(HONOLULU) — Jill Bolstridge and her fellow travelers expected to take a three-hour ATV tour on Hawaii’s Big Island Monday, but flash flooding turned the trip into an all-day ordeal.
The scary moments were captured in a series of videos, which Bolstridge posted to YouTube.
The weather started getting rough while the group swam between two waterfalls, taking out a bridge they needed to escape.
Bolstridge and her friend William Quilty, along with half their tour group, were stranded near the top of a raging waterfall, cold and wet.
The group waited for hours, climbing trees to avoid the surging water.
A rescue helicopter eventually arrived, lifting everyone to safety.
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