Hipcamp host Mathew D.
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This secluded cabin is nestled into the hillside above the river.  It offers a private bathroom and a private kitchenette as well as a screened in porch.  Its location in the rain forest will provide a relaxing and genuine Hawaiian experience.

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 3 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Potable water available
Showers available
Wifi available
Bins available
No picnic table
Have a question? Send Mathew a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Coastal fishing is available along the Hamakua Coast.


Stand up paddling is quite popular in Hilo Bay (10 mi)


Two of the Islands best surf spots are in our area: Hakalau - 4 mi (professionals only) and Honoli'i - 7 mi (areas for beginner...Read more


There are several beach parks in Hilo (10 mi)

Wildlife watching

The rain forest area where we are located is home to many exotic birds


Natural features you'll find at River Rainforest Tiny Cabin in Hawaii.


We are located in the rain forest


Akaka Falls State Park is nearby in our town (the falls are over 400 ft tall)

River, stream, or...

The vibe at River Rainforest Tiny Cabin

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Hipcamper Alexandra
Alexandra S.
recommends this listing.
November 27th, 2019

Lovely, quiet retreat!

Hipcamper Michelle
Michelle K.
recommends this listing.
December 29th, 2019

Wow! What an amazing spot! This cabin is close to Hilo, has all the amenities you could want but makes you feel like you're in the middle of the jungle! The cabin was clean and provided us with everything we needed. It was so relaxing hearing the sounds of running water and creatures of the rain forest. Water levels were high so we didn't get to enjoy the nearby waterfall and swimming hole but it looked lovely!

Hipcamper Tom

Great cozy cabin

Tom A.
recommends this listing.
February 9th, 2020

Friendly hosts, clean cozy cabin not far from Hilo


Best of 2018 Hawaii
4th place
Hamakua Camping Cabanas
United States
1 Site

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