The Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation offers a fun and tasty visitor center experience for guests to the Big Island.
Experience the Best of the Big Island
Spanning across more than 4,000 square miles of arid lava fields, massive volcanic formations, pristine beaches, stunning tropical rainforests, and rolling green hills, there’s no shortage of sightseeing opportunities on Hawaii’s Big Island. Even if you spend a full week exploring and adventuring throughout the nine distinct regions on the island, you’ll never come close to experiencing everything this Pacific paradise has to offer. By participating in a guided tour, you’ll get closer than ever to everything that makes the Big Island special, breathtaking, and uniquely Hawaiian.
Offering action-packed adventures, leisurely sightseeing opportunities, and incredible views from the water, ground, and air, these tour companies provide incredible access to hidden gems and world-famous attractions alike. Whether you choose to focus on the island’s major highlights or a specialized, guided journey catered to your party’s interests, there’s no better way to enjoy your Hawaiian vacation than a tour of the Big Island.
Complete Hawaii Volcano & Lava Viewing Guide
Go Spelunking on a Tour of the Kula Kai Caverns
Hawaii Tropical Bioreserve and Garden
The Hawaii Tropical Bioreserve and Garden is a 40-acre natural garden of tropical plants and a nature lover’s paradise located in the Onomea Valley.
Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm
Teeming with protected and endangered species, Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm allows you and your family to see and interact with these unique animals.
Waipio Valley Shuttle Tour
The Waipio Valley Shuttle is an easy and safe way to explore the wondrous “Valley of the Kings” along the northeastern end of the Big Island, the tour offers a once-in-a-lifetime sightseeing experience.
The Best Hawaii Dinner Cruise is in Kona
Take a historic dinner cruise and enjoy sailing down the Kona coast while hearing fascinating history, local musicians, and enjoying dinner at sea.
Body Glove Cruises
With extensive and beautiful vessels, Body Glove Cruises is one the favorite boat tour companies and a major attraction for adventure seekers visiting the Big Island.
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Garden
This 12 acre zoo and garden offers a fun and free family activity in Hilo, Hawaii and is celebrated as the only naturally, occurring tropical rainforest zoo in the United States.
Na’alapa Stables Horseback Riding Adventure
Na’alapa Stables and their unique take on Big Island horseback riding provides an incredible opportunity for adventurous visitors to enjoy the beauty and grace of Hawaii.
Voyagers of the Pacific Luau
Entertaining and informative, Voyagers of the Pacific Luau is a unique opportunity to learn and indulge in Hawaiian culture.
Island Breeze Luau
A beautiful luau on the Big Island’s stunning Kona Coast, Island Breeze Luau is the ideal dinner event for you and your family.
Fair Wind Cruises – Big Island Ocean Guides
Offering unique and memorable ocean cruises and snorkel tours that are sure to be the highlight of your vacation.
Go Spelunking on a Tour of the Kula Kai Caverns
For those inclined to explore the world’s caves, the volcanic activity in Hawaii makes for a fantastic, one-of-a-kind spelunking experience.
Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea
A friendly surf shop right across from Kahalu’u Bay on Hawaii’s Big Island, Kahalu’u Bay Surf and Sea makes things easy and affordable for surfers of every stripe.
Sunshine Helicopters is a Big Island institution in the aerial tour industry, offering incredible views of the greatest natural attractions on the Island of Hawaii.
Spanning throughout the Big Island’s most notable natural attractions, Paradise Helicopters offers luxury aerial tour experiences the whole family can enjoy.
Nani Mau Gardens
Nani Mau, meaning Forever Beautiful, is a gorgeous botanical garden with fruit orchards, orchids, ginger and hibiscus gardens as well as an anthurium grove.
Locally-owned and operated right on Hawaii’s Big Island, Wasabi Tours does things different. With expert guides and ever-changing adventures, you’ll be as excited as you’ll be blown away.
Pua Mau Botanical Gardens
This colorful botanical garden is home to many lovely plants, roaming peacocks and unique sculptural elements located around the grounds.
Paniolo Adventures – Horseback Riding
For those seeking an adventurous alternative to the typical tourist activities, a horseback riding tour with Paniolo Adventures promises a unique look at rural Hawaiian life.
Legends of Hawaii Luau
Legends of Hawaii isn’t any typical luau – luxurious and indulgent, this dinner event is unlike any other you’ll find on the Big Island.
Hawaii Lava Boat Tours
When the lava reaches the ocean, Hawaii lava boat tours are an unforgettable experience that brings you to the incredible ocean entry of the lava flows for an impressive view.
Paradise Sailing Hawaii
Equipped with a luxury catamaran vessel that cruises the high seas with ease, Paradise Sailing Hawaii is an incredible, high-end tour experience that you’ll never forget.
Kona Snorkel and Sail
Offering the best views available of the Big Island’s marine wildlife and oceanfront scenery, a tour with Kona Snorkel and Sail is an amazing opportunity to experience the best of the Big Island.
Captain Zodiac Tours
A long time mainstay of the Big Island boat tour scene, Captain Zodiac offers a uniquely Hawaiian approach to ocean activities at an affordable, family-friendly rate.
One of the longest serving boat tour companies on the Big Island, Kamanu Charters promises an exciting, family-friendly experience everyone can enjoy.
Hawaii Surf & Kayak
A fun option for memorable surfing and kayaking adventures on the Big Island, look no further than Hawaii Surf & Kayak.
Adventures in Paradise Kayak & Snorkel
A great tour company on the Big Island, Adventures in Paradise Kayak & Snorkel tours are an amazing, family-friendly experience.
Hawaii Forest and Trail
With knowledgeable guides and access to some of the Big Island’s most prized lands, Hawaii Forest and Trail brings you closer to the true beauty of the island.
Volcano Bike Tours
An incredible opportunity to experience the lava flows in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park up close and personal, Volcano Bike Tours offers affordability and reliability throughout your tour.
Zip Isle At Botanical World
An exciting zip-line tour company that combines aerial action with treks through the rainforest, this makes for a fun family vacation activity.
Throughout the Big Island, you’ll find amazing natural beauty, but nowhere else but Kohala offers the adventure and sightseeing opportunities – and Kohala Zipline is the perfect provider.
Umauma Falls Zipline Experience Tours
One of the most exhilarating and memorable adventure experiences on the Big Island, Umauma Falls and Zipline Experience Tours is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the whole family.
For those seeking soaring sightseeing and adventure opportunities on the Big Island, KapohoKine Adventures can make it happen in incredible style.
St Benedict Church (The Painted Church)
Experience The Painted Church, where Father John Berchmans Velghe painted the interior walls of Saint Benedict’s Catholic Church with beautiful murals depicting biblical scenes.
Ocean Safaris Kayak Tours
For an exciting adventure atop Kona’s pristine tropical waters, a tour with Ocean Safaris Kayak Tours provides an incredible, family-friendly adventure on the Big Island.
Jack’s Diving Locker
A friendly and homegrown diving company on the Big Island of Hawaii, Jack’s Diving Locker helps make your underwater diving experience memorable and exciting.
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