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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

    Daily
    1 - 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 USD573.84

    4%
    OFF
    Daily
    3 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. No.3
    Enjoy Hawaii's best stargazing adventure. Start the evening with a picnic dinner and watch the sunset from a scenic lookout at the top of Mauna Kea. Then, witness the beauty of a clear night sky on the Big Island with an 11” Celestron telescope.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD223.82

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. 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%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  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. 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.

    USD140.99

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

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. 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%
    OFF
    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. 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)
  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. Embark on a sunset helicopter journey to some of the Big Island's most famous sights, such as the Place of Refuge, including a volcano pass for lava viewing.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD639.00

    Daily
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  12. Journey across the island on an epic adventure. Visit a 90-foot waterfall, explore a lava tube, and gaze at the stars through an Astro-Cam telescope. Have your photo taken on the slopes of Mauna Kea with the Milky Way as your backdrop.
    Meal Provided

    USD269.00

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  13. Join us for a journey into one of the scenic wonders of Hawaii, Waipio Valley. See waterfalls, lush tropical plants, taro patches and wild horses from the comfort of a 4x4 van. The most affordable tour visiting the sacred and beautiful Waipio Valley.

    USD65.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. 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)
  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%
    OFF
    Daily
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. 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

    6%
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    Daily
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. 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

    From USD154.58

    20%
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    Daily
    11 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. 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!

    USD187.93

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. 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.
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    From USD107.00

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  20. Embark on a in-depth exploration on the natural and cultural history of the recent volcanic eruptions. Hike around the now-reopened Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and visit a private lava tube cave with unique golden-colored walls.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD223.82

    10%
    OFF
    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    11 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)

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