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Jungle Waterfall UTV 4x4 Tour

Where the road ends, is where the fun begins on our Waterfall 4x4 Jungle tour. Leisurely explore our lush jungle trail system during our 4x4 adventure tour on historic Kipu Ranch. This is our most UTV Entry-Level tour and great for first timers who don't need speed and adrenaline to have a good time.

What to Expect

Discover Kauai’s distinctive untouched beauty. This is our most relaxing scenic tour along this unique entry-level trail system; ascending from open, breathtaking viewpoints expanding over 3,000 acres of lush landscape and overlooking the Hule’ia River Valley. You’ll explore stunning panoramic views aboard our premium 4×4 off road touring vehicles and travel deep into Kauai’s tropical jungle interior.

Your knowledgeable tour guides will delve into a variety of plant life, historic landmarks, and a few blockbuster movie spots including Pirates of the Caribbean, Outbreak, and Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark. Delight in a short hike descending to our hidden waterfall and bamboo grove – great photo opportunities. Come join us in experiencing tropical 4×4 off road touring at its finest.

Our two-hour highlight tour offers guests the opportunity to select from our premium 4x4 UTV vehicle fleet. Our vehicles have the capacity to accommodate 4-6 guests - making this tour perfect for families and large groups. Hands down, the best activity value for bringing the whole family!

This 2 hour tour is Wednesday and Thursday at 2:15pm only. It does not include lunch.

Included in the Waterfall Tour

  • Entry-level trail riding.
  • Discover our hidden waterfall and bamboo grove.
  • Travel along old historic plantation roads once used to haul cane.
  • Learn about the history of this 3,000-acre working cattle ranch.
  • Experience a part of Kauai that is otherwise inaccessible to the public.
  • Water & light snacks
  • Picnic Lunch (Waterfall Picnic Only)
  • Knowledgeable Guides
  • Helmets, goggles, and bandannas

Waterfall Picnic Tour

Extend your time on the ranch during a fun filled day with your family and friends, during our 4 hour Waterfall Tour. This is a swimming tour, so be sure to pack your towels and swim gear. Hop into the Huleia River via Indiana Jones rope swing and splash into our tropical spring fed waterfall.

Dine in paradise at our seasonal waterfall while enjoying a delicious deli-style sandwich buffet. Enjoy historic Kipu Ranch, its cattle, abundant wildlife, beautiful views, lush tropical landscape, and various movie locations. Arrive in style and take a walk to our hidden oasis!

We provide helmets, goggles, and bandannas as well as drinks, snacks, and a picnic lunch. You will need to bring a swimsuit, towel, and water shoes if you want to swim. We recommend sunscreen and insect repellent.

This 4 hour tour is everyday at 8:00am and 11:30am everyday and includes a picnic lunch.

Included in the Waterfall Picnic Tour

  • Family & Friends – More of a laid back tour with time to relax.
  • Swimming – Tour stops at 2 locations for swimming (roughly 25-30 minutes at each stop and weather permitting).
  • Seasonal Waterfall – During the summer months or time of drought, the waterfall at lunch stop is not flowing.
  • Deli-Style Sandwich Buffet – Fresh homemade bread, fresh veggies, choice of ham, turkey, salami, and cheese. Mayo, mustard, and hummus. Fresh seasonal fruits and cookies for dessert.
  • Movie Locations – This tour highlights many movie locations for amazing photo and video taking opportunities.
  • Hiking – There will be walking to our lunch stop and two swim stops. Walk to lunch stop and river is minimal. Walk to spring fed waterfall is a moderate walk on uneven ground, approximately 75 meters down and back up.

Available Vehicles

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.

Kawasaki Mule Pro-Fxt6 UTV
(Guide Driven Passenger) - For those not interested in driving their own vehicle, we do offer a Guide Driven option where guests can ride along in one of our UTV’s with a guide. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride! Limited availability.

What to Bring

  • All drivers MUST provide a valid Driver’s License.
  • Credit Card to place on file until vehicle is returned.
  • Covered closed toe shoes are required for all tours.
  • 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.
  • Recommend sunscreen, bug spray, and a camera.
  • Valuable items not recommended on tour. IMPORTANT NOTE: Tour operator will not be held responsible if lost, stolen or damaged. No personal storage available on site.


  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Minimum age 7 of guest to attend the Waterfall Tour
  • Minimum age 9 of guest to attend the Waterfall Picnic Tour

Available Time

Sunday8:00am & 11:30am
Monday8:00am & 11:30am
Tuesday8:00am & 11:30am
Wednesday8:00am, 11:30am, 2:15pm
Thursday8:00am, 11:30am, 2:15pm
Friday8:00am & 11:30am
Saturday8:00am & 11:30am


2-4 hours


235 Kipu Rd, Kipu Ranch, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8700

Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations within 24 hours of activity and for groups of 6+ there are no refunds for cancellations within 48 hours of activity

We will gladly reschedule your activity prior to the 24 or 48 hour cancellation policy at no extra cost

If tour is cancelled due to weather, mechanical failure, unsafe conditions, or insufficient reservations, a full refund will be provided