Get out and kayak the Wailoa River toward Hilo's iconic King Kamehameha Statue for an amazing journey suitable for beginners! Paddling through calm waters, meandering around tree branches, and passing under Japanese-style bridges featuring graceful dragon arches will provide a refreshing new perspective of Hilo Bay. Loa means "long water", so this scenic route takes you from boat ramp all the way to Hilo Bay - what could be more idyllic!
Your expedition will offer an unforgettable experience as you encounter bird and fish species unique to Hawaii and discover more of its intriguing history, like that crafted by tsunamis that shaped its landscape. Be sure to stop and admire King Kamehameha Statue - it provides insight into Big Island history!
Discover an arboretum of beautiful trees recognized by the Tree Association as "The Largest Collection of Tree Species Outside Africa." Due to safety reasons, certain restrictions do apply - book now to create memories you will always treasure!