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Bucket List - Top 20 Things You MUST Do on Big Island!
Big Island is a treasure trove of unique activities, offering things that can rarely be found anywhere else. Home to Kilauea, one of the few continuously active volcanoes on Earth, no trip to the Big Island would be complete without a stop by Hawaii Volcanoes National Park for a chance to see flowing lava. But don't stop there. The Big Island is, well... big. There are vast stretches to be explored, to ride ATVs through or zipline over, and gorgeous coastlines to kayak or swim with mantas in.
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  1. Join the experts at Hawaii Forest & Trail on a full-day volcano tour to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and visit the Kilauea Caldera after dark to see an active lava glow at night. Experience one of the most unique Hawaii sights while you can!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD256.54

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    9.5 - 12 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Experience the best Mauna Kea Summit adventure combined with incredible views of a Hawaiian sunset, all in one amazing tour. After you watch the sunset, head towards the summit and look up into the twinkling sky for the best stargazing in the world.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD240.00

    Daily
    4 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. Embark on a top-rated Kealakekua Bay snorkel cruise with Fair Wind. Play on the high jump, waterslide & enjoy swimming in the protected pristine waters of Kealakekua Bay on a fun morning or afternoon Kona snorkel boat tour. A great family adventure!
    Meal Provided

    From USD138.39

    Daily
    4 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Experience an epic evening with a Big Island manta ray snorkeling cruise to the Manta Ray Village in Keauhou Bay. Combinsunset cruise and snorkel, enjoy one of the best things to do on the Big Island, and swim with wild manta rays!

    USD140.03

    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Join Blue Hawaiian Helicopters on a 50 minute flight showcasing Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano! Fly high above tropical rainforests, black-sand beaches and lava flows both new and old. Witness current volcanic activity from a safe distance.
    Accessible

    From USD379.00

    Weekday
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. Fly with Blue Hawaiian Helicopters and witness incredible aerial views of the lush Kohala Coast. See Waterfalls, dramatic cliffs and valleys, towering sea cliffs. Upgrade your Big Island Kohala Helicopter Tour to include a waterfall landing.
    Accessible

    From USD369.00

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. This is the Captain Cook dinner cruise you've been looking for! Dinner, live music & 1 free cocktail on Body Glove's Kona dinner cruise - the only Big Island boat tour of its kind!
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    USD170.81

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. Enjoy Kona's best sunset cruise aboard Honi Olani catamaran, the perfect end to your day in Hawaii. Join Hawaii Nautical on a relaxing 90-min sail featuring happy hour drink specials. The tour includes snacks and 2 alcoholic beverages.

    USD151.11

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  9. Have an evening of Polynesian food and entertainment that you will not soon forget with one of the best luau on the Big Island! The Royal Kona Luau awaits with authentic Hawaiian music and dance, and even a thrilling Samoan fire knife dance.
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    USD130.89

    Family Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Kohala 8-line Zipline Treetop Canopy Adventure
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    Experience a one-of-a-kind canopy zipline course through Kohala's lush eucalyptus forests and waterfalls! Zip across 8 lines, cross 6 suspension bridges, and a rappel. Combine your zipline with a waterfall swim for the ultimate Big Island adventure.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD225.13

    Daily
    3.5 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. 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 USD221.99

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Join Wailea Horseback Adventure on the best Hawaii's horseback riding tour. Enjoy scenic views of Mauna Kea, the Pacific Ocean and the Hamakua Coast, and hike down to the beautiful Umauma falls, where you can swim and play!

    USD151.43

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Experience the only Mauna Kea stargazing tour on the Big Island that includes daytime solar viewing. Departing from both Kona and Hilo, enjoy a delicious dinner before looking up into Hawaii skies with high-powered telescopes to see the sun & stars.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD206.84

    5%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
    4 - 6.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  14. Discover the beauty of Kohala! Hike through a private nature reserve, swim at a tropical waterfall & enjoy a picnic overlooking Pololu Valley. The perfect option for anyone wanting to head off the beaten path of Hawaii!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD209.42

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    7 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Kayak along the beautiful Kona coast. Paddle along sea cliffs, over underwater lava tubes and into sea caves and go snorkeling among tropical reef fish at Keauhou Bay! Watch for dolphins, manta rays & sea turtles on this Big Island eco-adventure!

    USD93.19

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Hike the historic lava flows of the Kilauea Volcano, and explore lava tubes, visit scenic lookouts at Volcanoes National Park including a caldera, Kilauea Iki Crater, steam vents, and see the best volcano spots on the Big Island with an expert guide.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD237.26

    5%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Sat
    9 - 14 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Hop aboard the best Hawaii doors-off helicopter and enjoy unobstructed views that you can get nowhere else! Fly over Hawaii's top attractions, see Volcanoes National Park, black sand beach, amazing volcanic craters, waterfalls & rainforests!

    From USD474.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Explore sea caves and snorkel at the best Big Island snorkeling locations along the South Kona Coast. Enjoy the thrilling ride in a 14-person ocean raft as you make your way to your snorkeling destinations, Honaunau Bay and Kealakekua Bay.
    Meal Provided

    From USD113.10

    Daily
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Explore the undiscovered side of Kona on a 5-hour guided volcano hiking tour from Kona! Hike along the slopes of the Hualalai volcano. Get exclusive access to secret volcanic craters, lava tubes, and hidden caves.

    From USD167.54

    Mon, Fri, Sat
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Tour the best of Kona in a luxury mini-coach, creating the perfect half-day small group tour: learn about the history of Hawaii, explore a unique nature sanctuary, and sample some of the finest locally-grown coffee and beer in Hawaii!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD197.91

    Daily
    6 - 7 hour(s) (morning)

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