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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. Join the expert pilots of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters for unique aerial views of lava flows, cascading waterfalls and tropical rainforests on this Big Island helicopter volcano tour. Chase active lava flows on this volcano helicopter tour!
    Accessible

    From USD255.55

    5%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. 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 USD106.10

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. 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

    USD225.00

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    4.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. 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

    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Take a short sail to Manta Ray Village for a personal and intimate snorkeling encounter with wild Manta Rays at night from Keauhou Bay!
    Special

    From USD108.30

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Hop aboard Big Island's only "Doors-Off" helicopter and fly over Kilauea in Volcanoes National Park to really experience the heat and smoke from below! After your Hilo volcano tour, scour the Big Island for towering waterfalls!
    Accessible

    From USD274.00

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. 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
    Accessible

    From USD559.00

    Daily
    3 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. 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

    Daily
    5 - 7 hour(s) (night)
  9. Sail from Keauhou Bay by Hawaiian Sailing canoe for Hawaii's #1 marine encounter! A unique way to go see and snorkel with Mantas at night.

    USD106.10

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening, night)
  10. See a beautiful sunset off the Kona-Kohala coast on the Spirit of Aloha, a comfortable sailing catamaran that offers a luxurious sunset cruise from Anaehoomalu Bay on the Big Island. Relax with cocktails and enjoy appetizers with the sunset.

    USD118.98

    Family Discount
    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  11. 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 USD146.21

    Sun, Tue, Fri
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  12. 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)
  13. Umauma Falls Zipline Tour
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    Explore the gorgeous Umauma Falls from land, sea & sky! Ride ziplines and a giant swing, kayak and take a walking tour through beautiful Umauma. Family-friendly!
    Meal Provided

    From USD163.97

    Daily
    2.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. 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)
  15. 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

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (evening)
  16. Experience the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle of swimming with manta rays! Every night these graceful, nocturnal sea creatures come out to feed. Don't miss this opportunity to snorkel with mantas!

    USD126.46

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  17. 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

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  18. 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

    USD764.00

    Daily
    11.5 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Enjoy a Private or VIP Tour of Big Island's east-side with your very own guide, at your own pace! A unique tour personalized just for you.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD140.62

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. 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 USD127.52

    4%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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