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Hilo Shore Excursion: Volcanoes National Park and Rainbow Falls

Hilo Shore Excursion: Volcanoes National Park and Rainbow Falls - Hilo, Hawaii Star Rating

Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Location: Hilo, Hawaii

From USD
$99.00

On your day in port in Hilo, explore two of the Big Island’s most spectacular sites on a shore excursion. First, discover Hawaii’s scenic Rainbow Falls amid the lush foliage of Wailuku River State Park ... More info ›

On your day in port in Hilo, explore two of the Big Island’s most spectacular sites on a shore excursion. First, discover Hawaii’s scenic Rainbow Falls amid the lush foliage of Wailuku River State Park. Then head to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and ascend from sea level to the 13,667-foot (4,165-meter) summit of Mauna Loa, one of the world’s largest volcanoes. This Hilo shore excursion allows you to enjoy the best of Hawaii’s natural beauty - from active volcanoes to cool waterfalls.

Start your day in port on the Big Island of Hawaii at Wailuku River State Park, where you’ll see Rainbow Falls. This 80-foot (24-meter) waterfall drops over a natural lava cave. Legend says the lava cave was the mythological home to Hina, an ancient Hawaiian goddess. On sunny mornings, you can see rainbows in the mist over the waterfalls and get a taste of tropical forest wonder.

Your Hilo shore excursion continues to Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory, where you’ll get a special tour of Mauna Loa’s nut and chocolate processing plant and watch the nut-husking and drying process. Learn how a macadamia nut is grown and processed, and be sure to try a few samples of chocolate-covered macadamia nuts!

Continue to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, one of the Big Island’s most popular attractions. The park is home to two of the world’s most active volcanoes – Mauna Loa and Kīlauea.

Walk through the Thurston Lava Tube, where a river of red lava rushed through hundreds of years ago. Get up close to the enormous Halemanumau Crater, which measures 3,000 feet (915 meters) across and 280 feet (85 meters) deep, and watch it come alive with hisses and steams. Stop by Jagger Museum to learn more about Kīlauea, and then step outside on the overlook to get a fantastic view of the crater.

Finish your day at the Akatsuka Orchid Nursery. Step inside a colorful and fragrant paradise of orchids, and learn about the different orchids and tropical flowers native to Hawaii.

This tour can only be booked by cruise passengers

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Hilo Pier for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Kona Shore Excursion: Kona History and Culture Tour

Kona Shore Excursion: Kona History and Culture Tour - Kona, Hawaii Star Rating

Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Location: Kona, Hawaii

From USD
$69.00

While you’re in port in Kona, get a taste of Big Island history and culture on this shore excursion. Learn about the history of Kona at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park – an ancient Hawaiian place of refuge for law breakers ... More info ›

While you’re in port in Kona, get a taste of Big Island history and culture on this shore excursion. Learn about the history of Kona at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park – an ancient Hawaiian place of refuge for law breakers. Visit Saint Benedict’s Painted Church, where Belgian-born priest Father Velghe painted colorful biblical scenes on the walls of the church. Finish your day at Royal Kona Coffee and sample a delicious Kona cup of joe.

The Big Island isn’t only breathtaking scenery and beaches – it also has a history and culture just waiting to be explored on a shore excursion. On this historical and cultural tour of Kona, you’ll take a step back in time to Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, which translates to “Place of Refuge at Honaunau.” In ancient Hawaii, residents who broke Hawaii’s system of kapu (law) would receive death as punishment. The only option for survival would be to escape to the nearest puuhonua, or place of refuge.

Today, you can experience the peace of Puuhonua o Honoaunau National Historical Park, where ancient temples and ki’i (carved wooden images) hint at stories from the past. Stroll around this palm-covered sanctuary and enjoy the view of Honaunau Bay.

Continue your historical journey to St. Benedict’s Painted Church, where Belgian-born Father Velghe’s three-dimensional paintings depict heroes from the Bible. This artwork served as an important teaching tool in a time when many people couldn’t read and write. Father Velghe painted this church in 1842, and this parish continues the work Father Velghe began more than a century ago.

Finish your shore excursion at the Royal Kona Coffee Visitor Center, where you’ll see how coffee “cherries” are processed into delicious Royal Kona coffee. Enjoy the view of Kealakekua Bay in the distance and savor a sample of Kona coffee.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:

We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Kona Pier for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Hilo Shore Excursion: Hamakua Coast Zipline over KoleKole Falls

Hilo Shore Excursion: Hamakua Coast Zipline over KoleKole Falls - Honomu, Hawaii Star Rating

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Honomu, Hawaii

From USD
$216.99

Inject some adrenaline into your port stop in Hilo with an exhilarating zipline shore excursion! Get close-up views of the stunning mountain, ocean and jungle scenery of Hawaii’s Hamakua Coast as you whiz along seven different ziplines. The climax of this memorable jaunt to the Big Island is a ride on one of the longest ziplines in the US over beautiful 250-foot (76-meter) KoleKole Falls.

After your 8:30am pickup from the port in Hilo, travel north to a zipline course on the Big Island’s breathtaking Hamakua Coast to begin your 3-hour adventure ... More info ›

Inject some adrenaline into your port stop in Hilo with an exhilarating zipline shore excursion! Get close-up views of the stunning mountain, ocean and jungle scenery of Hawaii’s Hamakua Coast as you whiz along seven different ziplines. The climax of this memorable jaunt to the Big Island is a ride on one of the longest ziplines in the US over beautiful 250-foot (76-meter) KoleKole Falls.

After your 8:30am pickup from the port in Hilo, travel north to a zipline course on the Big Island’s breathtaking Hamakua Coast to begin your 3-hour adventure. Your friendly zipline instructor will conduct a brief safety orientation. Then, it’s time to fly!

You’ll travel on seven different ziplines of increasing length and height. Each zipline is named after an important staple of Hawaiian agriculture, and you’ll get to sample some native Hawaiian fruits during breaks between rides as your guide shares stories about Hawaii’s history and culture.

Soar over lush greenery, catching glimpses of rugged mountains and the sapphire-blue Pacific. You won’t be sure if it’s the rush from ziplining or the stunning scenery that’s taken your breath away!

Your ziplining odyssey culminates with a ride on a line that’s 3,350 feet (1,021 meters) long -- one of the longest ziplines in the United States – and crosses directly over 250-foot (76-meter) KoleKole Falls, which is just downstream from the famous Akaka Falls. The thrill from this amazing experience is sure to last long past your return to the port of Hilo at 1pm.

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