Experience All Four Seasons on the Big Island in One Day

Did you know that it’s possible to experience all four seasons on the Big Island in one day? It’s true!

People often wonder what the weather is like in Hawai’i.  “Is it cold?”, “Does it snow there?”, “Is it warm all year long?”.  Well, to tell you the truth, the answers can vary greatly depending on what part(s) of our island you are going to be visiting. 

Most visitors don’t know that when you travel around the Big Island, you need to bring a jacket, wear a comfortable pair of shoes, and on occasion, maybe bring a heavy jacket and pants.

Hawaiʻi Island 4 Seasons

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter: four seasons on the Big Island that you can experience in one day

Fun fact: Hawai’i Island actually has 11 of the world’s 13 climactic zones!

At just over 4,000 square miles (and growing), the Big Island is one of the most ecological diverse places on the planet! Our climates range from the obvious “humid tropical” climate to the extremes of “polar” climates at the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.

Another fun fact: We trekked up Mauna Loa in June and there were still patches of snow around the 13,000ft level and even some still in Moku’aweoweo Crater. Mauna Kea is also known for it’s beautiful snowy cap during our winter months. In fact, Mauna Kea is Hawai’ian for “White Mountain”. 

Truth be told, there aren’t too many places in the world that you can snowboard in the morning and surf in the afternoon… In other words, you can literally go through all four seasons on the Big Island in just 1 day. Needless to say that this island is truly amazing!

Experience all four seasons on the Big Island full on and book our tour!

Before you book your next ski trip to the Big Island, keep perspective. We’re still a “surf shorts and slippahs (flip flops)” island most of the time. Our weather here is warm to hot most of the year, during the day. Higher elevations can cool down into the 50s in the early morning and late evening.

On our Deluxe Tour, we experience it all! In fact, it’s pretty special to experience all four seasons on the Big Island in just one day. 

Wanna know how? Here’s what we offer on our exclusive Island Deluxe Tour:

  • We pick up and start our day on the Summer Side of the island – the Kona Side.
  • We walk through Rainbow Falls on the Spring Side of the island – the Hilo Side.
  • Together we’ll discover lava tubes and volcanoes on the Autumn Side of the Island – Kilauea.
  • We drive in high elevations along Mauna Kea’s slopes on the Winter Side – Saddle Road.

While it’s true that most of us forget what season it is, we can be sure to enjoy our favorite any day of the year!

For more information on our Island tours, don’t hesitate to contact us. At Kailani Tours, we take pride in accommodating the highest of our guests’ expectations.


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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.


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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.

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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.

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

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