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Enjoy a scenic adventure at sea aboard a whale watching Big Island cruise from Waikoloa. Sightsee along the Kohala coast with a fast and fun powerboat ride in the morning, or a more leisurely sailing catamaran in the afternoon. The trip includes non-alcoholic beverages and guaranteed wildlife sightings or come back again for a free re-ride. Details
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$106.19
Offered by Body Glove Cruises, the seasonal Whale Watch Cruise features an exclusive two-and-a-half-hour experience viewing and learning about extraordinary humpback whales. View these majestic creatures aboard a state-of-the-art, 65-foot catamaran with comfortable shaded seating, light snacks, sodas, juices, a full-service bar, restrooms and more. Details
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$118.00
Offered by Body Glove, the Dolphin & Snorkeling Cruise features an exciting 4.5-hour experience for guests of all ages. Cruises include a ride on a 65-foot catamaran, featuring two separate decks and cushioned seating, a full-service bar, a 20-foot waterslide, breakfast, BBQ burger lunch, beverages, and snacks, snorkel gear, underwater masks, flotation toys, plus fresh-water showers for after the experience. Details
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$182.00
Experience a morning of diving in and exploring Hawaii's pristine waters in this Big Island snorkeling tour! This highly acclaimed Spirit of Aloha catamaran adventure features a leisurely trip out to the open ocean to see marine animals such as dolphins, turtles, exotic fishes – and even whales. Truly a great experience from start to finish! Details
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$159.00 $157.79
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Zipline over Umauma River and falls, rappel down waterfalls, get down and dirty on an ATV, explore on horseback and more with the entire family! Rain or shine the Umauma Experience will be the highlight of your Big Island visit! Details
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$229.00
Join the intimate Big Island Circle Tour and immerse yourself in Kona coffee's rich aroma, savor sweet malasadas, and relax on the unique Punaluʻu Black Sand Beach. Enjoy tastings at the Volcano Winery & Tea Garden and explore Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. Treat yourself at Big Island Candies and be captivated by Rainbow Falls. Includes hotel pick-up and meals. Details
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$278.39
Offered by Hawaii Forest & Trail, Maunakea Tour: Maunakea Summit & Stars Adventure offers an exciting experience for guests ages 13 and older to enjoy. The adventure includes a drive to the Mauna Kea summit to find picturesque views ideal for taking photos, a provided picnic-style dinner, a hooded parka and warm gloves, an interpretive guide of Hawaii’s spectacular cultural and geological history. Details
3 Reviews
$295.00
Explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Kilauea Volcano in just 8 hours with the Big Island Volcano Express tour. From central Kailua-Kona, journey through the park's wonders, stopping at Punalu’u Bake Shop and Rainbow Falls. Designed for those with limited time, this stress-free adventure includes park fees, transportation, drinks, snacks, and a meal. Details
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$258.43
Offered by Body Glove, the Historical Sunset Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay features a luxurious, three-hour guided cruise experience for guests of many ages to enjoy. Each cruise offers views of more than 50 points of interest and historical sites between Kona Coast and Captain Cook’s monument, a Hawaiian-style dinner, live entertainment, a complimentary cocktail and great views of the sunset. Details
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$182.00
Lasting about 12 hours (afternoon and evening), the Deluxe Volcano Experience offers a unique way to see some of the best points of interest in Kailua-Kona. Enjoy a high-altitude drive over Saddle Road to Hilo and the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with narration from your knowledgeable driver/guide, bottled water, deli-style lunch, dinner at Kilauea Lodge, and more. Details
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$308.60
Explore the natural beauty of Hawaii’s volcanoes with a sunset background in this epic hiking adventure. Offered by KapohoKine Adventures, your narrated tour includes stops at recent lava flows, a lava viewing area in Kalapana, and the historic Painted Church. Next, discover the wonder of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, enjoy dinner, and watch the sunset in the park before heading back to Hilo. Details
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$240.91
Hit the backroads on this Hawaii Forest and Trail exclusive bird watching tour! Explore restricted lands at the Hakalau National Forest Reserve with a naturalist guide. Spend the day exploring the Hakalau Forest sighting endangered birds like the Akepa and Elepaio, native plants and rare animal species including carnivorous caterpillars and happy-faced spiders. Details
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$260.00
Get ready for an excursion unlike any other on the Hidden Craters Hike through Kona. Your tour brings you behind 3 locked gates to discover Hualalai, Kona’s infamous volcano. Throughout your tour, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about the island’s volcanic eruptions in the 1800s, climb through a segment of a lava tube, and embark on a 3-4 mile hike you’ll never forget. Details
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$179.00
Set off on a remarkable kayak tour in Hilo Bay to unravel its historical treasures. Paddle through turquoise waters, amid lush greenery, and discover concealed waterfalls. Interact with friendly sea turtles, while a knowledgeable guide shares stories of Hilo and Moku Ola. Don’t miss this chance to explore the Historic Hilo Bay Waterfalls by kayak! Details
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$152.91
Offered by Hawaii Forest & Trail, the Kohala Waterfalls Adventure offers an 8-hour round trip through the rainforest, ideal for guests of all ages. The tour includes a trip up the North Kona and Kohala coastlines near the lava flows (caves) from Mauna Loa, Mount Kea and the Kohala Mountains, and more. Guests are provided lunch, as well as walking sticks, warm wear, backpacks, and ponchos. Details
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$229.00
One of the Hawaii Big Island’s top zipline tours, Kohala Zipline Adventure offers a one-of-a-kind experience for first-time and seasoned zipliners alike. Guests can enjoy riding through a lush mauka (mountain) forest, which spans a riverbed near the inactive volcano, Kohala. The three-hour tours are led by professional guides who are First Aid, CPR and ACCT certified. Details
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$225.00
Set off on an exhilarating Kona snorkeling adventure on the high-speed snorkel raft with ample shade, cushioned seats, and an onboard bathroom. Dip in Kailua-Kona’s pristine waters and swim with diverse marine life and friendly in-water guides. Stay hydrated and energized throughout the morning trip with refreshments, snacks, and a delicious picnic lunch. Details
$140.00
Enjoy a boat cruise along the sea cliffs and sandy sceneries of the Kona Coast. Kona is known for its beautiful seaside views, pristine crystal clear blue waters, fresh sea breeze and abundance of aquatic wildlife for you to spot! Six back and relax as you set sail for the morning, sunbathing under the Hawaiian sun or taking in the natural beauty of Kona! Details
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$159.00 $157.79
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Embark on a 2.5-hour Kona Sunset Cruise with Body Glove Cruises aboard Kona Explorer, a high-speed super raft. Enjoy stunning views of The Big Island’s west coast while savoring a light dinner as the sun sets over the tranquil waters of Kailua Kona. Relax while the experienced crew provides insightful commentary about coastal landmarks and local marine life. Details
$120.00
Explore the Big Island's top attractions and even get the chance to go on a Hawaii Stargazing adventure! Hilo Island has a wide variety of stunning natural attractions, including twin volcanoes, towering waterfalls, lava tube systems, and historic waterfronts. Take this tour to view all of these locations as well as a glimpse of Hilo's stunning night sky with Kapohokine Adventures! Details
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$229.91
Go on a Hawaii stargazing adventure with ​​Kapohokine Adventures on Kona Island! One of the best locations in the world for stargazing is Mauna Kea due to its high altitude, remote position, and minimal light pollution. Take this Mauna Kea Stellar Explorer experience and use top-grade telescopes to look for constellations, planets, and flares! Details
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$251.91
Avoid touristy areas and travel up the mountain of Mauna Kea to one of the most unique spots in the entire Solar System and gaze upon a show of the constellations and planets combined with our light effects. We will point out constellations, planets, space objects and hopefully some fast moving shooting stars. Details
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$259.00
Enjoy a Kona sunset cruise that guarantees a leisurely and romantic experience along the Kohala Coast! Getting a Catamaran Sunset Sail ticket promises you a sunset cocktail cruise that highlights wildlife encounters along the journey and relaxing views of the open ocean horizon. Drinks and snacks are served onboard! Details
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$139.16
Embark on an exciting Hawaii whale watching adventure in Kailua Kona, Hawaii—the perfect spot for up-close encounters with humpback whales in their natural habitat! Enjoy breathtaking views and marine life on a high-speed super-raft with ample shade and comfortable amenities. Stay energized for the adventure with complimentary snacks and soft drinks on board. Details
$120.00
Discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from a whole new perspective when you tour the park with a local, interpretive guide. You’ll learn more about the historic events that changed the park and island forever while hiking throughout the park’s gorgeous natural landscape. Along the way, you’ll see a private lava tube, enjoy appetizers on a farm, and see parts of the park others may not get the chance to. Details
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$279.00
Presented at Coconut Grove at Royal Kona Resort, the Voyagers of the Pacific Luau offers an exciting and breathtaking experience for guests of all ages to enjoy. Each luau includes a traditional lei welcoming with photo opportunities, an Imu presentation, an all-you-can-eat Hawaiian buffet, an open bar, and a dynamic Polynesian revue with fire artists, dancers, musicians and more. Details
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$169.60

Imagine immersing yourself in the heart-throbbing adventures and tranquility of the Hawaiian Islands. As you breathe in the rich Polynesian air, every experience on this island invites you on a journey of the breathtaking Kealakekua Bay, Punalu u Black Sand Beaches,  and snorkeling on the Big Island.

From witnessing the dazzling lava tubes and botanical gardens to the rhythmic crash of the Rainbow Falls and Pololu Valley Lookout, the Big Island sets the stage for nature's spectacle. Without the hassle of urban noise, you can feel the heartbeat of Earth herself at the Chain of Craters Road and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, which marvels visitors with its active volcanoes like Mauna Loa and unique geological phenomena. If water adventures tempt you more, take a deep dive into the azure depths of the Pacific and explore the vibrant sea level and underwater life on the best spot on the Big Island for humpback whale sightings.

Imagine feasting your senses on this picturesque blend of flora and fauna as you tread along the mesmerizing hiking trails. From rainforests echoing with birdsong to waterfalls that pour with the elegance of a ballerina, the things to do on the Big Island are a symphony of wonderfully assorted ecosystems.

Find paradise between mountainous peaks, through the luscious greenery, or under the starlit sky on the mesmerizing things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii. Discover a treasure trove of experiences waiting on none other than this island, where every corner radiates beauty and every moment is tinged with excitement.

Attend a traditional luau as the sun dips beyond the horizon and the twilight sky is pierced with countless stars. Relish exotic island cuisine and sway to the rhythm of Hawaii's heartbeat - the hula dance.

The things to do in Big Island Hawaii are an autobiography of thrilling adventures, serene rejuvenation, and heartfelt island culture.

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