Kohala Zip & Dip


This exciting adventure features a thrilling zipline, lunch overlooking Pololu Valley and a swim in a private waterfall. Includes pick-up in Kona and Waikoloa.

Spend an inspiring and exhilarating day in North Kohala, a land of stunning beauty and profound cultural significance. Zipline high above the forest floor, picnic with stunning views of the North Kohala valleys and swim under a private waterfall fed by a cool mountain stream. 

Departs from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters in Kona and Waikoloa Queen’s Marketplace.

  • Two of our most popular tours (Kohala Waterfall Adventure and Kohala Canopy Tour) are combined into one action-packed day
  • Stroll by secluded waterfalls in a private nature reserve
  • Swim and play under a private waterfall
  • Enjoy lunch at our private picnic site
  • Fun, off-road drive through private lands in open air 6WD Pinzgauers (Austrian military vehicle)
  • Fly through Kohala Zipline’s full aerial canopy course, led by two certified guides
  • Snack, deli-style lunch with assorted beverages
  • Walking sticks, warm wear, towels, day packs, rain ponchos, and bug spray
Rated: moderate
Ages: 8+
Group size: max 14
Time Approximately 6:35am pick-up
Duration 9 hours
Location North Kohala, pick-up in Kona and Waikoloa

Please view the cancellation policy and restrictions. You can find addition information in frequently asked questions

Cancellation Policy

48 hr. cancellation policy for parties of 5 or less, and 72 hr. cancellation/change policy for parties of 6 or more. Cancellations within the cancellation period and “no-shows” will be charged the FULL AMOUNT of the tour. 

Last Minute Bookings

Please be aware that these bookings are subject to confirmation. If this is a same-day or next-day booking, there is a reasonable chance this will not be confirmed. For bookings that are confirmed, there will be no cancellations or refunds.


Physical – Must weigh between 70 and 270 lbs. Participants will be weighed at check-in. Must be able to walk over uneven terrain and handle short climb. This tour is not for expectant mothers.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How much hiking do we do? There are two short hikes on this tour.  The first one is less than 150 yards, the second is about 500 yards.
  2. Is there elevation gain? Both hikes do have short ascents and descents.  The first hike elevation gain is approxmately 90’, the second hike elevation gain is approximately 50’.
  3. What is the water temperature in the pool we swim in? Water temperature varies by season and the amount of rainfall. Temperatures range between 60 and 70 degrees F.


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