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For guests staying in Kailua-Kona hotels, nestled at the bottom of Hualalai Volcano, this area is a bustling seaside town where balmy weather conditions and crystalline waters make it optimal for almost any ocean adventure. Kailua-Kona was once home to Hawaii’s greatest kings and today this city center is the perfect spot for those who seek area attractions that resonate with rich tradition and history, from petroglyphs and battlefields to sanctuaries and ancient temples.
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  1. Stand at the top of Hawaii at the famous Big Island observatory with Mauna Kea Summit Adventures. Watch a Mauna Kea sunset over the cloud line at 9,000 feet above sea level and marvel at millions of stars glittering above with guided stargazing.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD226.00

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    4.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  2. Spend an evening that begins with dinner at a Parker Ranch outpost, followed by an ascent to Mauna Kea summit, Hawaii's tallest point, for the best stargazing on Big Island - warm drinks and brownies included!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD235.00

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. See all of the Big Island from above, on a circle island helicopter tour flying over Kilauea Volcano, stunning coastlines, and thundering waterfalls! Conditions permitting, witness lava flows and smoke from Hawaii's latest volcanic hot spots.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD539.00

    Daily
    3 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Travel 13,000 feet upward to the summit of the world's tallest volcano and watch in awe as the sun makes a majestic ascent over an ocean of white clouds.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD215.00

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    5 - 7 hour(s) (night)
  5. Have an evening of Polynesian food and entertainment that you will not soon forget with one of the best luau on the Big Island! The Royal Kona Luau awaits with authentic Hawaiian music and dance, and even a thrilling Samoan fire knife dance.
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    USD103.39

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Embark on on out-of-this-world adventure in Hawaii and the only one that lets you observe the sky at night and in daytime! Visit the area around Mauna Kea with expert guides & enjoy a nighttime stargazing at a special location on this heavenly tour!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD134.72

    8%
    OFF
    Daily
    6.5 - 7.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Kayak to Kealakekua Bay, morning or afternoon, and snorkel with tropical fish, dolphins, over coral gardens and visit the Captain Cook Monument with this permitted guide.

    USD109.11

    7%
    OFF
    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Fly from Kona Airport over volcanoes, waterfalls and green mountains on a thrilling helicopter tour and stop for ziplining through a lush forest or tropical garden.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD773.00

    Daily
    8 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Catapult down a water slide into the pristine waters of Big Island's Kealakekua Bay! Sail out on the Fair Wind II and enjoy snorkeling and diving in Hawaii's crystal clear waters! Depart in the morning or afternoon to explore Hawaii's waters.
    Meal Provided

    From USD98.29

    Daily
    4 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Submerge 100-feet under the water to explore a 25-acre natural, coral reef! Marvel at the beauty of the ocean and other marine creatures aboard a 48-passenger, air-conditioned submarine.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD122.48

    8%
    OFF
    Family Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Come and join Hawaii Nautical's whale watching tour! Their Whale Watch Guarantee means if you don't see whales, you can sail again for free. The on-board naturalist and captain will make sure you find whales and enjoy your whale watching cruise!
    Special

    USD85.45

    Family Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. This is the Captain Cook dinner cruise you've been looking for! Dinner, live music & 1 free cocktail on Body Glove's Kona dinner cruise - the only Big Island boat tour of its kind!
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    USD148.70

    5%
    OFF
    Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  13. Snorkel with Keauhou Bay's Manta Rays! Using underwater lights, the sea is lit up electric green as the rays put on a show. Departs from Honokohau Harbor!
    Special

    USD109.31

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  14. Experience an evening of delicious food and authentic Polynesian entertainment with an unforgettable luau, rated the best Family Luau on the Big Island!
    Meal Provided

    USD109.49

    Sun, Tue, Thu
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  15. Learn How to Surf - Kona Surfing Lessons
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    Learn how to surf with HLSI's surfing family of professional lifeguards. HLSI's Hawaiian Surf School provides all you need to ride the Kona style waves with them!

    From USD78.33

    5%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Kona Beach SNUBA Diving Tour
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    Experience the merging of scuba diving and snorkeling in this guided SNUBA tour of Kona's underwater world from the beach of Kamakahonu Bay.

    USD103.16

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Explorer the Kailua-Kona's marine life on the Atlantis Submarine, then immerse yourself in the Hawaiian culture at the traditional Island Breeze Luau, both for one incredible price!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD213.26

    9%
    OFF
    Daily
    2 day (morning, afternoon)
  18. Glide around the Big Island with the slightest of efforts on your own personal Segway. See the beauty and history of Hawaii on these eco-friendly guided tours.

    From USD103.39

    Daily
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  19. Best Kona Parasailing Tour (from Kailua Pier)
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    Fly high on a parasail ride hundreds of feet above the Big Island's Kona Coast. Take in awe-inspiring, panoramic view of the volcanic coastline as you take part in one of the most exciting things to do in Kona!

    From USD90.24

    7%
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    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. Fly over the Big Island by airplane to see some of Hawaii's most scenic sights. Epic views of Kilauea Volcano, Waipio Valley, Waterfalls & Black Sand Beaches!

    From USD399.00

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
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