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Big Island EDITOR'S PICKS
Hilo Shore Excursions
Find Hilo shore excursions perfect for Cruise ship passengers visiting the island. Start your first 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 (Hilo 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.

Pride of America (NCL) Shore Excursions from Hilo Harbor


Day
Island
Port
Disembark
Embark
Activity List
Sat
Oahu
Honolulu
-
7:00am
Oahu
Sun
Maui
Kahului
8:00am
Overnight
Mon
Maui
Kahului
-
6:00pm
Tue
Big Island
Hilo
8:00am
7:00pm
Wed
Big Island
Kona
7:00am
8:00pm
Thu
Kauai
Nawiliwili
8:00am
Overnight
Fri
Kauai
Nawiliwili
-
2:00pm
Sat
Oahu
Honolulu
7:00am
-

Please Note:

- Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

- All cruise ship guests must be on board 2 hours before embarkation.

- Itineraries are subject to change without notice.

- Check your specific cruise details for exact departure and arrival times.

- All times are Hawaii Standard Time (HST).

- If you are renting a car for the day, view all Big Island activities.

8Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Enjoy a Private or VIP Tour of Big Island's east-side with your very own guide, at your own pace! A unique tour personalized just for you.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD140.62

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Hop aboard Big Island's only "Doors-Off" helicopter and fly over Kilauea in Volcanoes National Park to really experience the heat and smoke from below! After your Hilo volcano tour, scour the Big Island for towering waterfalls!
    Accessible

    From USD274.00

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. Explore Kau district, home of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and historic farming plantations. Catch a bird’s eye view of the Halemaumau Crater from a private lookout. Stop a black sand beach, sample local coffee and enjoy a guided volcano tour.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD180.00

    5%
    OFF
    Sun, Tue, Wed, Fri
    7 - 8 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Discover the hidden beauty of the Big Island. Visit 4 different waterfalls in Hilo, including the famous Rainbow Falls. Swim, Kayak, or Paddle under a 120 ft private waterfall at Ok Fruit Farm.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD148.00

    5%
    OFF
    Tue, Thu, Sat
    4 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Join the expert pilots of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters for unique aerial views of lava flows, cascading waterfalls and tropical rainforests.
    Accessible

    From USD246.05

    5%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Experience 8 incredible, adrenaline-pumping ziplines near Hilo! Even take the option of a side-by-side ride with a friend for a dual adventure.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD196.87

    8%
    OFF
    Daily
    4 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Embark on a dolphin watch adventure along the pristine Hilo coast. Skip the crowds and snorkel in the rarely-accessed marine world of Hilo! See green sea turtles, tropical fish, and colorful coral reefs. Available from April until December.

    USD87.29

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  8. 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!

    From USD76.87

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
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