One of the best snorkeling areas in the world resides at Honaunau Bay, better known to locals as Two Step for the natural rock formation that provides easy access to the water – even if you’re wearing flippers
Discover Kona Activities
The Kona golf courses are famously beautiful and the deep-sea fishing is unbelievable. Make it a day in Kona with whale watching and water activities by snorkeling alongside dolphins and green sea turtles, or parasailing Kona. Or enjoy the Kona nightlife by diving at night with manta rays. At the heart of Kailua-Kona is Historic Kailua Village. This is a beautiful little downtown area, near the Kailua Pier.
Kona offers great dining and shopping opportunities with a good dose of local flavor and historical sights such as the Hulihe’e Palace and the iconic Mokuaikaua Church, the oldest Christian Church in Hawaii. Kona coffee tours as well as tours of sea horse farms are popular, stroll lush botanical gardens, charter a boat to toast the sunset or get inside a glass bottom boat in Kona to see the fish below.