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Waipi'o Valley Wagon Tours

48-5300 Kukuihaele Rd, Neptunes Gardens/Last Chance Store, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-7211
+1 808-775-9518
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Visit one of the botanical gardens instead. the van is old and dirty. If you don’t sit up front... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DAGF77
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Walla Walla, Washington
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Such a waste of time!!

The "tour" takes about 1.5 hours but most of that time is check-in, driving down into the valley... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CandDHi
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
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“wild horses” (11 reviews)
“valley floor” (7 reviews)
“mule drawn” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
48-5300 Kukuihaele Rd, Neptunes Gardens/Last Chance Store, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-7211
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+1 808-775-9518
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"wild horses"
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"valley floor"
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"mule drawn"
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"county road"
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"van ride"
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"steep road"
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"interesting place"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"an adventure"
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"four wheel drive"
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"flora and fauna"
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"great tour"
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"carriage"
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"hawaii"
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"inhabited"
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"neptune"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit one of the botanical gardens instead. the van is old and dirty. If you don’t sit up front, you get no ventilation and the driver has BO bad! very little tourist info is shared during the van ride. He doesn’t really stop for you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "tour" takes about 1.5 hours but most of that time is check-in, driving down into the valley, and waiting for the wagon. Time on the wagon was short and total ground covered was vey little since we stopped every few feet. The best views...More

Thank CandDHi
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Can't recommend. When I called the person that answered the phone was extremely rude. But we booked anyway. The tour would have been a lot better if the guides had been more friendly and accommodating. It really sounds like they don't want business the way...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

We looked at a couple of tours of the valley and choose this one because of the price and the excursion time. If you are looking for a well-oiled, premium tour this isn’t for you. If you are into petting wild goats on the side...More

1  Thank Liz W
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

We were so close to booking a tour for our family, but the the first time I called with a couple questions the woman who answered was rude and impatient. I called the second time to book and she told me to call back in...More

3  Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Our little group included people with ancient knees and a young child so we knew walking down the steep road into Waipi'o Valley was out of the question. This was a perfect solution as Bob (who has been the owner/operator of this enterprise for over...More

1  Thank Anne B
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

An awesome experience! Enjoyed the tour guide and his information was so very interesting and informative. Loved the mule and wagon part of the ride! Saw beautiful scenery and the local culture and history was great. Beautiful views from the top of the mountain area...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Booked this and then read the reviews, but decided to go anyway and glad we did. Yes, the wagon portion isn't all that long, but to us it seemed just right. We saw all sorts of flora and fauna. Bob was a good guide. The...More

3  Thank Pam R
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

let's talk about the positives the mule ride in the valley is the key attraction. fair narration of history the tour guide was gentle and kind negative points the van that drives u down to the valley is old, broken, Windows closed. that is horrible.......More

2  Thank Raihan K
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

The tour guides were informative and we learned about the local culture, history and species in the valley. A favorite was seeing the wild horses up close. Great tour.

Thank JenniferNordell
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SCTravelmeister
January 28, 2018|
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Response from waipiospirit | Property representative |
Easiest way to get tour is at the Neptune store as described in our website. It is about 1/2 mile before the lookout. Let us know if you have additional questions. Thanks
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