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Best Places to Visit During Big Island Tours

Big Island tours are rated as some of the best on the planet. The island is filled with so many beautiful attractions and natural phenomenon that leave visitors awestruck and thrilled. From the beautiful Black Sand Beach to breathtaking volcanoes, hiking trails, coffee farms, and more. The number of places you can visit on Big Island tours is almost endless.

So, if you’re planning a trip to the island, we’ve selected the best places to visit on Big Island tours to make your vacation more exciting!

Four Big Island Tours for A Remarkable Experience

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1. Big Island Volcano Tour

This Big Island tour will take you through several magnificent attractions on the island including the Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park and stargazing in Hawaiʻi. Here’s a simple list of the places you’ll visit on this tour:

  • Kaumana Caves State Park 
  • Rainbow Falls State Park 
  • Fissure 8 
  • Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park 
  • Gourmet Dinner 
  • Stargazing in Hawaiʻi

2. Full Circle Island Experience

The Full Circle Island Experience is one of the Big Island tours that takes you through all the major spots on the Big Island, from coffee tours to Black Sand Beach and more. Below are the key touch points of the full circle island experience:

  • Punalu’u Black Sand Beach
  • Kona Joe Coffee
  • Hawaiʻi Volcanos National Park
  • Rainbow Falls
  • Kona Coffee Tour & Tasting 
  • Waipio Valley Lookout 
  • Punalu’u Bake Shop
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3. Hawaiʻi Rum Tour Highlights

The highlight of the Hawaiʻi Rum tour is the Kuleana Distillery and the Kuleana Rum Shack. You’d get the chance to see how sugarcane extracts are transformed into rum. You’ll also get the chance to taste some of the world’s finest rum.

  • Original King Kamehameha Statue 
  • Polulu Valley Lookout 
  • Upolu Point 
  • Kuleana Distillery 
  • Kuleana Rum Shack

4. Coffee, Cloud Forest, and Brewery Tour

Whether you love coffee or not, you’ll certainly like the Coffee, Cloud Forest, and Brewery Tour. This is one of the major Big Island tours that take visitors across various coffee related attractions. You’ll also get the chance to see a national historical park. Here are the key highlights of the tour:

  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park 
  • Mountain Thunder Coffee 
  • Kona Cloud Forest Walking Tour 
  • Ola Brew Co.

Other Big Island Tours

The following are other exciting Big Island tours you should consider:

Hiking on the Big Island

If you enjoy hiking, you shouldn’t hesitate to add it to your bucket list once you’re on the Big Island. The island is home to several breathtaking trails that runs for several miles across various landscapes and climate zones.

Helicopter tours

Nothing beats seeing the various landscapes, volcanoes, rainforests, waterfalls, and beaches, etc. from the sky. Helicopter tours are among the most exciting Big Island tours you’d love to experience. It’s always a remarkable moment to have a bird’s eye view of the Big Island.

Horseback riding

If you love horse riding, you shouldn’t hesitate to explore the beautiful Big island countryside. Fill your lungs with the fresh air of the countryside as you go on horseback riding. You’ll get the chance to see beautiful landscapes that stretch across the island. Don’t forget to take your camera along. You’ll enjoy taking several beautiful pictures as you ride.


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Great Tour Guarantee

At Kailani Tours, our top priority is delivering unforgettable Big Island experiences. We’re confident that you’ll find our tours enriching and well worth your time. If for any reason you feel otherwise, please tell us. We’ll make it right, whether that means inviting you on another tour, issuing a refund, or providing a voucher for a future visit. Your time is precious, and we’re honored that you choose to spend it exploring the Big Island with us.

Here’s what we cannot guarantee:

You will see active lava flows

Mother Nature has her own schedule, and while we wish we could promise a spectacular lava show, it’s truly up to the forces of the earth.

You’ll have full access to every part of the parks.

Volcano National Park areas are subject to closures based on safety assessments by park officials. As always, safety is our top priority and we can easily adapt our itinerary to make sure you get the best experience possible.

You’ll experience perfect weather

The Big Island’s weather can be as unpredictable as it is beautiful. We can’t guarantee sunshine and clear skies every day, but the dynamic weather is part of the island’s charm.

We value your decision to discover the Big Island with us, and we’re committed to making your tour a highlight of your Hawaii visit.


With Trip Protection (Highly Recommended)

For a small fee (15%), Trip Protection allows you to cancel or reschedule your tour at any time – for any reason – up to 1 hour prior to trip departure. You will be reimbursed for the FULL amount of each ticket, less the cost of trip protection and processing fees. 

You may opt in or opt out of Trip Protection at the time of booking, either online or over the phone.

Without Trip Protection

You may cancel or reschedule your tour up to 48 hours before your tour’s scheduled departure to avoid fees or penalties. 

Refunds are not possible within 48 hours of your tour’s departure time, however, we will make every effort to accommodate rescheduling your booking to another date, if you so desire.

Please Note: Our tours operate rain or shine, though itineraries may be adjusted in response to severe weather conditions. Access to certain parts of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, including during events like active lava flows or eruptions, may be restricted or closed by park officials without notice. In such cases, Kailani Tours does not offer partial refunds for any part of the tour affected by these restrictions.

With our vast experience navigating these occasional closures, you can trust that we will make the absolute most of your day with us, no matter the conditions.

Lowest Price Guarantee

We guarantee the absolute lowest price on all experiences we sell. If you find the same product cheaper within three days of booking or while you’re in your destination, we’ll refund the difference.

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Gather your information

Assemble your Kailani Tours receipt and the proof of the lower price you found.

Send it to us

Email [email protected] with the documents, your name, and your home address. 

We’ll review 

We’ll examine your materials and get in touch as soon as we can. 

Receive your refund 

If everything checks out, we’ll refund you the difference between the two prices.