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Big Island (Hawaii) Travel Guide

Sustainable Travel guide and itineraries for the Big Island of Hawaii

Our favorite things to do on the Big Island:

These are the 4 things that we think are the Big Island essentials. Don’t visit the Big Island without at least seriously considering them!

  1. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Spend the night in the enchanting rainforests of Volcano Village, see the active volcano in the Hawaii volcanoes national park, and try to see the flowing lava.
  2. Manta ray night dive Dive or snorkel with these gentle giants in the open ocean during the night. This is one of the most memorable activities on the Big Island.
  3. Stargazing The Big Island is home to some of the best telescopes in the world. Don’t miss your chance to see them at the summit of MaunaKea.
  4. Farmers markets You will find the tastiest local Hawaiian snacks in local shops and farmers markets. Support the Big Island community: buy local!

Step-by-step guide for planning your trip to the Big Island:

We don’t cut any corners and give our best advice, covering all the basics and talking about things like:

  1. When the best time is to go (price, weather, daylight hours, etc.)
  2. How to spend your time most efficiently on the Big Island
  3. What we think are the unmissable activities

 

Our guide is a great start if you are starting to plan a vacation to the Big Island.

Start planning your vacation to the Big Island here