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Hakalau Springs Campground

· Honomu, Hawaii, Hawaii
11 acres hosted by Zak And Katie K.
3 tent sites
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Come enjoy the magic of your own private waterfall while camping under the stars at Hakalau Springs Campground. Hakalau is located on the North-East side of the Big Island along the breathtaking Hamakua Coast. Surrounded by waterfalls and lush, green tropical flora, Hakalau is a hidden gem. It’s the perfect jumping off point for all things east side. Hilo town is 30 minutes south and Waipio Valley Lookout is 45 minutes North. The world-famous Akaka Falls is one neighborhood over in the quaint town of Honomu which hosts some wonderful gift shops, 2 restaurants, and a coffee house. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a little over an hour drive and the Maunakea Visitors Center is an hour and 15 minutes. Other sites and adventures include Umauma Zip lining and Botanical World Adventures (5 miles away), Onomea Bay scenic drive and Hawaii Tropical Botanic Garden (8 miles away), the historic town of Honokaa (45 mins), and the beautiful cowboy town of Waimea (1 hour). Hakalau Springs Campground sits on 11 acres with two springs bordering the property with a variety of fruit trees and farm animals to interact with. We offer basic campsites with picnic tables, drinking water, a fire pit, a composting toilet, and a pop-up tent in case it rains. You will be camping on soft grass amongst giant Ironwood and eucalyptus trees while listening to the soft sounds of the creek below. Take a swim in the spring-fed waterfall swimming hole and relax by the fire pit at night. We also offer our beautiful 2 room tent fully furnished with a queen-sized air mattress, cozy bedding, lantern, and camping lounge chairs. Cooler upon request, you provide the ice. We’re blessed to be located on the rainy side of the island because of all the abundance and greenery the rain brings. That being said, please be prepared for the weather. It can rain hard at times so having a good rain jacket is a great idea. On the other hand, people say that a sunny day on the east side of the big island is the best place to be in all of Hawaii. Come stay at Hakalau Springs Campground and discover “off the beaten path” Hawaii.
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46 ratings · 42 reviews
Katherine T.recommends
May 23, 2024
Hakalau Springs Campsite
Zak and Katie have an incredibly beautiful property and a gorgeous waterfall as a bonus. Myself and my partner enjoyed camping here. They are wonderful hosts who are super accommodating. Directions were very clear and Zak provided us with many suggestions on attractions/things to do near by. We definitely recommend staying here🙂
Francisco G.recommends
May 5, 2024
Hakalau Springs Campsite
Even though we got hit with the rainy weather, we were still welcomed and settled in comfortably. We loved tent camping on this beautiful plot of land! We had so much fun and the hosts were great and knowledgeable
Anneliese P.recommends
May 3, 2024
Hakalau Springs Campsite
Fabulous stay! The farm is tucked away and very quiet, aside from the choir of birds overnight. Zak provided excellent directions and a great little covered picnic area which was amazing since it rained for most of our stay. We would certainly stay here again!
Arshad A.recommends
April 4, 2024
Hakalau Springs Campsite
Zak and Carie were extremely welcoming and supportive through out our entire stay. We would highly recommend this place to any other campers out there.
Mark W.recommends
March 22, 2024
Hakalau Springs Campsite
The campsite was very nice. Surrounded by farm and jungle with views of the distant hills. Very peaceful. It included a picnic table with party-style tent cover, water jug, battery camp light, bug spray and a citronella candle (but I didn't notice any mosquitoes). The composting toilet was clean and odor free and easy to manage. The campsites are separated nicely although I had the place to myself when I stayed. Zak communicated very well with directions and asking if I had what I needed. I never met or saw Zak and Katie so they respect your privacy but are around if you need something. Their dog greeted me like a long lost friend but didn't jump or overstay his welcome - I would call it an understay actually because he's a very loveable dog. Bottom line l had a terrific stay.
Maggie M.recommends
February 26, 2024
Hakalau Springs Campsite
Love this place
We absolutely love this place. This was our second time here. The composting toilet is nice and doesn’t smell at all. The hosts are very accommodating and there is always a lot of fire wood to use. The water hole and waterfall is our favorite to play in. They have cows and a cute, goofy goat named Ernie. Thanks for sharing this special place with us. We will be back!
Honomu, Hawaii, Hawaii, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Nā moku ʻehā First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Zak And Katie K.Joined in June 2020
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 11 hours
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