Kipu Ranch Adventures: Ultimate Kauai Off-Road Ranch Tour

Embark on Kipu Ranch’s most popular off-road tour through Kauai’s wilderness

Summary: This off-road adventure tour rides through lush green pastures, ventures down into tropical Huleia Valley, and ascends from under the canopy of the rainforest, as it leads you to the breathtaking backdrop of Mt. Haupu, Kauai’s untouched paradise.

Waterfall Triple Trail Expedition Details

  • 3-hour duration
  • 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
  • Share trails with cattle, wild pigs, pheasants, peacocks, and wild chickens
  • Learn about Kipu Ranch’s history from royalty to a sugar plantation, to what it is today
  • Great for beginners or experienced riders
  • Located 7-miles (20-minutes) from Lihue Airport and 20-minutes from Poipu Resorts
  • For ages 9 and above (see details below)

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The Ultimate Kauai Off-Road Ranch Tour

Join Kipu Ranch Adventures for a beautiful and breathtaking 3-hour Kauai off-road scenic tour through Kipu Ranch. With a diverse landscape, abundant wildlife, and spectacular views their 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.

This scenic ranch tour is their most popular eco-adventure. After instruction and some practice time, your experienced tour guide will lead you along Kipu Ranch’s trails 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!

Kipu Ranch Adventures provide well-maintained premium Kawasaki off-road vehicles, helmets, goggles, bandanas, water, and a light snack. Closed-toe shoes are required. See details below.

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FAQ: Ultimate Kauai Off-Road Ranch Tour

Off-Road Tour Includes the Following

  • Instruction & practice
  • Tour Hollywood movie locations
  • Share trails with cattle, wild pigs, pheasants, peacocks, and wild chickens
  • Learn about Kipu Ranch’s history from royalty to sugar plantation, to what it is today
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Helmets, goggles, and bandanas
  • Light locally made snack
  • Top-of-the-line Kawasaki off road vehicles

What to Bring on the UTV Tour

  • Face covering (face mask, bandana, face gaiter, etc).
  • All drivers MUST provide a valid Driver’s License.
  • Credit card to place on file until the vehicle is returned.
  • Covered closed-toe shoes are required for all tours.
  • Water bottle. Water refill station available at check-in.
  • Camera with a case for dust, mud, and water protection (no drones).
  • Reef-safe sunscreen.
  • 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.
  • We recommend a long sleeve top and long pants in place of using bug spray. If using bug spray, we recommend using an all-natural locally made product.
  • Valuable items not recommended on tour.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Tour operator will not be held responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items. No personal storage is available on site.

UTV Off-Road Vehicle Provided

  • TERYX4 (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.

Tour Special Instructions

  • 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.
  • All drivers MUST be at least 18 years of age to operate machines and MUST provide a valid Driver’s License.
  • No recent surgeries, neck/back/knee problems, pregnant women, or any serious health conditions allowed on tours.
  • 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.
  • Age restrictions apply: waterfall Triple Expedition Trail – minimum age 9
  • Safety helmets and goggles are provided by Kipu Ranch Adventures and are required for all guests to wear.
  • Guests are required to arrive on time. Tours operate is on a 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.
Kipu Ranch Adventures Kauai Off Road Tour

About Kipu Ranch Adventures

Kipu Ranch is a 3,000-acre property extending from the Huleia River to the top of Mt. Haupu. It is home to many movie sites and wildlife! The ranch has seen many changes through the years, from a sugar plantation to the working cattle ranch it is today. Kipu Ranch is a private ranch – not accessible to the general public. Ride through the ranch on your very own premium Kawasaki off-road vehicle!  All tours are guided scenic tours with a classic stop-n-go flow full of history, culture, movie locations, and aloha. Come and let their team share some of Kauai’s hidden beauty with you and your family.

Since 1999, Kipu Ranch Adventures is proud to be one of the top eco-tours in Hawaii. Named “Sustainable Tour Operator of the Year” by the Sustainable Tourism Association of Hawaii (STAH), our knowledgeable, versatile, and safety-conscious Kauai tour guides are excited to welcome you to Kipu Ranch.

They support the Sustainable Tourism Association of Hawaii’s principles of sustainable tourism, which addresses operating principles in the following content areas:

  • Environmental Management
  • Staff Management
  • Interpretation Management
  • Consumer Evaluation Management
  • Marketing Management

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