8 years and older
3 hours
Hawi, Big Island
Available 8:00am to 2:00pm
Tour Times

Join us for a canopy experience like no other. Perched amongst the trees of Halawa Gulch, Kohala Zipline’s Kohala Canopy Adventure features elevated suspension bridges, soaring tree platforms, and thrilling ziplines. From the moment you enter the aerial trekking course, you’ll be enthralled by the magic of Kohala. Whether you are a real zipline enthusiast or a first-time adventure seeker, you’ll find that Kohala Zipline provides a canopy experience that is unparalleled on the Big Island.

Experience the only full canopy tour on the island, featuring 8 lines, 6 sky bridges, and a rappel, during our Kohala Canopy Adventure. Designed and built within a towering forest on a private nature reserve, this elevated adventure is perfect for all – whether you’re a beginner or seasoned expert. Our certified zip line guides promise both safety and comfort while sharing their knowledge of the area’s natural and cultural history.


  • Zip, trek & rappel through a sustainably built aerial trekking course.
  • Experience the thrill of flying from tree to tree and reaching speeds up to 45 MPH while taking in the beauty of the forest canopy.
  • Tree to Tree zipping means no walking up and downstairs in between every zip.
  • Enjoy majestic views of the Kohala Coast, Maui, and ancient Hawaiian agriculture systems.
  • Take a fun off-road drive-in to the top of our course. Enjoy a complimentary treat of trail bars, and fruit snacks.
  • We comply with the highest level of safety standards set by the industry’s internationally recognized governing body; the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT).
  • Capture the fun with a GoPro camera rental or have your guide take photos for you with our photosystem designed specifically for ziplines.


  • 8-Line Zipline Canopy Tour.
  • 2 certified canopy guides on every tour.
  • Rated Easy to Moderate.
  • Approx. 2.5 – 3 hours, start to finish.
  • Rainwear, water, all safety gear included.


  • Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (Closed Sunday)
  • Tour Times: Available from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)


  • We recommend shorts, capris, or long pants and sleeved shirts or tops. Tank tops are not recommended due to the harness you’ll be wearing.
  • Please bring a light-weight long-sleeve shirt, a light sweatshirt, or jacket, since we are high up in a forest, where the weather can change quickly.
  • If you have long hair, tie it in a ponytail, don’t wear loose or dangling jewelry, and secure your sunglasses with a strap.

Requirements & Restrictions:

  • Participants must be at least 8 years old.
  • Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult on the tour.
  • Weigh between 70 and 270 lbs. Participants will be weighed at check-in. Anyone who does not weigh between 70 and 270 Lbs will not be allowed to zip and will not be refunded.
  • Must be able to walk over uneven terrain and handle one short walk up about 25 stairs.
  • This tour is not for expectant mothers or persons who have undergone recent surgery or injuries
  • Guests must wear closed-toe walking shoes.
  • All participants must complete waivers prior to participation.

Location: Kohala Zipline
Address: 55-515 Hawi Road, Hawi, HI 96719
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/owMQsSqPqwr7WCzW9 

Special Notes:

  • Please check in 30 minutes prior to tour time.
  • Kohala Zipline is located in historic North Kohala, approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes north of Kailua Kona, and 40 minutes north of the South Kohala resorts.

Activity Company: Kohala Zipline

We are located in historic North Kohala, approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes north of Kailua Kona, and 40 minutes north of the South Kohala resorts.

Directions from Kona:

  • Drive North on Highway 19 (Queen Kaahumanu Hwy) to Highway 270 (Akoni Pule Hwy)
  • Turn left towards Kawaihae/Hawi. Continue north approximately 21 miles to the town of Hawi
  • Turn right onto Hawi Road
  • We are located in the historic yellow Kohala Sugar Co. building on the left
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