Adventure on The Big Island


Experience the heart-racing and blood-pumping thrill of Hawaii's best extreme activities. Live on the edge as you are whisked into the air in a parasail. Race down a water flume in a kayak. Zoom across the crystal clear Hawaiian waters in a high speed inflatable raft. You need look no further for safe yet exhilarating, unforgettable experiences.

All Terrain Vehicle Tour

ATV, or All-Terrain Vehicles tours are a great way to experience everything from lush rainforest trails to vast valleys, and cozy ranches to beach-side cliffs.

Helicopter and Airplane Tours

With a multitude of diverse climate zones, the Big Island is the perfect destination to explore by helicopter. Choose from a variety of Big Island Helicopter flights departing from both Hilo (East-side) and Waikoloa (West-side) locations.

Volcano Helicopter Tours

From a heart-racing "Doors Off" adventure to fantastic packages with hike and zipline options, you'll be able to see Hawaii from an awe-inspiring perspective and feel the heat in your seat during these thrilling helicopter rides.

Hawaii Bike Tours

These tours give you the opportunity to experience the fun and excitement of bicycling, all the while enjoying a beautiful day in Hawaii's outdoors.

Waipio on Horseback

A Hawaiian horseback adventure through the hillsides of Waipio Valley! Join Waipio on Horseback as they take you on an incredible equine excursion, traveling through the ancient trails of the Big Island's beautiful "Valley of the Kings."

Big Island Hiking/Eco Tours

Explore a variety of famous and off-the-beaten-path hiking trails all around The Big Island. You choose the experience level and then embark on an eco-adventure of a lifetime!

Big Island Horseback Riding

Feel the warm tropical breeze on your skin as you ride atop beautiful and gentle horses of Hawaii. Experienced professionals will make sure your venture into the world of Hawaiian equestrianism is an unforgettable one.

Kayak Adventures

Whether you are paddling out to a secluded snorkeling location to swim with a variety of marine life or heading into a secluded sea cave, kayaking is one of the best ways to experience the beauty of Hawaii's natural wonders.

Ocean Rafting Adventures

These vessels are made to bring you up close and personal with Mother Nature as you zoom across the crystal clear Hawaiian waters. Choose from a variety ocean rafting which include snorkeling and even hiking.


Go for the ride of your life! Soar hundreds of feet above the spectacular Kona Coast - an experience you won't soon forget.

Scuba Diving

Scuba dive the calm clear waters of the Big Island's Kona Coast with safe and experienced dive outfitters.

Manta Ray Night Scuba and Snorkel Adventures

Explore the unique waters off of the Big Island by scuba diving or snorkeling as the moonlight glistens on the waves and Manta Rays swim and feed all around you!

Deep Sea Sportfishing

Charter a boat and crew and enjoy a day of sportfishing at the best fishing spots on the Kona Coast , rich with Mahi Mahi, Pacific Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Wahoo, and Rainbow Runner.

Zipline Adventure

Embark on an unforgettable Zipline adventure that will take you over a magical botanical garden filled with flowers, trees, plants and waterfalls!


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On Your Own

Here are some ideas for creating your own adventure on The Big Island:

  1. Go Hunting

  2. The Parker Ranch offers a variety of hunting experiences on its thousands of acres. Whether it is for big game, such as the wild boar or goats, or hunting for pheasant, chuckar, or turkeys, the folks at the ranch can arrange a custom hunting activity for you. Contact them at 1-877-885-7999.

  1. Two Wheel Adventure

  2. Segway your way through beautiful botanical gardens and rainforests on Bhe Big Island’s Hamakua Coast. Phone 1-888-947-4753 for information.

  1. Swim with Dolphins

  2. Dolphin Quest at the Hilton Waikoloa Village offers you a chance to get up close and personal with these amazing mammals. It may not get your heart pounding as much as other adventures, but it is something that not a lot of people can boast of doing. Phone 1.800.248.3316 for information.

  1. Ocean Adventure

  2. Take a wild ride on a 36’ Navy SEAL assault boat. Not for the faint hearted. Contact Wild Ocean Adventures at (808) 854-4401.

  1. Go Whole Hog

  2. Discover the Big Island on two wheels! Experience the freedom of cruising the beautiful Kohala Coast on any one of Big Island Motorycle Co.’s fun-packed bikes. Contact them at (808) 886-2011.

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  1. Leave purses and wallets in your room or condo. Take with you to adventurous activities only your driver’s license, a credit card (if you’ll need to pay for parking or stop for lunch before going home), and a small amount of cash for soft drinks or shave ice. Consider storing your money and cards in a Dry-Pak.

  1. If you must bring your cell phone, iPad, or Kindle, consider buying a Dry-Bag to keep sand and water out of the electronics.

  1. The weather on The Big Island is changeable. Consider carrying a lightweight waterproof jacket in your lightweight day- pack.