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Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls

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Honomu, United States
Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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The city of Hilo is surrounded by some of Hawaii’s most scenic wonders, and on this 7-line Hilo ziplining tour, you can literally soar past thundering falls as you zip through a tropical rainforest. Learn about traditional Hawaiian agriculture as you zip by Akaka Falls State Park, and once you’re comfortable sitting in the harness and feeling the exhilarating rush, prepare for the dramatic crossing that’s one of the longest zipines in Hawaii, and feel the rush of wind on your face as the forest opens up beneath you.
  • Soar effortlessly over lush tropical forests on seven different ziplines
  • Enjoy amazing views of mountains and the renowned Hamakua Coast
  • Travel on one of the longest ziplines in the US directly over a 250-foot waterfall!
  • Professional instruction included – no experience required!
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All necessary equipment
Professional instructor
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

28-1692 Old Mamalahoa Hwy, Honomu, HI 96728, USA

Hawaii Zipline Tours headquarters is located at 28-1692 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Honomu, HI 96728 Hawaii Island (Big Island) PLEASE CHECK-IN 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO TOUR TIME GUESTS MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SNEAKERS OR HIKING SHOES CHECK THAT ALL GUESTS ARE WITHIN OUR WEIGHT REQUIREMENTS OF 80lbs-260lbs

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
With its thundering waterfalls, deeply carved valleys, and verdant, tropical rainforest, Hilo is the perfect place to go ziplining and soar across the sky. This Hilo zipline tour takes place not far from Akaka Falls State Park, and features a dramatic aerial view of Kolekole Falls. This section of the Big Island, along the Hamakua Coast, is known for its beautiful botanical gardens and abundance of cascading falls. Experiencing the scenery from up in the air is an adventure you’ll never forget.

This Hilo zipline course spans seven lines, and also features views of the Pacific Ocean from up on the mountainous ridgelines. The course is designed for all comfort levels, as the first line is the shortest which then build up from there. Even if you’ve never been zipling before or have gone a dozen times, there are views, thrills, and heart-stopping moments that all different skill levels can enjoy. Additionally, each of the lines are named after a traditional staple of Hawaiian agriculture, and your guide will offer historical insight on native Hawaiian culture, as well as teach you sustainable practices that are still important to this day. You’ll even get to sample some tropical Hawaiian fruits while walking between the lines.

Finally, having already successfully crossed six lines, the pièce de résistance is the final line that is believed to be one of the longest ziplines in the country. As if the length isn't dramatic enough, you’ll soar right over a 250-foot (76-meter) waterfall while zipping between the two ridgelines, with the cobalt waters of the Pacific Ocean completing the view.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Minimum weight is 80 lbs (36 kg)
  • Maximum weight is 260 lbs (118 kg)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Guests will be weighed at check-in
  • Tour operates RAIN or SHINE, please bring a rain jacket if you have one
  • Masks are required to be worn
  • If canceled due to EXTREME weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • This Activity is located on Hawaii Island (Big Island)
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not recommended for guests with neck, back, knee or joint injuries
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Hawaii Zipline Tours - Big Island
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls.
What is the policy on sanitization during Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls.
What is the social distancing policy during Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls.

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  • "I would think a mic might help as all the information was so interesting!" See review
  • "Good day, last zipline definitely the best over the waterfall." See review


262 Reviews
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Reviews by Viator travelers

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The last zip is worth it...
, Nov 2021
The last zip is worth it all!!!! Staff is amazing and fun. A very beautiful spot and a very f good time!
Highly recommended
, Nov 2021
Big island zipline is one of the the best part of my family vacation at Big Island. The view is breath taking. The staff is professional and fun.
, Oct 2021
Monique, Cassie, and Vince were all great and had great attitudes and knowledgeable. We had fun and the sights were beautiful.
1 traveler found this review helpful
, Oct 2021
We had an amazing time on our adventure of ziplining!! Our hosts were amazing and friendly and so were the other guests. Such amazing views of the country side.
Great experience
, Oct 2021
The final zipline over the waterfall was the best. Very impressive ocean views as well. The tour guides were very professional.
Amazing choice for a first time zipline!
, Oct 2021
We had such an amazing experience as first time zipliners! Our guides were amazing, pointing out all the different plants and fruits and making us feel safe he entire time. Highly recommend!!!
Stop Shopping Around and Book This Experience!
, Oct 2021
The experience was AMAZING! They had the whole process dialed in for first-time zip liners like us. I appreciated the graduated approach to the experience (starting with small zip lines and moving to larger zip lines. The guides were engaging, knowledgeable, and were very pleasant. An added bonus of the experience was being able to see the native plants and flowers between the zip lines. Totally loved this experience--highly recommended!
Zip in tropics
, Oct 2021
Great stuff, pleasant environment and scenery. Good for inexperienced in zip lining . Starts with small lines and progresses.
, Oct 2021
If you can book this tour, do it!! The views are amazing. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. This was my favorite thing we did on the big island.
Well Worth It
, Oct 2021
Our tour guides, Josh and David, were wonderful. It was an amazing and unforgettable experience. Definitely take the opportunity if it’s presented to you. Mahalo.

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