Aloha and welcome to the Big Island of Hawaii

The Big Island (officially named Hawaii) is the largest island in the United States’ Hawaiian archipelago in the Central Pacific. Its diverse terrain spans colored-sand beaches at Papakolea (green) and Punalu’u (black) to lush rainforest. Within Volcanoes National Park, there are 2 active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa. Hapuna Beach and Kahalu’u Beach Park in the west are popular snorkeling sites. 
Hawaiʻi is said to have been named after Hawaiʻiloa, the legendary Polynesian navigator who first discovered it. Other accounts attribute the name to the legendary realm of Hawaiki, a place from which some Polynesian people are said to have originated, the place where they transition to in the afterlife, or the realm of the gods and goddesses. Captain James Cook, the English explorer and navigator who was captain of the first European expedition that came upon the Hawaiian Islands, called it O-Why-hee (from Hawaiian) and the “Sandwich Islands” after his patron, the Earl of Sandwich.[7] Cook was killed on the Big Island at Kealakekua Bay on 14 February 1779, in a melee which followed the theft of a ship’s boat.[8]
Hawaiʻi was the home island of Paiʻea Kamehameha, later known as Kamehameha the Great. Kamehameha united most of the Hawaiian islands under his rule in 1795, after several years of war, and gave the kingdom and the island chain the name of his native island.[9] In 1822 the missionary William Ellis arrived and was one of a party that completed a tour of the island, descriptions of which were later published in his journal.[10]

#1 Big Island Tour - Hawai'i - Kailua Kona

Land and Helicopter Sky Combo - Waipio Valley Tour

The experience of a lifetime awaits you among some of the world’s most spectacular scenery – Explore the Big Island via helicopter and land tours. Combine Hawaiian Helicopter tour with either the Grand Circle Island or Waipio Valley and Waterfall Tour for two full days of fun and adventures!
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#2 Big Island Tour - Hawai'i - Kailua Kona

Big Island Grand Circle Island Tour

  • A tour of Hawaii’s biggest island highlighting its natural wonders. Experience the diverse range of ecosystems and climate zones of the island
  • Take a tour of a Kona Coffee Farm to learn about the harvesting and milling process while sampling Kona Coffee
  • Visit the most dramatic waterfalls and scenic valleys on the island, Akaka and Rainbow Falls, and Waipio Valley
  • Explore active volcanic craters, steam vents, crater rim trails, and the lava tube in Volcanoes National Park
  • Frequent stops for photos to take in the lush scenery, and spot green sea turtles at Punalu’u Black Sand Beach
  • Professional guide sharing knowledge of the history, cultures, and geology of the island

#3 Big Island Tour - Hawai'i - Kailua Kona


After sailing down the beautiful Kona Coast on our spacious 50 foot catamaran, your snorkeling adventure will begin in the pristine waters and the vibrant reef of the Marine Sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay. “Hawaii the Big Island Revealed” guide book says, “snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay near the monument is perhaps the best you will find anywhere in the state.”

#4 Big Island Tour - Hawai'i - Kailua Kona

Kona Coast Helicopter Tour

Jump on our 30 minute Kona Coast Experience Tour and get a birds eye view of one of the most stunning landscapes in the Hawaiian Islands.

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Kona Surf Lesson

Get ready, gear up, and learn to surf with one of our professional aquatic staff. Our instructors are dedicated to your success!