Big Island — Smartrippers
Tips, sights to see and trails
Prepare your trip in Big Island
The essential for your trip
From campsites to luxury hotels, find our accommodation suggestions and the best places to stay on each island.
We suggest our best snorkeling spots in Hawaii.
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What to do, what to see in Big Island
The TOP of the must-see places
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a unique place in the world where you can get up close to active volcanoes and lava as it flows through the park.
The Mauna Kea Volcano
The ascent to the top of the island's emblematic volcano will take you above the clouds at an altitude of more than 4000m.
All points of interests
The TOP of the unmissable hikes
Kekaha State Park beaches
Kekaha State Park, north of Kona, has some of the most beautiful beaches on the island!
This bay is famous for its turtles, but especially for its incredible turquoise colour!
2,4 - 8 km
With its black sand beach, the Polulū Valley is one of the first deep valleys in the north of the island.
The Kilauea Iki Trail
The Kilauea Iki trail will take you to walk on the crust of an ancient lava lake.
Activities not to be missed
Swimming with Manta Rays
Whether you are a diver or just a snorkeler, the encounter with Manta rays will probably be one of your most memorable experiences in Hawaii.
Swimming with dolphins
Let yourself be tempted by an excursion to meet dolphins in their natural environment by selecting a non-invasive company.