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Big Island EDITOR'S PICKS
Off the Beaten Path: Hidden Areas & Unique Things to Do
Looking for a little vacation inspiration? Here's a list of our picks for Big Island activities that will take you down some unexpected turns and give you something totally new, or at least put a new twist on some common favorites. Explore the green fields and forests of Kohala by horseback or ATV; off-road through ancient lava fields by Jeep; or visit Mauna Kea for the most breathtaking sunrise you're likely to ever see. There are plenty of little-known gems to discover.
10Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. 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 80 foot private waterfall!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD167.78

    10%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    9.5 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Travel 13,000 feet upward to the summit of the world's tallest volcano and watch in awe as the sun makes a majestic ascent over an ocean of white clouds.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD184.47

    10%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    5 - 7 hour(s) (night)
  3. Embark on an off-road adventure into the secluded Waipio Valley. Choose to depart from Kona or Hilo and visit the Valley of the Kings, Akaka Falls & Rainbow Falls.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD207.29

    Daily
    6.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. 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 USD177.37

    5%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Bike the open landscape of Volcanoes National Park, zipping by Chain of Craters road and other landmarks, before hiking to where Kilauea's lava empties into the sea.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD217.71

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    8.5 - 14.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. An open-range horseback journey onto a 12,000 acre working cattle and sheep ranch where the beauty of North Kohala unfolds before your eyes.

    From USD70.30

    4%
    OFF
    Daily
    2 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Embark on a full day adventure around Big Island! Visit all the must see sights of Volcanoes National Park and experience Hawaii's top attractions.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD202.47

    10%
    OFF
    Mon, Thu
    10.5 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Enjoy a 7-line zipline course and Segway adventure, combining the thrill of soaring through the air and exploring the beautiful gardens on a Segway!

    From USD186.67

    Daily
    7.5 - 8 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Embark on an aquatic adventure at the National Marine Sanctuary and enjoy a kayak and snorkel tour of beautiful Puako Bay on the Kohala Coast.

    From USD67.71

    Daily
    2.5 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Take a new approach to the quintessential Volcanoes National Park experience. Hike Kilauea Iki Crater, sip local wine over dinner and watch lava glow at night.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD155.21

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    9.5 - 14.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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