There’s Nothing Better Than Hawaii’s Natural Lazy River On A Summer’s Day
With near-perfect weather year-round and arguably some of the most incredible natural scenery in the world, the Hawaiian Islands are home to some of the country’s greatest adventures. So, what do you get when you combine the vibe of riding along a lazy river and Hawaii’s iconic lush, tropical mountain landscapes? A natural lazy river through an enchanting jungle in the breathtaking Aloha State, of course! This is Flumin’ Kohala, the best lazy river in Hawaii. Here, on the northern tip of Hawaii Island, you will experience the adventure of a lifetime.
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Address: 55-517 Hawi Road, Hawi, HI 96719
Flumin’ Kohala in Hawaii is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can learn more and book your tour on their website. We also suggest following their Facebook page.
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Unlike many American states, the Hawaii Islands are home to only a few rivers — only one of which is navigable by boats larger than kayaks — so we must instead take our inflatable tubes to the ocean. That’s okay, many Hawaii beaches are perfect for a fun, relaxing float. If you want to do “river” tubing in Hawaii, we suggest either Flumin’ Kohala or Kauai Backcountry Adventures.
Can I bring my own tube to go tubing in Hawaii?
Sure, you’re always welcome to bring your own floatation devices to Hawaii beaches, though we suggest heading to the lesser-known, secluded beaches for the most relaxing float. Just be sure to keep an eye on them — that tropical, island breeze will pick up floaties in a second and you wouldn’t want to lose that adorable, pink donut float (just me?).
When does tubing season end in Hawaii?
With near-perfect weather year-round, tubing season in Hawaii never has to end. Water temperatures dip in the winter, though, so if you’re used to those island temperatures, you might want to stay away from the beach in Hawaii’s coldest months.
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
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