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Waipio with Adventure Photographer

Waimea, United States

Experience hosted by Johnny

3 hoursHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 4 people
Includes food and equipment

What you'll do

From the lookout point we'll descend into one of the most sacred of all valleys amongst the Hawaiian islands retracing historic trails and ruins from ancient ancestors. There are reminisces of nostalgia, a stone water well, traditional birthing rock, and plenty of wild horses to spur your excitement. This is a medium intensive experience especially since we will be navigating across a light stream with some walking across a black sand beach. Along the way we will work with the morning light to simply capture the most natural photographs of you amongst the rugged tropical scenery. A few things we'll be capturing: black sand beach, forest walk, and castaway look to name a few. There is also the potential of me introducing you to some locals who currently live within the valley. This should give you excellent insight about what life is like in this place. At the right moment we will take a rest on the beach and enjoy opening coconuts or another local fruit delicacy. I would recommend wearing a versatile outfit that would you give you comfort, style, yet flexibility. As before mentioned this is a medium active experience in the outdoors. Medium physical activity is required to participate.
From the lookout point we'll descend into one of the most sacred of all valleys amongst the Hawaiian islands retracing historic trails and ruins from ancient ancestors. There are reminisces of nostalgia, a stone water well, traditional birthing rock, and plenty of wild horses to spur your excitement. This is a medium intensive experience especially since we will be navigating across a light stream with some walking across a black sand beach. Alon…

What's included

  • Food
    Local fruit
  • Equipment
    I will provide you with at least 20 high-resolution digital images 72 hours...

Meet your host, Johnny

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 3 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Im absolutely an adventure enthusiast and an avid learner of life. In 2006 I traded in my city life for a life discovering and pursuing passion in Hawaii. I enjoy traveling and experiencing new cultures and when i'm not out exploring I love introducing the island to those who seek an alternative perspective. What I love about photography is the ability to observe thing more introspectively and sharing those concepts with individuals from all over the world. Additionally I'm currently shooting a short film concept that will hopefully inspire others to get out and live more.
Im absolutely an adventure enthusiast and an avid learner of life. In 2006 I traded in my city life for a life discovering and pursuing passion in Hawaii. I enjoy traveling and experiencing new cultures and when i'm not out exploring I love introducing the island to those who seek an alternative perspective. What I love about photography is the ability to observe thing more introspectively and sharing those concepts with individuals from all over the world. Additionally I'm currently shooting a…
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From $149
/ person
Wed, Apr 28
$149 per person
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Join 1 other guest
$149 per person
Tue, May 4
$125 per person
$125 per person
Wed, May 12
$149 per person
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Join 1 other guest
$149 per person

Where you'll be

This experience is led through Waipio Valley (Valley of the Kings) between the salt water, fresh water lily paddy lake, blacksand beach, and palm trees.
Maria
April 2021
Johnny was a great guide and I truly enjoyed this adventure! He was great to chat with, easy to meet up with and he brought some local fruit. He’s a really cool guy to spend a few hours with and hike the beautiful Waipio Valley. I will say that I personally found the hike back up the steep valley to be quite the work out but it is 1,000 % worth it!! Just make sure you have enough water & a good pair of walking/hiking shoes. The pictures turned out so great and he had really cool ideas for the pics. You won’t regret booking this special experience with Johnny! :)
Johnny was a great guide and I truly enjoyed this adventure! He was great to chat with, easy to meet up with and he brought some local fruit. He’s a really cool guy to spend a few…
Terez
March 2021
We had a glorious time, Johnny is fun, personable, accommodating and knowledgeable, he knows a lot of the locals and the special ways of the valley, the photos are great, we had a great time!
Casey
December 2020
We really didn't know quite what to expect, but wow! Johnny was amazing - super creative, provided excellent direction, clearly had some first-rate equipment, and produced an amazing product. I had high hopes, but both Johnny and this location exceeded them in every way! And the finished product - the video, the photos... Just wow. Do this experience - you won't be disappointed.
We really didn't know quite what to expect, but wow! Johnny was amazing - super creative, provided excellent direction, clearly had some first-rate equipment, and produced an amaz…

Choose from available dates

3 available
  • Wed, Apr 28
    7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Join 1 other guest
    $149 per person
  • Tue, May 4
    7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    $125 per person
  • Wed, May 12
    7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Join 1 other guest
    $149 per person

Activity advisory

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Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 4 and up can attend.

What to bring

Water

Comfortable clothing