Big Island Hawaii Tours & Activities

Our list of Big Island Hawaii tours covers every imaginable activity and sightseeing adventure you might be interested in. From helicopter tours to ocean adventures to volcano tours and other land excursions, these Hawaii adventure tours capture the best of the Big Island. 

The Big Island is like no other place on earth. With so much to see and do, plan early and book ahead! Hawaii adventure tours tend to fill up. You'll be assured of finding the best tours at the times you want with a little advance planning.

Choose from regularly scheduled activities or enjoy private, customized Hawaii Big Island tours. Cruise ship passengers will even find tours that are particularly suitable for your brief time in port. 


Hawaii Helicopter Tours

The view is better up here! Hawaii helicopter tours show you parts of the Big Island you can't see any other way. Many consider this the single most spectacular of all Hawaii adventure tours. Select from thrilling Hawaii helicopter tours out of Hilo or Kona, or combine with other adventures for an even bigger thrill.



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Ocean Adventure Tours

Hawaii Big Island Tours

With its stunning clear water and offshore reefs, the Big Island is of course famous for spectacular snorkeling and diving.  There is no shortage of ocean creatures to enjoy. Humpback Whales, Spinner and Bottlenose Dolphins, and Manta Rays all call the Big Island home. 

If you prefer to stay on top of the water, book a kayaking tour, outrigger canoe tour, or perhaps a surfing or stand up paddle boarding lesson. And what better way to end the day than with a Hawaii sunset dinner cruise?

  • Dolphin Excursions
    Discover some of the better areas to snorkel and swim with dolphins in Hawaii, and a recommendation about a great dolphin boat snorkeling tour.
  • Fishing Charters
    Kona sport fishing is world renowned, and there are plenty of Big Island fishing charters to choose from. 
  • Kayaking Tours
    Stunningly clear, calm water characterizes many bays along the Big Island's Kona Coast, offering some fantastic kayaking adventures.
  • Manta Ray Night Snorkel Tour
    One of the more fascinating creatures of the deep is the manta ray. A manta ray night dive or snorkel tour allows you to get up close and personal.
  • Outrigger Canoe Lesson and Tour
    Experience the thrill of paddling an outrigger canoe as you learn about the ancient Polynesians who navigated across the Pacific in these tiny boats.
  • Parasailing the Kona Coast
    This is Hawaii parasailing at its best as you soar high above the Kona Coast tethered to a parachute. A real thrill and great way to see the sights of Kona!
  • Scuba Diving
    Kona scuba diving is some of the best in the world, and the Kohala coast is full of fascinating reefs and underwater delights to explore.
  • Snorkeling Tours
    You don't need a boat to find some of the best spots for snorkeling Big Island, but a boat tour gets you there faster and provides a bigger thrill.
  • Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons
    Calm bays are ideal for learning the sport of stand up paddle boarding. A lesson is a good idea for getting the basics before venturing out on your own.
  • Submarine Tour
    An interesting diversion and a great way to explore the ocean without even getting wet! Tours offered daily from the Kona pier.
  • Surfing Lessons
    For anyone who didn't grow up near the ocean, you'll find Hawaii surfing is a lot more fun when you start with a lesson!
  • Whale Watching Tours
    We just love our Humpback Whales! You can often spot them right from the beach, but a boat tour is better for whale watching in Hawaii.
  • Specialty Dinner Tours
    Choose from a sunset champagne dinner cruise aboard a deluxe catamaran, or indulge the senses with a behind the scenes tour of Hawaii regional cuisine.

Hawaii Volcano Tours

See first-hand how the Big Island was formed and continues to grow. Stand on top of the tallest mountain on earth. Get an up close and personal look with a Hawaii volcano tour.


More Hawaii Big Island Tours and Land Excursions

The sheer size of the Big Island provides endless opportunities for exploring. From ATV's to bicycles, ziplining to horseback riding adventures, there are Big Island Hawaii adventure tours to fit every traveler. There's even a food tour!


Big Island Hawaii Tours For Cruise Ship Passengers

Several Big Island Hawaii tours have been specially selected to account for the unique schedules of passengers aboard a Hawaii Island cruise. From the port in Hilo and the Kona pier, these Big Island Hawaii tours provide the greatest opportunities for sightseeing during your time on shore.


An ocean of adventure awaits on the Big Island. Remember to start planning early and book your favorite Hawaii adventure tours and excursions in advance. Have fun exploring!

If you have questions or need help deciding on particular activities or Big Island Hawaii tours, please contact us.


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