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Delight in a spectacular whale watching cruise from Kona

  Every year between December and March over 8,500 humpback whales come to Hawaii to give birth to calves, breed, nurse their young and to generally congregate. Consequently, during this window of opportunity, why not come on a whale watching adventure with an experienced crew who know how to let you get up close and…

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March 17, 2023

Enjoy a Historical Dinner Cruise Down the Kona Coastline to Kealakekua Bay

  The Kona coastline running north to south of the western edge of Big Island (The Island of Hawaii) is steeped in history. So, what better way to discover everything than from the sea during a three-hour historical dinner cruise. Set out from Kailua-Kona for Kealakekua Bay Your cruise begins at 4.00 p.m. as you…

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March 10, 2023

Enjoy a Deluxe Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Cruise Out of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Island

  Snorkeling off any of the Hawaiian islands is a treat and memorable beyond words, while dolphin watching is one of those lifetime experiences that leave you mesmerized by the beauty and agility of these wonderful marine mammals. Set out on board your 60’ catamaran from Kailua-Kona You will set out from Kailua-Kona, located on…

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March 3, 2023

Eruption of Mauna Loa on Big Island May Well Disrupt the Island’s Tours

  For the first time in 38 years, the Big Island’s largest volcano erupted at around 11.30 a.m. local time on Sunday November 27 and as of today, Friday December 2, the Mauna Loa volcano is still erupting. Lava flows threaten to reach the highway, also known as Saddle road which bisects the island, connecting…

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December 2, 2022

Step Back in Time with A Fabulous Tour of Historic Kona

  When you’re visiting the Big Island of Hawaii on a cruise ship, there is only one slight problem, and that is you can be almost too far to the fabulous and beautiful countryside and dominant volcanoes. You just can’t get a full appreciation of the stunning surroundings. However, from the shore, everything changes, and…

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November 11, 2022

The Kohala Waterfalls Adventure is a day out designed to make your Hawaiian vacation truly memorable

  When you begin your vacation on the biggest island in the Hawaiian archipelago, commonly known as “Big Island”, it is all too easy to be distracted by the two predominant eye-catching features. First, there is the sparkling blue waters of the far-reaching Pacific Ocean which surround the Big Island. There is so much to…

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November 4, 2022

You Can’t Visit the Big Island of Hawaii without Going to A Traditional Luau

  In traditional Hawaiian, the correct spelling for a luau is lūʻau, and for centuries it has been a traditional party or feast, usually accompanied by entertainment. The lūʻau can specifically be dated back to 1819 and is not, as many assume, a part of (very) ancient Polynesian culture.   You can thank King Kamehameha…

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September 30, 2022

Have a Blast with the Family at Royal Kona Resort’s Voyagers of the Pacific Luau

Who can resist a bit of culture when there’s entertainment included in a stunning outdoor setting? The history and culture of the Hawaiian Islands are unique, and it is perhaps for this reason that the Islands are such a popular vacation destination whether you are coming from the U.S., Europe, or Japan. So, if you…

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September 23, 2022

Go Exploring and Enter a New World of Discovery on a Hawai’i Hidden Craters Hike

  It’s hard to hide the fact that Hawai’i’s origins are volcanic. Everywhere you look there’s a volcano. And that’s the problem. You tend to be looking up at the results of volcanic activity, not at it. This is not helped by the fact the island is covered in rich, tropical vegetation and an abundance…

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July 29, 2022

If evening swimming with manta rays isn’t on your bucket list, it should be!

According to the Travel Channel, going on a night-time swim with manta rays is “one of the top-ten things to do in your lifetime”. That is a pretty weighty comment to make when you consider everything that is on offer. But you know what, we think you’ll find that the Travel Channel is absolutely right,…

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July 22, 2022