Kualoa Ranch

Kualoa Ranch offers several different activities from land to sea

Kualoa Ranch by Kaneohe Bay

Kualoa Ranch - located on beautiful Kaneohe Bay

Kualoa Ranch located in windward coast of Oahu

Kualoa is a 4,000 acre working ranch started way back in 1850

Kualoa Ranch Movie Tour

Kualoa Ranch Movie Tour - where LOST was filmed!

Kualoa Ranch Movie Tour Jurassic Park

Kualoa Ranch Movie Tour - Jurassic Park site

Kualoa Ranch Jungle Expedition

Jungle Expedition in beautiful Hakipu`u Valley

Kualoa Ranch amazing views of the windward coast

Amazing views of the windward coast

Kualoa Ranch Ocean Voyage catamaran tour

Catamaran tour of Oʻahu’s majestic windward side

Kualoa Ranch Ocean Voyaging

Panoramic views of Kualoa and the Koʻolau mountains

Kualoa Ranch Legends and Legacy Tour

Kualoa Ranch Legends and Legacy Tour

Kualoa Ranch Chinaman's Hat

Friendly, informative guides and terrific photo opportunities

Kualoa Ranch Ancient Hawaiian Fishpond and Tropical Garden Tour

Ancient Hawaiian Fishpond & Tropical Gardens Tour

Kualoa Ranch ancient Hawaiian fishpond

Ancient Hawaiian fishpond with majestic Koolau mountain views

Kualoa Ranch Horseback Ride

Kualoa Ranch Horseback Riding

Kualoa Ranch Horseback Ride

Experience the spectacular scenery on 1 hour or 2 hour horseback rides

Kualoa Ranch ATV Tour

Ride an ATV to famous movie locations with scenic ocean views

Kualoa Ranch ATV TOUr panoramic movie set vistas

Panoramic movie set vistas only accessible by ATV

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Kualoa Ranch is a beautifully scenic property on Oahu’s windward side. An impressive list of movies and TV shows have been filmed in this scenic area. The majestic cliffs and spires of the Kualoa Mountains, the lush greenery of the Ka’a'awa Valley, the ancient fishponds on the south side of the property, the quintessential view of Chinaman’s Hat (Mokolo’i Island) provide a scenic backdrop for a day of fun and adventure. Kualoa Ranch is not just a working cattle ranch; it is an “activity club” offering a fun-filled day during your vacation.

Kualoa Experience

Your choice of three Experience Tours below.

The Valley – Movie Site and Ranch Tour
This is the most popular narrated tour … guests are transported to the gorgeous 1,000 acre Ka’a'awa Valley to experience where many of Hollywood’s biggest block buster moviews and television shows were filmed. Check out the Jurassic Park site, find Godzilla’s footprints, see the famous battlefield from the movie Windtalkers, listen as your guide tells you about Pearl Harbor, 50 First Dates, George of the Jungle, You Me and Dupree, and who can forget LOST???

The Mountains – Jungle Expedition Tour
Board your 6-wheel drive Pinzgauer and get ready for this back-country narrated tour. Your guide will tackle some rough terrain as you maneuver through isolated stream beds, and up a hill where you will disembark for a brief walk/hike to a viewpoint where you will be rewarded with one of the most dramatic views of the windward coastline. This is fast becoming the most popular narrated tour.

The Ocean – Ocean Voyage & Hawaiian Fishpond and Garden Tour
This tour explores different facets of agriculture in Hawaii and this rich historic land by going through fields of tropical flowers, fruit trees, and gardens before venturing out on to Molii Fishpond. This 800 year old 125 acre Hawaiian fishpond is one of the largest and best preserved ancient fishpond in Hawaii. Ride a 49 passenger catamarn into the beautiful Kaneohe Bay and past famous Mokoli’i Island (Chinaman’s Hat) and Hokulea Beach, the ceremonial home of the first modern replica of an ancient sailing canoe. Ocean Voyaging tour is not available on Sundays and Federal Holidays.

The Secret – Private Beach at Kualoa
Bring your sunscreen, bathing suit, towel, and camera for a fun-filled beach day of kayaking, canoe riding, standup paddling, beach volleyball, badminton, and ping pong … or just relax in a hammock under a pine tree.  This is a 3 hour event.  If you pick this one, you only have time to do one other experience.

Included in Experience Package: Buffet lunch at the visitor’s center.

Transportation: Round trip transportation from Waikiki hotels is available for $10.95 per participant.

Note:  ATV and Horseback riding are not included on the Kualoa Experience … they are available on the Adventure Packages.

Adventure Tours

Include all the tour options of the Kualoa Experience, plus Horseback Riding and ATV Tour as additional options!

Included in Tour: Buffet lunch at the Kualoa Ranch visitors center.

Transportation: Round trip transportation from Waikiki hotels is available for $10.95 per participant.

Horseback Riding Tour
Enjoy magnificent vistas as you ride across our 4,000 acre cattle ranch! See where famous movies were made, and ride on wooded trails to a scenic overlook about an 800 year old Hawaiian fishpond

ATV Tour
See Kualoa Ranch up close and personal! Drive your own ATV on trails deep into the scenic valleys and to remote areas seldom visited by others. ATV’s go out rain or shine … digging through the dirt and crossing seasonal streams are part of the fun! Drive over the saddle trail and into Ka’a'awa Valley past famous movie filming sites. The minimum age for the single passenger ATV is 16 years old.

Raptor Tour
The same trail as the ATV tour, but in a multi-passenger ATV. The Raptor holds a maximum number of 6 people including the driver. There must be one driver per ATV, and passengers cannot switch to a driver.  The minimum age for passengers is 7, and the minimum age for the driver is 25.

Deluxe Adventure Package

Combine a one hour horseback ride and a one hour ATV tour with two other Hawaii experiences: select from the Movie site and Ranch tour, the Jungle Expedition, Ocean Voyaging (not available on Sundays and federal holidays) with Hawaiian Fishpond and Garden tour, and Secret Island Beach (this is a 3 hour experience, and if you pick this one you cannot choose another experience).

Restrictions:  Minimum ages for ATV is 16.

Kualoa Adventure Package

Combine a one hour horseback ride, a one hour ATV ride (single passenger), or a one hour Raptor tour (multi-passenger) with two other Hawaii experiences: select from the Movie site and Ranch tour, the Jungle Expedition, Ocean Voyaging (not available on Sundays and federal holidays)with Hawaiian Fishpond and Garden tour, and Secret Island Beach (this is a 3 hour experience, and if you pick this one you cannot choose another experience).

Restrictions:  Minimum ages for ATV is 16. Minimum age for Raptor tour is 7 for passenger at 25 for driver.

General Information
Schedule: Daily (closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day) 

Check In: Those driving to Kualoa Ranch for check in should be there no later than 8:30am.

GPS: 49-560 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, HI 96744 Click to view map

Transportation: Round trip transportation for Waikiki guests is available on these packages for $10.95 per participant. For those being picked up in Waikiki, the pickup times range from 7am to 8am depending on your hotel.

Restrictions: Minimum age 16 for ATV tours. Minimum age 10, minimum height 4’6″, maximum weight 230 pounds for horseback riding.  Signed waiver of liability required for all adventure tours and activities.

What to Bring & Wear: Closed toed shoes like sneakers are required, and long pants are recommended for adventure tours.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours before the start of the event.

 

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Breathtaking setting of Kualoa Ranch
ancient fish pond
Explore the ancient Hawaiian fishpond

CKualoa Ranchruise Ship Passengers

Kualoa Ranch events may be available for cruise ship passengers who are in port for the day in Honolulu. Please call us for details and transportation options.

Activity Tips

Kevin Ditamore – Owner / Manager

The best deal is to do one of their ADVENTURE PACKAGES. This basically gives you the “run of the ranch” for the day and the ability to participate in anything and everything that can be squeezed into one eventful day. The complete list of activities is found above; the most popular events are the horseback riding, ATV tour, and movie tour. With the full day adventure package you can do all three of those, along with one other event, and a nice buffet lunch is included too. Round-trip transportation from Waikiki hotels is available with this package.

The regular adventure package includes EITHER horseback riding OR ATV tour and two Hawaii experience narrated tours. If you want to do BOTH horseback riding and ATV tour you must book the DELUXE full day adventure.

ADVENTURE packages have age and weight restrictions for some of the tours and require a signed waiver of liability from all participants. For families with younger children, you will want to sign up for the Kualoa Experience as all of these activities are suitable for participants of all ages. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult on all activities though.

While it’s a good idea to have in mind the top two or three events that you’d like to do with your package, the selection of the exact tours that you will do is made upon arrival at the ranch. If you are reserved in advance for a package, adequate space is allotted for you to select the specific events you would like on the morning of your tour.

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