Posts Categorized: Big Island Adventures

Top 5 Scenic Drives on the Big Island

Top 5 Scenic Drives on the Big Island

As we have covered before, the Big Island is home to amazing hikes and endless backcountry adventures that you could spend years exploring. But in order to experience some of the most breathtaking views on the island, you need hardly leave your car. This month, we are covering some of the best scenic drives on Read More »

Top 5 Best Hikes on the Big Island

The Big Island of Hawaii is a hiker’s dream. Within its 4028 square miles of land area are 11 different climate zones, a range of terrain types, and 13,796′ of potential elevation gain. Most trailheads are easily accessible from Kona and Hilo within an hour or two, which means hikers can explore a tropical forest, Read More »

Off the Beaten Path on the Big Island of Hawaii… Farms & Sunsets

Sometimes you don’t need to travel far off the beaten path to find great activities on the Big Island. The Kona District on the Big Island of Hawai’i is home to some hidden gems that are just a stone’s throw from the Holualoa Inn. Whether you are just looking for a quick trip between sitting down to Read More »

Off the Beaten Path on the Big Island of Hawaii…Temples & Caves

One of the best things about the Big Island of Hawaii is that even though it is becoming an increasingly popular destination for visitors from around the world, it still has plenty of places to get away and opportunities for discovery and adventure. The island is rich in history, culture and natural beauty, but many Read More »

Top 10 Animal Adventures on the Big Island – By Air

By the time we made it to part 3 of this series, we realized a Top 10 list would not be enough to encompass all of the amazing animal adventures on the Big Island. For all of you who have continued to follow this post over the past several weeks, we now present the finale Read More »

Top 10 Animal Adventures on the Big Island – By Land

As we mentioned last week, the Big Island of Hawai’i is home to eleven of the world’s thirteen climate zone types, creating a paradise both for the creatures that inhabit them and animal lovers from around the world who come to witness the Big Island’s natural wonders. This is the second part of our series, offering Read More »

Top 10 Animal Adventures on the Big Island – By Sea

Humpback Whales

The Big Island of Hawaii is home to eleven of the world’s thirteen climate zone types. In the span of a mere ninety miles, a visitor could drive from a barren lava desert, up and over a sub alpine plateau, and back down into a lush tropical rainforest. This climatic diversity creates numerous habitats for Read More »

Top 5 Dives in Kona

Top 5 Dives in Kona

The waters off the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawai’i are renowned by divers for their excellent visibility and the abundance of coral and marine life found just offshore. The possibilities for dives sites are endless, and it was very difficult to choose which five would make it onto this list. Here are Read More »