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Kona Shore Excursions
Find Kona shore excursions perfect for Cruise ship passengers visiting the island. Start your second day on Big Island with one of these great Cruise Ship Friendly Activities! All of these adventures either include transportation or are within a short 15 minute taxi ride from the pier (Kona Pier) and will end early enough to have you back to the ship in time for disembarkation. Big Island offers many amazing adventures not offered by your on-board concierge, so why not see what you want to see.
  1. Submerge 100-feet to explore a 25-acre natural, coral reef! This 48-passenger submarine, offers great views in air-conditioned comfort!
    Pick-up Provided


    1.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Set sail from Kailua-Kona and see where spinner dolphins play, then enjoy snorkeling at a marine sanctuary. This is a great activity for kids!
    Meal Provided

    From USD131.18

    5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. See all of the Big Island from above, on a circle island helicopter tour flying over Kilauea Volcano, stunning coastlines, and thundering waterfalls!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD539.00

    3 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Explore Kona's unique marine life by glass bottom boat! Kailua Bay's crystal clear waters offer great visibility through the boat viewing panels.


    Mon, Wed, Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Keauhou Bay Sea Cave Kayak & Snorkel Adventure
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    Kayak along the beautiful Big Island sea cliffs, over underwater lava tubes and into sea caves, and go snorkeling among tropical reef fish at Keauhou Bay!


    4 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Fly high on a parasail and enjoy a bird's eye view hundreds of feet above the Big Island's Kona Coast. The silence is breathtaking and the view is awe inspiring!

    From USD76.20

    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Fly over the Big Island by airplane to see some of the island's most stunning sights from the sky. Enjoy amazing photo opportunities from your own window!

    From USD399.00

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Learn the ancient Hawaiian skill of surfing from experienced, local professional lifeguards. Lessons provide all you need to ride the waves and Hang Ten in Kona!

    From USD78.12

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Set off from Kona to lookouts, coffee farms, ancient temples & more as you explore the riches of the Kohala Coast in this private tour for 12 people.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD145.83

    (morning, afternoon)
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