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Kualoa Ranch

Kualoa Ranch

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49–560 Kamehameha Highway, Kaaawa, 96730

The Basics

Guided Kualoa Ranch activities include bouncing along on an ATV tour, exploring the trails on a horseback ride, soaring through the jungle canopy on a zipline tour, cruising by catamaran around Kaneohe Bay, discovering Oahu’s famous film sites on a movie tour, and sunbathing on a white-sand beach. The ranch can be visited for a single activity, on a full-day adventure tour, or on a circle island tour that also visits other top Oahu sites such as Diamond Head, Makapuu Beach, and Kaneohe Bay. Choose from nearly a dozen themed activities, including unique options such as a farm-to-table look at the property’s ranching and a tour of Kualoa’s modern fruit orchards.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Oahu

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Fun, fabulous and unforgettable!
Lori_G, May 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Jurassic Valley Zipline
We’ve been zip lining several times and our adventure yesterday was one of our favorites! The zip lines were great, safety was top priority and the landscape was beautiful. The best part of our activity were the men that ran the adventure. They were fun, friendly, personable and respectful.
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Totally awesome
Amy_M, Apr 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Jurassic Valley Zipline
The zipline crew of Mac, Marc, and Gabe were very professional and friendly. It was my husband’s first zipline and the crew was able to reassure him of the safety of the event.
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Fun short tour of some famous sites in films like Jurassic park
Mo_R, Jan 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Hollywood Movie Sites Tour
Excellent Covid procedures, enjoyable tour, wish we had more time to spend in the ranch as it looks like they have tons of activities!
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A family must do when in Oahu!
Sharon_C, Jun 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Jungle Expedition Tour
We were a family of 9, all ages. The jungle adventure tour was amazing. So much fun and easily accessible for ages 6 to 70. The grandkids are still talking about how much they loved it. I would highly recommend the ranch and tour to everyone. Go early to enjoy all the other fun things to do on the ranch.
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Amazing
Emily, Jun 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Hollywood Movie Sites Tour
Wow!! I loved learning about the history of the ranch, and about the movie sites! Ursula was amazing, and so was the driver, I’m sorry I can’t remember his name. But they did a beautiful job, so friendly!!
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Excellent I recommend to anybody
MilviaConsuelo_E, Jun 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Jungle Expedition Tour
The tour was excellent and enjoy the information was giving by the tour guide and the views of the ocean were breathtaking
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Worth every dollar
Amy_M, Apr 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Hollywood Movie Sites Tour
The guide was very informative about every aspect of the tour. A remarkable knowledge of Hawaiian history and the Kualoa Ranch. We enjoyed the tour immensely.
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Extremely great adventure
Nelson_T, Jun 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Hollywood Movie Sites Tour
Everything from the host to the ride to the location beautiful place and the hostess was friendly and helpful
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Guides are GREAT!
Tennessee, May 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Jungle Expedition Tour
Uncle Leonard and the young man from Nevada were AWESOME! My daughter is uncomfortable with heights and they were very patient and caring with her. Uncle made sure everyone was having a good time. Mahala!
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Don’t miss this attraction
Joanne_A, Jun 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Hollywood Movie Sites Tour
My family and I joined the movie sights tour and absolutely loved it. Our tour guide has worked at the ranch since 2012 can’t remember his name but he made it so fun. Helping with photos, cracking jokes and making everyone comfortable. The scenery is one of the most beautiful I’ve seen in the island. Stunning. Would come back again for sure
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Awesome, Fun and Informative Tour
Scott_W, Apr 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Hollywood Movie Sites Tour
The Kualoa Ranch Was hopping the day we went. We went on the Hollywood Movie Site & Ranch Tour and our Guide was Caleb. Caleb Was well informed and very animated which made the experience well worth it!!! If you love movies and sites this is the ticket!!!
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Awesome tour
thomasjtr, May 2021
Kualoa Ranch - Jungle Expedition Tour
Great driver; Liloa was very informative, friendly, and professional. Many beautiful views and got lots of great photos

Things to Know Before You Go

  • All onsite experiences are part of fully guided tours, and reservations should be made at least 24 hours in advance.

  • Kualoa Ranch offers lockers, a gift shop, a visitor center, and a restaurant, Aunty Pat’s Cafe, which serves dishes featuring Kualoa-grown meats and vegetables.

  • Insect repellant and rain jackets may be helpful on jungle tours.

  • Horseback riding tours are limited to visitors ages 10 and up; ATV tours are limited to those 16 and over.

  • Some tours include round-trip transport from Waikiki hotels.

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How to Get There

The property is set 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of Waikiki Beach and about 11 miles (18 kilometers) north of Kaneohe on Oahu’s windward side. It’s possible to take public transit via The Bus from Waikiki (Bus 55 runs past the property), but most visitors drive themselves along the scenic coastal roads or choose a tour that includes hotel pickup and roundtrip transportation.

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When to Get There

The ranch is open daily from 8:30am to 6pm. While each tour departs several times per day, active tours—like ATV riding and ziplining—are best done in early morning or late afternoon to avoid midday heat. Year-round temperatures on Oahu are almost always between 70°F (21­°C) and 80°F (27­°C), so there is no bad time of year to visit, though rain showers are most common between November and February.

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Movie Magic at Kualoa Ranch

Kualoa Ranch’s natural beauty is so scenic that its backdrop has been featured in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows. Choose a movie site tour and hop aboard a green bus for an off-road ride into cinematic history. Take photos in one of theLost bunkers, hide behind the log that shieldedJurassic Park visitors from stampeding dinosaurs, and check out the Hukilau Cafe, where Adam Sandler’s Henry first met Drew Barrymore’s Lucy in50 First Dates. The ranch offers a 90-minute standard movie tour, a 2.5-hour premier movie site tour, and a special 90-minute Jurassic Park Jungle Expedition, all with multiple daily departures.

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