Big Island Tours & Activities

Kona Coast Helicopter Tour

The Amazing Kona Coast Come and experience the Kona Coast from the air with us. This amazing tour takes you either from Kona Airport (Southbound) past Honokohau Bay, Kona Town,
12 years old for Doors-Off, 7 years old for Doors-On
30 Minutes

Magical Waterfalls Helicopter Tour

The Big Island is home to some of the most stunning waterfalls in all of Hawaii. Upon departing from Kona International Airport, we whisk you away to explore the seven
12 years old for Doors-Off, 7 years old for Doors-On
75 Minutes

Manta Ray Night Snorkel

You will enjoy a comfortable sunset cruise up the Kona coast on our brand new boat, the Maheli-Heli as we head towards the world-famous Manta Ray Village. The Travel Channel
3.5 Hours
Kailua-Kona, Big Island

Family Fish and Snorkel Private Charter

We threw out the tour playbook and created a completely unique offer for our most valued family customers. This private charter includes your own private boat with captain and crew
4.5 Hours
Kailua-Kona, Big Island

Kayak & Swim in the Umauma River – Hakalau

Treat yourself to an afternoon unique only to the Big Island, with a swimming and kayaking experience in a private section of Umauma Falls! This respite from the day’s hustle
4 years and older
1.5 Hours

Zip N Dip: Ziplining & Kayak Tours – Hakalau

Double up on an incredible and memorable adventure with the best of both Umauma Falls worlds. Begin by zipping through the air with our classic 9-line Umauma Falls Zipline Tour,
4 years and older
1.5-3 Hours

Umauma Waterfall Rappel & River Tours – Hakalau

What better way to experience the Umauma River than to rappel right into it! Join Island Mountain Guides LLC as we explore the beautiful scenery of the Umauma River. Swim,
10 years and older
3-5 Hours

Umauma Falls 4-Line Express Zipline Tour – Hakalau

The Big Island’s Umauma Falls 4-Line Zipline Tour takes you on lines 1-4 of our spectacular zipline course. Zip on all dual lines over waterfalls and take in the great
4 years and older
1-1.5 Hours

Umauma Falls Zipline Tour – Hakalau

The Big Island’s Umauma Falls zipline has nine (9) long lines with 2 MILES of spectacular ziping, over 14 waterfalls and great ocean views. The first four lines are exciting
4 years and older
2 – 2.5 Hours

Volcanoes National Park & Waterfalls Safari – Hilo

Let Safari fly you directly to Volcano National Park on the Big Island. Your adventure takes you through the story of Earth’s creation. From lava rocks to black sand beaches,
55 Minutes
Hilo, Big Island

Private Ohana Outing: Kohala Waterfalls Adventure – Kona

UPGRADE to an affordable Private Ohana tour and experience the "Kohala Waterfalls Adventure" exclusively with your family or small group. Immerse yourself in stunning private waterfalls, tranquil streams, scenic coastlines
8 Hours
Big Island, Kona

Kohala Waterfalls Adventure – Kona

Immerse yourself in stunning private Kohala waterfalls, tranquil streams, scenic coastlines, and rugged valleys on this North Kohala adventure. Experience an off-road drive to an exclusive trailhead. Schedule: Availability: Monday,
6-7 Hours
Big Island, Kona

Hidden Craters Hike – Kona

Venture onto private land behind 3 locked gates to explore the upper slopes of Kona’s very own volcano – Hualalai. This journey provides intimate, unique access to the site of
8 years and older
5 Hours

Private Ohana Outing: Hakalau Forest Reserve Exclusive – Kona

UPGRADE to an affordable Private Ohana Tour and experience "Hakalau Forest Reserve Exclusive" exclusively with your family or small group. This tour will now be run in one of our
8 years and older
12 Hours

Hakalau Forest Reserve Exclusive – Kona

This tour will now be run in one of our brand new 4WD Short Wheel Base Mercedes Sprinters. These vehicles are perfect for our birdwatching tours as they are designed
8 years and older
12 Hours

Maunakea Summit and Stars – Kona

Our journey from sea level to the nearly 14,000-foot summit of Maunakea reveals the wonders and world-class clarity of the Hawaiian night sky. Schedule: Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and
13 years and older
8 Hours

Big Island Highlights Day Tour

Immerse yourself in the best of the Big Island’s sights, microclimates, traditions as well as gourmet food and beverages on this full day all-inclusive tour. Allow us to take care
5 years and older
11 Hours

Ultimate Circle Island Explorer – Kohala Pick Up

Explore the Big Island from Kohala Travel south into Kona coffee country for the first stop at Bay View Farm, a working 24 acre coffee farm nestled on the slopes
5 years and older
11 Hours

Ultimate Circle Island Explorer – Kona Pick Up

Explore the Big Island on a Circle Tour from Kona This adventure is designed for the intrepid sightseeing traveler wishing to see as much of the Big Island as possible
5 years and older
11 Hours

Big Island Helicopter Experience

For those of you who want it all, the full island VIP adventure tour is for you! It’s all of our helicopter tours of the Big Island rolled into one,
12 years old for Doors-Off, 7 years old for Doors-On
2 Hours

Kawaihae Whale Watch – Kawaihae

This 6 passenger vessel is a fast powerboat, WET SEA SPRAY very likely! Come ready to get wet and have fun! Learn the true scale of humpback whales through an
2 Hours
Big Island, Kawaihae Harbor

Kona Morning Wildlife Guaranteed Watch – A-Bay

See marine wildlife such as dolphins and turtles year-round, or whales during whale season December through March. Sightsee along the stunning Kohala coastline, and enjoy a fun sail on the
1.5 Hour
Anaehoomalu Bay, Big Island

Kona Afternoon Wildlife Guaranteed Watch – Honokohau

See marine wildlife such as dolphins and turtles year-round, or whales during whale season December through March. Sightsee along the stunning Kona coastline, and enjoy a fun sail on the
1.5 Hour
Big Island, Honokohau Harbor

Kona Luxury Dolphin Sail and Snorkel – Honokohau Harbor

Hawaii Nautical takes you on an unparalleled yacht to experience the beauty and grandeur of the Kona coast and its most bejeweled underwater treasures at stunning snorkeling bays along the
4 Hours
Big Island, Honokohau Harbor

Kona Catamaran Sunset Sail – Honokohau

Bask in the romance and relaxation of a stunning Kona-Kohala sunset cruise. Catch the moment the sun slips below the horizon. You may even see the green flash. Sail past
1.5 Hour
Big Island, Honokohau Harbor

Spirit of Aloha Catamaran Snorkel Sail – A-Bay

The iconic “Spirit of Aloha”  provides the ultimate in sailing comfort and snorkeling fun. Choose from morning or afternoon snorkel sail excursions,  where guests are likely to see dolphins, sea
3 hours
Anaehoomalu Bay, Big Island

Kailua-Kona to Oahu: Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial, USS Missouri Tour (A2)

Join us for a unique Pearl Harbor Tour from Kona! Visit Pearl Harbor, the Arizona Memorial, and the Battleship Missouri! Our guided motor coach tour will also take you through
14 Hours
Big Island (KOA Airport) to Oahu

Kona Afternoon Wildlife Guaranteed Watch – A-Bay

See marine wildlife such as dolphins and turtles year-round, or whales during whale season December through March. Sightsee along the stunning Kohala coastline, and enjoy a fun sail on the
1.5 Hour
Anaehoomalu Bay, Big Island

Kona Catamaran Morning Snorkel Sail – Honokohau

The catamaran Honi Olani provides the ultimate in sailing comfort and snorkeling fun. Choose this morning snorkel sail excursion where guests are likely to see dolphins, sea turtles, and other
3 hours
Big Island, Honokohau Harbor

Hilo: Early Bird Circle of Fire

Experience Kilauea and Hawaii Volcano National Park! The massive eruptions of the world’s most active and unpredictable volcano have changed the face of the Big Island in spectacular ways. On
50 Minutes
Hilo, Big Island

Hilo: Late Bird Circle of Fire

Experience Kilauea and Hawaii Volcano National Park! The massive eruptions of the world’s most active and unpredictable volcano have changed the face of the Big Island in spectacular ways. On
50 Minutes
Hilo, Big Island

Volcano Express – Nighttime (Waikoloa Departure)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the crown jewel of the Big Island. If your goal is primarily to experience it while on the island, try our Volcano Express Tour. This
5 years and older
8 Hours

Volcano Express – Daytime (Kailua-Kona Departure)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the crown jewel of the Big Island. If your goal is primarily to experience it while on the island, try our Volcano Express Tour. This
5 years and older
8 Hours

Volcano Express – Nighttime (Kailua-Kona Departure)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the crown jewel of the Big Island. If your goal is primarily to experience it while on the island, try our Volcano Express Tour. This
5 years and older
8 Hours

Volcano Express – Daytime (Waikoloa Departure)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the crown jewel of the Big Island. If your goal is primarily to experience it while on the island, try our Volcano Express Tour. This
5 years and older
8 Hours

Deluxe Big Island Day Tour: Volcanoes and Dinner

The joy of being in Hawaii is on full display throughout this expertly crafted full-day tour of geological wonders and fresh dining experiences. From a Kona coffee farm to the
5 years and older
11 Hours

Kealakekua Bay Snorkel and Marine Life Adventure – Honokohau Harbor

Cruise coastline, admire marine life, such as dolphins or (seasonal) humpback whales, explore sea caves and other historical areas where ancient Hawaiians made history and created legends that are still
2 years and older
4 Hours

Manta Ray Night Snorkel – Honokohau Harbor

Check it off of your Bucket List! Manta Ray night snorkel is a MUST DO while in Hawaii. It’s a lifetime opportunity to see up close giant manta rays feeding
2 years and older
2.5 Hours

Wild Dolphin Adventure & Reef Snorkel – Honokohau Harbor

  This is a true Hawaiian adventure! You can observe Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins in their natural habitat while they show off their jumps, flips, and spins out of the water.
2 years and older
3.5 Hours

Whale Watching – Honokohau Harbor

Experience whale watching like no other place in the USA! Humpback whales arrive yearly in the Hawaiian Islands after a 3,000-mile journey to breed, have a calf, and nurse their
2 years and older
3 hours

Waikoloa Fireworks Cruise – A-Bay

The iconic “Spirit of Aloha”  provides the ultimate in sailing comfort. Bask in the romance and relaxation of a stunning Kona-Kohala fireworks cruise. Includes: 2 alcohol drinks per adult (No
1.5 Hour
Anaehoomalu Bay, Big Island

Spirit of Aloha Catamaran Sunset Sail – A-Bay

The iconic “Spirit of Aloha”  provides the ultimate in sailing comfort. Bask in the romance and relaxation of a stunning Kona-Kohala sunset cruise. During whale season  December through  April, majestic
1.5 Hour
Anaehoomalu Bay, Big Island

2.5 hour Wailea Horseback Adventure Waterfall Swim & Trail Ride

Join us on a ride through the open ranges of Wailea and to the spectacular views of Maunakea and the shimmering Pacific Ocean. 1 hour and 45 minutes of horseback
8 years and older
2.5 Hours

Volcano Adventure Tour (H2)

Discover the source of Hawai’i Island’s creation at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park! Explore cascading waterfalls, craters, and the tsunami-stricken city of Hilo on this comprehensive volcano adventure tour. Bear witness
10 Hours 30 Minutes
Big Island, Hilo

Hawaii Island Highlights – Coffee, Culture & Craters (H5)

Coffee, Culture & Craters - The Ultimate Hawaii Island Adventure Embark on an unforgettable Hawaiian adventure, exploring Hawaii Island’s mesmerizing attractions such as the Puuhonua O Honaunau known as the
13 Hours 15 Minutes
Kailua-Kona, Big Island

Waimea: Doors-Off Kohala Waterfalls & Hike

The Doors-Off Kohala Waterfalls & Remote Hike is the first and only doors-off helicopter tour deep into the heart of the spectacular Kohala valleys. There is no better way to
8 years and older
1 Hour 45 Minutes

Waimea: Doors-Off Kohala Valleys & Waterfalls

The FIRST AND ONLY Doors-off tour deep into the heart of the spectacular Kohala Valleys! There is no better way to experience and learn about the geography, history and incomparable
35 Minutes
Big Island, Kohala Airport

Evening Volcano Explorer – Hilo

Explore Volcano National Park from Hilo The original volcano lovers tour. Start with a drive through quaint Hilo town where you’ll drive along the historic waterfront before heading out to
5 years and older
7 Hours

Evening Volcano Explorer – Kohala Pick Up

Evening Volcano Explorer Kona and Waikoloa Departures Travel south into Kona coffee country for the first stop at Bay View Farm, a working 24-acre coffee farm nestled on the slopes
5 years and older
11 Hours

Evening Volcano Explorer – Kona Pick Up

Evening Volcano Explorer Kona and Waikoloa Departures Travel south into Kona coffee country for the first stop at Bay View Farm, a working 24-acre coffee farm nestled on the slopes
5 years and older
11 Hours

Elite Volcano Hike – Kona Pick Up

Kona, Hawaii Volcano Hike Hike Kilauea lava flows dating back to 1881 up to the historic changes of 2018. First, you’ll travel across Saddle Road between Mauna Kea and Mauna
5 years and older
13 Hours

Elite Volcano Hike – Hilo Pick Up

Hilo, Hawaii Volcano Hike Exploring Hawaii Island’s explosive side on foot is what this tour is all about. Our first stop is Kaumana Caves, part of the lava tube system
5 years and older
9 Hours

Mauna Kea Stellar Explorer – Hilo

Mauna Kea Star Tour in Hilo For an out-of-this-world experience, check out Maunakea Stellar Explorer from KapohoKine Adventures. This thrilling adventure is the only Big Island star tour to feature
5 years and older
7 Hours

Mauna Kea Stellar Explorer – Kona/Kohala Pick Up

Mauna Kea Star Tour in Kona For an out-of-this-world experience, check out Maunakea Stellar Explorer from KapohoKine Adventures. This thrilling adventure is the only Big Island star tour to feature
5 years and older
6 Hours

Private Historic Hilo Bay and Waterfalls by Kayak Tour

Private two-hour guided kayak or SUP tours with deli-style lunch and refreshments. Come experience the views of Hilo town from a different perspective, with a guided kayak or paddleboard adventure!
2 Hour
Big Island, Hilo

Historic Hilo Bay and Waterfalls by Kayak Tour

Come experience the views of Hilo town from a different perspective, with a guided kayak or paddleboard adventure! Two-hour fully guided and narrated tours of Hilo Bay depart the pier
5 years and older
2 Hours

Big Island: Zipline Through Paradise & Waterfall Swim Tour

Take your need for speed to new heights on this thrilling zipline, enjoy a private waterfall swim, and indulge in a Hawaiian BBQ with complimentary champagne and beer! Enjoy a
5 years and older
10 Hours

Umauma Deluxe ATV Experience – Hakalau

Get down and dirty on a thrilling, fun-filled adventure for the whole family to enjoy! Take in a full tour of Umauma’s beautiful views on our all-terrain vehicles. Hawaii Island’s
4 years and older
1.5 Hour

Elite Volcano Hike – Kohala Pick Up

Kohala, Hawaii Volcano Hike Hike Kilauea lava flows dating back to 1881 up to the historic flows of 2018. First, you’ll travel across Saddle Road between Mauna Kea and Mauna
5 years and older
13 Hours

Voyagers of the Pacific Luau at the Royal Kona Resort

An Interactive Hawaii Luau Show On The Shores Of Kailua Bay Beating drums beckon you to the ocean's edge. Voyagers of the Pacific oceanfront luau is a sensory feast of
3.25 Hours
Big Island, Kona

Big Island: Award Winning 4-Hour Deluxe Raft & Snorkel

Our destination is Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve and the site of the Captain Cook Monument. This area is one of Hawaii’s premier snorkel spots with incredible visibility and calm conditions.
5 Hours
Big Island

Private Ohana Outing: Kohala Zip & Dip

UPGRADE to an affordable Private Tour and experience Kohala Zip & Dip exclusively with your family or small group. Spend an exhilarating and inspiring day in North Kohala and experience
8 years and older
6 Hours

Kohala Zip & Dip

Spend an exhilarating and inspiring day in North Kohala and experience a land of stunning beauty and profound cultural significance. Zipline well above the forest floor, picnic on the rim
8 years and older
6 Hours

Private Ohana Outing: Kohala Canopy Adventure

UPGRADE to an affordable Private Tour and experience a Kohala Canopy Zipline Adventure exclusively with your family or small group. Join us for a canopy experience like no other. Perched
8 years and older
3 hours

Kohala Canopy Adventure

Join us for a canopy experience like no other. Perched amongst the trees of Halawa Gulch, Kohala Zipline’s Kohala Canopy Adventure features elevated suspension bridges, soaring tree platforms, and thrilling
8 years and older
3 hours

Big Island: Maunakea Sunrise – Kona

Start your Hawaiian day like never before… from the top of the tallest volcano on earth. See the morning sky light up in brilliant shades of red, orange, purple and
7 Hours
Big Island

Private Ohana Outing: Volcano Unveiled – Kona

UPGRADE to an affordable Private Ohana Tour and experience "Volcano Unveiled" exclusively with your family or small group. An in-depth volcano experience on the Island of Hawaii is offered by
8 years and older
12 Hours

Volcano Unveiled – Kona

An in-depth volcano experience on the Island of Hawaii is offered by Hawaii Forest & Trail. Your National Park Certified Guide will share a mix of natural and cultural history
8 years and older
10-12 Hours

Big Island: Mauna Kea Trails ATV (Polaris RZR) & Zipline Combo

Get down and dirty on Hawai’i Island’s newest family friendly adventure – Maunakea Trails RZR. Set on the dramatic Hamakua coast, Maunakea Trails RZR will take you past sweeping panoramas
Driver (18+ years old), Ride Along (5+ years old)
8 Hours

Big Island: Pau Hana Sunset Cruise with the Whales

We combine unparalleled views of the coastline from our stable and well-appointed sailing and power catamarans with the biggest party guests of all -- the Humpback Whales! Our onboard naturalist
2.5 Hours
Big Island

Big Island: Captain Cook Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay

On this Kona dinner cruise, we journey 12 miles down the Kona Coast to Captain Cook’s monument while a local historian points out over 50 points of interest and historic
3 hours
Kailua, Big Island

Big Island: Island Breeze Luau

"He 'Ohana Kakou" (We are ‘Ohana) - Experience an evening of delicious food and authentic Polynesian entertainment. Held under the stars on the shores of Kamakahonu Bay and Ahu'ena –
3 hours
Big Island, Kailua-Kona

Best Tours & Activities in Big Island, Hawaii

If you find yourself on the big island of Hawaii you may want to see everything at once. Planning your route across the big island to see some of the most popular tourist attractions can be tedious. One of the most efficient and attractive ways that you can see the big island is on a planned tour. Pre-scheduled tours on a shuttle bus can be a very comparable way to see the big island and make sure that you get all of the main attractions in. Other activities can include shows, cultural experiences and even dining experiences across the big island too.

You can see some of the top natural tourist attractions, some of the best cultural attractions as well as dine on some of the best food in these pre-planned activities across the big island for you! See the big island and style with some of these budget friendly activities!