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About Flumin’ Kohala
Flumin' Kohala offers a truly unique way of experiencing pristine Hawaii. Via 4WD off road vans and our custom four-man kayaks, you'll float through tunnels dripping with spring water, soar high over rushing streams via elevated flumes, and quietly meander through thick forests. Go Flumin' to see, touch, hear, and feel the hidden beauty of Hawaii!
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Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a real adventure with a real story. The kids (6 & 10) loved the immersion in the history along with natural beauty of the ride. We (the parents) enjoyed the focus on safety, the ease of getting around, and something more adventurous than...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DaddyDH
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Found this group by accident on the internet just before our vacation so we booked a trip with them. We ended up being a group of 10 of various ages along with 2 guides. The guides were not only funny but also a wealth of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 5Reids
Reviewed 4 days ago

Booking the tour was super easy and the available days and times are right on the website. we got to the tour a few minutes early and signed the waivers. the woman at the front desk was very friendly. We took a van up to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mslyssa48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I joined the tour early part of November. Tour guides shared historical information about not only the fluming itself but also the area it is located. One of the guides said this is like Disney land, but in a real setting, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Maydachs
Flumin K, Director of Sales at Flumin’ Kohala, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha, Thank you for joining us here at Flumin' Kohala. We're happy that you enjoyed learning the historical background of the Kohala Ditch system. Each of our local tour guides take much pride in sharing their knowledge of the Kohala Ditch and their hometown of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An experience of a lifetime! You will get wet! You board a 3-person kayak and paddle down an irrigation canal built in the early 1900's. You go through tunnels, and rain forest. The guides are fun to be with and give a lot of information....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patti W
Flumin K, Director of Sales at Flumin’ Kohala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha It's such a pleasure to hear you had a unique and fun experience.Thank you for sharing your recent Flumin' Kohala tour. We greatly appreciate and value your feedback. We would like to give you a BIG MAHALO for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Hilo on the Big Island. My daughter’s boyfriend was home for Christmas break. Took a trip (about 2 hours) up the coast to Hawi. Flumin Kohala staff were amazing! ( Especially Joseph!) they were very knowledgeable about the history of the flumes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bombera2271
Flumin K, Director of Sales at Flumin’ Kohala, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha! We're very delighted to hear you enjoyed your time learning the history of the Kohala Ditch system and the Old Kohala Sugar Plantation. Josh along with our entire Flumin' Kohala crew enjoy sharing the history of their hometown. Thank you for joining us.We're happy...More

Reviewed December 14, 2018

Out of all our activities on our 10 days on the Island of Hawaii, this was one of my favorite. First when you arrive they take you into a room. While you wait they show a video that talks about the sugar industry that use...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hollytrea
Flumin K, Director of Sales at Flumin’ Kohala, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha! It's such a honor to become one of your favorite activities while on your recent visit to the Big Island of Hawaii. Each of our tour guides are native locals that were born and raised on the Island. They each have a love for...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

I was concerned because I injured my knee and the description lists a short walk. I called ahead and they were happy to accommodate me with a van ride all the way to the flume. Also if you call to book, a military discount is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

First note - yes, you will get wet! If possible ask for Vernon - we loved him and the history and tidbits of his grandmother's medicinal plan uses was awesome. It was a historical, relaxing ride, and worth the $. And yes, I would even...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mthebaker
Flumin K, Director of Sales at Flumin’ Kohala, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Aloha! Thank you for your 5 star review. We're glad you had a great time with your tour guide Vernon. He enjoys sharing the knowledge and history that has been passed on from generation to generation. Thank you for making us apart of your trip....More

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Don’t get me wrong this was really cool and amazing but for the price (family of 4) it’s expensive. If you are only going to choose a couple of excursions for your family while you are on vacation you can probably find something that offers...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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May 8, 2018|
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Response from Mouna G | Reviewed this property |
Better to call the company. I don’t work there:-)
May 6, 2018|
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Response from sueheim | Reviewed this property |
Or call (808) 933-4294. They are awesome peeps! Don't forget your water shoes!!
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September 15, 2017|
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Response from Georg Z | Reviewed this property |
No, nice facilities at the start/finishpoint but no stöps