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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
    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%
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    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    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)
  3. No.3
    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

    5%
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    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. 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%
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    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Horseback Ride Tour Through Waipio Valley
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    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

    5%
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    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, 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%
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    Daily
    4 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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 USD86.86

    6%
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    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. 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

    USD193.21

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    10 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. 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%
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    Daily
    1.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Explore Waipio Valley by 4WD Van and discover beautiful waterfalls along the Hamakua Coast. Visit a tropical fruit farm and swim or kayak under a 60-foot private waterfall!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD207.83

    6%
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    Mon, Wed, Fri
    9.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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%
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    Daily
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. 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%
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    Daily
    4.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  15. 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%
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    Daily
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. 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%
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    Daily
    2.5 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. 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)
  18. A mule-drawn wagon tour inside the difficult to access Waipio Valley, a place famous for its majestic waterfalls, wet-land taro fields and wild horses!

    USD62.50

    5%
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    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Volcanoes National Park is now open! Stop at a local coffee farm, visit a black sand beach and explore the new features of the park. Heading back, enjoy for a mesmerizing stargazing experience.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD207.83

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    11 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. Take a Hawaii Grand Circle island tour of Big Island, circumnavigating the entire island from coast to coast. This tour begins at Kona, visits Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and ends by seeing two famous waterfalls in Hilo!
    Pick-up Provided

    USD193.22

    Daily
    11.5 - 13 hour(s) (morning)

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