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Check out the most highly rated and reviewed Big Island tours and activities and see why travelers around the world can't stop talking about them!

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    Start your vacation with an Aloha! Experience a traditional Hawaiian welcome to the Big Island with a flower lei greeting at the airport.

    From USD30.37

    Group Discount
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    Discover the beauty of the majestic manta ray, considered to be one of the most memorable experiences to be had on the Big Island. Watch as these gentle giants glide through the water feeding on plankton which are attracted by underwater lights.


    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    Visit Waipio Valley with Waipio Valley Shuttle! See towering waterfalls, lush tropical plants, taro patches, and wander through the meandering rivers from the comfort of a 4x4 van. The most exceptional tour visiting the sacred Valley of the Kings.


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Venture out on a 2.5-hour off-road adventure from mountain to sea. Explore Hawaii’s rich cultural landscape at the Waipio On Horseback Ranch, enjoying exclusive views of enchanting Hamakua coastline! Drive a Side-by Side ATV on a tandem or solo ride.


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    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 USD156.02

    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    The ultimate Big Island tour, designed to see as much of the Big Island in one day as possible! Visit famous and beautiful sights such as Volcanoes National Park, Waipio Valley, Rainbow Falls and Punalu’u Black Sand Beach!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD250.26

    11.5 - 13 hour(s) (morning)
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    Snorkeling with manta rays is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that can only be found in Kona. Watch the giant manta rays swim beneath you as the ocean is illuminated with underwater lights. An experience that can only found at Keauhou Bay.


    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    Embark on the only stargazing tour in Hawaii that features nighttime astronomical observing on the slopes of Mauna Kea & daytime solar viewing. The most family-friendly stargazing tour, all ages are welcome! Tour departs from Kona and Hilo.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD218.84

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    4.5 - 7.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
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    Set sail for the Captain Cook Monument and discover the island's finest snorkel spots. Snorkel the calm and clear waters of Kealakekua Bay, a marine sanctuary filled with tropical fish, coral reefs and more. Morning & afternoon departures.
    Meal Provided

    From USD82.73

    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Set sail for a romantic evening on the ocean. Depart from Waikoloa on a 90 minute sunset cruise aboard the 54 foot Spirit of Aloha. Enjoy sailing along the Kona-Kohala coast with a tropical cocktail in hand as the sun sets on the horizon.

    From USD119.58

    2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
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    Set out on a search for Humpback Whales on a speedy 24-ft Zodiac raft, and get a “front row seat” to see these majestic mammals in the beautiful waters of Kona.


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Explore Big Island's number one attraction, the Mauna Kea summit for sunset. After a beautiful sunset descend to a lower elevation more suitable for a narrated stargazing tour and prepare to be amazed as the night sky lights up with glittering stars.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided


    5 - 9 hour(s) (afternoon)
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    Experience Island Breeze Luau at the Courtyard King Kamehamehaʻs Kona Beach Hotel. Enjoy an evening of delicious food and authentic Polynesian entertainment with an unforgettable luau, rated the best Family Luau on the Big Island!
    Meal Provided


    Sun, Tue, Thu
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    The ocean is at your fingertips with an affordable and family friendly ocean adventure on a private glass bottom boat cruise! Head out over tropical reef to observe marine life, and enjoy narration by knowledgeable and expert marine naturalists.

    From USD1,292.54

    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    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.

    From USD107.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
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    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


    9.5 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
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    Be welcomed to the Big Island and enjoy prompt, reliable and professional Kona airport transfer service by SpeediShuttle. Available for private and shared transportation for up to 11 passengers with luggage.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD14.80

    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
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    Discover hidden secrets of the past as you float down the historic Kohala ditch, originally built as an irrigation system for the old sugar cane fields. Float through 10 tunnels and across 7 elevated flumes that cross over streams and waterfalls.


    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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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".


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Sail beautiful Kona coast in search of humpback whales! See and experience this phenomenon, a rare opportunity to listen to their songs and learn all about the annual Hawaii whale season.


    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (afternoon)

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