Hawaii’s Best Shore Excursions [2018]

From the majestic volcanoes forming this island’s landscape to the soaring seaside cliffs and lush tropical beaches, Hawaii is one of the most fascinating and unique holiday destinations in the world. Experiencing all that Hawaii has to offer by land through shore excursions is an experience that comes once in a lifetime. Trips range from kayaking with a stunning array of marine life to marveling at the breathtaking Kohala waterfall and enjoying a Honolulu city tour hop on hop off.

If you are planning on visiting Hawaii, here is a sample of what the great shore has to offer.

Maui, Hawaii

The Haleakala, which translates to “House of the Sun,” is the highest point on Maui at approximately 10,023 feet above the sea level. Haleakala last eruption was in 1970, and it is the largest dormant volcano in the world. The views from Haleakala are just magnificent. When the skies are clear, one can see the peaks of the Big Island’s Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes towering above the clouds. You get a chance to see the endangered nene (Hawaiian goose) which is the state’s bird. You also don’t want to miss the breathtaking views of the sunset and sunrise during your excursion. If you love nature or you are a photo buff, do not miss this excursion. The pictures are phenomenal from these shores.

Big Island: Kona, Hawaii

On this excursion, you have to take a raft to the bay. Kealakekua Bay is home to a protected marine sanctuary and the Captain Cook monument. You can go swimming and snorkel in the clear waters of the island; after which you will return to the raft for a chance to explore the lava tubes and sea caves. You can get to the Captain Cook monument by water or a hiking trail if you wish. You will also get a chance to learn about the geology and history of Kona island while still having tonnes of fun.

Big Island dolphin snorkel and swim excursion

Dolphins are beautiful and amazingly intelligent. Getting a chance to swim with them in their natural habitat is an experience that is unique to Hawaii. During this excursion, you get firsthand experience on how gentle, curious, and interested dolphins can be. You get a chance to interact with spinner dolphins off the Kona coast where they are all year round. They will entertain you with their acrobatic spins and flips as they leap out of the water. Seeing the dolphins is one tour you do not want to miss during your Hawaii excursions Honolulu. Just get a guide to take you where the dolphins are often spotted.

Hawaii is a fantastic island filled with breathtaking scenery, calm-clear waters, friendly locals, and tonnes of activities to engage in when on vacation. Here you can create memories that will last a lifetime. Plus, the splendor of Hawaii is not just what is on land; there is an infinite beauty under the water. Take one of the excursions and find out for yourself!