Palehua Ridge West Oahu Hiking Tour
Explore The Highlands Of The Waianae Mountain Range
Experience nature like never before with our professional Paehua Ridge West Oahu Hiking Tour! Our knowledgeable guide will shuttle you by van to the highlands of the Waianae Mountains, where you'll find yourself surrounded by lush green forests and breathtaking views. We'll begin our journey at the cool forested ridge of Palehua, which stands at an impressive 2,400 feet in elevation. Here you'll get the chance to explore West Oahu’s unique landscape and uncover its many endemic species of plants. Come join us as we journey through the wondrous Waianae Mountains!
The Waianae Mountain Range is an impressive geological feature along the western coast of Oahu. It was formed from three volcanically active lava groups and is around 22 miles long and 9 miles wide. The original caldera, measuring 3 miles wide and 5 miles long, was located at the head of Lualualei Valley near Kolekole Pass before being submerged and eroded over time. This range provides opportunities for breathtaking views, allowing visitors to witness the unique ecological system of Hawaii’s endemic plants and wildlife up close. Tourists can explore trails that meander through the mountain forests or observe the historic valleys below before reaching a 2,400-foot elevation peak at Palehua Ridge.
The stunning Waianae Coast on Oahu is a beautiful stretch of coastline located on the western side of the island. Spanning from Ko’olina in the south to Kaena Point in the north, it is one of the most picturesque and remote parts of Oahu. This area is known for its pristine beaches, lush green forests, and majestic mountain views. Visitors can explore its many trails, which wind through gorgeous valleys with plenty of endemic plants and wildlife to observe. Whether it’s a leisurely stroll along the beach or more adventurous hikes up into the highlands, this area offers something for everyone. So take some time to explore all that Waianae Coast has to offer!
Hiking in Hawaii is an unforgettable experience that offers visitors a host of benefits. It provides an opportunity to explore Hawaii’s unique landscape, uncover endemic species of plants and observe native birds and other wildlife. It is an ideal way to get close to nature, immerse yourself in Hawaii’s beauty, and leave feeling rejuvenated. Hiking trails range from easy to challenging and you can find routes that suit all levels of experience. With plenty of breathtaking views along the way, hiking in Hawaii promises a thrilling journey like no other!
Pickup is available upon request
Private, guided tour
Hike through the Waianae Mountain Range
Explore the Palehua Ridge
Enjoy spectacular views of West Oahu
Learn about endemic species from your guide
Ask questions and grow in your understanding of Hawaii’s history
Savor drinks and refreshments at the end of the hike
The Paehua Ridge West Oahu Hiking Tour will take you on an unforgettable journey through the lush, green forests of the Waianae Mountains. Our experienced guide will transport you by van to Palehua Ridge where you will quickly gain a remarkable 2,400 feet in elevation. Here you'll have the opportunity to observe Hawaii's unique and diverse landscape up close. We'll explore trails that wind through Hawaii's endemic plants, providing you with an amazing chance to spot native birds and other wildlife. At the end of our hike, we'll take a moment to relax with cold drinks, fruit, and sandwiches, and admire the spectacular view of Oahu's leeward coast and Nanakuli Valley – a perfect way to end the tour!
4-Hour Afternoon Exclusive Narrated Ridge Hike From Waikiki Hotels
|AdultsAges 13 years and older||$125.00|
|ChildrenAges 2 and 12 years||$100.00|
The pickup time will vary based on your location. This short hiking tour lasts 3-4 hours.
Any request for a refund 72 hours or more prior to the start of the tour or activity is honored with a full cash refund. No refunds are issued for any cancellations inside the 72-hour period, prior to the start of your tour. There is no refund for no-shows.
There is no charge for date change or tour change based on tour availability outside of the 72-hour cancellation period.