- The list below includes 59 free or cheap things to do in or near Kawaihae, Hawaii, including 48 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Gardens, Food Shops and Historic Sites.
- From Endless Summer Charters to Pua Mau Place Arboretum & Botanical Garden, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kawaihae and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Waikoloa, Kapaau, Waimea and Kailua-Kona.
The captain and crew of Endless Summer Charters make every Kohala Coast excursion enjoyable, memorable and safe. Various tour packages include six-hour dolphin- and whale-watching trips, snorkeling tours and coral reef swimming trips.
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10 Ala Kahua, Kawaihae, HI 96743 MoreLess Info
Visitors at the Pua Mau Place Arboretum & Botanical Garden enjoy astounding botanical beauty as far as the eye can see. The institution is open throughout the year and features an evolving selection of exotic and colorful flora.
Nuts are the name of the game at Hamakua Macadamia Nut Co, a huge nut farm that also manufactures a huge assortment of nut-based delicacies. The company's most popular products include wasabi-roasted macadamia nuts, nut brittle and artisanal hand-roasted coffee blends.
Excellent fishing conditions, knowledgeable guides, beautiful scenery, and whale and dolphin viewing provide beginners and advanced anglers a special experience with Siren Sportfishing. Mahi mahi, ono, and yellowfin tuna are plentiful for catching in the blue coastal waters.
96% 1281 votes
Highway 19, HI 96743 MoreLess Info
South of Kawaihae is Hapuna Beach, a landscaped area that allows visitors to enjoy hiking or many water-based activities, heeding precaution to the surf. Services include restrooms, picnic areas, drinking water, lodging, payphone, and lifeguards.
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Puako Bay Boat Ramp & Keauhou Bay Boat Ramp, Puako, HI 96738 MoreLess Info
It's time to get in the water for some aquatic fun with King Kayak Hawaii. Participate in the fun and educational 2-4 hour kayak tour or other activities such as dolphin watching, snorkeling, cliff jumping, or sea cave exploring.
Adjacent to the Kawaihae Harbor sits Spencer Beach Park, a state park that is popular with swimmers and snorklers. The water is clear, temperate and full of fascinating corals. The corals are also very sharp, and flippers or dive shoes are recommended.