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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
    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.
    Accessible

    From USD624.00

    Daily
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    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

    Daily
    4.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. No.3
    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
    Meal Provided

    From USD218.84

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    6 - 7.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  4. 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.
    Special

    From USD107.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Enjoy total privacy by booking an exclusive charter for a luxury catamaran departing from Honokohau Harbor. Set sail for prime snorkeling at Kona or Kealakekua Bay on this luxury charter from Kona. Shared and private options available.

    From USD422.89

    Daily
    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Hop aboard a Big Island helicopter tour and fly over Kilauea in Volcanoes National Park! See the spectacular landscape sculpted by lava as you fly over the park, circling around points of interest. Then, search for towering waterfalls in Hilo!
    Accessible

    From USD335.00

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. 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

    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. 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 USD294.00

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. 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

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
    1.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  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

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

    From USD120.33

    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  13. 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 USD430.00

    26%
    OFF
    Daily
    2.5 - 4 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

    USD105.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  15. Discover the beauty of the majestic manta ray, considered to be one of the most memorable experiences to be had on the Big Island. Watch as these gentle giants glide through the water feeding on plankton which are attracted by underwater lights.

    USD106.36

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  16. Experience one of the best luau on the Big Island of Hawaii with an evening at the Haleo Luau. Complete with an open bar, delicious food, and world class Polynesian entertainment, spend the evening with your family and friends at a private table.
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    USD124.61

    Thu
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  17. 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 USD82.73

    Daily
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. 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!
  19. 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 in Kona!

    USD127.10

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  20. The ocean is at your fingertips with an affordable and family friendly ocean adventure on a private glass bottom boat cruise! Head out over tropical reef to observe marine life, and enjoy narration by knowledgeable and expert marine naturalists.

    From USD1,292.54

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)

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