9 years and older
3.5 Hours
Kauai, Kipu, Lihue
1:00PM, 9:30AM
Tour Times

Join us for a beautiful and breathtaking 3-hour Kauai off-road scenic tour through Kipu Ranch. With diverse landscape, abundant wildlife, and spectacular views our signature tour makes Kipu Ranch one of the premier eco-tour locations in Hawaii. Ride through lush green pastures, venture down into tropical Hule’ia Valley, and ascend under the canopy of the rainforest, as it leads you to the breathtaking backdrop of Mt. Haupu, Kauai’s untouched paradise. Enjoy the historic landscape with photos of famous movie locations such as Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark, and The Descendants. From our kama’aina to visitors from around the world, this tour will leave you speechless!

This scenic ranch tour is our most popular eco-adventure. After instruction and some practice time, your experienced tour guide will lead you along Kipu Ranch for an exciting journey through the diverse landscape and history that makes this one of the top Hawaii eco-tours in the state. Be ready to share the area with cattle, wild pigs, pheasants, peacocks, and wild chickens! Spend a few hours with us and see why we’ve been recognized as “Best Tour Company in Hawaii” by USA Today.


  • Diverse Landscape – More challenging trails, 360° view of Kauai, and movie backdrops
  • Huleia Jungle – Traverse through wild coffee, abundant bamboo forests, and tropical ginger plants
  • Signature Tour – Classic Stop-N-Go Tour, less downtime, cover more ground to get to scenic stop locations
  • Learn about Kipu Ranch’s history from royalty to a sugar plantation, to what it is today
  • Great for beginners or experienced riders


  • Instruction & practice
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Tour Hollywood movie locations
  • Water and snacks
  • Helmets, goggles, and bandanas
  • Top-of-the-line Kawasaki off-road vehicles

Vehicle Details:

  • Kawasaki 750 4X4 TERYX-4 (Seats 2-4): With features like power steering, full-back performance seats, and premium suspension, the Teryx4’s operator-friendly controls, and stylish interior will have drivers and passengers enjoying true luxury touring and off-road adventure.


  • Availability: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (Closed Monday, Saturday, and Sunday)
  • Tour Time: 9:30 AM, 1:00 PM
  • Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes


  • Highly recommend an extra change of clothes, reef-safe sunscreen, and a towel.
  • Cameras and/or phones are welcome on tour. We recommend protecting your equipment with a case or cover to reduce dust, mud, and water exposure.
  • We are in a ʻNo-Droneʻ zone. Please do not attempt to bring drone equipment on tour.
  • Guests may get dusty or muddy depending on weather conditions. We recommend guests wear dark clothing or clothing they don’t mind getting stained by Kauai’s red dirt.
  • Although water will be provided on tour, we encourage guests to bring a reusable water bottle. Water refill station available at check-in.
  • Valuable items not recommended on tour. Tour operator will not be held responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items. No personal storage is available on site.


  • Age restrictions apply: Ultimate Ranch & Waterfall Picnic – minimum age 9.
  • All drivers MUST be at least 18 years of age to operate machines and MUST provide a valid Driver’s License.
  • There is a minimum of 2 participants required in order to operate this tour. If minimum numbers are not met, you will be offered a refund or an alternative date.
  • Maximum 8 Vehicles per tour. (subject to availability)
  • Bring a credit card to place on file until the vehicle is returned.
  • No recent surgeries, pregnant women, or any serious health conditions allowed on tours. Serious neck/back/knee problems not recommended.
  • Clothing (top and bottom) is required to participate in the tour.
  • Covered closed-toe footwear is REQUIRED for all tours and during water activities (applicable tours only). Water activities are subject to weather conditions.
  • Drug and alcohol use is not permitted before or during tours. Impaired participation is not allowed for your safety.
  • Safety helmets and goggles are provided by Kipu Ranch Adventures and are required for all guests to wear. Guests are welcome to bring their own helmet or eye protection, such as sunglasses if preferred.
  • Guests are required to arrive on time. Tours operate on schedule and cannot wait for late guests. The option to reschedule will be presented to late arrivals.
  • Tours operate rain or shine with the exception of severe weather conditions.
  • If you are booking on behalf of another person or group, it is your responsibility to inform each participant of these restrictions.
  • Digital Waivers MUST be completed by all participants prior to arrival to support a contactless check-in process. No printing required.

Location: Kipu Ranch Adventures
Address: 235 Kipu Rd, Lihue, HI 96766
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/xBfjaTgQAEQ2

Special Notes:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour time.
  • Private tours are available upon request. (Minimum purchase of 24 seats; Subject to availability.)

Activity Company: Kipu Ranch