The Big Island hides many of its awe-inspiring wonders behind obstacles that are impassable and are impossible to see – except through the air! Think about the hidden waterfalls or fresh lava flows, and what about the lava lakes in the Halema’uma’u and Pu’u O’o craters the Kilauea volcano? Read more about taking a helicopter tour on the Big Island.
By far the most popular tourist destination on the Big Island is the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here you can hike over recently solidified lava fields, take hikes through rain and fern forests that make you feel like you are in Jurassic park, see the lava glow at night from the Jaggar Museum, and much more! Read more about the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Farmers markets are one of the little-known gems of the Big Island of Hawaii. They are spread over the whole island and with only a little planning you can stop by one for breakfast, lunch or souvenir shopping on your itinerary around the island. Read more about Farmers Markets on the Big Island.
You can rent a bike to explore the island at your own pace. Biking is a low-key and relaxing (except if you are biking up the volcano) way to explore Hawaii. Put on your helmet and read more about Biking on the Big Island.
The Beaches are one of the main attractions of the Big Island and are great for being lazy, snorkeling, surfing or what not! Here you can find world-class white sand beaches, but also black sand beaches and even a green sand beach! Read more about the Beaches on the Big Island.