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The Big Island, officially named "Hawaii," is home to eight different climate zones, making it the most varied place in the world. Visit the snowy-capped tundra of Mauna Kea or the tropical rainforest of Waipio Valley. See the beautiful coral reefs at Kealakekua Bay or fly past the magnificent sea cliffs on the Hamakua Coast. Whether you're visiting Kilauea, a young active volcano, or Kohala, the oldest dormant one, you're sure to be amazed by the natural variety of the Big Island of Hawaii.
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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.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD624.00

    Daily
    3 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.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.
    Special

    From USD107.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. No.3
    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)
  4. 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)
  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

    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  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. 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
    1.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, 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. 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)
  10. Horseback through the heart of Waipi'o Valley on a small-group equine excursion featuring ancient and majestic trails of the "Valley of the Kings".

    USD109.66

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Originally built as an irrigation system for the old sugar cane fields, the canal system is now one of the most scenic “Lazy Rivers” in the world. Float through 10 tunnels and 7 elevated flumes which cross over streams and waterfalls.

    USD141.36

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Get set for a thrilling off road adventure at Umauma Falls! Tear through 5.5 miles of off-road trail, take in incredible views and swim at the private waterfall. Solo and multi-passenger vehicles available, making this a great family activity.

    From USD155.61

    Weekday
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  13. Venture out on a 2.5-hour off-road adventure from mountain to sea. Explore Hawaii’s rich cultural landscape at the Waipio On Horseback Ranch, enjoying exclusive views of enchanting Hamakua coastline! Drive a Side-by Side ATV on a tandem or solo ride.

    USD156.66

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. 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)
  15. Visit Waipio Valley with Waipio Valley Shuttle! See towering waterfalls, lush tropical plants, taro patches, and wander through the meandering rivers from the comfort of a 4x4 van. The most exceptional tour visiting the sacred Valley of the Kings.

    USD65.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. Experience a unique side of Volcanoes National Park. Visit a coffee farm, Hawaiian bakery and the world famous Punaluu Black Sand Beach along the way. See the parks most notable features. Finish the day with a wine tasting at volcano winery.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD281.67

    Daily
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  17. An expert guide will take you to see all the natural wonders of the Big Island! Visit Akaka and Rainbow Falls, Waipio Valley, Punaluu Black Sand Beach and Volcanoes National Park!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD193.72

    Daily
    10 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  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 USD82.73

    Daily
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Visit one of the best stargazing locations in Hawaii to enjoy a unique star show with free photos taken of you and the brilliant night sky. This Mauna Kea stargazing tour takes you to an exclusive location right next to a NASA observatory!

    USD220.00

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  20. Enjoy a breathtaking 2.5-hour scenic horseback ride along the Umauma stream and waterfall! Enjoy scenic views of Mauna Kea and the Pacific Ocean on the Hamakua Coast, and hike down to the beautiful Umauma falls, where you can swim and play!

    USD151.43

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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