Discover Kamehameha's Birthplace & Plantation Village Tour (Kona, HI Day Tour)

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From $220.00

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Departs: Hawaii, Hawaii

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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*Visit an old plantation village.
*Learn about Kamehameha the great and where he grew up.
*See one of the most scenic points on the Big Island at Polulu Valley lookout and the upper Kohala Road.

Enjoy the day learning about Kamehameha the Great. Visit the site near his birthplace and enjoy some of the most beautiful places in Kohala and Kona districts. Drive to an old plantation village. Wander the beautiful shops and enjoy a delicious warm malasada or Hawaiian shave ice. Afterward, we drive to the birthplace of Kamehameha o ʻIolani i Kaiwikapu kauʻi Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea later known as Kamehameha the Great. Take a scenic drive to the most northern point of the big island. Enjoy the majestic views. For more breathtaking scenes of this amazing island, we drive through Paniolo Country. Waimea, was the largest ranch in the U.S. Learn about the Hawaiian Cowboys (Paniolo's) and how they rounded up the cattle and put them on the ships.

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What's Included

Bottled water

What's Not Included

Alcoholic Beverages


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • We sanitize throughout the tour. Hands and vehicle
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Pololu Valley Lookout
Overview of the beautiful black sands of Pololu Valley. This scenic point is hiking optional (an additional hour or so) This is where Kamehameha the Great learned to surf.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Visit the old plantation village of Hawi. Enjoy the beautiful koa sculptures, paintings, and wonderful shops that adorn this town.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kohala Coast
The awe-inspiring beauty of the Kohala Coast and upper Kohala Road.

• Admission Ticket Free

Learn about Paniolo's (Hawaiian Cowboys) and how that a mere shipmate that jumped shipped became a millionaire and owned the largest ranch in the US. Visit Camp Tarawa. This is where the military (USMC) trained for Tarawa, Iwo Jima, more during WWII.

• Admission Ticket Free

Pu'ukohola Heiau
An ancient temple built under the direction of Kamehameha 1. Another smaller older heiau below is also discussed.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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