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Address: 49560 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-5152
Phone Number:
+1 808-237-7321
08:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Kualoa Ranch & Private Nature Reserve, also known as Jurassic Valley,...

Kualoa Ranch & Private Nature Reserve, also known as Jurassic Valley, is a privately owned 4000 acre paradise that offers numerous ways to see the spectacular scenery. It may look very familiar as over 50 movies and tv shows have been filmed at Kualoa since the 1950's, from Elvis in Paradise Hawaiian Style, to 50 First Dates, Godzilla, Pearl Harbor, Windtalkers, Mighty Joe Young, Jurassic Park, LOST, Hawaii Five-0, Jurassic World and King Kong Skull Island.

Kualoa has the Jurassic Valley Zipline, ATV Tours, Horseback Riding 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.

There is no charge to come and enjoy the visitor areas of the ranch, with a petting zoo, ranch museum, mini-theatre showing a film on the history of Kualoa. You can also just come to pet some of the 120 amazing horses. Restaurant and Gift Shop also on property.

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Movie Tour

Great experience. Loved all the history that our guide gave us. Lots of history with WW 11 and bunkers , landing strip as well as making of so many movies. Ate lunch there and it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Blue Springs, Missouri
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Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience. Loved all the history that our guide gave us. Lots of history with WW 11 and bunkers , landing strip as well as making of so many movies. Ate lunch there and it was very good . Garlic shrimp was awesome and the apple bananas were very tasty.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was so excited for Kualoa Ranch that I saved it for the last day of my vacation cause I was sure it would be epic…I was highly disappointed. I typically never write reviews but in this case I will make an exception, the main reason being that what I expected and what I received where two entirely different things... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did the movie set tour at Kualoa Ranch. Its about an hours drive from Waikiki. You can book the tour with transfers from Waikiki or you can drive yourself to the ranch if you have a car. The ranch is a popular site for filming hollywood movies such as Jurassic Park, Hawaii 5.0, King Kong, Lost, Pearl Harbour, 50... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a two hour horseback ride through the Kualoa ranch valley. It was relaxing and for all skill levels. The ride goes through the old forest, out in the open valley, up the valley wall and even through a creek. You will pass several movie and tv locations and props. There is cattle and scenic views. While on the ride,... More 

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va beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our tour. LEXI was our tour guide and she was very friendly and knowledgeable. She works really well with the horses too. The tour was very scenic and you were able to see some really nice views. We really enjoyed our tour. Thanks LEXI!

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Nanjing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family trip and wanted to the movie set tour. These ranged from 10 to 80. Everyone in my family enjoy themselves for different reasons. The tour guide was excellent, and especially made everyone on the tour feel comfortable. My kids enjoyed when they were able to the see dinosaurs first. The only way it could have been... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kualoa Ranch was AMAZING!! We had booked to do a catamaran tour however had some complications and ended up going on the movie sites tour. Best thing that ever happened to us! We had an amazing time on the trip, we had a small group and our tour guide was great! She had a lot of information, made some great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the best experience ever! It was my 1st time zipling! What a rush! And the zipling crew was very helpful & friendly! The lunch was great with a beautiful view of China man's hat! Then the atving was fun too! Can't wait to come back again

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are local residents and have never visited Kualoa, but we decided to join my sister and brother in law (visiting from the mainland) on this adventure and we truly enjoyed the experience. It's a rare opportunity to visit a private retreat in the lush mountains of the North Shore of Oahu. We have never ridden an... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended Kualoa Ranch as a group of three on Wednesday 8th February to complete the Adventure Package - This included 1 Hour ATV Tour, 1.5 Hour Movie Sets Tour and 1.5 Hour Jungle Expedition Tour. The ATV Tour was definitely the best bit, so much fun and our guide Ethan was amazing! We got to ride through big puddles,... More 

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