Day Trips & Excursions

Big Island in One Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, and History Small Group Tour

This 10-hour nature tour offers an in-depth look at Hawaii’s youngest and largest island. Explore the diverse landscape and natural wonders, including active volcanoes at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where orange lava flows into the sea. Walk through rainforests to soaring waterfalls and stroll black-sand beaches as you scan the horizon for green sea turtles. This family-friendly tour requires moderate walking and introduces people of all ages to the island, and includes lunch, snacks, refreshments and park entrance fees.
10 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Small-Group Adventure Tour

Head to the Mauna Kea Observatory, nestled high in the mountains of the Big Island, and experience an intriguing and provocative journey through space and time. Discover Hawaii from the top of the island's tallest peak, Mauna Kea, also known as 'White Mountain,' located 13,796 feet (4,200 meters) above sea level. Limited to 12 people, this small-group star-watching tour ensures a personalized and unique experience at the enchanting Mauna Kea summit.
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Big Island Grand Circle Island Tour

See the Big Island of Hawaii’s stunning beauty on a full-day Grand Circle tour. On the Grand Circle Island Adventure, you’ll visit Volcanoes National Park and admire lush tropical rainforests in a comfortable, luxury minibus, complete with large windows to give you fantastic views. Round-trip transportation from your Kona hotel is included.
11.5 hours
Family Friendly

Volcano National Park Small Group Twilight Tour

Journey deep into Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and discover the Big Island's lava-fueled ecosystem. During this Big Island volcano tour, you’ll hike on maintained trails to see the active Kilauea, some of the rarest plants on earth, and breathtaking sunset views of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. You'll stay energized with lunch and dinner at restaurants in towns near the park. From volcanoes to a native rain forest, there is something for everyone on this small-group tour.
12 hours
Outdoor Activities

Manta Ray Night Snorkel from Kona

The manta ray night snorkel was voted "one of the top 10 things to do in your life" by the Travel Channel! Experience the Kona manta ray snorkel yourself and see what all the fuss is about. You'll journey only five minutes off the Big Island's west coast to reach the snorkeling site. As the vessel's diving lights shine through the crystal-clear water, these gentle giants arrive to feed on plankton. Jump in the water for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to night snorkel with Hawaii's friendly manta rays.
1.5 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Island Breeze Luau on the Big Island

Experience the essence of Hawaii and the Polynesian Islands during this Island Breeze Luau! Located in the heart of Kailua-Kona on the Big Island, this luau includes Polynesian cultural performances, such as Fijian and Maori dances of war, traditional Hawaiian hulas and jaw-dropping Samoan fire-knife dancing. In addition to an amazing show, you’ll receive a warm greeting with a shell lei, see traditional arts and crafts being made by hand, watch a royal procession, and feast on a mouthwatering Hawaiian buffet and open bar!
5 hours
Shore Excursions

Hilo Shore Excursion: Volcanoes National Park and Rainbow Falls

On your day in port in Hilo, explore two of the Big Island’s most spectacular sites on a shore excursion. First, discover Hawaii’s scenic Rainbow Falls amid the lush foliage of Wailuku River State Park. Then head to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and ascend from sea level to the 13,667-foot (4,165-meter) summit of Mauna Loa, one of the world’s largest volcanoes. This Hilo shore excursion allows you to enjoy the best of Hawaii’s natural beauty - from active volcanoes to cool waterfalls.
6.5 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Volcanoes and Waterfall Extreme: 45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

Feel a Hawaiian volcano’s heat radiate from its crater as you experience live volcanic activity up close, with nothing between you and the lava! An open-door helicopter ride over a Big Island volcano is the adventure of a lifetime. After the lava warms you up, you’ll cool back down with breathtaking views of cascading waterfalls before soaring back to Hilo.For a guaranteed window seat, make sure to upgrade to the preferred seating option.
50 minutes
Outdoor Activities

Small-Group Big Island Tour: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kona Coffee Farm

Journey to the Big Island's Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from Kona or Waikoloa on this exciting day trip, complete with your own personal iPad to use throughout your tour! See turtles basking on the black sand of Punaluu Beach and enjoy a picnic lunch and taste freshly brewed Kona coffee. Then, hike through a lava tube and feel hot steam from the volcano’s vent, and see glowing lava at night (weather permitting of course)! Use your iPad to see stunning photos and videos and learn information about the sites you visit. Plus, play games, listen to music and watch movies aboard your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle.This small-group tour is limited to 10 people, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
12 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Volcanoes and Waterfalls Helicopter Adventure from Hilo

This Big Island helicopter adventure will show you the best of Hawaii – volcanoes and waterfalls – from the air! Starting from Hilo, you’ll journey over miles of tropical rainforest on your way to Kilauea, one of the most active volcanoes on Earth; keep your eyes open for lava flowing from the crater. You’ll then soar past the many hidden waterfalls near the Wailuku River before flying back to Hilo.For a guaranteed window seat, make sure to upgrade to the preferred seating option.
45 minutes