UTV Q&AAll participants must be aware of the following guest and cancellation policies:
All drivers MUST be at least 18 years of age to operate machines and MUST provide a valid Driver's License.
Age restrictions apply. All guests under 18 must have a legal guardian complete liability form. Please review details below:
- Guests 5 years and older are welcome on the 4x4 Jungle Waterfall Tour (2hr).
- Guests 7 years and older are welcome on Ultimate Ranch Tour (3hr) and Waterfall Picnic Tour (4hr).
- Guests 12 years and older are welcome on VIP Triple Expedition Trail Tour (3hr).
Covered closed toe shoes REQUIRED for all tours. Guests joining us on the Waterfall Picnic Tour (4hr): Water shoes REQUIRED for those planning on swinging on Indiana Jones Rope Swing or swimming at waterfall. Swimming is subject to weather conditions.
Guests may get dusty or muddy depending on weather conditions. We recommend guests wear dark clothing or clothing they don’t mind getting stained by Kauai’s red dirt.
Highly recommend extra change of clothes, towel, sunscreen, bug spray and a camera.
Safety helmets and goggles are provided by Kipu Ranch Adventures and are required for all guests to wear during tours.
Guests are advised to arrive no later than scheduled tour time. Tours operate on schedule and cannot wait for late guests.
Tours operate rain or shine with the exception of severe weather conditions.
Valuable items not recommended on tour. Tour operator will not be held responsible if lost, stolen or damaged. No personal storage available on site.
If you are booking on behalf of another person or group, it is your responsibility to inform each participant of these restrictions.
No refunds for cancellations within 24 hours of activity and for groups of 6+ there are no refunds for cancellations within 48 hours of activity.
We will gladly reschedule your activity prior to the 24 or 48 hour cancellation policy at no extra cost.
If tour is cancelled due to weather, mechanical failure, unsafe conditions, or insufficient reservations, a full refund will be provided.
What should I bring?
Covered closed toe shoes are required for all tours. Water shoes required for those planning on swinging on Indiana Jones Rope Swing or swimming at waterfall. Wear swim attire underneath clothing if you plan on swinging on rope swing or swimming at waterfall. Rope Swing and Waterfall are weather permitting. Guests may get dusty or muddy depending on weather conditions. We recommend guests wear dark clothing or clothing they don’t mind getting stained by Kauai’s red dirt. Extra change of clothes and towel. Highly recommend sunscreen, bug spray and a camera. Valuable items not recommended on tour.
Can I go on the tour if I'm pregnant?
This tour is not for anyone pregnant or with back or other injuries that could be aggravated by this type of off-road activity.
Is it safe?
We take great pride in offering our valued guests a safe, fun and exciting way to experience a tropical off-road all terrain tour. There is always a risk involved when operating or riding as a passenger aboard an off-road vehicle. Guests are highly encouraged to be honest about their ability and comfort while operating an off-road vehicle while out on tour with us.
All of our machines offer fully automatic transmissions, push button 4WD and all wheel independent suspension for superior ride, comfort and stability. Tours are guided. Therefore, speed is controlled. Off-road vehicle operation instruction and off-road vehicle safety training is provided on each and every tour.
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What if it rains?
All of our machines have 4-wheel drive and rain is common on Kauai. We run tours rain or shine, however in heavy rains we may cancel the tour as we do drive through streams and valleys.
Can children participate?
Yes, children over 7 years old can participate on most tours. Ages 5 and up are welcome on the 2 hour Waterfall Jungle Tour.
What will I see?
Kipu is the choice spot on Kauai for movie locations, and you will see many of them as well as the most beautiful landscapes on Kauai. The places of legends and history, as well as the plants and wildlife make it even better.
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