Come enjoy a tour of old Hawai'i on our stunning Hāmākua Historical Hawai'i Afternoon Cruise.

2 hours • Daily at 2:30 PM

Available Times

Everyday! 2:30 pm


This leisurely afternoon ride comes complete with storytelling, waterfalls, sheer sea cliffs, turn of the century infrastructure, former sugar plantations, and more! Relax into a Hilo sunset from the sea and listen to the rich history of what was once Hawai’i’s busiest sugar exporting hub. Learn about the 100+ year old colonial history of downtown Hilo, with many of it’s original buildings in tact, and the treacherous tsunamis that have ravaged the town. Missionaries, businessmen, plantation workers from all over the globe, and Hawai’i’s role in the beginning of globalization of the food industry – the Hāmākua Historical Hawai’i Afternoon Cruise will leave you enriched with that old Hawai’i feel!

Check-In Information

Please check in at Wailoa Boat Harbor 10 minutes before your tour.
Detailed directions will be included in your confirmation email.

Cancellation Policy

Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather, should a tour fail to reach our minimum capacity (3) or other unforeseen circumstances. In all cases we will do our best to offer alternative dates for your tour. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price.