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Hawaii’s big island is the youngest on the Hawaiian chain, and scheduling different Hawaii tours is the best way to experience all of our culture. From the laid back vibe of Kona to backdrop of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on Hawaii’s largest island.
Hawaii tours showcase the island’s cultural history and heritage.
Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii
The Big Island is more than just great nature preserves and museums; Hawaii has adventure and fun activities for the whole family. This is the best spot in Hawaii to see volcanoes and perfect for hikes, helicopter tours, horseback riding, surfing, and stargazing. Find what works for you on Hawaii’s Big Island.
Check out the best areas to visit in Hawaii:
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park – Forty-five minutes from Hilo, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has the most active volcanoes on earth. This massive park the island’s most popular tourist attraction and a sacred place in Hawaii. Other highlights include Crater Rim Drive, Thurston Lava Tube, Puuoo Vent, and Volcano House. The Volcano House hotel overlooks Halemaumau Crater and is a one-of-a-kind place to stay in Hawaii.
Waipio Valley - Waipi’o valley is a beautiful piece of wilderness that used to be the home to old Hawaiian kings. Now Waipi’o valley is favorite hiking spot. Hike down into Waipi’o Valley to the black sand beach. The Waipio Valley Lookout is a breathtaking view at the end of the Hamakua Heritage Corridor drive. Guided van tours, hikes, and horseback rides are also available.
Hilo Farmers Market – The Hilo Farmers Market has over 200 local farmers, artisans, crafters, retailers, and food vendors on big market days. Located at the corner of Mamo Street and Kamehameha Avenue in downtown Hilo, the Hilo Farmers Market is open to everyone all year round and is a must-see if you are visiting the Big Island.
Coffee Farms & Macadamia Nut Farms – Hawaii has coffee and macadamia nut farms that are open to the public. Kona Coffee is known throughout the world and rated as one of the best gourmet coffees on the market. Macadamia nuts are the ‘signature crops’ of Hawaii and can be collected by hand at macadamia nut orchards. Tours are available to coffee and macadamia nut farms on a farm-by-farm basis.
Reserve a SpeediShuttle on the Big Island and learn the history and culture of Hawaii.