The Big island of Hawaii offers many different Big island activities and Big island tours. Plan and book your Hawaii Big island activities through Hawaii Travel Network and save on all the different things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii. The Big Island of Hawaii is one of the most fascinating places on earth, and truly worth your time, especially if you like nature and volcanoes. These are just a couple of the Hawaii Big island activities and tours to choose from. At 95 miles long and 80 miles wide, the Big Island is larger than the other three major Hawaiian Islands combined. And there's plenty for you to see and do. Don't miss out on both the Kona tours and the Hilo tours of the Big island of Hawaii!
Come see the Volcanoes on a land tour or Big Island Helicopter flight!
The Big Island is the youngest of the Hawaiian Islands and is still forming today because of Kilauea, the world's most active volcano, which is part of Volcanoes National Park. The Big island volcano offers the chance to book Big Island activities and plan your tours on the Big island if you are the Hilo side of the Big Island. There are lot of Hilo tours to choose from from zipline tours to nature tours. At this incredible place, you will see sites that just aren't possible anywhere else, and the unique characteristics of volcanic activity, both recent and ancient, will captivate you. If you are on the Big Island of Hawaii, then your should a Hilo helicopter tour with Sunshine Helicopters which also offers Hawaii tours and activities all over the Hawaiian islands!
Plus, only on the Big Island can you witness the breathtaking natural phenomenon of lava flowing into the ocean, and there are specialized volcano tours that can take you right into the middle of the action. Suffice to say, the volcanoes will completely astound you. The Big Island volcano tour is a must if you are on Hilo. Hilo has the only ACTIVE Volcano. All the other volcanoes on the Hawaiian islands are dormant and each one is unique.
Not only does it have volcanoes, but the Big Island also sports some of the world's tallest mountains, which are perfect for stargazing. Also part of this diverse landscape are lush, deep valleys; plunging waterfalls; 266 miles of coastline; black sand beaches; astounding agricultural plantations; picture-perfect tropical waters; Polynesian fishing villages. the list could go on forever. This is because the Big Island is truly a place of matchless beauty, and is a prime destination if you love unusual landscapes and also want to immerse yourself in South Seas Culture.
Come take an Eco-Tour and do some exotic bird watching; wander through tropical rainforests; or even ride a horse into the Polynesian countryside with Hawaii Forest and Trail, which offers many different both Kona activities and Hilo activities.
If you prefer the exciting experience of riding off-road, you can do that too.
Of course, you can also take off in a helicopter to see everything this tropical paradise has to offer from a bird's-eye view, or perhaps take an all-day land tour and cap it off with a sunset dinner cruise. In addition, the Kona region is where the world-famous Kona Coffee is grown on huge coffee plantations. Ever have Kona Coffee? It's heaven in a cup. This tour is not offered by Hawaii Travel Network. You can do this own your own.
We do recommend renting a car while on the Big Island of Hawaii. There is a lot of ground to cover and most of the Big Island activities and Big Island tours do not offer transportation. Hawaii Travel Network offers car rentals at the lowest prices. This also helps you decide what to do when booking and planning your Big Island vacation.
You do not want to miss one of the top Big Island luaus offered by Island Breeze Luau Productions. They offer 3 Big island luaus which are the Island Breeze Luau, Gathering of the Kings Luau. and the Haleo Luau. There is one other luau, which is the Royal Kona Luau, which is great if you are staying at that resort. The Island Breeze Luau is a top luau and is the heart of Kona. There are so many things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii on both the Kona side and the Hilo side of the Big Island. There are even Big Island ATV tours and Big Island ATV tours in the Hawi area of the island. Hawi is at the tip top of the Big Island of Hawaii.
The ocean-lover in you will be delighted on the Big Island, as the choices of ocean-based activities are astounding. Most of the snorkeling activities take place on the Kona side of the Big Island. Captain Zodiac offers amazing snorkeling tours on large rafts which allow you to get closer to the action. Scuba diving, snorkeling, snuba (a super-fun combination of snorkeling and scuba), are available for you to partake in. The wealth of colorful undersea life will truly amaze you. If you prefer to stay mostly above-water, there's are Kona kayaking, sport fishing, and parasailing, just to name a few.
And if diving deep beneath the sea is more to your liking, Atlantis Submarines operates a 48-passenger submarine out of Kailua-Kona Harbor. Many of the activities start in Kona and Atlantis Submarines in Kona is one of the Kona tours.
Do you like whales and dolphins? Who does not? The great sperm whale of Moby Dick fame, as well as the smaller Hawaiian pilot whale, false killer whale, beaked whale, melon-headed whale, and the Pacific Humpback Whale can all be found in the warm, aqua-blue waters surrounding the Big Island of Hawaii. And then there are the dolphins - the wildly acrobatic spinner dolphins and the familiar bottlenose dolphins we all know and love. There are a variety of daily tours that can bring you into contact with these majestic marine mammals. Again, Captain Zodiac offers these amazing tours as does Sea Paradise and Body Glove cruises.
Kealakekua Bay (virtual tour) is also home to the Captain Cook Monument, a 26 ft (8 m) tall obelisk, reminding visitors of this great navigator and explorer of the South Seas. Most of the Kona tours that include snorkeling goes to this famous landmark.
Explore the links on this page to get a taste of the kinds of activities and sights the Big Island has to offer. Kona Luaus, Big Island dinner cruises, Kona and Hilo land tours, snorkeling, classicKona lei greetings, dolphin encounters, and volcanoes - they're all here for you, wrapped up in a Polynesian paradise that is second to none.
Tours and activities fill up fast, so when you find the tours and activities you want, make your reservations quickly. Be sure to plan and book you Hawaii Big Island activities well in advance because they book up! Choose from the activities to the right or call us at 866-482-9775 anytime.