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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.
    Accessible

    From USD269.00

    12%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    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%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. No.3
    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 USD599.00

    Daily
    3 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  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%
    OFF
    Daily
    6.5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. On this Mauna Kea sunset and stargazing tour you’ll get to view the stars and sunset from above the clouds, at the summit of a volcano! After a beautiful sunset, prepare to be amazed as the night sky lights up with thousands of glittering stars.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD235.60

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. 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 USD105.18

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    4 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. 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)
  8. 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

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. 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

    USD105.00

    5%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Explore Big Island on a zipline adventure over the famous Umauma Falls! Ride 9 ziplines over a tropical paradise of rainforests, waterfalls, and river gorges. Upgrade your experience to include swimming & kayaking in a private waterfall!
    Meal Provided

    From USD163.97

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. 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 USD105.56

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. 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.

    USD119.58

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    2 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  13. Journey to the highest peak in Hawaii for a spectacular sunset and stargazing tour with Mauna Kea Summit Adventures. Watch a Mauna Kea sunset from the summit then marvel at the stars and planets through professional telescopes!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD226.00

    11%
    OFF
    Daily
    4.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  14. Kayak along the beautiful Big Island sea cliffs, over underwater lava tubes and into sea caves and go snorkeling among tropical reef fish at Keauhou Bay! Look for manta rays, sea turtles, and dolphin on this kayaking & snorkeling adventure!

    USD84.53

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  15. 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 USD422.89

    Daily
    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. 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%
    OFF
    Daily
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. 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
    Accessible

    From USD119.66

    6%
    OFF
    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  18. Experience panoramic views of the Big Island's natural landscape on the verdant east side. Soar over Hamakua Coast & land at the base of a stunning waterfall.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD405.00

    27%
    OFF
    Daily
    2.5 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Zip through Big Island’s lush rainforest and soar over towering waterfalls. This 7-line zipline course is voted the best zipline in Hawaii and it’s fun for the whole family. Upgrade to the Zip 'n Waterfall Dip to swim under a cascading waterfall!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD188.43

    Daily
    3 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. 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 USD95.97

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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