Hawaii's Big Island is not just true to its name, it's also getting bigger! Yes, the popularity of Big Island is growing in leaps and bounds as this spot on earth holds nature's choicest bounty in its rich flora and fauna, it gives ample opportunity for people to try out any recreational sport or activity you can name, and it serves as a sanctuary for those who just wish to relax and unwind. The island displays all of the other islands' climate zones creating a microcosmic environment of varied climate.
Big Island is one of the most diverse of the Hawaiian Isles. Aptly named the "Island of Adventure" there is lots to see and do on Big Island. It has black sand beaches, volcanic deserts, rain forests, and snow-capped mountains. Sounds like a dream? Tours for sightseeing should definitely be availed if you don't want to miss out on what the isle has to offer.
Take the exhilarating experience of being to a whole new level by going on a helicopter tour. You can have a bird's eye view, its lush green valleys and cascading waterfalls. Take a hike along spectacular trails at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park or go for a horseback ride in the vast green plains in Waimea. Volcano tours in the lava-strewn deserts are a huge attraction of the place. ATV tours are offered at many locations – Parker Ranch, North Kohala, and Waimea. Riding these All Terrain Vehicles along scenic roads, ocean cliffs, crossing streams, and visiting waterfalls can be an exhilarating experience.
Saddle Road is a road that goes between the Hilo side and Kona side. It is also the road that takes you to the Mauna Kea Visitor's Center.
Hapuna Beach on the Kohala Coast and Punaluu Beach are among the famous beaches. There are scores of water activities that can be enjoyed with the whole family. Go snorkeling or scuba diving amidst Manta Rays and Hawaiian Sea Turtles while you are visiting Kona Coast or indulge in some kayaking if you are more adventurous. Whale watching is something the kids will definitely cherish in their memories for a long time.
If you are looking out for some happening night life with dining, dancing, in an exotic tropical ambiance then luaus await you with open arms. Relax those stressed nerves and unwind with a challenging game of golf at one the many Biggolf courses – Hulalai Golf Course, Alii Mountain Course, Mauna Kea Resort, or Waikoloa Beach Resort. There's lots of fun for the whole family