Adventures

Experience Big Island Adventures

While exploring the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, participate in something new and life-changing! Adventures include physical activities, cultural exchanges, and immersive experiences in nature.

Horseback Riding and Snorkeling

Will you go horseback riding on a local Hawaiian ranch or will you partake in world-class snorkeling with the ohana?

Helicopter Tours

You could even take a helicopter ride to view beautiful waterfalls, pristine valleys, and lava flows!

Farmers Market on the Big Island

Don’t miss out on the vibrant farmers markets on the Big Island. They offer a variety of local produce, artisanal goods, and a taste of the island’s rich culture.

Swimming with Manta Rays

For a truly unique experience, join a night snorkeling tour to swim with the majestic manta rays. It’s an adventure you won’t forget!

Explore the Roads Less Traveled

While exploring the roads less traveled, you are sure to learn new skills, forge new friendships, and recharge your aloha.

Blue Hawaiian Helicopter

Blue Hawaiian Helicopter

There are many ways to see Hawaii, but nothing compares to viewing this gorgeous island from the sky. Blue Hawaiian Helicopter tours offer an array of different aerial experiences.

What to Bring when Hiking HVNP

What to Bring when Hiking HVNP

What to bring: We highly recommend that you bring warm clothes and hiking shoes when visiting the park. The weather can be surprisingly cold, even during the summer months.

Mauna Kea Beach

Mauna Kea Beach

The stunning white sand Mauna Kea Beach, historically known as Kauna`oa Beach, is located on the Kohala coast.

Pohoiki

Pohoiki

If this is your first time visiting Pohiki, it is a wild geological wonder where the earth literally created new land, beaches and forever changed the coastline of Hawaii Island.

Volcano House Hotel

Volcano House Hotel

Located on the rim of Kīlauea Caldera, this classic forest lodge hotel is the perfect place to see the glow of Halemaumau Crater from the comfort of your hotel room.

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Offering private dolphin and whale watching experiences!

UFO Parasailing

UFO Parasailing

Since 1985, UFO Parasailing has been helping people create lasting memories while experiencing the adrenaline rush of a lifetime.

Waialea Bay (Beach 69)

Waialea Bay (Beach 69)

Popularly known as Beach 69 which was named after the number of the old telephone pole that once served as a marker to signal beachgoers to turn.

Kealakekua Bay

Kealakekua Bay

Home to spinner dolphins, sharks and a wide array of reef fish, this conservation site is beyond breathtaking.

Kamuela Farmers Market

Kamuela Farmers Market

Located in the old classic Pukalani Stables at Parker Ranch, this quickly growing market serves up some of the freshest local vegetables, fruit, honey, jams, baked goods, fresh flowers, arts and crafts, local plants and delicious food truck grindz!

OK Farms

OK Farms

OK farms sits on 1,000 acres nestled up against the Wailuku River in a small area called Pueo.

East Hawaii Cultural Center

East Hawaii Cultural Center

Primarily supported by a group of devoted volunteers, East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center hosts an impressive schedule of art exhibits, performance art theater, musical performances and youth art classes focused on supporting and inspiring future artists of Hawai`i.

Wailoa Center

Wailoa Center

Wailoa Center is home to East Hawaiʻi’s local art scene and serves as the largest venue for showcasing the work of local artists, community groups and cultural events.

4d Quarter Horses

4d Quarter Horses

Come explore the lush prairie of 4d Quarter Horses, formerly known as Da Hana Ranch.

Pure Kona Green Market

Pure Kona Green Market

This quickly growing farmers market showcases the best of South Kona’s fresh island produce, art, food and baked goods!

Stargazing

Stargazing

Mauna Kea’s height and remote destination with virtually no light pollution makes this location the most ideal spot in the world for astronomical observation.

Late Night Dining

Late Night Dining

Whether you are just arriving after a long flight, or find yourself out for a night on the town, Big Island Reviews has compiled a list of restaurants and bars open until 10 PM or later for your convenience.

Two Step

Two Step

Its crystal waters are home to a wide variety of native marine wildlife and beautiful healthy coral.

Waipi`o Valley

Waipi`o Valley

Waipi`o is the sweeping valley that has inspired legendary mo`olelo (stories), beautiful Hawaiian mele (song) for hundreds of years.

Big Island Candies

Big Island Candies

A few of our favorite goodies at Big Island Candies include the chocolate covered brownies, the Mika Chocolates, and the chocolate dipped shortbread cookies.

South Point (Ka Lae)

South Point (Ka Lae)

South Point is the southernmost point of the Hawaiian islands and the 50 United States.

Rainbow Falls Hawaii

Rainbow Falls Hawaii

Whether you live here or are visiting, this tropical natural wonder will inspire and rejuvenate your appreciation of nature.

Akaka Falls State Park

Akaka Falls State Park

Visit the tallest waterfall in the state of Hawaii, coming in at 442 feet, almost twice the height of Niagara Falls!

Hawaiian Vanilla Company

Hawaiian Vanilla Company

The Hawaiian Vanilla Company truly stands out as one of our top choices for farm tours on the Big Island!

Pololū Valley

Pololū Valley

This valley is a hikers paradise offering sweeping views of the Hamakua Coastline.

Paniolo Adventures

Paniolo Adventures

Saddle up and ride on out to the open range along the Kohala Coastline through this guided trail ride!

Manta Ray Diving

Manta Ray Diving

Swim under the Hawaiian moonlight with the most graceful, gentle creatures in the ocean.

Cliffs at Paradise Park

Cliffs at Paradise Park

Visit the Hawaiian Paradise Park Cliffs and listen to the roar of the waves gently lapping against the shoreline.

Liliuokalani Gardens

Liliuokalani Gardens

These Japanese gardens have walking paths, scenic views of Hilo bay, and a lush landscape to enjoy!

Lavaloha

Lavaloha

Your golden ticket to a chocolate paradise.