Visit the remarkable sights of the Big Island as a knowledgeable local tour guide shows you unique, historic sites hidden away in the island’s wilderness. These are must-visit locations that will take your breath away, such as Pu‘u Kohola a sacrificial temple assembled to gain favor of the war god Ku, a gorgeous look-out over the Waipio Valley and majestic waterfalls near the Hilo coast.
Thanks to this tour’s customizable schedule and expert guide, you’ll find your day can be adjusted according to your desires. View a statue of King Kamehameha I in Kapa‘au, famously recovered after being lost at sea. Stretch your legs to trek down to the Polulu Valley and view spectacular scenery in the cool ocean breeze. View the Big Island’s renown Parker Ranch, once the largest privately owned ranch in the United States, on your way through Waimea to the Waipio Valley Lookout. For a memorable local snack, visit Tex Bakery, home of the world-famous malasadas, before you venture inland to view the 442-foot (134-m) Akaka Falls and Rainbow Falls just outside of Hilo.
Travel back to North Kona, Kohala or Hilo by way of Saddle Road, nestled between the majestic volcanoes of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. If you’re visiting during a colder month, you might catch the breathtaking sight of the mountain peaks capped in beautiful snow.