Big Island Best Tours and Activities

Glass Bottom Boat Cruise from Waikoloa
Glass Bottom Boat Cruise from Waikoloa
         
Big Island, HI
30 minutes
from 27 USD
Discover the Big Island's vibrant underwater world on this glass-bottom boat cruise on Anaeho'omalu Bay. From Waikoloa, near Kona, board a comfortable 26-foot (7.9-meter) boat with shaded bench seating and enjoy incredible views from the six full-sized windows. See green sea turtles and colorful tropical fish grazing among coral and learn about Hawaii's diverse marine life from your friendly onboard naturalists. This is a great activity for the whole family!
Big Island Parasailing Experience
Big Island Parasailing Experience
         
Big Island, HI
60 minutes
from 38 USD
Discover the beauty of the Kona Coast as you glide above the Pacific Ocean. Soar silently through the air as you take in the best views of the Kona Coast!
Sunset Manta Ray Snorkel
Sunset Manta Ray Snorkel
         
Big Island, HI
2.5 hours
from 47 USD
A must do while in Hawaii! It's a lifetime opportunity to see up close manta rays feeding and interacting with other ocean creatures under the neon lights. Join us for a memorable, magical moment as we watch the sunset off the horizon, before a night snorkel with beautiful manta rays gracefully gliding through the water.
Manta Ray Night Snorkel from Kona
Manta Ray Night Snorkel from Kona
         
Big Island, HI
90 minutes
from 48 USD
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.
Wild Dolphin And Reef Snorkel
Wild Dolphin And Reef Snorkel
         
Big Island, HI
3 hours
from 80 USD
Experience a true Hawaiian adventure and take a dip with wild Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins as they travel along the coast. We will take you to the places where dolphins hang around and along with our guide you will be able to get in the water and swim with those amazing mammals! You will also get a chance to see Kona's most pristine reef and colorful fish.
Kealakekua Bay Snorkel Cruise
Kealakekua Bay Snorkel Cruise
         
Big Island, HI
3.5 hours
from 87 USD
Experience the beauty of the Kona Coast at picturesque Kealakekua Bay on an afternoon snorkel cruise. With equipment onboard and expert instruction available, the Kealakekua Bay Snorkel Cruise is great for the whole family.
Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling Tour With Optional Honaunau Bay
Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling Tour With Optional Honaunau Bay
         
Big Island, HI
Varies
from 94 USD
Discover colorful fish and coral reefs in Hawaii's crystal-clear waters on a snorkel tour that visits spectacular Kealakekua Bay, with trips to Honaunau Bay and other pristine locations included with optional upgrades. Explore sea caves and lava tubes along the Kona coast and keep an eye out for dolphins, turtles and whales as you cruise to the best snorkeling sites on the Big Island with your expert crew. Small-group tour with a maximum of 14 people allows for more individualized attention from your guide.
Keauhou Bay Kayaking with Optional Snorkeling Cave Tour
Keauhou Bay Kayaking with Optional Snorkeling Cave Tour
         
Big Island, HI
Varies
from 99 USD
Enjoy an exciting day of kayaking below Hawaii's soaring cliffs and around its sea caves! Experience the picturesque beauty of the Big Island on this aquatic adventure - snorkel in historic Keauhou Bay; dive beneath the surface and discover an underwater world of coral landscapes and tropical fish; and feel your adrenaline pumping as you jump off a cliff into Keauhou Bay.
Manta Ray Night Kayak and Snorkel Adventure from Kona
Manta Ray Night Kayak and Snorkel Adventure from Kona
         
Big Island, HI
90 minutes
from 100 USD
Experience the thrill of seeing manta rays up close! Kayak and snorkel through the Big Island's pristine waters to see Hawaii's playful manta rays at night. Watch these gentle giants feed on plankton, and then jump in for an unforgettable wildlife experience!
Snorkel, Kayak and Dolphin Experience in Kealakekua Bay
Snorkel, Kayak and Dolphin Experience in Kealakekua Bay
         
Big Island, HI
Varies
from 100 USD
Surround yourself with beautiful scenery, dolphins and the occasional humpback whale as you paddle a kayak in picturesque Kealakekua Bay! This narrated Big Island tour will take you through a marine life conservation district on your way to the Captain Cook Monument at Kaawaloa Point. Along the way, your guide will highlight Hawaiian temples, burial caves, sea cliffs and much more. When you reach the monument, go for a hike, enjoy lunch or a snack and dive into the clear blue waters for an unforgettable snorkeling experience.
Big Island Hawaii Volcano Adventure from Hilo
Big Island Hawaii Volcano Adventure from Hilo
         
Big Island, HI
9 hours
from 102 USD
See the lava fields on a comprehensive, full-day Big Island Hawaii Volcano tour. You'll explore Hawaii Volcano National Park, Kilauea Volcano and Big Island of Hawaii's lava flows and craters, and learn about the natural history of this amazing part of the world along the way.
Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson on the Big Island
Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson on the Big Island
         
Big Island, HI
2 hours
from 103 USD
Enhance your Hawaiian vacation with a stand-up paddleboard lesson in Kona! Stand-up paddleboarding (or SUP) originated in Hawaii and is a great way to enjoy the water, particularly if you are looking for an alternative to surfing. With an experienced instructor, learn the proper paddling technique, how to maneuver your board and what to look for on the water. This small-group lesson is limited to four people, ensuring you have a personalized experience.
Small Group Surf Lesson on the Big Island
Small Group Surf Lesson on the Big Island
         
Big Island, HI
2 hours
from 103 USD
You never forget your first wave, as surfing enthusiasts in Hawaii are prone to say, so make sure your first wave is a good one with a small-group surf lesson on the Big Island. Limited to either two or three people, depending on the option selected, this 2-hour Kona surf lesson starts with the basics, like how to paddle and pop up on the board. Then take to the water to practice your newfound skills on the waves of Kahalu'u Bay! A knowledgeable surfing instructor will be in the water with you, telling you when to paddle and when to pop up.
Zodiac Raft and Snorkel Adventure from Kona
Zodiac Raft and Snorkel Adventure from Kona
         
Big Island, HI
5 hours
from 110 USD
Skim across the waves on an exciting Big Island Zodiac tour to Kealakekua Bay, site of the Captain Cook monument and Hawaii's finest marine sanctuary. Snorkel with a rainbow of tropical fish among beautiful coral gardens in the bay's clear, crystal waters. Enjoy the delightful picnic snack provided before you head out again, exploring vast sea caves, lava tubes and the rugged beauty of the coastline.
Big Island Grand Circle Island Tour
Big Island Grand Circle Island Tour
         
Big Island, HI
11.5 hours
from 114 USD
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.
Private Big Island Photo Safari
Private Big Island Photo Safari
         
Big Island, HI
Varies
from 115 USD
Capture Hawaii's amazing landscapes on a photo tour with a private photography guide. One of the most biologically diverse places on Earth, the Big Island is home to natural features ranging from desert to rainforest, beaches to lava fields. Learn how to photograph these beautiful scenes with the help of an experienced guide, and see some incredible spots that many visitors miss. Cameras are available for rent if you don't have your own.
Kona Tour: Coffee Plantation, Kealakekua Bay, Kaloko-Honokohau Park and Bee Farm
Kona Tour: Coffee Plantation, Kealakekua Bay, Kaloko-Honokohau Park and Bee Farm
         
Big Island, HI
6.5 hours
from 120 USD
Discover the history, beauty and culture of the Big Island on this 6.5-hour tour of the Kona coast. See sacred Hawaiian temples and ancient petroglyphs at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, and walk to Honokohau Beach to spot native wildlife. Admire scenic views of Kealakekua Bay, and go on a walking tour of Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, considered a sacred site. You'll also visit a bee farm and coffee plantation for tastings at both, plus lunch.
Atlantis Kona Submarine Adventure
Atlantis Kona Submarine Adventure
         
Big Island, HI
60 minutes
from 123 USD
Dive beneath the sea on Kona Submarine tours! An Atlantis Kona adventure in a Big Island submarine is the best way to experience Hawaii's magical ocean world.
Kilauea Volcano Bike Tour
Kilauea Volcano Bike Tour
         
Big Island, HI
4-5 hours
from 136 USD
Join an amazing guided Kilauea Volcano bike tour in the Hawaii Volcano National Park. You'll explore Kilauea Volcano, from its summit to the sea, as you bike down this active crater! A great family friendly adventure in Hawaii packed with thrills and fun!
Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise
Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise
         
Big Island, HI
4.5 hours
from 149 USD
Cruise the Kona Coast and enjoy a morning frolicking in the warm Hawaiian waters. Snorkel equipment is available for use and expert instruction makes the Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise a great activity for the whole family.