Being that it is the largest island, Hawai'i is lovingly referred to as "The Big Island." It is located at the easternmost end of the Hawaiian chain of islands and is really known for its volcanoes - specifically Mauna Loa and Kilauea; both found in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. The island itself was actually created from the eruptions of five separate volcanoes, including Kohala, which is extinct and Hualalai, which is active but currently not erupting. Thats why its no doubt that the Big Island is probably the best place in the world to learn and see volcanic activity. Besides volcanoes, the island has an interesting and diverse landscape from the boardwalk town of Kona to lush botanical gardens scattered throughout the island. The Big Island is a great place to explore nature in all its forms.

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Private Tour: Hilo and Kalapana a Big Island Road Less Traveled

Embark on a private 6-hour guided tour around historic Hilo and Kalapana. View the sites and scenery on a luxurious 11 passenger Mercedes van. Visit the town of Hilo, Queen Liliuokalani Japanese Gardens, the Rainbow Falls State Park waterfall and the Hamakua Coast Heritage Corridor. Visit the small Hawaiian town of Pahoa in the Puna district, see Kalapana and go swimming in a volcanic hot pond.

Private Sightseeing Tours

$699

Kealakekua Bay Snorkel and Coastal Adventure

This 2.5 hour snorkel and coastal adventure takes you out in one of our super safe Willard Navy Seals boats on a fabulous educational sightseeing journey experienced by few and accessible only by boat. You will enjoy snorkeling in the historical Kealakekua Bay reserve, a place of underwater beauty, often called the best snorkeling spot in all of Hawaii, and learn some of the history and culture of this area. Then you will travel the coastline to look for whales and dolphins, view blow holes, hover above the coral reefs and see colorful fish, and enter a sea cave or two. Bring your camera as photo opportunities may also include sightings of manta rays, turtles and whales (Humpbacks in Dec-April), and we may possibly even glimpse a Hawaiian Monk Seal!

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$120

VIP Organic Kona Coffee Farm Mill and Roastery Tour

Come and experience Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation's most in-depth, hands on, and extensive tour offered. It covers Kona coffee from Growing to Roasting and everything in between. This deluxe tour includes lunch and a roasting lesson - plus, each person gets to keep an 8oz bag of Kona coffee that they roast and package during the tour. Transportation is not included.

Coffee & Tea Tours

$135

Whale Watch Excursion From The Big Island

Guaranteed sightings or come again free! Every year between December and April, over 10,000 humpback whales migrate over 3,500 miles from the Pacific North West to breed, and nurse their young. This two and a half hour excursion offers plenty of shade and excellent photo opportunities. Hear singing males on the PA system through a hydrophone and listen in awe to a certified naturalist informing you on the complex behavioral patterns these creatures employ. Snacks, juices and no-host bar are included. This is truly an event not to miss!

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$111

Guided Outrigger Canoe Tour in Kealakekua Bay

Try your kayak tour, Hawaiian style, with our traditional one-of-a-kind outrigger canoes. We offer Outrigger Canoe Tours to the famous Captain Cook Monument in Kealakekua Bay. On this guided Big Island outrigger canoe tour, hear the history of Captain Cook as well as surrounding temples, and, after paddling past the sea cliffs and caves, you'll snorkel and swim in the clear waters of this Marine Life Conservation Area.

Kayaking & Canoeing

$110

Fishing for Marlin and Tuna

Fishing for Marlin and Tuna in the calm waters of Kona, Hawaii. We also catch smaller game on request. We provide all necessary help in teaching you big game fishing.

Fishing Charters & Tours

$550

Full Day Sport Fishing Charter

We provide a high-quality, custom, private charter fishing experience for up to 6 guests. High quality tackle and attentive crew can help you get any fish to the boat and we let you keep your catch. Whether you are after that "bucket list" marlin or something to serve for dinner.

Fishing Charters & Tours

$729

Kona Sport-Fishing Large Group Private Charter Full Day

Spend the day out on the water off the Kona Coast on this 6-hour, private, large-group boating and sport-fishing excursion. Learn how to fish like a pro, as the captain and crew offer tips and techniques to catching the big one. The waters off the Big Island are swimming with blue marlin, striped marlin, bigeye tuna, ono and spearfish, among many others. Sit on the boat, fishing or just relaxing, and take in the deep-blue view.

Fishing Charters & Tours

$1607

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Kona Coffee

Did you know coffee starts off as a berry? Inside each red fruit of the coffee plant is a bean that is then roasted and dried to make the delicious rich coffee we love. And some of the best coffee in the world comes right from the Hawaiian Islands. Coffee has grown on the Big Island since 1828 and has become a worldwide recognized brand. In 1997, it is estimated that over two million pounds of coffee was grown on the island. We suggest that if you're near Kona, head to the living history museum to learn a little more about the drink and its history on the island.

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