- TripBuzz found 66 things to do with kids in or near Waimea, Hawaii, including 49 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Waikoloa, Honokaa, Kawaihae and Kapaau.
- From Spencer Beach Park to Adventure X Rafting, the Waimea area offers 62 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, Canyon, Parks and Golf.
- With a population of over 7,000 people, Waimea is the largest city on the interior of mainland Hawaii. Waimea is a center for the local ranching industry and contains the largest private ranch in the country. Guests can enjoy touring the many ranches, play a round of golf, or take a helicopter tour of the area.
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.
While on vacation, cruise around the island with Adventure X Rafting. Tour options include whale watching, snorkeling and wild dolphin boat excursions. Each trip further comes with all equipment and supplies needed, along with an experienced crew.
Tour the historic Parker Ranch, home of the Parker family cattle empire on the Big Island of Hawaii until 1992. Along with a guided tour of the ranch, visitors may also drive through the ranch operation or take a trail ride.
One of Hawaiiâ€™s oldest working ranches, Na'alapa Stables - Kahua Ranch offers guided horseback rides on trained horses. Riders will see remarkable coastal and mountain views, and rides are appropriate for all experience levels.
Named after the 'First lady in ranching,' the Anna Ranch Heritage Center is one of the national historic places in Hawaii. The ranch house has been restored so visitors can admire the accurate depiction of ranch life in 1910.