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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 USD269.00

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  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 USD106.84

    15%
    OFF
    Daily
    2 - 2.5 hour(s) (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

    From USD226.00

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

    From USD212.01

    10%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. 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)
  7. 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 a beautiful sunset.

    From USD107.08

    10%
    OFF
    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  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

    From USD193.62

    10%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    5 - 7 hour(s) (night)
  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

    USD103.39

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  10. 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)
  11. 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)
  12. 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 USD365.00

    Daily
    2.5 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. 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)
  14. 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

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening, night)
  15. 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)
  16. 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)
  17. 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)
  18. Come snorkel with the manta rays and illuminate the evening waters of Kona on this guided excursion, and then settle in for a cup of homemade soup. Don't miss out on this opportunity to encounter the gentle giants.

    USD117.11

    Daily
    2.5 - 3 hour(s) (evening)
  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!

    From USD187.93

    Daily
    3 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. 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)
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