WHAT TO DO ON THE BIG ISLAND WHILE ON YOUR HAWAII VACATION

SNORKELNG

Some of the best snorkeling and not to be missed is while on vacation in Hawaii. 

Big Island Best Snorkel Spots

SURFING

Leave your Hawaii oceanfront rental and experience a lesson on surfing.

Surfing spots & lessons on The Big Island

LAVA TUBES

Your adventure on this your Hawaii vacation begins when you walk into a lava tube where lava once flowed into the ocean

Where are the lava tubes

ATV TOURS

Explore the beautiful and difficult to access places on your Hawaii vacation on The Big Island of Hawaii

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BOTANICAL GARDENS


Some of the most exotic and beautiful plants are on The Big Island of Hawaii.  Take some tropical flowers back to your vacation rental by owner to enjoy

Where are they?

BEACHES

White, green and black sand beaches to explore.  Be sure to shake and wash off the sand before going back into your Hawaii oceanfront rental.

Where are the Big Island Beaches

BIKING

Rent a bike to explore the island at your own pace and have stories to tell of your Hawaii vacation.

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BIG ISLAND FARMERS MARKETS

Locations

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Most popular tourist destination on all Hawaii vacations on the Big Island is the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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GOLFING

Your Hawaii vacation will not be complete without a round of golf

Golfing Locations

HELICOPTER TOURS

Using a helicopter on your Hawaii vacation makes it possible to see many of the Big Island wonders that are hard to see otherwise.   

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PARASAILING


UFO parasailing goes right by the condo complex and from your hawaii oceanfront rental you can watch them go by or book yourself a ride.

Where to book

FLUMIN' KOHALA

Hop on a fully-guided Kohala Ditch flume ride & explore the ruins of historic Kohala Sugar Plantation 

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HIKING THE BIG ISLAND

Big Island has hikes through lava fields, lush rainforests and secluded beaches and will be a highlight of your Hawaii vacation

Hiking Trails

HORSEBACK RIDING

For your Hawaii vacation, book a guided tour of the Big Island with spectacular views of the coastline & peaks

Where to ride

HOT PONDS

Hot springs & hot ponds are a must on your Hawaii vacation and are publicly accessible in the Puna District

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MANTA-RAY NIGHT DIVE

When booking at Sea paradise, your second booking is 1/2 price.  Don't miss this. Then go back and relax in your Hawaii oceanfront rental

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LUAU & HULA PERFORMANCES

A luau with a hula is not to be missed on your Hawaii vacation!

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SCENIC DRIVES

There are 8 of the 13 climate zones on The Big Island of Hawaii for fascinating scenic drives from desert to snow on Mauna Kea.  You Hawaii vacation is not complete without a scenic drive.

Where are they

SCUBA DIVING

Whether a newbie or experienced, enjoy the Big Island underwater paradise on your own.  Again your Hawaii vacation will not be complete without seeing what is under the water.

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STARGAZING

World-class telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea where you can also find daily free stargazing tours to enhance your Hawaii vacation.

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STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING (SUP)

An emerging global sport with a Hawaiian heritage. You have now rented a Hawaii oceanfront rental and can watch the paddle boarders from the lanai or try it yourself?

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PICNIC SPOTS

Pack the condo cooler with cold drinks & pū-pū’s and between your Hawaii vacation activities you can plan have a picnic

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SWIM WITH DOLPHINS

An unforgettable experience that will leave you with memories  of your Hawaii vacation for a lifetime.

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WATERFALLS

The Big Island is filled with waterfalls.  Enjoy a day of hiking and come back to my vacation rental by owner and enjoy a home made meal on the large private lanai.

Where are they

WHALE WATCHING

The Big Island is one of the most popular Hawaiian Islands for Whale watching between Dec and May. Go out on a sightseeing boat or watch from your own hawaii vacation rental lanai.  

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ZIPLINING

Built high above scenic areas and features such as ravines, jungles, meadows, and forests, and there are plenty of those on the Big Island

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KONA COFFEE TOURS

Kailua Kona lies smack in the middle of coffee country on the Big Island.  You won't want to miss buying some Kona Coffee to brew in your Hawaii oceanfront rental.

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ANNUAL FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Check to see what is happening when you are in Kona on The Big Island.  Many activities to enjoy before coming back to you Hawaii oceanfront rental at Kona Bali Kai.

List of annual events by month

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WEATHER IN KONA BY MONTH

Check out the average temperatures in Kona. Your Hawaii vacation will never be too hot & not too cold.

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PLACE OF REFUGE

Hawaiian name: 

Pu'uhonua o Honaunau

This part of your Hawaii vacation is not to be missed.

Not to be missed

HULIHE'S PALACE

Former Hawaii vacation home of Hawaiian royalty.  Converted to a museum run by the Daughters of Hawaiʻi, showcasing furniture and artifacts in the heart of Kona town

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MAUNA KEA SUMMIT

Educational Fascintating Tours for your Hawaii Vacation

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MOKUAIKAUA CHURCH

Hawaii's oldest Christian church right in Kona Town.  Add a church service to your Hawaii vacation.

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LIVING STONES CHURCH

This church is right next to my units at Kona Bali Kai. Great Sunday service.  Only steps away from your hawaii oceanfront rental

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KONA COFFEE LIVING HISTORY FARM

The only living history coffee farm in the nation. 

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NATURAL ENERGY LAB IN HAWAII

Growing sustainable industries using sunshine, seawater and ingenuity.

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KEALAKEKUA BAY

Hike or kayake to this scenic inlet with snorkeling & boat tours, plus a monument to Captain Cook & an ancient temple.

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HAWAII TROPICAL BOTANIAL GARDEN

Over 1,800 species of tropical plants including orchids, banana groves & more in a tranquil setting.

Visit when in Hilo on East side of island

OCEANRIDER SEAHORSE FARM

Interactive tide pool & the world’s only 100% sustainable marine aquarium with over 20 endangered species including leafy sea dragons

Schedule a Tour and hold a seahorse

KANALOA OCTOPUS FARM

Through research & propagation,  committed to developing green bio-technologies that increase ornamental & aquatic food production, while decreasing demand for ocean resources. 

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