Zippin' Volcano Zipline Adventure in Hilo, HI

KapohoKine AdventuresGrand Naniloa DoubleTree by Hilton LobbyHilo, HI 96720
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Get your heart racing and soar to new heights in this fast-paced zipline and volcano expedition. Experience 8 thrilling ziplines, Hawaii’s beautiful landscape across 2 miles of tropical river gorges, and waterfalls from 160 feet in the air. After your high-flying adventure, enjoy a picnic lunch and set off to discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park firsthand while watching the sunset.

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from Zippin' Volcano (Kona)
Take your need for speed to new heights on this thrilling zipline and National Park combo. Enjoy a scenic drive through Saddle Road with views of Maunakea and Mauna Loa volcanoes on your way to quaint Hilo town. Drive along the historic waterfront before arriving at the zipline check-in location.

Covering nearly two miles of gorgeous tropical river gorges, our 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 on the only all side-by-side dual-track zipline on Hawaii Island, including one of the longest lines on Hawaii Island at more than 2,400 feet in length!

Deli-style lunch included during the zip. Next, head out to explore the jewel of the Big Island, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Visit Kilauea Visitors Center, the Steaming Bluff, Sulphur Banks, Volcano House, and the Kilauea Iki Overlook. Then it’s on to the famous Volcano Winery, the southernmost winery in the United States. You’ll sample up to eight different types of wines, varying from sweet to dry, and all with a unique Hawaiian flare. The Volcano Winery also has estate grown teas to taste and soft drinks and water are also included. After sampling beverages, you’ll enjoy a hearty Hawaiian-style BBQ dinner with a complimentary glass of your choice of Volcano Winery wine or other beverage before returning to your hotel.

Tour Duration: 13 hours (approximately).

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

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micahstiegler
"Hilo KapohoKine Ziplining"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 10, 2020 NEW
Been on multiple ziplining adventures throughout the world. This rated among the top ones, but wasn't the absolute #1, mostly due to price, length/# of total lines, and services offered before, during, and after the tour. BUT, the staff, especially Kali and Whalen, were awesome!! Will definitely recommend them and KapohoKine to others (but yes there could be some overall company/tour improvement overall). Thanks for the memories!!
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krichards174
"Ultimate National Park/Volcano tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 09, 2020 NEW
Very friendly and informative tour guide. My husband and I have been to the Big Island a number of times, so we have seen a fair amount of the island during previous trips. We liked letting someone else do the driving, since it was a long day. We feel that for the length of the trip, we would have appreciated seeing/doing more things, or else having the trip shortened. For instance, we went to a coffee farm, and while it was in a nice location, it would have been a better experience if it had included a tour of the farm and the growing/production processes.
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azablan3097
Waimea, Hawaii
"Woohoo"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 08, 2020 NEW
My time on the zip swim tour was fantastic. The crew (Tiffany, Lina, Bredan, and ashely (sorry if I got the names wrong lol)) were super nice and made sure everyone on the tour was having fun. The food was great and the views were gorgeous! Highly recommend
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AhahahahahAhhggs
"Every trip was worth it"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 08, 2020 NEW
I went on the Zipline + Volcano your and the stargazing tour and both were great! All of the guides were friendly and knowledgeable. The included snacks and meals were actually much better than anticipated. The only thing negative I can say is the stargazing tour got clouded over, but they filled the time with a lot of information. I think overall the most fulfilling trip was the Zipline+Volcano tour. A whole day of fun for sure.
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Compass65936359024
"Pretty Good Zipline Course"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed January 04, 2020 NEW
The staff was great and friendly. 5 out of the 8 lines are pretty basic and don't have any nice scenery. The other three lines are what saved the adventure. They had great views and were long in length. Waiting times between lines with a large group was brutal at times. Overall it was decent.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Zippin' Volcano (Kona)

Is food provided during the experience?
Yes. Guests are treated to light snacks and beverages throughout the day in addition to a picnic lunch and dinner.

Are there any participant restrictions in place?
Yes. If guests do not meet the following restrictions they will not be allowed to participate:

  • No heart, neck or back problems
  • No pregnant women
  • Must weigh between 35 lb - 260 lb
  • Ages 5 years and up
  • Must be able to lift 15 lb and walk up stairs and over uneven terrain


What happens in the case of rain? Will the tour still operate?
Yes. The zipline tours operate rain or shine. In the case of severe weather, Kapohokine Adventures will make a judgment decision.

What should I wear?
Guests are required to wear closed-toe shoes for their safety. Flip-flops, slippers, or sandals will not be permitted. For the best ziplining experience, guests should wear shorts or pants and a t-shirt. Be advised that guests who choose to wear a hat or sunglasses may lose them when ziplining. In the case of chilly weather, it is advised that guests also wear a jacket or sweater.

Do I need to bring anything?
Yes. Guests must provide proof of identification (a government-issued ID) before participating. Participants are also welcome to bring their camera.

What does Kapohokine Adventures provide on the tour?
We provide the following:


  • Military-grade LED flashlights
  • Umbrellas
  • Walking sticks
  • Camera tripod to share
  • Mosquito repellant
  • Sunblock
  • Snacks and beverages (water, juice, soda) all day
  • Picnic lunch and dinner at the Volcano House (dietary requirements and restrictions accommodated on request with advance notice)
  • All entrance fees
  • Access to private locations


I have a dietary restriction or food allergy. Can I be accommodated during the tour?
Yes. Given enough notice all food and dietary restrictions can be accommodated during the picnic lunch and dinner at the winery.

How long is the entire experience?
Depending on pick-up and drop-off locations the tour is approximately 12-14 hours long total.

What safety restrictions or regulations are in place?
To ensure a safe experience for all, the following safety measures are in place:


  • Zipline tours are not for pregnant women or anybody with a current or pre-existing heart, neck, or back conditions or injuries.
  • Guests are required to sign a liability waiver on arrival.
  • Guests must be able to negotiate stairs and lift 15 pounds.
  • All children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Volcanic emissions, including sulfur gas, may affect those with respiratory concerns
  • Guests should be able to negotiate stairs and walk for 20 minutes unassisted
  • Participants should be prepared for immediate evacuation in accordance with directions given by County, State and/or Federal officials