Island Activities

The largest island in the Hawaiian chain, Hawaii the Big Island offers endless opportunities for unforgettable island adventures. Choose  from a variety of activities that will inspire and energize your travels.

Akaka Falls view from teh path on Hawaii Island - green foliage all around

HIKING AT AKAKA FALLS STATE PARK

An hour north from Volcano House is Akaka Falls, a magnificent 422 ft waterfall. View the falls from several points along a loop trail that runs through a lush Hawaiian rainforest. The hike is a 0.4-mile uphill footpath, for the most part enjoyed by any skill level hikers. Also visible along the trail is a smaller, though just as stunning, Kahuna Falls. Many times it’s rainy so pack an umbrella just in case! There is an entrance fee, contact the state park for more information.

Ziplining in Hawaii - Island Activities

ZIPLINING

Several companies offer zipline tours and adventures for a thrilling and unforgettable experience. Ziplines will send you soaring high above and through lush rainforests, some even over waterfalls. An exhilarating way to get a bird’s eye view, this is a must-do activity for adventure enthusiasts.

Man snorkeling off the shores in Hawaii - colorful reef life

SNORKEL THE KONA COAST

The Kona coastline boasts a plethora of unique corals, colorful tropical fish, and beautiful sea turtles. From boating and kayak tours to shoreline beaches with rental stands, grab some gear and explore some of the most stunning marine life you’ll ever see.

Puuhonua O Honaunau

VISIT PU’UHONUA O HONAUNAU

Located on the southern Kona Coast, Pu’uhonua O Honaunau is a National Historical Park that was once a place of refuge for ancient Hawaiians. The park offers visitor information centers and cultural demonstrations of the lifestyle in early Hawaii. Immerse yourself in a historic place of sanctuary, a tranquil environment that will transport you back in time.