Kohala Zipline

Most Unique Big Island Zipline Tours

Join us for a Big Island canopy experience like no other. Perched amongst the trees of Halawa  Gulch, 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. Whether you are a real zipline enthusiast or  a first time adventure seeker, you’ll find that Kohala Zipline provides a canopy experience that  is unparalleled on the Big Island.

Course Design & Safety

Our course is designed from the ground up to be a complete experience, not just another ride or attraction. Through the use of interpretive elements, innovative course design and expert guides, you’ll be engaged the entire time you’re with us, not just when you are zipping. Our certified Canopy Guides will inspire you with stories and legends of Kohala while you zip from tree to tree in a completely natural setting. We combine ziplines, suspension bridges, and rappels to create a completely engaging experience that is fun, challenging, as well as educational for guests of all ages and ability levels.

Located in historic North Kohala, approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes north of Kailua Kona, and 40 minutes north of the South Kohala resorts.

Kohala Zipline, 55-515 Hawi Road, Hawi, HI 96719

Zip & Dip

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Spend an exhilarating and inspiring day in North Kohala and experience a land of stunning beauty and profound cultural significance. Zipline well above the forest floor, picnic on the rim of Pololu Valley & swim under an exclusive waterfall fed by a cool mountain stream.

Kohala Zip & Dip Highlights:

  • Take a fun off-road drive through private lands
  • Stroll through a private nature reserve and see three secluded waterfalls.
  • Swim under a private waterfall.
  • Eat lunch at our private picnic spot overlooking Polulu Valley.
  • Fly through Kohala Zipline’s full aerial canopy course, including 9 lines, 5 sky bridges, and a rappel.
  • Complimentary snacks and drinks are available throughout the tour.

Schedule: Approximately 6 hours round trip, departs from Kohala Zipline Headquarters in Hawi.

Included in the Tour: Snack, deli-style lunch with assorted soft drinks and juices.


Zipline Canopy Tour

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Experience the only full canopy tour on the island, featuring 9 lines, 5 sky bridges, and a rappel, during our Kohala Canopy Adventure. Designed and built within a towering forest on a private nature reserve, this elevated adventure is perfect for all – whether you’re a beginner or seasoned expert. Our certified zipline guides promise both safety and comfort while sharing their expanded knowledge of the area’s natural and cultural history.

Kohala Canopy Adventure Highlights:

  • Zip, trek & rappel through a sustainably built aerial trekking course.
  • Experience the thrill of flying from tree to tree and reaching speeds up to 45 MPH while taking in the beauty of the forest canopy
  • Tree to Tree zipping means no walking up and downstairs in between every zip.
  • Enjoy majestic views of the Kohala Coast, Maui, and ancient Hawaiian agriculture systems
  • Take a fun off-road drive in one of to the top of our course. Enjoy a complimentary treat of trail bars, and fruit snacks.
  • We comply with the highest level of safety standards set by the industry’s internationally recognized governing body; Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT).
  • Capture the fun with a GoPro camera rental or have your guide take photos for you with our photosystem designed specifically for ziplines.