Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Discover a tropical paradise of epic ancient landscapes, unique natural treasures, diverse beaches and unrivalled adventures ... all set beneath a canopy of star drenched skies! Waikoloa is not only a magical vacation destination, it's an experience!

Art Galleries

Discover new artists as you explore the many sleek and diverse galleries in and around Waikoloa.

Beaches

There are plenty of sandy attractions on the Big Island. Escape to the soft sands, tidal pools, lush shade trees and sparkling waters teeming with diverse marine life and water sports enthusiasts!

Cocktail Hour

After a long sun-drenched day of exploring the Big Island, there is nothing better than a little rest, relaxation and a refreshing cocktail. Here`s our list of recommendations.

Farms & Markets

Whether you are discovering the art of coffee, picking macadamia nuts or browsing the local farmer`s markets ... we have the scoop on where to go.

Golf Courses

Tee off on one of the many local championship courses for a challenging game of golf with beautiful ocean views.

History & Culture

Dramatic black lava fields, ancient petroglyphs, historic anchialine ponds and scenic historic parks. The list of historic and culture sites on the Big Island is endless! Step back in time with us.

Island Tours & Adventures

If you are looking for an adventure or tour of the island, leave it to the locals! Take to the skies, the ocean or the lush green forests for the adventure of a lifetime with a local guide.

Luaus

Attending a Luau is a must on your visit to the Big Island. Celebrate true Hawaiian tradition with a feast of food, traditional dance and vibrant culture.

Natural Attractions

The Big Island is a collage of natural beauty! Bask in natures glory as you discover raging waterfalls, colorful botanical gardens and nature`s most powerful wonder, the volcano.

Restaurants

Capture the essence of our culture at one of the many local restaurants. Sample traditional cuisine, enjoy fine dining or people watch from a casual beach cafe! These are our top picks for eating out in Waikoloa.