Aloha friends! We all know Hawaii for its stunning and strangely coloured beaches. Some have green, pink and even black sand. Nevertheless, Hawaii is the ideal state if you love swimming, hiking and sailing. There are many fun activities to do in Hawaii for the whole family. You will also get the chance to embrace the state’s captivating beauty. There are 8 main islands that the state consists of. It is the only US state outside of North America and it is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. So there will always be an ocean view! Let’s find out about some of the most amazing activities to do in Hawaii.
1. Oahu Submarine Scooter Adventure in Honolulu
First up, is your chance to ride a personal, self-propelled underwater scooter. Glide through Oahu’s underwater world and see all that the Pacific has to offer. This tour lasts 2 hours long and you will dive under the surface on your scooter. There will be schools of tropical fish and native marine life to see. Swim with all the beautiful marine life found in the area, including green sea turtles. Therefore, the Oahu submarine scooter adventure is not one to be missed!
You will enjoy views of Diamond Head Crater as you cruise along Maunalua Bay. No experience is needed for this adventure, so all are welcome to join! Wetsuits and all equipment are provided. Snacks too, in order to keep you well-fed on your adventure.
2. Twilight Volcano Stargazing Tour in Kailua-Kona
There is a wide variety of activities to do when in Kailua-Kona before you get to stargazing. Visit unique black sand beaches and see the vast ocean life that Hawaii has to offer. Take a tour of Kona Coffee farm to learn about the harvesting and milling process. All while sampling the delicious Kona coffee, a great kickstart to your day.
There is a stunning display of the earth’s natural wonders, such as volcanoes and lava tubes. View the glowing lava inside the active volcanic crater that brightens up the night sky. This adds to the mystical and wonderful night skies. There will be a professional guide that will share the history, culture and geology of the island. Therefore, it is an interactive and informative experience. Finally, to top the experience off, view the stars and planets under the pristine night skies. All of this takes place in a secluded location, perfect for the full experience.
3. Big Island Waterfalls Adventure in Waipo Valley
Next, visit the wonderful Waipo Valley lookout and visit the stunning cliffs. Furthermore, you can jump from these cliffs into the deep blue sea. You will get the chance to walk through lush green forests. Why not explore the diverse flora and fauna that the island possesses?
There are many waterfalls to visit on this island, a perfect opportunity to hop from one to the other. Finally, visit the famous Akaka Falls, cross-bubbling streams and the sandy pacific beaches all in one day! Therefore, you will get the most fulfilling experiences that this beautiful island offers.
4. Manta Ray Night Snorkel in Kailua-Kona
Have you ever wondered how it would be to snorkel with manta rays? Well, look no further. This surreal experience consists of a two-and-a-half-hour dive. You will travel out to the seas and watch the stunning Kona sunset from the deck of the boat. Then you will jump into the water and swim with the giant rays in their nighttime habitat.
Bask in the surreal sight of these rays feeding on microscopic plankton. You will be guided around the habitat. These sea creatures are attracted to lights. Therefore, they create a “manta rave” of lights and bubbles. A picturesque sight to behold if you ask me. This is an interactive animal experience, thus making it a once-in-a-lifetime chance. All equipment and gear are provided leaving you with one less thing to worry about.
If you’re ever on this beautiful island in North America, be sure to try out one of these amazing activities. Surely, these should be on your bucket list. Furthermore, if you’re ever in the mood for other adventurous activities, why not add other island wellness activities in the USA to your to-do list? Hope to see you soon Ohana! Aloha.