Seeking adventure? The Big Island of Hawaii offers limitless opportunities for outdoor exploration. From ocean, rainforest, and volcano to lush green valleys, snow-capped mountains and black sand beaches, novelty and excitement abound. Holualoa Inn is proud to partner with the premier tour operators on the Big Island. We’re here to help you book an unforgettable Hawaiian excursion. Just contact concierge@holualoainn.com once you’ve booked your stay with us for personal assistance. Come explore the Big Island by air, by land, and by sea!

By Air

Hawaii Helicopter Tour with lush greenery

Experience Hawaii with Paradise Helicopters
2 hours, $615 per person
Explore all 5 volcanoes, hidden white and black sand beaches, lush waterfalls cascading down 2,000-foot valley walls, breathtaking coastlines, lush rainforests, and 11 different climate zones. Departing mornings and afternoons from Kona Airport.

Circle Island Experience with Paradise Helicopters
2 hours, $685 per person
Fly around the entire Big Island, including the Kona coffee district, slopes of Mauna Loa, and south to Punalu’u, in just over two hours.

Paradise Helicopter Landing Tour

Sunset Experience with Paradise Helicopters
2+ hours, $700 per person
Explore beautiful beaches, mountains, valleys, waterfalls and volcanoes as the sun sets, transforming the sky into vibrant shades glistening gold, dazzling red, and brilliant purple. Leaves from Kona Airport on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.

Volcano Kohala Landing with Paradise Helicopters
$725 per person
Soar over Kilauea crater, the lush rainforests of Hilo, white and black sand beache,s and hundreds of waterfalls before landing at a remote overlook.

By Land

Off-road tour in Hawaii with ocean in the distance

Kohala Waterfalls
8 hours, $195 per person
Begin your adventure off-roading through North Kohala. After a relaxed, guided hike through a private nature reserve, you’ll have a chance to cool off under a beautiful cascading waterfall. Enjoy your picnic lunch at a breathtaking scenic lookout and end with a stroll through Hawi.

Volcano Unveiled
12 hours, $225 per person.
An in-depth volcano experience on Hawai’i Island as you walk the ever-changing landscape of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, explore a private lava tube, and gaze at misty Rainbow Falls with your National Park certified guide.

Mauna Kea Summit & Stars Adventure on Big Island

Mauna Kea Summit & Stars
8 hours, $235 per person
Hawaii Forest & Trail takes you from sea level to the 14,000-foot summit of Mauna Kea to enjoy the magnificent sunset and explore the wonders of the Hawaiian night sky. Enjoy a picnic dinner while your guide shares stories of early travelers before sipping hot cocoa during your star-show with an 11″ Celestron telescope.

Kohala Zip & Dip
9 hours, $270 per person
Spend an exciting day in North Kohala with Hawaii Forest & Trail. Zipline high above the forest floor and picnic with stunning views of the North Kohala valleys before swimming under a private waterfall.

Packahes Volcano Adventure on Big Island

Volcano by Air and Land
10 hours, $838 per person
Explore the Big Island of Hawaii by flight and on foot. After soaring above Kona coffee country, Hualalai, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, your Paradise Helicopter pilot will fly over the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in search of the day’s active lava flow. Once on the ground, Hawaii Forest & Trail will guide your journey through the park’s craters, lava tubes, and Jaggar Museum before exploring Punalu’u’s black sand beach. Enjoy a picnic lunch and sample Kona coffee, macadamia nuts and other local grown treats before your return flight over waterfalls and beaches.

By Sea

Beautiful Boat Adventure in the Ocean off the Big Island

Captain Cook Dinner Cruise with Body Glove
3 hours, $160 per person
Enjoy appetizers and cocktails while sailing the Kona coast to Captain Cook’s Monument aboard Body Glove’s 65-foot catamaran. Hear the history of the region before indulging in a Hawaiian style dinner and sunset with live entertainment.

Choose Your Adventure with Kona Snorkel Tours
3-4 hours, $120 per person
Visit historic Kealakekua Bay and explore vibrant coral reefs, swim with wild Hawaiian spinner dolphins or look for majestic humpback whales (seasonal) on an adventurous Zodiac speed boat.

Kealakekua Snorkel with Kona Style
4.5 hours, $130 per person
Sail aboard a 50’ catamaran and snorkel with tropical fish, sea turtles and spinner dolphins. Watch for the flukes and spouts of frolicking humpback whales (seasonal). Coffee, snacks and snorkel gear provided.

Morning Magic with Kona Boys
4.5 hours, $199 per person
Begin your morning kayaking and snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay while learning about the history, culture, and marine life that make this spot so special.

Whale tail slapping the ocean on Big Island boat tour

Afternoon Marine Adventure with Kona Style
2.5 hours, $90 per person
Explore the Kona Coast on the “Kona Style’ 50′ catamaran in search of humpback whales wintering in Hawai’i. Spinner and bottlenose dolphins are regularly seen, and if you’re lucky you might see whale sharks, pilot whales and rays! Seasonal (December 17th – March 31st).

Midday Meander with Kona Boys
4 hours, $99 per person
Enjoy afternoon kayaking and snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay while learning about the history, culture, and marine life that make this spot so special.

A Day at the Beach with Kona Boys
5 hours, $159 per person
Kayak out from Kamakahonu Cove into Kailua Bay, snorkel the pristine reef and stand-up paddle back to shore. All gear and lunch included.

Catamaran boat on sea at sunset in Kona

Manta Ray Snorkel with Eka Canoe Adventures
2.5 hours, $107 per person
Immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters of Keauhou Bay to snorkel with magnificent and gentle manta rays as they feed on plankton. Wetsuit tops and snorkel gear included.

Manta Ray Snorkel and Sunset Sail with Kona Style
2.5 hours, $109 per person
Watch one of our legendary Kona sunsets on a sail along the Kona coast before snorkeling with the majestic manta rays. Snorkel gear and wetsuit tops included. Enjoy hot cocoa, hot tea and chocolate chip cookies on the ride home.

Late Night Manta Ray Snorkel with Kona Style
2.5 hours, $109 per person
Later start time means fewer boats and fewer people providing a more personal experience with the manta rays. Geared toward more experienced snorkelers. Snorkel gear and wetsuit tops included. Enjoy hot cocoa, hot tea or a cocktail on the ride home.

shells with pink flowers

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We strive to make it as easy as possible to book an excursion along with your room reservation. We look forward to hearing about your adventure!

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