Kualoa Ranch 2 Hour UTV Raptor Tour
Explore the scenic 4,000-acre Kualoa Ranch on an ATV Raptor tour. See behind the scenes of movies and TV shows.
Kualoa is a 4,000-acre private nature reserve and working cattle ranch on the windward side of Oʻahu in Hawaiʻi. Located around 24 miles from Honolulu, and 32 miles from Haleiwa, it is a popular tourist attraction and filming location.
There are lots of tour options at Kualoa Ranch which take in the scenery, history and behind-the-scenes movie magic. Every tour takes you somewhere different on the ranch so you can’t really go wrong with any of them – I would actually recommend doing several tours if time allows because the ranch is fascinating and also spectacularly beautiful.
On this trip we did the Kualoa Ranch 2 Hour UTV Raptor Tour. The tour takes place in multi-passenger UTV vehicles. It’s a guided tour with the guide up front leading the chain of UTVs through valleys and along dirt roads into remote areas. Each raptor holds between 2 and 6 people (depending how many kids are in your party). The tour stops frequently to point out places of interest and to take photos.
We particularly enjoyed the many stops to see Jurassic Park / World filming locations.
Note from Kualoa Ranch:
Get ready for a DUSTY & DIRTY adventure ! Tours go out rain or shine, so we recommend checking the weather and bringing a change of clothes if necessary.
Minimum driver age is 21 years old. Minimum rider age is 5 years old.
Drivers must have a valid driver’s license and may be liable for any damages to the Raptors if damage is caused by negligence or recklessness.
A liability waiver must be signed by all guests prior to departing on the tour.
When reserving online, one vehicle is reserved for every 6 guests included in the reservation.
We suggest wearing appropriate clothing, footwear and bringing sunglasses.
Advanced reservations are recommended as tours may sell out.
2-hour tour time includes training and safety briefing
Tours do sell out in advance so be sure to book as soon as you know your dates. If your plans change you will be able to change to another tour without a fee as long as the tour you want to switch to is available.
Arrive early as the check in spot for all the tours is the one queue and can take a while.
Go to the bathroom before your tour as there are no restrooms along the way.
Bring your own face mask or gator to protect your mouth and nose from dust (some guests on tours are provided with a complimentary gator however we were not).
Wear your own sunglasses or the goggle provided to protect your eyes from the dust.
As soon as you’ve checked in for your tour, head to the desk for your tour to mark your name off and secure your place in the queue for your tour. First come first in the UTV line – and the further you are down the back of the line, the most dust will get kicked up onto your UTV.
You will get absolutely filthy dirty. Be prepared and enjoy the experience.
Bring water and wet wipes to clean yourself up with afterwards.
Leave plenty of time to drive across to the ranch and park. Traffic can be brutal.
49-560 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, HI 96744
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