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Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History
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Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

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  • 11 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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$204.19
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The Big Island of Hawaii has a diverse ecosystem unlike anywhere else on the planet, and on this day-long nature tour, experience the beauty of its black-sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. If you’re lucky, find Hawaiian green sea turtles basking on the coast. Since the tour only requires a moderate amount of walking, it's an educational adventure for travelers of all ages, with snacks and refreshments included.
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* A traveler said: "The guide took us to hidden away gems. Very knowledgeable both of the tour stops as well as Hawaii history and culture overall. Its a long day but well worth it."


Night Manta Ray Adventure
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Night Manta Ray Adventure

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$70.00
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Have a unique Big Island experience snorkeling with manta rays on this tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll take a short cruise out to the manta site, where you’ll watch the beautiful Hawaiian sunset before dipping into the water to watch the manta rays up close. All necessary equipment will be provided for your excursion, as well as light refreshments and snacks to enjoy on board. Your tour will conclude at its original departure point. If you don't see manta rays on this excursion, book again for another night--no charge.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was amazing! We saw about 8-10 manta rays. Captain Charlie was fun and knowledgeable about the history of the manta rays and the island. The deck hands were very nice and helpful as well. I highly recommend this tour when you are in big island. It’s going to be one of the most memorable experience of your life!"


Captain Cook /Kealakekua Bay
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Captain Cook /Kealakekua Bay

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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00
There are few places in all of Hawaii more historic than Kealakekua Bay, as it's the spot where Captain Cook was killed in a skirmish with native Hawaiians, and the Hawaiian monarch, King Kamehameha III was born just a few miles away. The history aside, it's also one of the best places to snorkel on the Big Island of Hawaii, and you'll have the chance to experience the beauty on this snorkeling tour from Kona. Search for dolphins on the way to the bay while admiring the volcanic coast, and after scouring the red for coral and fish, climb aboard for a lunch that's served by the friendly crew.
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* A traveler said: "Amazing in very way! Super friendly and nice, phenomenal snorkeling, and lovely boat:) Best day in Big Island so far!"


Best Mauna Kea Summit Tour (Free sunset and star photo!)

Best Mauna Kea Summit Tour (Free sunset and star photo!)

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$230.00
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$230.00
On this Mauna Kea sunset tour, you’ll get to see amazing views from above the clouds on the summit of Mauna Kea! Our guides will also take professional-quality photos of you with the sunset and stars for FREE ! !
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* A traveler said: "A truly awesome experience! Totally worth it and the pictures and whole experience was once in a lifetime"


Admission to Royal Kona Luau
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Admission to Royal Kona Luau

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$130.89
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$130.89
Spend an evening immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture with this excursion to the Royal Kona Resort Luau. Choose your ideal time for the outing — the luau occurs four nights a week⁠ — then enjoy a shell lei greeting, a lei workshop, and an Imu ceremony with a delicious roasted pig. Sip Mai-Tais while admiring beautiful views of Kailua Bay.
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* A traveler said: "The food was excellent. Seating was socially distant and very comfortable. This is my second one here. Highly recommend."


Historical Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay
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Historical Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay

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  • 3 hours
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$116.37
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Journey back in time — when ancient, powerful Kings ruled the rugged, fertile land of the Hawaiian Islands — on this 3-hour lunch or dinner cruise to Kealakekua Bay. Travel 12 miles down the Kona Coast to the Captain Cook monument. Learn the many secrets of the Big Island as a local historian points out more than 50 points of interest along the way. At Kealakekua Bay, enjoy a Hawaiian-style buffet dinner with live entertainment, then relax and experience a beautiful sunset on the return trip. One complimentary cocktail is included.
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* A traveler said: "The crew made this a great time! The service was spot on, the bartender made nice drinks. Food was to be expected."


Manta Magic - Night Manta Ray Snorkel At Manta Village

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Manta Magic - Night Manta Ray Snorkel At Manta Village

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  • 1 hour
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$109.65
$129.00
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Get up close with Hawaii’s graceful manta rays during this nighttime snorkel experience along the Kona coast with a small group. Watch these gentle giants as they swoop and dive for plankton just below the surface during their evening feeding. An on-board manta ray specialist, along with a certified swim guide, ensure an informative and safe experience.
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* A traveler said: "Incredible night excursion. We got to see so many Mantas. They were up close and fun to watch.. Highly recommend"


Hilo Zipline over KoleKole Falls
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Hilo Zipline over KoleKole Falls

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Taking safety measures
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$198.50
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$198.50
The city of Hilo is surrounded by some of Hawaii’s most scenic wonders, and on this 7-line Hilo ziplining tour, you can literally soar past thundering falls as you zip through a tropical rainforest. Learn about traditional Hawaiian agriculture as you zip by Akaka Falls State Park, and once you’re comfortable sitting in the harness and feeling the exhilarating rush, prepare for the dramatic crossing that’s one of the longest zipines in Hawaii, and feel the rush of wind on your face as the forest opens up beneath you.
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* A traveler said: "Great time. Beautiful waterfalls. Lines start off short and progress to 1/2 mile. Jake & Vince were great."


Afternoon Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument
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Afternoon Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.73
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$82.73
Sail up the scenic Kona coastline, getting views of ancient lava flows and verdant cliffs, and stopping at the Captain Cook Monument, on this afternoon sail in Kealakekua Bay. Slip into the water using the provided snorkeling gear to see vibrant schools of fish, living coral, and even pods of spinner dolphins. Learn about the area's underwater flora, fauna, and ecosystem through guided commentary.
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* A traveler said: "This was a fun snorkeling trip. Crew was fantastic and very knowledgeable. The spot we were taken to was perfect."


Keauhou Manta Ray Night Snorkel in Kailua-Kona

Keauhou Manta Ray Night Snorkel in Kailua-Kona

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364
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
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$79.00
Small groups and a short boat ride set our experience apart. Call tour provider directly to confirm availability, seats are limited. 8.0.8 3.1.3 1.1.1.6 You may be asked to move time or date if you have not confirmed availability. Prior swim and snorkeling experience required. Contact tour provider for exceptions. Snorkeling with our beautiful Kona manta rays is an experience you don't want to miss. You will never forget having these gentle giants swim so graceful before your eyes. Our expert captains and in-water guides are pulling out all the stops to make sure you get the best viewing possible. This family run business takes pride in sharing the importance of taking care or our land, ocean, animals, and each other. In order to book this tour; You must be able to independently climb a vertical ladder attached to the boat to exit the water. Not recommended for those who have recently undergone surgery or who may have mobility restrictions.
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* A traveler said: "Absolutely the Best!!! Don't miss this! 🤙🏝💞 you'll thank me!!! These giant manta rays are everything!! Great tour on a perfectly sized boat too!"


Snorkel & Dolphin Watch Adventure Aboard Luxury Catamaran
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Snorkel & Dolphin Watch Adventure Aboard Luxury Catamaran

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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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$160.00
Discover Kona’s underwater paradise on this snorkeling cruise and dolphin watch. Cruise through the protected marine sanctuaries of Red Hill, home to more than 600 species of enchanting ocean wildlife. After a safety briefing and some basic instruction from the lifeguard-trained crew, jump in the water for a snorkel. Also, enjoy dolphin watching and a Hawaiian-style barbecue lunch. Then relax with a cocktail from the premium cash bar and enjoy the timeless beauty of the Kona coastline on the return trip. Bring a towel. Everything else is included.
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* A traveler said: "Great experience. Would recommend to anyone! We saw many dolphins, sea turtles and a variety of fish. Crew was fantastic and the captain was hilarious."


Atlantis Submarine Kona - Hawaii Island

Atlantis Submarine Kona - Hawaii Island

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$152.12
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$152.12
On this exciting Kona submarine tour, dive deep below the cobalt waters just off the Kona coast, where an entire world of fish and marine creatures is waiting just below the surface. As the submarine descends towards the colorful reef, peer through the portholes at fish that swim to within inches of the submarine windows, and experience the sense of peace and calm in this world beneath the waves. This is a great way to explore underwater without even getting your hair wet, and, if you’re very lucky, there’s even the chance you could see a passing shark.
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* A traveler said: "My husband and I were so thrilled to take a submarine tour deep in the ocean in Kona. This was actually on our bucket list. Jessica from the Atlantis was the tour guide for the day and she was professional and knowledgeable and energetic. We learned a lot about the sea life. Jessica encouraged all questions and everyone followed Covid protocol."


Mauna Kea Summit Sunset and Stars Free Astro Photos Hilo Kona Waikoloa Pick Up
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Mauna Kea Summit Sunset and Stars Free Astro Photos Hilo Kona Waikoloa Pick Up

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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$209.00
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$209.00
Delight in the awe-inspiring sunset at the top of Mauna Kea, the highest point in the Pacific. Your guide will share historic accounts of the Big Island. Stand amidst the world’s largest collection of research telescopes. Two of the eight telescopes which took the first photos of the black hole are here. Sip a hot beverage during your private star show and view planets with a Celestron telescope. Your guide will take astrophotography photos of you with a DSLR camera and email them to you.
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* A traveler said: "The Mauna Kea Summit tour was a highlight of our trip to Hawaii. Worth every penny. Our tour guide Hunter was extremely knowledgeable about the mountain the stars and really made the trip special. A huge hit with our three teenagers!"


Helicopter Lava and Rainforests Adventure from Hilo

Helicopter Lava and Rainforests Adventure from Hilo

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  • 55 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$352.03
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$352.03
A must-do for adrenaline junkies, this aerial adventure takes you over the island’s volcanic landscape, so you can peer into craters and spot lava. Plus enjoy views of waterfalls and other natural features of the Big Island while aboard.
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* A traveler said: "Great tour very interesting and amazing information provided! We had the most fun and also learn a lot"


Big Island, Kona Manta Ray Night Snorkel- Small Group
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Big Island, Kona Manta Ray Night Snorkel- Small Group

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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$139.00
Summon your courage and plunge into the waters off Kailua-Kona to swim with manta rays. During this 2-hour tour during sunset or after dark, slip on the provided wet suit and snorkel gear and follow your expert instructor into the water. Watch as the enormous vegetarian animals, some with wingspans of 20 feet (6 meters), swim in graceful loops around you, taking in clouds of plankton for their evening meal. All gear and light snacks and refreshments are provided. Choose between sunset and evening snorkel tours; manta ray sightings are guaranteed or you can do a second outing for free.
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* A traveler said: "Buddha was relentless. It took 3 tries in different bays to finally find a Manta Ray. A lot of other tours left without a sighting but not ours. And boy did Buddha make it worth the wait! A male manta ray spent 20 minutes putting on a show for us. He would get close enough to kiss but never touched us! What a thrilling experience!"


Polynesian ATV Tour

Polynesian ATV Tour

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$209.26
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$209.26
The first-ever Polynesian Cultural tour combined with the adventure of an ATV. See the magic of Polynesia come alive as you "visit" Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, and Hawaii by either a single-rider ATV or in the UTV driven by our tour guide. You'll make a stop in each village and get to experience hands on activities. Our guides are sure to keep you entertained the whole time. IMPORTANT DETAILS: - You must be at least 16 years old to drive a single-rider ATV - Those who are 5-15 years old or who do not want to ride their own ATV will ride in the UTV with the tour guide as the driver. An adult may accompany the child, but the tour guide will still be the one driving. - Children from ages 5-17 require parent or legal guardian to be present. - Closed toed shoes are mandatory, long pants are recommended - Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your tours start time. If you are LATE and miss the safety instructions, you will NOT be allowed to ride an ATV and will be put in the UTV with the tour guide.
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* A traveler said: "Thanks to Kendra and her partner for taking us through the coffee cloud forest. This is supposed to be an ATV tour (which it was) and not a long history lesson but the combination of Polynesian tidbits and activities was the perfect ratio. highly recommended."


Mauna Kea Stargazing Experience + Photos
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Mauna Kea Stargazing Experience + Photos

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$299.00
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$299.00
Mauna Kea is home to the world's premier stargazing location. On this tour with an Analog-Astronaut and professional photographer guide, see the night sky like never before. Leave with stunning photos of your group with galaxies, stars, and constellations in the background. After your trip, your guide will send you a link to the photos.
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* A traveler said: "James gave us a phenomenal experience looking at the stars, galaxies, & nebulas. Highly recommend this 2 hour tour! Thank you James!"


Deluxe Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument
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Deluxe Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument

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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$141.82
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$141.82
This half-day boat cruise takes you to the two best snorkeling sites in Kealakekua Bay: The reef beneath Captain Cook's monument and the underwater lava formations of Red Hill. In addition to breakfast and lunch, your guides provide all necessary equipment, basic snorkeling tips, and identification charts to help you spot fish and dolphins in their natural habitat. Don’t forget your camera—the route showcases sweeping views of the Kona coastline.
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* A traveler said: "I loved that we stopped to snorkel at two places.Both were fantastic! The crew was the BEST!!! They were so much fun and informative!"


Deluxe Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument
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Deluxe Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument

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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$141.82
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$141.82
Ensure you find some of the best snorkeling sites in Hawaii on this sail and snorkel adventure leaving from Keauhou Bay Pier. Set sail along the Kona coastline toward the Captain Cook Monument, where your adventure begins. Jump into the clear water to explore the vibrant reef of the marine sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay, which is home to schools of colorful fish and pods of spinner dolphins. Your tour includes breakfast, lunch, and equipment such as snorkeling gear and boogie boards.
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* A traveler said: "Captain Cook’s Cove was beautiful with calm waters and lots of different varieties of fish to see. The highlight of the trip was when a white tip reef shark swam right under us at Iguana Cove. Captain Tony, Ellie and Josh were great and it was a great excursion."


9-Line Zipline Experience
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9-Line Zipline Experience

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$200.00
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$200.00
See the Big Island from a different angle on this 9-line zipline adventure that takes you over tree tops, waterfalls, and rivers. With four dual lines, you can even race a friend. With views of the Pacific Ocean from every platform, it’s the most scenic zipline experience on the island.
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* A traveler said: "Unbelievable height and fun zip lines we ever had- the team Sydney, Decardo, Shay, Shawn were a great team that made this 9 sections zip line tour enjoyable. We strongly recommend this tour."


Wild Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins on Snorkel Boat Adventure!

Wild Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins on Snorkel Boat Adventure!

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
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$130.00
Limited to minimum of 6 & maximum of 14 people, this guided snorkeling adventure by speedboat provides a more intimate experience of Hawaii’s marine life and coral reefs than is possible on a larger group tour. The schedule is customizable, but swimming near wild dolphins. All snorkeling gear, snacks, and drinks are provided.
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* A traveler said: "This was amazing! Totally worth every penny! We had a great time swimming with the dolphins! Would highly recommend!"


Kona-Kohala Coast Sunset Sail by Catamaran from Waikoloa

Kona-Kohala Coast Sunset Sail by Catamaran from Waikoloa

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.58
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Experience the magical Hawaiian sunset from the water on this evening catamaran cruise from Anaehoomalu Bay. Set sail along the scenic Waikoloa and Kohala-Kona coastline, sip a glass of wine as you gaze out across the Pacific, then relax on deck as you watch the sunset over the Big Island.
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* A traveler said: "Such an amazing evening! The crew was so attentive and fun. I will book this excursion every time I come back to Kona!"


Small Group Big Island Twilight Volcano and Stargazing Tour
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Small Group Big Island Twilight Volcano and Stargazing Tour

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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$225.13
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Pack in some of Hawaii’s most mesmerizing sights during this Big Island twilight volcano tour. Sample Kona-grown coffee from a local coffee farm, keep an eye out for sea turtles at Punalu'u Black Sand Beach, and taste Hawaiian sweet bread at Punalu’u Bakery. Then, explore Volcanoes National Park before ending your experience by stargazing in a secluded location—perfect for taking in views of the night sky.
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* A traveler said: "Great tour! Aaron is a great tour guide and very knowledgeable. I loved the lava tube, the volcanoes and the starts gazing, everything!"


Dolphin Dreaming - Dolphin Swim

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Dolphin Dreaming - Dolphin Swim

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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.08
$150.11
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$150.11
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Go swimming with dolphins on a tour that ensures the charismatic mammals are treated with the utmost respect. While in harbor, your guides brief your small group on how to interact with the dolphins in their natural habitat before allowing you into the water to meet and play with them. Afterward, snorkel a pristine reef with exotic fish, turtles, and rays. Includes all equipment, as well as snacks, beverages, and photographs.
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* A traveler said: "Chad and Jesse were so awesome!! As soon as they spotted dolphins we jumped out of the boat. The experience was amazing!"


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