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“waipio valley”(26 reviews)
“mud puddles”(12 reviews)
“uncle les”(10 reviews)
Waterfall Adventures above Waipi'o Valley - the Valley of the Kings - by ATV or buggy on Hawaii, the BigIsland. Great talk story, serious fun, get dirty, watch husbands turn into 12 year olds.....rain or shine, it's all fine.Snacks and beverages...more
48-5416 Kukuihaele Rd, Kukuihaele, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-7212
+1 877-775-1450
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

My second visit to Waipio Valley...the first in the jeep tour and now in an ATV. The staff was okay, but could be more helpful, especially for beginners on ATV. Enjoyable ride splashing through muddy roads...another perspective of the beautiful valley. Bring clothes that will...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

July 2018 If you're worried because you've never driven an ATV before, don't be. None of my family had ever ridden one, but after some brief instruction and a test run, we were off on our red ATVs, zooming through the eucalyptus forest and splashing...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We booked and paid for this tour, drove 1 hour to find business lost their lease and is closed. Wasted 2 hours travel and more important, the chance to book something else in this 7 hour timeslot (5 hrs + 2 travel). Trip advisor charged...More

5  Thank travel0823
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Traveling with 4 teenagers and this activity was ranked as top by all. 3 rode the ATVs and one in the buggy but the trail provided excitement for all and the waterfall was an extra plus.

2  Thank earthwandererKaneohe
Reviewed August 2, 2018

I've never ridden an ATV before, but Jeremy and Cullen took time to make sure I could do it without making me feel ridiculous for making mistakes. The guides love their job and the culture of the island passionately. I loved learning about the area...More

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Eileen L, Owner at Ride the Rim, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

The rumor mill is rife with, well, rumors. We are in negotiations for our land lease and nothing is etched in stone yet. We are very, very hopeful and do predict that a good outcome will be achieved. We have suspended August operations for a...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We did the ATV trip on our honeymoon, and even us old folks could do it. We had amazing guides, great test of our ability before heading out and good safety briefing. Then we were off, to travel to amazingly beautiful places not accessible by...More

2  Thank Myrtlehawaii
Reviewed July 27, 2018

So much fun mixed with beautiful scenery and glimpses of Hawaii’s past and present day living in Waipio valley. The tour was led by family members who carry on the traditions of their ancestors. We were 3 generations and we all had a great time.

1  Thank Sandrako2014
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing expirience! These guys are so informative and kind. The guides Omar and Savanna were super fun and I would go back a million times over! Great for the family, a couples trip, and even by yourself. I would highly recommend this tour to...More

Thank Destiny F
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

This was the highlight of our big Island trip. We were looking for a fun activity to do with our teenager that would keep her occupied. As she is 15, she had to ride with me in the side by side while my husband ride...More

Thank tarapeacock
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were excited to ride ATV’s and be able to swim in a sacred waterfall above Waipio Valley. All of the guides were great. Wife wife has no experience at riding her own ATV but the guides gave expert training and put...More

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February 23, 2018|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Definitely afternoon just be prepared may be dusty front of the line if possible . Maybe more time also to spend in afternoon not haveing to get back for next group . Excellent time enjoy !!!
June 14, 2015|
Response from Joshua K |
We were just there in July, and they not only allow gopro camera's they have several helmets that have "Slide Mounts" already attached to them, so you can just mount the camera to the helmet.