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The major resort centers of the Big Islands, these areas offer plenty to see and do for people staying nearby. As comfortable as your resort might be, you won't really experience the island until you get out and do something! Each of these areas offers their own attractions, climate, and atmosphere. Whether you're on the verdant Hilo side, the historic Waikoloa, or the dry, volcanic Kailua-Kona area, you'll find below a variety of activities for you to take part in, conveniently located nearby.
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  1. No.1
    Join the expert pilots of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters for unique aerial views on this safe and comfortable Big Island helicopter tour. See the path of the recent lava flows in Puna, craters of Kilauea Volcano, or cascading waterfalls in Hilo.
    Special
    Accessible

    From USD99.00

    12%
    OFF
    Daily
    1 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    Book Hawaii's best helicopter tour! Fly over 3 volcanoes: Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa & Kilauea. Get an up-close look at the craters & lava flows. Discover the magnificent beauty of Kohala waterfalls & sea cliffs. Waterfall Landing upgrade available.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD573.84

    4%
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    Daily
    3 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. No.3
    Take a short sail to Manta Ray Village for a personal and intimate snorkeling encounter with wild Manta Rays at night from Keauhou Bay! Get to see the gentle giants of the ocean at their most active.
    Special

    From USD108.30

    10%
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    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Embark on the only stargazing tour in Hawaii that features nighttime astronomical observing on the slopes of Mauna Kea & daytime solar viewing. The most family-friendly stargazing tour, all ages are welcome! Tour departs from Kona and Hilo.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD176.96

    8%
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    Daily
    6.5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Enjoy Hawaii's best stargazing adventure. Start the evening with a picnic dinner and watch the sunset from a scenic lookout at the top of Mauna Kea. Then, witness the beauty of a clear night sky on the Big Island with an 11” Celestron telescope.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD223.82

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. A Big Island luau featuring a delicious island buffet, beautiful Hawaiian music and dance and the epic stories of Hawaii and her remarkable people.
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    From USD148.69

    Sun, Tue, Fri
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  7. 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 USD105.17

    Daily
    4 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Explore the gorgeous Umauma Falls from land, sea & sky! Ride ziplines and a giant swing, kayak and take a walking tour through beautiful Umauma. Don't miss out on this family-friendly fun!
    Meal Provided

    From USD163.97

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. See a beautiful sunset off the Kona-Kohala coast on the Spirit of Aloha, a comfortable sailing catamaran that offers a romantic sunset cruise from Anaehoomalu Bay on the Big Island. Relax with cocktails and enjoy a beautiful sunset.

    From USD103.98

    18%
    OFF
    Daily
    2 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Enjoy total privacy by booking an exclusive charter for a luxury catamaran departing from Honokohau Harbor. Set sail for prime snorkeling at Kealakekua Bay on this private luxury charter from Kona.

    From USD584.10

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Hop aboard a doors-off helicopter and fly over Kilauea in Volcanoes National Park! See the volcano and lava structures with unobstructed views that you can get nowhere else. After your Hilo volcano tour, scour the Big Island for towering waterfalls!
    Accessible

    From USD324.00

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  12. Embark on a sunset helicopter journey to some of the Big Island's most famous sights, such as the Place of Refuge, including a volcano pass for lava viewing.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD639.00

    Daily
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  13. 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)
  14. Enjoy rafting along the lava tubes and sea caves of the Kona Coast in a small, 14-person raft. You'll be taken to Honaunau Bay (Place of Refuge) and beautiful Kealakekua Bay to snorkel among the vibrant and diverse marine life of Hawaii!
    Meal Provided

    From USD99.97

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  15. Set a course along the Kohala Coast for a chance to see migrating whales! Choose from morning trips, cocktail cruises and afternoon sailing. Great for all ages.
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    From USD107.00

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. 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

    From USD77.10

    15%
    OFF
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Have an evening to remember as you set out on a semi-private sunset cruise with delicious fruit and sushi, and then snorkel among the majestic giant manta rays.

    USD115.00

    7%
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    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (evening)
  18. Head to the Captain Cook Monument and explore the island's finest snorkel spots on a sail at a marine sanctuary filled with tropical fish, coral reefs and more. Enjoy the calm and clear waters of a Marine Life Conservation District.
    Meal Provided

    From USD74.46

    10%
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    Daily
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Zip down 7 thrilling lines along the beautiful Kolekole Stream, zipping across cascading waterfalls up to 250-feet tall! This is one experience to never forget!

    USD188.43

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. 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

    11%
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    Daily
    4.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (afternoon)

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