The Big Island of Hawaii is filled with an unmistakable
energy. Polynesian folklore alleges that the goddess Pele
is the mother of all Hawaiian islands with the Big Island
being her latest and best fervid birth. Twice the size
of Oahu, Maui and Kauai combined, Big
Island grows more each day as fiery lava meets blue ocean
thousands of feet below, slowly creating even more terrain
to explore. One of the best ways to enjoy all that the
Big Island has to offer is to arrange some of the many
exciting Hawaii tours available.
A great way to get the most out of limited Hawaii holidays
is to take a Circle Island Tour. These Big Island tours
pickup guests from Big
Island resorts and hotels and head off on a full day's
journey. During these trips in Hawaii Big Island tour
operators will narrate every sight as the tour heads to Volcanoes National Park,
the Thurston Lava Tube, Kona Coast coffee plantations
and beautiful Waimea. A Hawaii Big Island tour also passes
through the vibrant town of Hilo and stops at many natural wonders along the route. These
Big Island tours vary so be sure to select one that encompasses
the most interesting attractions for you.
On a volcano tour Big Island beauty and raw, rugged landscape exhibits the wonders of the island's geological creations and the timeless struggle between forces of water and fire. As the tour begins the guide takes visitors across isolated lava flows and proceeds up rolling pastures adjacent to Mauna Kea. Turning onto a long road traversing the large island, witness an environmental wonder of sub alpine forests, diverse ranches, lush rainforest, lava tubes and lava flows.
On the volcano tour Big Island naturalists lead the
tour on the way through Hilo town and on to the ascent
to Kilauea, an epic journey to Volcanoes National Park,
a place that can take days to fully explore. Hawaiian
history and geographic symbols are showcased throughout
these Big Island tours. On a volcanic tour Big Island
can be seen for what it really is and the birth of the
island chain is no longer a mystery. "Doors Off"
Hawaii helicopter tours are some of the most exciting,
flying visitors over volcanoes where the heat radiates
so ardently that it can be felt inside the craft!
Hawaii Big Island helicopter tours are the most popular of all island adventures. They are set apart from Kauai helicopter tours and tours in Maui and Oahu because of the fascinating volcanic landscape of Volcanoes National Park, covering such a massive area that it's an awe-inspiring sight to see from the air. Normally lasting about an hour, Hawaii Big Island helicopter tours also cover some of the large number of stunning waterfalls.
Departing from Hilo, a Hawaii Big Island tour flies over miles of lush, tropical rainforest, to Kilauea Volcano and then over breathtaking falls in hidden island havens. Upon the return Hawaii Big Island helicopter tours normally pass over Mauna Loa and across the Wailuku Rover where emerald colored ponds and fierce, rushing water stand out as if they were a vivid painting.
There are many other options to choose for an exciting
Hawaii Big Island tour. Carefully check the length of
tours and what they include before discerning between
the best deals.Scuba diving and snorkeling are also high
on the list of things to do on vacation. Pairing a snorkeling
trip with a dolphin sail is another of the exciting packages
to try. Horseback riding through the verdant Waipio
Valley is another big hit with visitors. For those
on a Hawaii honeymoon, or looking for some romance, a
Hawaii dinner cruise is a great way to view the beautiful
coastline, enjoy a delicious feast and a Big
Island luau-style show. Add sailing, sport fishing
and cycling tours to the mix and the choices offer unrivaled
options for exploring Big Island from top to bottom.