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An awesome experience! Enjoyed the tour guide and his information was so very interesting and informative. Loved the mule and wagon part of the ride! Saw beautiful scenery and the local culture and history was great. Beautiful views from the top of the mountain area...More
Booked this and then read the reviews, but decided to go anyway and glad we did. Yes, the wagon portion isn't all that long, but to us it seemed just right. We saw all sorts of flora and fauna. Bob was a good guide. The...More
let's talk about the positives
the mule ride in the valley is the key attraction.
fair narration of history
the tour guide was gentle and kind
the van that drives u down to the valley is old, broken, Windows closed. that is horrible.......More
This is good if you want to get down into the valley without a treacherous walk or drive. It is beautiful. The guide was knowledgeable about the area and particularly the plants. However, you aren't in the wagon for very long. That was the shortest...More
There are not too many ways to see Waipio Valley and the ride down was very steep (25% grade)! I would not consider hiking in, esp with kids. The owner, Bob, was a nice, local resident of the area and is very knowledgeable about the...More
While I would not consider going down into the valley a high priority for a visitor, if it is something you want to do, this is a really delightful way to do it. Compared to horseback, by jeep or in a van, the wagon tour...More
We were picked up on time at the Neptune Garden meeting spot. It was a muggy hot day and the van air conditioning was broken. Van smelled of stale cigarettes. Windows only opend a small crack and back 2 windows didn't open at all. It...More
Waipio Valley is inhabited by a small group of counter-culture folks "living off the grid", and I believe this tour captures that spirit nicely. This is not the polished, slick, everything runs like clock-work tour. This is essentially a one-man operation (Bob), who has been...More