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Review of Kualoa

Kualoa
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US$45.95*
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Kualoa Ranch Movie Tour
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Kualoa Private Nature Reserve, also known as Hawaii's "Jurassic Valley", is a privately owned 4000 acre paradise that offers numerous ways to see one of the most beautiful valleys remaining on O'ahu. Kualoa may look very familiar to you as over 70 movies and TV shows have been filmed at Kualoa since the 1950's, from Elvis, to 50 First Dates, Jumanji,Godzilla, Jurassic World, Jurassic Park, LOST, Hawaii Five-0 and the recent Kong Skull Island. Kualoa has a Jurassic Valley Zipline, Electric Bike Tours, ATV Tours, Horseback Tours, Jurassic Jungle Expeditions, Ocean Voyage Tours and the always popular Hollywood Movie Site Tours. There is a new Food Tour as well as a Premier Movie Site Tour. With a free kids animal exhibit, a ranch museum, a sculpture garden, and a mini-theatre showing a film on the history of Kualoa, you can bring the family by to relax and pet some of the 120 beautiful horses. A restaurant and Gift Shop are also on property. If you're visiting O'ahu you MUST visit Kualoa
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

That was some money well spent! I did the Jurassic Jungle Tour. The views were amazing, we saw the Jurassic World set, they even put the theme song in the truck while driving up . Loved every second of it!

Bus road 56 drops you up right in front of the Ranch. The view while on TheBus was really great too. Worth it if you don’t have a car.

Coffee was expensive though ;). You might want to pack snack beforehand.

Thank Catherine C
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Kevin B, Social Media Coordinator at Kualoa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Mahalo for visiting Kualoa Ranch! Weʻre thrilled you had an awesome experience! Aloha!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This tour was the best!! It is the 2.5 hr movie tour inside an air conditioned Mercedes van. There was popcorn and candy and water provided. Even though it is more than double the cost of the regular movie site tour, it is definitely worth it. In the cheaper tour, you ride in an open air jeep and do not get off (from what I'm told). On this tour, we were able to get out of the van and tour the Jurassic Park station, the boneyard and Hurley's golf course (from Lost). Our tour guide Stephanie was a blast! She made the best slo-mo video of us being chased by a dinosaur. A souvenir that will last a lifetime. We ate at the restaurant for lunch and the burgers there were delicious--they have a working cattle ranch on the farm and the beef is served for lunch. You could definitely spend a whole day here. Don't miss out!!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Kualoa Ranch is in a great location in Oahu. We opted for the bus transportation from Oahu, which allowed a little nap prior to the day starting. We nooked the ATV and opted for the movie set and jungle tour. Being a Jurassic Park and Lost World Fan I was in heaven. Matthew was an awesone ATV leader (thanks for tge assit), but Candice had the personality and driving skils to make the jungle expedition a true highlight. Overall an enjoyable day.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Out of all the times we have been to Oahu, we have past the ranch on several occasions. We try to stay away from all the busy touristy activities until this trip. Being our youngest and her friend are only 13, they were not able to ride as singles so we booked the Raptor ATV. We thought it would be just a casual scenic stroll and to our surprise it was so fun and so amazing. It exceeded our expectations with not only the view and history but let's just say we got really wet and a tad dirty. We smiled the the whole entire time with a few screams through a few mud puddles. You can choose not to go through the puddles fast if you don't want to, but let's just say I was out numbered and that ended up being just fine with me. Brady was our guide and he was the nicest, sweetest guy. He even had to have us stop to mention to my husband no more drifting. Oooops anyways I highly recommend this adventure for all ages as it's lots of fun.

Thank kimbert318
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Kevin B, Social Media Coordinator at Kualoa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you again! Mahalo!

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Spent a day at Kualoa Ranch. Did the ATV tour in the morning and the movie set tour in the afternoon. Two excellent tours, especially if you are really into movies. Recommend spending a day at the ranch if you are visiting O'ahu. Includes transfers to and from hotels in Waikiki so no hassle getting there.
Big shout out to Dalton and George who were just the best tour guides!

Thank Sinéad C
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