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Make your way to Kipu Ranch to get ready for the ride with safety gear and a practice session. Learn to drive a 2- or 4-person 4WD vehicle, or take the passenger seat if you prefer. Set off with a guide on rugged trails that wind through the mountains and valleys used as backdrops in Hollywood hits like Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and The Descendants.

Cool off with a swim in the Huleia River and enjoy a picnic on the riverbanks. A moderate hike leads down to a spring-fed waterfall, where you can swim under the falls or plunge into the pool at the base via an Indiana Jones–style rope swing.

Back in the 4x4, look out for pigs, cattle, pheasants, and peacocks on the return drive to the ranch base.
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Kipu Ranch Adventures
Explore the private, historic Kipu Ranch in Kauai with this off-road adventure. Pass cattle and wild turkeys on a 4WD vehicle as a guide shows you some of the island’s most scenic and secluded spots, including filming locations for Jurassic Park and other blockbusters. Swim in the Huleia River, and plunge into a waterfall pool from a giant rope swing. Plus, enjoy a deli-style picnic served riverside.
  • See some of Kauai’s best scenery on a 4WD tour of Kipu Ranch
  • Visit the filming locations for movies like Jurassic Park
  • Swim at the base of a tropical waterfall
  • Includes a picnic lunch on the banks of the Huleia River
  • Private ranch is only accessible on guided tours
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Making a splash

What an experience this was swinging into Huleia River like Indiana Jones. Friends come alive over the buffet picnic by the waterfall. Kipu Ranch staff welcoming us into their home. A day that gives back as you reach out and explore. Jan 2015 trip to...More

Thank I2198NYsharonj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
One of the Highlights of Our Holiday

We were recommended this activity by the Activity Desk at our hotel and it did not disappoint. We had so much fun and our guides Justin and Lemo were fantastic. The scenery on the ranch was so beautiful and the little spot we stopped at...More

2  Thank Flyer362097
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent time!

Four of us went on the waterfall tour and had a blast. We got two separate ATVs and had a couple in each one. We had an awesome time with Giggles and Cousin Rob who were our guides. I would highly recommend both of them...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile
Kyle and Lopu were excellent hosts!!!

We had such a great time! Our guides were kind patient and provided a fun experience. Our group had a diverse range of drivers and they provided excellent training for the new to ATV drivers. We would recommend this tour to families looking to do...More

Thank Ciede
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile
🌴Mana and Troy!

Great guides for our ATV tour. They made it all fun - even the safety instruction. We really enjoyed every part of the afternoon, especially swimming in the waterfall in the bamboo forest. Gorgeous scenery and fun facts about Hollywood in Kauai. Mahalo!

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23 August 2018|
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Response from tryanythingonce_56 | Reviewed this property |
We did a 4 hour tour. They have 2hour and 3hour choices too. Check Kipu Ranch website
8 July 2018|
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Response from kmr03930 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the age requirement is 8 years old. My daughter was 9 years old and I wouldn’t have taken her younger than 8 years old, as the hike and rappelling would have been too difficult.
Tiffanie J
16 May 2018|
Response from Adi K | Reviewed this property |
Seriously... This is not the company website... Contact them directly.
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