Big Island Tours and Activities

The Big Island's spectacular natural attractions include black-sand beaches, towering waterfalls, a snow-capped mountain, and an active volcano. Stargaze atop Mauna Kea, snorkel in pristine Pawai Bay, or hike to breathtaking waterfalls in Kohala. Complete your Big Island vacation with an unforgettable view of fiery lava vents on a helicopter tour of Kilauea Volcano.

Scroll down to view a selection of unique tours and activities on the Big Island of Hawaii.


Travel from sea level to the high alpine and witness the dramatic diversity of the Big Island's landscape. After a picnic-style dinner, the tour makes its way to the summit of Hawaii's most sacred mountain for a sensational sunset amidst the largest collection of telescopes on earth. As daylight fades, descend to a lower elevation where an interpretative guide will reveal the wonders of the Hawaiian night skies.

Duration : 7 hours
From : $197 per person


Dine under the stars on culinary treasures from the South Pacific. Experience a fusion of traditional island and modern dance that retells the settlement story of the South Pacific.

Duration : 4 hours
From : $103 per person


See Hawaii from below sea level. You'll be treated to Kona's most beautiful and captivating scenery, natural habitats and isolated treasures at depths of up to . The experienced Atlantis crew narrates and identifies tropical inhabitants while you discover the wonders of an 18,000-year-old, fringing coral reef.

Duration : 1.5 hours
From : $103 per person


Discover both the Big Island's beauty and its volcanic fury. Tour the most geologically active environment on earth, the most famous Kilauea Volcano, which has been continuously erupting since 1983. View lava flows and black sand beaches, the lush rainforests of the Hamakua Coast, towering sea cliffs and the deep and meandering valleys of the Kohala Mountains. Departs from Waikoloa.

Duration : 2 hours
From : $531 per person


Explore Kona's famous warm, clear waters and fascinating coastal landscape in a kayak. Look for dolphins, manta rays, turtles, interesting arches and blowholes. Explore sea caves as you paddle over coral gardens and underwater lava tubes. Drop anchor in a protected, calm, clear cove and snorkel the reefs to view the abundant supply of tropical fish. Finally, ride the trade winds as you paddle home from a memorable day filled with fascinating facts, landscapes, sea life and healthy activity.

Duration : 3.5 hours
From : $74 per person


More Big Island Tours

Prices shown are per-person, except if expressly noted otherwise. Pricing is subject to change. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Some age and physical restrictions may apply and some tour providers may require customers to sign a liability waiver. Ask your Travel Agent for details.

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