Big Island - Kohala Coast & Backcountry Driving Tour

Go on a short drive around the Big Island's Kohala Coast. See the beautiful green coastline, through tree-lined rolling hills, and down the scenic Kohala Mountain road towards Waimea Town.

Shaka Guide is your local guide with turn-by-turn directions, information on what to do & see, and a ton of fun stories. Skip the tour bus & explore Big Island at your own pace for a fraction of the cost with the best self-guided audio GPS tours for Hawaii.

Rated the #1 best GPS tour app for Hawaii with over 6,000+ raving reviews and 200,000+ downloads!!

Why you need it:

✅ You don't need service because you can download the tours & use them offline

✅ Much cheaper than a tour bus at only $9.99 for lifetime access

✅ Save time planning your trip because we have the best stops lined up

✅ Freedom to stop and go as you please, unlike a tour bus where you are confined to the pre-determined route (no fun!)

✅ Hear cool and fun stories along the way (and some corny joke's that might make you laugh)

per adult from

$19

AUD

Duration

2 days

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 3-5 hours of audio content
    • Virtual tour guide
    • Offline map of the entire island
    • Turn-by-turn navigation
    • Perfect itinerary of your entire vacation
    • Freedom to explore on your own
    What's excluded :
    • Crowded group tour
    • Entry/Admission - Pu'ukohola Heiau
    • Entry/Admission - Lapakahi State Historical Park
    • Entry/Admission - The Original King Kamehameha Statue
    • Entry/Admission - As Hawi Turns
    • Entry/Admission - Pololu Valley Lookout
    • Entry/Admission - Kohala Mountain Road
    • Entry/Admission - Waimea Town Market

  • Day 1: Kohala Coast & Backcountry Driving Tour - Start in Hilo

    Stop At: Pu'ukohola Heiau, 62-3601 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9720
    Get a chance to see a very culturally important Heiau for both the legendary King Kamehameha, and Hawaii.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lapakahi State Historical Park, Highway 270 -- Akoni Pule Hwy North Kohala, Island of Hawaii, HI
    Dive a little deeper into how ancient Hawaiians once lived!
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: The Original King Kamehameha Statue, Highway 270, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
    Find a bronze statue of King Kamehameha - one of three of King Kamehameha statues erected to honor his legacy.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: As Hawi Turns, Akoni Pule Highway, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI 96719
    Explore Hawi town, along with the neighboring Kapa’au - both are bustling communities of migrant sugar cane workers, back in the day.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Pololu Valley Lookout, End of Hwy. 270, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
    Head up to Polulu Valley Lookout. Experience stunning views of the valley and coastline, with a vertical drop of nearly 1000ft!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kohala Mountain Road, Route 250, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
    See the best panoramic views from Waimea to Kailua-Kona! Also, this is the one of the perfect spots to watch sunsets in Big Island!
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Waimea Town Market, 65-1224 Lindsey Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8438
    Visit Waimea's Best Farmers' Market. Fresh Local Produce, Delicious Foods, Artisan Wares and more!!
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Kohala Coast & Backcountry Driving Tour

    Stop At: Waimea Town Market, 65-1224 Lindsey Rd, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8438
    Visit Waimea's Best Farmers' Market. Fresh Local Produce, Delicious Foods, Artisan Wares and more!!
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Waikoloa Village, HI, USA
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Written, English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Shaka Guide Tour Apps

Activity ID: V-102020P24

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