Attractions

Visit the many attractions on the Big Island. Explore the unique plantations of the world's rarest coffees, tour a macadamia nut factory, stroll through the farmers markets lined with delicious local produce and discover our many local and unique gardens.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Kilauea and Mauna Loa are the active volcanoes. Kilauea produces 250,000 - 650,000 cubic yards of lava per day! Check out these amazing things in the park:
  • Kilauea Visitor Center
  • Crater Rim Drive
  • Thomas A. Jaggar Museum
  • Halemaumau Crater
  • Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
  • Puuoo Vent
  • Chain of Craters Road
  • Volcano House
Location: Hawaii National Park, HI 96718
Phone: (808) 985-6101
Waipio Valley and Overlook

Waipio Valley and Overlook

On the northeastern coast of Big Island, about 50 miles north of Hilo, "The Valley of the Kings"! A place of tropical beauty with outstanding horseback rides. Call for additional assistance:
  • Waipi`o Valley Shuttle 775-7121
  • Waipi`o Valley Wagon Tours 775-9518
  • Na`alapa Stables-Waipi`o 775-0419
Location: 48-5546 Waipio Valley Rd, Waimea, HI 96743
Phone: (808) 961-8311
Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea

Hawaii`s highest mountain and home to the Mauna Kea Observatory. This dormant volcano on the Island of Hawaii - makes Hawaii the second highest island in the world. Great for stargazing, call for details.
  • Hawai`I Forest & Trail 331-8505
  • Mauna Kea Summit Adventures (322-2366)
Location: Mauna Kea Access Rd, Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: (808) 961-2180
Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park

Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park

Great place to learn about island traditions.
Location: State Hwy 160, Honaunau, HI 96726
Phone: (808) 328-2326
Parker Ranch

Parker Ranch

Remains was of the biggest ranches on the Island, was once upon a time, the largest ranch in the US. Enjoy hunting excursions and self-guided tours here!
Location: 66-1304 Mamalahoa Hwy, Waimea, HI 96743
Phone: 1-808-885-7655
Waikoloa Beach Resort and Petroglyph Park

Waikoloa Beach Resort and Petroglyph Park

One of the preserved petroglyph sites on the Big Island.
Location: Waikoloa Beach Resort, Waikoloa Village, HI 96738
Akaka Falls State Park & Kahuna Falls

Akaka Falls State Park & Kahuna Falls

Near Hilo, the Akaka Falls are the tallest waterfalls on the island, free falling at 442 feet. Kahuna Falls is free falling at 100 feet and is a 0.4-mile hike-uphill through a lush tropical rainforest.
Location: Akaka Falls Rd, Honomu, HI 96728
Phone: (808) 961-9540
Kealakekua Bay

Kealakekua Bay

Check out Captain Cook Monument and enjoy snorkeling for glimpses of tropical fish, sea turtles, and Hawaiian Spinner dolphins. By far the best snorkeling in the state!
Location: Kona District, Hawaii, United States
Heavenly Hawaii Kona Coffee Tours

Heavenly Hawaii Kona Coffee Tours

"Come tour our farm and enjoy a free cup of delicious Heavenly Hawaiian Coffee! We give tours from 9am-4pm Monday-Saturday. See a beautiful overview of the farm, get up close and personal with the coffee trees, and experience the milling and drying process hands on. Afterwards, try some of the best coffee & candy in the world! Tours are free but we do ask that you tip our guides."
Location: 78-1136 Bishop Rd, Holualoa, HI 96725
Phone: (808) 322-7720