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Kohala Ditch Adventures - CLOSED

53-324 Lighthouse Road, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-889-6000
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We flumed the ditch!!!

We had an early start to our day hitting the 8am group. But well worth with! Our guides Mark and... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2016
Jason T
Seattle, Washington, United States
via mobile
A relaxing 2 mile trip down the Kohala Ditch

Traveling in rubber kayaks that can hold up to 4 people your guide gives you a traveling history of... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2016
Denver, Colorado
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Introducing the Kohala Ditch Adventures. A completely new and ultimate Eco-adventure floating in mountain Kayaks exploring the famed Kohala Ditch System on the Big Island of Hawaii.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ditch” (87 reviews)
53-324 Lighthouse Road, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-889-6000
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Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We had an early start to our day hitting the 8am group. But well worth with! Our guides Mark and Popo were super friendly and informative the from start to finish. Uncle Greg drove us up a scenic route and Popo gave us a history...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed February 28, 2016

Traveling in rubber kayaks that can hold up to 4 people your guide gives you a traveling history of the sugar cane industry that is now extinct. The trip is very relaxing, the 10 tunnels that we traveled through were an engineering marvel since they...More

Thank BarbDenver_Colorado
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Open again under new owners. Big yellow building next to the general store and Post Office. The video on YouTube is old owners. Newer big Ford vans with A/C transport you to the top of the course. You sit four to a raft and usually...More

2  Thank Thomas_H181
Reviewed January 20, 2015

We have visited Kohala before, and never even knew about the "Ditch". We had a great time floating down the old irrigation canals through the forest and man-made caves. Hula was incredibly knowledgeable and very entertaining, and she positively radiated her love and care for...More

1  Thank C M
Reviewed December 8, 2014

You know, you really can't ask for much more than this adventure for the price. You get a full half day with a knowledge local guide and driver who regale you with stories of the North Kohala area. It's easy to find a tour provider...More

Thank AlaskaKings
Reviewed November 27, 2014

We found peace and relaxation going down lazy water moving through an irrigation ditch with gentle rapids and tunnels. I was hesitant to go - you need a second set of clothes because your bottom gets wet in the kayak and there is a drip...More

3  Thank Patricia O
Reviewed November 22, 2014

What a fantastic day riding down the old Plantation irrigation ditches! They are still used for some irrigation but just not Plantations.. our great guide was a lovey, funny lady named Shaleese Javillo! She knows her history of the area..very informative! I'll do it again...More

Thank Jac M
Reviewed October 18, 2014

Lots of tunnels which can get a bit old but we enjoyed the experience. Guides were very friendly and knowledgeable. A pleasant float.

1  Thank UltimateWines
Reviewed October 8, 2014

A very neat experience... They take you in their open van, up to the old sugar can flume. There you board a kayak and paddle down the slow moving channel. The guide also educates rides on flora/fauna . Wild ginger, wild guava, are abundant. They...More

Thank tucsonfolks
Reviewed October 7, 2014

Neat way to spend a few hours. You'll learn about the history of the island and sugar plantation where you'll flume the ditch. Glad I did it once, but it is a little overpriced, which is the only reason I rated 4 out of 5.

Thank vegasgal1966