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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 USD99.00

    12%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    1 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    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!

    From USD131.43

    5%
    OFF
    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. No.3
    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)
  4. 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

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. 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)
  6. 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%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. 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

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. 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 USD188.00

    24%
    OFF
    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. 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.

    From USD90.99

    35%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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

    From USD197.39

    5%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    9.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. 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

    From USD203.65

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    11 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. 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

    From USD186.94

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    10 - 13.5 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 USD105.29

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. Fly over Volcanoes National Park to see the recent lava fields and craters of Kilauea! Witness the beauty of the Kohala Mountains and Hamakua Coast. Explore the steep ocean cliffs and hidden valleys waterfalls of Waipio, Waimanu and Pololu valleys.
    Accessible

    From USD529.00

    9%
    OFF
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, 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
    Special

    From USD74.46

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. Explore the gorgeous Umauma Falls from land, sea & sky! Ride ziplines and a giant swing, kayak and take a walking tour through beautiful Umauma. Don't miss out on this family-friendly fun!
    Meal Provided

    From USD163.97

    5%
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    Daily
    1.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Take a guided horseback ride through the Valley of the Kings, filled with jungle trails, wet land taro patches, magnificent waterfalls, and more! Be one with nature as you discover a variety of historical and spiritual places.

    USD114.73

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. 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

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    2.5 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Wanted to try scuba diving but not yet certified? A professionally trained SCUBA Instructors will teach you the basics and then take you on an introductory tour of the reef to experience the underwater world.

    From USD171.88

    Daily
    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Ignite your sense for adventure on a 2-hour, 30-mile sightseeing cruise along the scenic Hamakua coastline, seeing the green Hilo side of the Big Island!

    USD138.89

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
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