Water activity

Hilo: Wailoa River to King Kamehameha Guided Kayaking Tour

Activity provider: Hilo Ocean Adventures
Water activity

Hilo: Wailoa River to King Kamehameha Guided Kayaking Tour

Activity provider: Hilo Ocean Adventures

From US$ 109 per person

Explore the Wailoa River on a guided kayaking tour.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 5 participants


  • Visit the King Kamehameha Statue
  • See a variety of fish and bird species
  • Discover the beautiful Japanese-style bridges
Full description

Experience Hilo from a new perspective as you journey up the river. Cruise underneath the dragon arches of the Japanese-style bridges. Loa, or "long water," includes an easy entry from a boat ramp that travels up Wailoa River and into Hilo Bay. See unique birds and fish throughout your excursion. 

Take a break and enjoy the King Kamehameha Statue. Learn more about the History of the Big Island and the Tsunamis that have cleared the area and created an arboretum of trees, recognized by the Tree Association as "The Largest of Tree Species outside of Africa." 

  • Kayak and paddle
  • Snacks
  • Lifejackets
  • Water and local juices
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)

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Meeting point

Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Biodegradable sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Please call the local partner in advance of the tour at (808) 934-8344 to provide the name, age, height, weight, and shoe size of each guest
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 2 reviews

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IT' was a great experience. We were alone with our guide. We were rowing along a lake and saw lots of fish and a turtle. Our guide told us a lot about the hawaiian history. We got some snacks and somthing to drink. It was a relaxing, interesting Tour.

July 22, 2022


Morgan is a knowledgeable, considerate, helpful and the most pleasant guide. Get him if you can.

January 29, 2023

Product ID: 405042