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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
    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)
  2. No.2
    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%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 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. 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)
  5. 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 glittering 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)
  6. 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

    From USD223.82

    10%
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    Daily
    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Explore Big Island with a zipline experience over the gorgeous Umauma Falls! Ride 9 ziplines stretching 2 miles over a tropical paradise of rainforests, lava tubes, waterfalls, and river gorges. Swim and kayak in a private pond and under a waterfall!
    Meal Provided

    From USD163.97

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. 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 USD146.43

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

    Daily
    4 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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)
  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 USD98.91

    11%
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    Daily
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. 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 USD377.25

    32%
    OFF
    Daily
    2.5 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. 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 USD227.80

    13%
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    Daily
    12 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  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 USD314.00

    3%
    OFF
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. Take this exhilarating guided ATV tour along the edge of the spectacular Kohala sea cliffs and through pristine, private ranch lands, lush tropical rain forests and historical sites!

    From USD187.43

    Weekday
    2 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. 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

    11%
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    Daily
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. 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)
  18. Join us for a journey into one of the scenic wonders of Hawaii, Waipio Valley. See towering waterfalls, lush tropical plants, & wild horses from the comfort of a 4x4 van. The most affordable tour visiting the sacred & beautiful Valley of the Kings.

    USD65.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. 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 USD183.55

    10%
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    Daily
    10 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. 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)

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