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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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    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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    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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    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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    Have a Hawaiian experience of a lifetime with a manta ray snorkel cruise and enjoy one of the Big Island's most popular activities. Enjoy a Hawaiian sunset cruise before heading into the water to swim among the majestic manta rays off the Kona coast.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD120.00

    2.5 - 5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
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    Cruise along the Kona Coastline and watch the sunset aboard the Honi Olani, a smooth sailing 53 foot catamaran. Enjoy 2 complementary cocktails and happy hour drink specials for the perfect end to your day in Kona.

    From USD119.58

    2 hour(s) (evening)
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    One of Kona’s top bucket list experiences! Swim with giant manta rays after watching the sunset on the horizon. An encounter with these gentle giants is guaranteed to create memories that will last a lifetime!


    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (evening)
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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

    From USD156.02

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    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


    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    7 - 11 hour(s) (afternoon)
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    Kayak Keauhou Bay all day or for just a quick half day! The bay is home to dolphins who may swim by as you kayak and snorkel along the gorgeous Kona coast.

    From USD60.73

    2 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Journey into the pristine Hawaiian landscape of Kohala on a 2.5 hour off-road ATV adventure tour through the tropical rainforest of Big Island. Discover breath taking views overlooking the ocean as you venture from Makai (sea) to Mauka (mountain)!

    From USD313.09

    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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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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    Submerge 100 feet under the water's surface to explore a 25-acre, natural coral reef! Marvel at the beauty of the ocean and other marine creatures from the comfort of a 48-passenger, air-conditioned submarine.


    1.5 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Enjoy a Kona coast sunset cruise aboard the Kanoa II, a 65 foot deluxe catamaran cruiser. Relax in comfort while enjoying delicious appetizers. Toast to the setting sun with a cocktail from the fully stocked premium cash bar.
    Meal Provided


    2.5 hour(s) (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 USD78.59

    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Embark on a fun Body Glove snorkel tour, Kona's most popular boat trip! Swim at the protected Red Hill marine sanctuary, teeming with sea life, and watch for spinner dolphins in transit, as sightings are guaranteed or you ride again free!
    Meal Provided


    5 hour(s) (morning)
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    Experience Hawaii's most popular attraction! Visit the summit of Mauna Kea to witness one of the most breathtaking sunsets in Hawaii. Next, travel to Mauna Kea Visitor Center and enjoy a guided stargazing tour with telescopes. Includes parka & gloves
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD226.00

    4.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
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    Discover the underwater world with Kona Glassbotom boat, an affordable ocean adventure for the whole family! Head out over tropical reef to observe marine life, and enjoy narration by knowledgeable and expert marine naturalists.

    From USD53.86

    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    Sail from Keauhou Bay by Hawaiian Sailing canoe for Hawaii's #1 marine encounter! A unique way to go see and snorkel with Mantas at night.


    1.5 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
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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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