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Hawaii Things to do

Hawaii Things to do

Big Island activities have the rare ability to please adventure-seekers as well as those just looking for a way to relax. Big Island volcano tours allow you to witness the wonder of volcanoes like never before, while horseback riding along the trails puts you in touch with nature. Spend your days in the water snorkeling and your evenings relaxing on a sunset dinner cruise. Or you may choose to get the unique perspective of the island as only Big Island helicopter tours can provide.

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Kohala Waterfalls Adventure

Hawaii Forest & Trail • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
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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$195.00 $189.00
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Blue Hawaiian Hilo Helicopter Tours

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
Blue Hawaiian Hilo Helicopter Tours offer exciting hour-long experiences for guests of many ages. The tours include your choice of an ECO-Star helicopter or an A-Star helicopter, Bose® aviation-grade noise-canceling headsets, a four-camera digital DVD in-flight recording, and views of active lava flows and cascading waterfalls from the world’s most active volcano—Mauna Kea. Details
$344.00

Blue Hawaiian Waikoloa Helicopter Tours

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
Offered by Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, the Blue Hawaiian Waikoloa Helicopter Tours features a scenic tour, filled with views of the still-active Kilauea volcano, black-sand beaches, volcanic badlands, sea cliffs, the Kohala Mountains, cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests, ancient Hawaiian settlements and more. The tour includes aviation-grade noise-canceling headsets and an in-flight recording. Details
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$334.00

Kohala Zipline Adventure

Hawaii Forest & Trail • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
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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$189.00 $179.00
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Deluxe Snorkel & Dolphin Watch

Body Glove Cruises • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
Offered by Body Glove, the Dolphin & Snorkeling Cruise features an exciting three-hour experience for guests of many 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, snacks and juice, snorkel gear and underwater masks, flotation toys, plus fresh-water showers for after the experience. Details
3 Reviews
$158.00 $149.00
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Captain Cook Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay

Body Glove Cruises • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
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
4 Reviews
$158.00 $149.00
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Kozy's Comedy & Magic Show

Queens Market Place • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
Presented at the Waikoloa Village, Kona Kozy’s Comedy & Magic Show offers a fun and exciting experience for guests ages 18+ to enjoy. The show features the award-winning comedian, Kona Kozy, who offers a full two-hour performance filled with comedy and illusion themed around the four elements of earth, wind, fire and water. Guests can also enjoy two cocktails included in ticket pricing. Details
6 Reviews
$79.99

Voyagers of the Pacific

Coconut Grove at Royal Kona Resort • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
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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$130.89
Offered by Hawaii Forest & Trail, Maunakea Tour: Maunakea Summit & Stars Adventure offers an exciting experience for guests ages 16 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
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$235.00 $225.00
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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
$200.00 $190.00
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Evening Volcano Explorer (Hilo)

KapohoKine Adventures • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
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
$219.00 $214.00
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Historic Hilo Bay Waterfalls by Kayak

KapohoKine Adventures • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
Come experience the views of Hilo town from a different perspective, with a guided kayak or paddleboard adventure! Two hour fully guided and narrated tours of Hilo Bay depart the pier behind KapohoKine Adventures store every Tuesday and Friday. Join our knowledgeable and lifeguard certified guides as we explore the history of this intriguing area from the surprising history of Moku Ola (coconut island) to the changes our dynamic landscape has made to Hilo town. We'll mosey along tranquil rivers and explore hidden waterfalls, keeping an eye out for friendly honu before heading back to shore. Water and light snacks provided.

Tour Time: 10:00 am
Operation: Tuesday and Friday
Duration: 2 hours Details
$139.00 $134.00
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Mauna Kea Stellar Explorer (Kona)

KapohoKine Adventures • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
For an out-of-this-world experience, check out Maunakea Stellar Explorer from KapohoKine Adventures. This thrilling adventure is the only Big Island star tour to feature nighttime astronomical observing AND safe daytime solar viewing with all ages welcome! Our in-house stellar explorers are the best and most experienced in Hawaii with one having created the Mauna Kea Visitor’s Center and operated it for a decade. Others on staff have written noted articles and reviews for well-known astronomy magazines and have worked at world-class observatories. The adventure starts with setting up a state of the art solar telescope for your viewing pleasure, your specially trained guide will let you safely watch the sun come alive in true color with vibrant solar flares, sunspots, prominences and any other current activity weather permitting. Next, you’ll travel across Saddle Road between Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, two of the tallest and most massive volcanoes on Earth. Your National Park Service trained guide will discuss the volcanology, geology, and history of these monstrous wonders, as well as providing in-depth narration on the various lava flows and flora and fauna that you’ll be passing by. Lastly, your guide will take you to one of our preferred locations on Mauna Kea for nighttime stargazing. You’ll observe deep sky and planetary objects through a large aperture Dobsonian telescope under one of the darkest and most pristine skies on planet Earth! Our Dobsonian telescopes are a true purist’s experience to view the night sky. Their fast focal ratio enables you to see sprawling wide field views of objects that simply aren’t possible with the types of telescopes used by other tours. Depending on what is visible in the current sky and weather permitting, you’ll observe galaxies, nebula, star clusters, planets, double star systems, the moon, and much more; all the highlights and showpiece objects like you’ve never seen before! Afterwards, warm up with 100% Kona coffee, hot chocolate, and a delicious dessert from our local artisan baker before returning to your resort. Warm jackets provided. This tour does not visit Maunakea’s summit out of deference to Native Hawaiian concerns. Deli Style picnic dinner included. Details
$229.00 $224.00
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Spirit of Aloha Catamaran Snorkel Sail

Hawaii Nautical • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
The iconic "Spirit of Aloha" provides the ultimate in sailing comfort and snorkeling fun.

During whale season (December through April), majestic humpbacks are likely to be spotted.

Highlights:
  • Dolphins, sea turtles and other marine life likely to be seen

  • Large vessel that is safe for all ages; includes onboard freshwater shower, restrooms, plenty of shade and ample seating

  • Snorkel gear and in-water assistance from expert crew

  • Snacks and beverages


Departure:
Anaehoomalu Bay (A-Bay) at the Waikoloa Beach Resort

Operation:
Daily

Operation Time:
9:00am - 12:00noon

Note:
When boarding at Anaehoomalu Bay (A-Bay), it is a beach-loading process with transfer from a tender-boat, with barefoot entry that takes a few steps into the seawater from the beach. Come in your swimsuit and any outerwear that may come in contact with water.


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$135.00 $125.00
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Spirit of Aloha Catamaran Sunset Sail

Hawaii Nautical • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
The iconic "Spirit of Aloha" provides the ultimate in sailing comfort. Bask in the romance and relaxation of a stunning Kona-Kohala sunset cruise.

Highlights:
  • Stunning Kona-Kohana sunset

  • A large vessel that is safe for all ages; includes onboard freshwater shower, restrooms, plenty of shade and ample seating

  • Snacks and beverages included


Departure:
Anaehoomalu Bay (A-Bay) at the Waikoloa Beach Resort

Operation:
Daily

Departure Time:
4:30pm - 5:30pm (depending on season)

Check-In:
20 minutes prior to departure time

Note:
When boarding at Anaehoomalu Bay (A-Bay), it is a beach-loading process with transfer from a tender-boat, with barefoot entry that takes a few steps into the seawater from the beach. Come in any outerwear that may come in contact with water.




Details
$110.00 $100.00
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Volcano Unveiled

Hawaii Forest & Trail • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
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
$225.00 $219.00
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Whale Watch Cruise (Seasonal)

Body Glove Cruises • Big Island Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
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. Guests can view the majestic creatures aboard a state-of-the-art, 65-foot catamaran, which offers comfortable shaded seating, light snacks, sodas, juices, a full-service bar, restrooms and more. Details
2 Reviews
$98.00 $91.00
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