Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA

Attractions in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii


  • UFO Parasail
    P.O. Box 5438, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    Located on Alii Drive, Below Flashbacks
    808-325-5UFO, Soar 400 or 800 feet above the magnificent Kona coastline of Big Island with this parasailing company that uses state-of-the-art winchboats which float you on and off... more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Hulihee Palace
    75-5718 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    808-329-1877, Fronted by a wrought iron gate decorated with the royal crest, this palace was once the vacation residence of Hawaiian royalty and one of only three royal palaces in... more info  map

  • Mokuaikaua Church
    75-5713 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    808-329-0655, Also known as the Church of Chimes, this church was founded by Hawaii's first missionaries and is the site of the first Christian church in Hawaii. The lava rock in the... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center
    1 Keahole Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    Located at Keahole Airport
    808-329-3441, This informative space museum was opened in 1991 as a tribute to Hawaii's first astronaut, who was killed in the 1986 Challenger disaster. The center has an array of... more info

Tours & Cruises

  • Atlantis Adventures
    75-5656 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96734
    808-329-6626, Explore the Hawaiian coastline and enjoy journeying beneath the sea in a real submarine with this tour company that offers many award-winning tours from which to choose... more info  map

  • Big Island Air
    Departs from Kona International Airport
    808-329-4868, This air charter service offers island flightseeing tours in a beautiful nine passenger aircraft plus offers private charters around the island.  more info

  • Blue Sea Cruises
    75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745
    808-331-8875, Operating directly from the Kailua Pier across from the King Kamehameha Hotel, Blue Sea Cruises offers a two-hour glass bottom sunset dinner cruise, dolphin eco tour,... more info  map

  • Body Glove Cruises
    75-5629 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    Cruise to Fantasy Reef, Red Hill, Turtle Heaven or Dolphin Cove for the ultimate snorkel and dolphin family adventure. Accessible only by boat, the crystal clear water... more info  map

  • Dolphin Discoveries
    77-116 Queen Kalama Avenue, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    808-322-8000, Take a "Magical Boat Tour" which departs daily from Keauhou Bay and enjoy a unique adventure where you'll see dolphins in their natural environment. You can also... more info  map

  • Fair Wind Cruises
    78-7130 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    808-322-2788, A family owned and operated boating tour company that offers fun and exciting adventures such as scuba, snuba, rafting, and family trips aboard a 60 foot catamaran to... more info  map

  • Glassbottom Boat Cruise
    Departs from Kailua Pier
    808-324-1749, Experience a comfortable cruise aboard a 36 foot glassbottom boat with this tour company where you'll learn about the spectacular underwater sea world of Hawaii, as well... more info

  • Hawaii Outdoor Guides
    P.O. Box 811, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745
    808-937-5472, Offers "the Big Island’s best guided tours for small groups." more info

  • Historic Kailua Village Walking Tour
    Located in Downtown Kailua-Kona
    808-323-3222, Take a 75 minute walking tour through historic Kailua Village provided by the Kona Historical Society and learn about its colorful past beginning in the 1500's, as well... more info

  • Kona Coffee Country Driving Tour
    P.O. Box 1112, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745
    808-329-0047, Take a self guided tour of the Kona Coffee Country and learn the fascinating history of the people who today make Kona coffee the gourmet brew of choice. The tour map... more info

  • Living Ocean Adventures
    P.O. Box 1622, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745
    Located in Honokohau Harbor
    808-325-5556, Enjoy half day or full day whale watching, dolphin watching, or sportfishing trips off the Kona Coast aboard a 31 foot Bertram Sportfisherman Spinner with owner and... more info

  • Mokai Brothers of the Kona-Kohala Coast
    73-4200 Hulikoa Drive, Unit B, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    808-334-0180, Clients can pilot their own motorized kayaks (mokais) on a family-friendly ocean eco-tour off the Kona-Kohala coast of the Big Island.  more info  map

  • Ocean Eco Tours
    74-425 Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    Located in Honokohau Harbor
    808-324-7873, Specializing in beginners, this tour company offers classes taught by CPR, first aid trained life guard instructors and offers the best snorkeling, surfing, kayaking,... more info  map

  • Ocean Sports
    69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, HI 96738
    808-886-6666, Ext. 1, "The premier water sports and activity company on the Kohala Coast," this company is situated on the beautiful Anaeho'omalu Bay and offers visitors a wide range of... more info  map

  • Paradise Helicopters
    73-341 U'u Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745
    808-329-6601, You can choose from a wide variety of air adventure options, including their exclusive landings at significant Hawaiian landmarks. You have your choice of island... more info  map

  • Sail Holy Grail
    74-380 Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    808-987-9698, Sail Holy Grail provides you with a personal luxury 51' charter sailboat so you can enjoy in season whale watching, a sunset cruise or an afternoon sail. Enjoy the... more info  map

  • Wasabi Tours Hawaii
    75-5803 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
    808-987-9995, Wasabi Tours Hawaii specializes in small group Hawaii volcano tours and circle island tours from Kona or Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii. more info

  • Whale and Dolphin Adventures
    Located at Konokohau Harbor
    808-936-1470, Two exciting and enchantingly beautiful three hour ocean adventures are available daily by this tour company where you'll see the underground playground of the Hawaiian... more info


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