Best Waterfalls on the Big Island, Hawaii
Hawaii waterfall boat tours to explore Big Island waterfalls flowing into the Pacific Ocean & Wild dolphins. In Hilo there are 3 well known Hawaii waterfalls Rainbow falls, Akaka falls and Umauma falls. The scenic Hamakua Coast showcases these Hawaii waterfalls on the Big Island and plenty more on a 3 hour ultimate Hawaii waterfalls extravaganza. From your cushioned seat aboard a luxurious 40ft vessel enjoy the exclusive views of the best Hawaii waterfalls, only accessible on Hilo boat tours. While Hilo waterfall hikes walk to see one cascading waterfall a waterfall boat tour will get you up close views of dozens of the best waterfalls in Hawaii. View unique Big Island waterfalls, discover breathtaking tropical landscapes, learn the stories of ancient historical places and marvel over the diverse hilo botanical gardens.
Join a boat waterfall tour to experience 25-40 stunning Hawaii waterfalls daily. This Hawaii tour also boats you to witness local surf spots, sea caves, lush rain-forests, black sand beaches, as well as hear the the story’s of Hilo’s once thriving plantation era. On clear days we are blessed with panoramic views of Hawaii volcanoes Mauna Kea, Kilauea & Mauna Loa. While on-board learn about historic landmarks surrounding Hilo Bay, Onomea Bay, Hakalau, and the town of Laupahoehoe. Keep an eye out for marine life including whales, flying fish, sea birds & large pods of Hawaii dolphins.
One of the best things to do in Hilo, Hawaii
The best Hilo, Hawaii things to do include Hawaii volcano tours and go Hawaii sightseeing Big Island waterfalls. Big Island Volcanoes are nurtured yearly with 200+ inches a of rain supplying the largest Hawaii waterfall 420ft Akaka Falls, the 3 tiered Umauma Falls & Hilo’s easily accessible Rainbow Falls. Just downstream from these popular Big Island waterfalls are amazing falls flowing over towering seacliffs into the Pacific Ocean. A Hawaii photography dream tour of awaits you on-board the luxurious high speed 49 passenger aluminum catamaran “Lavaone”. Hawaii Tours to Big Island waterfalls depart from Hilo’s Wailoa harbor near the Suisan fish market.
Hawaii Waterfall Tours Information
Times: 3 hours depart at 9AM, 11AM, 3PM Tours depart from Wailoa harbor near the Suisan fish market.
Rating: Moderate all passengers must be at least 4 years old & in good health.
We Provide: local guide narrated tour, soft covered seating, stereo sound, snacks & water
Prices: Adult: $145 ;Juniors: (6-12); $99 Child: (4-6) Free; Kama’aina/Military: $135
Group Size: able & ready to assist groups of all sizes. 49 passenger luxury catamaran
Restrictions: Guests need to be in good health with no recent injury’s, pregnancy’s, back or neck problems.
What to Bring & Wear: Comfortable footwear, jacket, hat and prepare to get wet. Bring a spare change of clothes for after tour.
Best Boat Tours to Waterfalls in Hawaii
A Unique Big Island tour to see Hawaii Waterfalls begins cruising the protected waters of Hilo, Hawaii. Coconut Island, black sand beaches and views of historical Hilo Town paint you a picture of what Hilo once looked like before the devastation of 2 major tsunamis in 1946 & 1960. The Hamakua coast was best known in the 1900’s for its sugar companies which you can see from the boat. Just beyond a beautiful black sand beach home to a secret surf spot, are the remains from the Pepeekeo sugar mill & Papaikou sugar mill.
See Big Island Volcanoes from the sea
Views of the Mauna Kea summit make a great backdrop for dozens of ocean entry waterfalls cascading over large spectacular sea-cliffs. Mauna Kea becomes snowcapped in the winter adding an element of beauty to this giant mountain. To the south view the 30+ year eruption of the world’s most active volcano Kilauea. Bottle-nosed & spinner dolphins are always a crowd favorite especially when you see large pods displaying their acrobatic spins close to the boat The scenic Onomea Bay is botanical garden masterpiece with over 5000 plant species growing in the valley. Long ago, Onomea Bay was a Hawaiian fishing village rich in beauty and culture revealing a glimpse into Hawaii’s past. From old legends to present day story Onomea Bay continues to be a favorite place to visit for travelers and locals. Hawaii Waterfall Tours visit large sea caves home to rare sea birds along the scenic Hamakua coast. Big Island Humpback Whales can be seen anytime during this charter whale season in Hawaii is December 1 – April 1. Humpback Whales are become a daily favorite, with sightings on every Hilo whale watching tour. You will see many types of behavior during this important mating time including breaching, fluking, tail slaps, baby Humpbacks (Calves), and competition pods.