Kohala Zipline Adventure in Kapaau, HI

Kohala Zipline55-515 Hawi RoadHawi, Big Island, HI 96719
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Overview

One of the Hawaii Big Island’s top zipline tours, Kohala Zipline Adventure offers a one-of-a-kind experience for first-time and seasoned zipliners alike. Guests can enjoy riding through a lush mauka (mountain) forest, which spans a riverbed near the inactive volcano, Kohala. The three-hour tours are led by professional guides who are First Aid, CPR and ACCT certified.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Hawi, Big Island Travel Experts
  • Wear closed-toe, sturdy shoes, shorts/pants, and a t-shirt. Tank tops are not recommended.
  • Guests are up in the canopy for about 3 hours of ziplining fun.
  • Riders must weigh at least 70 lbs and no more than 270 lbs.
  • Reach zipline speeds of up to 45 MPH.
  • Participants must be at least 8 years old.
  • Expectant mothers and those with a history of back injuries should not participate.

Description

from Kohala Zipline Adventure
Join Kohala Zipline for a canopy experience like no other. Perched amongst the trees of Halawa, Kohala Zipline’s Kohala Canopy Adventure features elevated suspension bridges, soaring tree platforms, and thrilling ziplines. From the moment you enter the aerial trekking course, you’ll be enthralled by the magic of Kohala. Exclusive features, such as twin WhisperLinesSM and smooth stop braking, ensure your safety and comfort and deliver an experience like no other. Whether you are a real zipline enthusiast or a first-time adventure seeker, the Kohala Canopy Adventure will be an unforgettable experience.

Kohala Zipline Requirements:
  • Guests must wear closed-toe walking shoes.

  • Lightweight pants, capris or knee-length shorts, and a light sweatshirt or overshirt are recommended.

  • Must weigh between 70 and 270 lbs. Participants will be weighed at check-in.

  • Must be able to walk over unpaved terrain and handle a short climb.

  • Minor children require a parent or guardian to sign their participation agreement, and children between the ages of 8 and 13 require an adult to zip with them.

  • This tour is not for those with back or neck problems, an extreme fear of heights or expectant mothers.

  • No age limitations, but weight requirement is strictly enforced.

Water, snack, and all safety gear (helmets, gloves & harnesses) is included.

Roundtrip transportation available between all major Kona & Kohala Coast resorts and hotels for the 8:30 am tour or the 1:00 pm tour only.

Directions from Kona/Kohala Resorts:
  • Take Highway 19 (Queen Kaahumanu Hwy) north to Highway 270 (Akoni Pule Hwy)

  • Turn left onto Highway 270 and continue approximately 21 miles to the intersection of Highway 270 and Hawi Road.

  • Turn right on to Hawi Road. Kohala Zipline is the historic yellow building on the left behind the gas station.



Reserve Hawaii Customer Reviews

Cindy Ecklund
Port Orchard, WA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"the best time ever"
January, 2015
We had the best time on are zipline trip. I am afraid of heights and the gudes made me feel very safe.. I would do this again.
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Tip: the gude team are very safe conscious, I never felt unsafe.

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PJP1949
New Jersey
"JUST DO IT~"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 08, 2018 NEW
This was a spectacular adventure! 9 lines, 5 catwalks and a ride up in a military humvee (felt like a soldier~:). The safety was paramount. Our 2 great guides, Adam and Kea were top notch. We never felt in harm's way. Our group was fun and enthusiastic. They think of everything including full explanations, highlights to notice and points of interest to not miss. The views were awesome and the last rappel was an adrenaline rush! I'm 69 with a metal knee! Bucket list---check! A really superb experience. Thank you. And get the picture package to take home and show you can still have guts as a senior.
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raftercbar
Lethbridge, Canada
"Great experience "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 11, 2018
Four of us went as it was on my bucket list . Initially we were a little concerned as three of us have some knee issues as we’re all getting older . There were no worries. Our guides Curtis and Adam provided us with one of the most professional and informative tours that you could imagine . They were great. In short hats off to them and the company . Thanks again Barry
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BoyNDogs
Milton, Massachusetts
"A lot of fun!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 06, 2018
Loved our tour today and had a lot of fun. Great guides made it a very nice experience. Safety is front and center and they do a good job of making sure everyone knows what to do. The setting is amazing and beautiful. They have the newer Zipline tech so that the cables are nearly silent... you can hear your surroundings as you zip along. Loved it!
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Stickman T
United States
"This one gets it just right"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 01, 2018
Excellent zipline adventure. Just enough without overdoing it. Great course and staff. It fit right into our morning and was a good value.
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DFromShanghai
Shanghai, China
"Great guides and overall fun activity"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 28, 2017
Went with our 8-year old daughter in December 2017 and we had a blast. The guides explain the whole process and the first two shorter practice lines gave our daughter the confidence the finish the longer lines at the end with ease...overall great activity with lots of laughs.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kohala Zipline Adventure

How long is the zipline tour?
The tour lasts 3 hours.

What clothing should I wear?
All participants must wear comfortable closed-toed shoes. There is a bit of walking and climbing involved in the activity. It is recommended that participants wear lightweight pants, capris, or knee-length shorts, and a light sweatshirt for the most comfort.

What are the physical restrictions for the activity?

All participants must weigh between 70 and 270 pounds. This is strictly enforced for the safety of all guests and the guides. Guests will be weighed upon check-in. In addition, participants must be in good health and without neck or back injuries. Pregnant women are not allowed to participated, and those with a fear of heights should not join the tour.

What are the rules for children?
Children ages 8-13 are required to have a parent participate on the zipline tour with them and sign their participation agreement.

What safety measures are in place for the tour?
All guides are CPR, First Aid, and ACCT certified. Before embarking on the zipline adventure, participants are trained in using the equipment and lines. Additional safety measures are in place throughout the activity.

Is hotel transportation available?
Transportation is available for guests lodging at all major Kona and Kohala Coast resorts and hotels for the 8:30 am and 1:30 pm tours only.