ikena Haleiwa hike and 10 years old for the Huakai Iki and Huakai Nui hikes to participate in this activity. Please consider fitness levels for children since these tours are can be somewhat physically demanding.
Q. Should I bring bug spray on this tour?
A. No, bug repellent will be provided by the guides, you do not need to bring your own.
Q. Can I bring my own snacks and drinks?
A. A light gourmet lunch is provided at the end of the hike. If you would like to bring additional snacks, you are more than welcome to.
Q. Is giving a tip (gratuity) required?
A. Gratuity is never required, but if you enjoyed your experience a tip is always greatly appreciated!
Q. What is the lunch menu?
A. All meals are served with fresh fruits, trail mix, or a cookie. Please choose one of the following delicious options.

Hale'iwa BBQ Chicken Summer Rolls: With bean sprouts, lettuce, basil & mint leaves, carrots, cucumber, and vermicelli rice noodles all rolled in a rice-flour wrap. Served with a Thai peanut sauce (served on the side).

Hale?iwa Thai-Style Shrimp Summer Rolls: Marinated shrimp, cucumber, carrot, somen noodle, M?noa lettuce and cilantro rolled in a thin rice wrapper and accompanied with a Thai chili peanut sauce

Hale'iwa Thai-Style Vegetarian Summer Rolls: Marinated Tofu with bean sprouts, lettuce, basil & mint leaves, carrots, cucumber, and vermicelli rice noodles all rolled in a rice-flour wrap. Served with a Thai peanut sauce (served on the side).
Q. What sort of experience do the guides have?
A. Providing educational tours in an outdoor setting, the staff features cultural practitioners, Native Hawaiians, and Hawaiian educators that present Hawaiian history and environment from a native perspective. Many of the guides hold advanced degrees in Hawaiian studies or related disciplines as well as others with expertise ranging from hula (dance) to lomilomi (massage) to la'au lapa'au (medicinal herbs). Escape the sidewalks of Waikiki and enjoy an adventure with your new ohana (family)!
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Best North Shore Hiking Tours - Tropical Valley Adventure & Mountain Pool Swim
Take an off-road ride, hike deep into the private land in Haleiwa, and enjoy a refreshing swim in a natural pool, all lead by native Hawaiian guide.