Zippin' Volcano Zipline Adventure Kona in Hilo, HI

KapohoKine AdventuresGrand Naniloa DoubleTree by Hilton LobbyHilo, HI 96720
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Overview

Presented by KapohoKine Adventures, the thrilling Zippin’ Volcano adventure offers an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Guests can enjoy zipping past nearly 2 miles of tropical river gorges, waterfalls and more on an eight-line, 2,400-foot-long zip course. After a picnic-style lunch, a trip to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is led by certified guides. Dinner is also included.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Hilo Travel Experts
  • 8-line zip course.
  • View multiple different waterfalls while soaring over 160 feet above them.
  • One of the longest lines on Hawaii Island at more than 2,400 feet in length.
  • Explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
  • Tour duration: 10-14 hours.
  • Light snacks and beverages are provided through out the tour.
  • Deli-style lunch included.

Description

from Zippin' Volcano (Hilo)
Take your need for speed to new heights on this thrilling zipline and Volcano adventure. Covering nearly two miles of gorgeous tropical river gorges, out 8-line zip course is fun for the whole family. View multiple different waterfalls while soaring over 160 feet above them. Our certified staff will guide you over one of the longest lines on Hawaii Island at more than 2,4 feet in length! Ride the only all side-by-side dual-track zipline on Hawaii!

After your zipline adventure, enjoy a picnic deli-style lunch. Next, you head out to explore Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park and stay past sunset This fully narrated adventure with your Park Ranger-trained guide reveals the highlights of the Park, from active volcanic craters and steam vents. Enjoy dinner at Volcano Winery. Guests can expect a private vineyard and tea orchard tour, polys a wine tasting or glass of wine included with dinner at the Winery. Return to the Park and watch for current volcanic activity as the sun sets before returning to Hilo. Lunch, dinner, snacks, and beverages are included.

Tour Duration: 10 hours (approximately)

Restrictions:
• No heart, neck or back problems
• No pregnant women
• Must weight between 35lb - 260lb
• Ages 5 years and up
• Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
• Must be able to lift 15lb and walk up stairs and over uneven terrain

Tripster Customer Reviews

Katie L.
1 Review
"This tour made my whole vacation"
May 2016
This was the most amazing day of the whole trip. Jon, our driver, was the most knowledgable, interesting, and thoughtful tour guide. He taught us all about the natural and mythological history of the islands, made several scenic stops -- including stargazing -- and was just all around awesome the whole day. As a first time zipliner, I was really nervous about it, but the guides were super fun, very professional, and I felt safe from the very beginning. The tour included lunch and dinner, and both were excellent fare: sandwiches and tropical fruits during the ziplining, and a beautiful buffet at Volcano Wineries. The nature walk around Kilauea Caldera was fascinating, and seeing the glowing crater after dark was breathtaking. I have not stopped talking about this tour since I got back, and the response I get is "wow, you got a lot more out of Hawaii than I did when I went there!"

I would take this tour again. I would request Jon because he was amazing!
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Tip: Ask for Jon -- you will not be disappointed. Bring binoculars for checking out the volcano at night!

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RannyX20
"Great Zipline Experience and Wonderful Crew!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 21, 2019 NEW
We booked the Zipline through Paradise course with KapohoKine and it was such a worthwhile decision. We had a lot of fun doing the activity while being able to take in some gorgeous view. Our zip crew Forest, Ethan and Dishman are very professional and attentive, and our tour guide Gabrielle is such a delightful lady and offered us so much insights regarding local food spots and sightseeing options. They genuinely want to make sure that their customers not only have a great time during the experience but also enjoy their stay in Hawaii. Highly recommended!
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twisterchex
Temecula, California
"Great experience with a few fatal flaws"
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed August 21, 2019 NEW
Went ziplining. It was fantastic minus a few factors. The employee that was hooking us up to zip line was forgetting to ask the people on the other if she could send us before unhooking us and also complained about her pay being too low. Not to mention the awkwardness of her asking us what ethnicity we thought she was. All of the guides except her made us feel very safe and we’re very surgical in the precision of their movements for our safety. We bought our pictures and spent $90 on pictures for all of us. We found that there were no pictures of any of us on line 4 which was very upsetting as this would have been our favorite picture. We found this out after purchasing all of our pictures. We went down to the store and the guy proceeded to tell me that I should’ve checked before purchasing as sometimes those pictures don’t show up. No one told us this, so I thought his customer service was severely lacking. If you purchase all your pictures, you’d assume you’d receive all pictures you were told were taken, not have to scroll through and take inventory first. So we paid $90 and didn’t get the pictures we were after. Also, I bought a T-shirt of the company. Brought it back to exchange for another color with the tags still on. I was told that they couldn’t do a return without the receipt. WTH... i paid $600 total for everything and the shirt is free advertising for you. Again, why the terrible customer service? Great ziplining course with some great knowledgeable staff. A few pretty serious kinks to work out. A couple bad apples nearly spoil the barrel.
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markeishabarbee
Riverside, California
"You won’t want to miss out"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 21, 2019 NEW
This zip lining adventure was amazing. If you are hesitant fear not this one is for you. I’m scared of heights but I conquered it. The first two were slightly intimidating but the other 5 came easy and those are the ones over forest. The zip line guides were incredible from start to finish. If I could change anything about my visit to Hawaii it would be that we do this first. They gave us tons of informative information about the island as well as places to visit which would have been handy except we went on our last day. Our driver Maddie was great she was a very cheerful person although we were a bit quiet. Thankfully she had my mom up front to talk to. She gave us some good Hilo information and places to visit and eat. The fear was someone we had to overcome quickly and we were a family of many different fear and age levels. My mom was deathly afraid and she conquered it with the continued support and encouragement from all the guides. My little sister (10) was a beast and she took off with no problem. For the little (in size) kids they give a little extra push if needed or also (if needed) the ride tandem with them. Shout out time! I’m starting with McKenna because she rescued me in the middle of the zipline thank you, you are a best. Henry, you could really tell you loved this job, little did you know the small things help and you just leaning back on your ropes helped create a sense of trust in me in my ropes. Forest, wasn’t even part of our group but he was still a huge help in moving it forward for us as he helped move clips over while we waited for our guys. Also, he always had so many facts to share. My brother and sister were first in our tour group and my brother told us later, “ you guys didn’t get to know Forest like I did, Forest is great”. Finally, Alex you was absolutely amazing. There were times I get like I was in a history class but it was ok because he helped pass the time as well as you could see a genuine joy in sharing the information. Also most importantly he helped my mom feel like she could do it and made sure he was always available when she came in to brake because she was scared and was worried no one else would be able to get her up. In short, thank you. This is definitely worth the price and some. My family will remember this adventure forever.
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konagnu
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
"Outstanding!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 20, 2019 NEW
Every part of the adventure was the best I could imagine. I came with my daughter and her boyfriend, they loved the service, the Zips were great and a lot of fun. Highly recommend this activity.
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jameswN1522GI
Leeds, United Kingdom
"Incredible honeymoon experience"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 19, 2019 NEW
We visited Big Island as part of our honeymoon and did the Zipline Through Paradise tour. It was an incredible experience with amazing views and amazing tour guides. We had Gytis, Dishman and Jesse who were fun and made us feel really safe throughout. They were also really knowledgeable about Hawaii (and as a bonus the local flora!) Thanks you so much - we would definitely recommend this tour!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Zippin' Volcano (Hilo)

How long is the entire experience?
From beginning to end, the entire experience lasts between 10 and 14 hours depending on weather conditions, group size, and other factors.

How many ziplines are there?
Guests will experience 8 exhilarating ziplines including the longest zipline on the island!

Are meals provided?
Guests enjoy a picnic lunch and dinner, as well as light snacks and beverages throughout the day.

Are the zipline guides certified?

Yes. All of our guides are thoroughly trained and certified.

Are children allowed to participate?

Children ages 5 and up may participate in the tour experience.

What are the weight requirements?

Participants must weigh between 35 and 260 pounds in order to go on the tour.

Are individuals with health problems allowed to participate?

Individuals with neck, back, and heart problems should not participate in the experience. This is for the safety of the individual and the group. Also, pregnant women are not allowed to go on the tour as well due to the rugged conditions and level of physical activity.