Things to Do in Kealakekua, HI

Our list of the best things to do in Kealakekua, Hawaii, features the top 106 nearby activities — including 68 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!

Kealakekua, HI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoors, Tours, Active & Adventure, and Sights & Landmarks.

The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Kealakekua, HI , followed by 44 popular activities in nearby cities, including Kailua-Kona, Captain Cook, Honaunau, Holualoa, Keauhou and Honalo

Kealakekua, HI

Highlights
  • General Tours - 20 Activities
  • Farms & Ranches - 12 Activities
  • Beaches - 10 Activities
  • Water Sports - 9 Activities

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Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides
21
3.8 Miles

Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides

78-7130 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
General Tours
Founded in 1971, Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides takes its clients on 4 types of cruises: the Morning Snorkel Cruise and BBQ, the Afternoon Snack Cruise, the Manta Night Snorkel and Dive, and the Deluxe Morning Snorkel and Dive Cruise. Private luxury charters are also available.

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90%
338 Votes
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Sea Paradise Tours
22
3.8 Miles

Sea Paradise Tours

PO Box 390159, Keauhou, HI 96739
General Tours
A snorkling paradise awaits clients of Sea Paradise Tours, a chartered tour firm specializing in snorkeling. The most popular Sea Paradise offerings including snorkeling and sailing. Fishing trips are also available.

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88%
146 Votes
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Dolphin Discoveries
23
3.8 Miles

Dolphin Discoveries

Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
General Tours
Dolphin Discoveries guides snorkelling excursions to Kealakakua Bay, Cook's Monument, and the Place of Refuge, as well as hosting dolphin swims and whale watching expeditions to view Humpbacks in season, or year-round Pilot, Beaked or Melon-headed whale sightings.

Rating

94%
222 Votes
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The Painted Church
24
5.0 Miles

The Painted Church

84-5140 Painted Church Rd Captain Cook, Honaunau, HI 96704
Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Erected in honor of Saint Benedict, The Painted Church is a Roman Catholic parish on the Big Island of Hawaii. It is perched on the shores of Kealakekua Bay and is an active parish known for its charitable work with mentally ill residents. Modestly-dressed visitors are always welcome.

Rating

87%
97 Votes
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Captain Dan McSweeney's Whale Watching Adventures
25
5.1 Miles

Captain Dan McSweeney's Whale Watching Adventures

Kealakehe Parkway & Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Holualoa, HI 96725
General Tours
One of the oldest and most highly regarded whale-watching firms in Hawaii is Captain Dan McSweeney's Whale Watching Adventures. Enjoy getting up close to these majestic sea mammals in Captain Dan's comfortable, environmentally-responsible vessel.

Rating

82%
106 Votes
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Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary
26
5.2 Miles

Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary

83-5401 Paintd Church Road, Captain Cook, HI 96704
Gardens
Overlooking the Kealakekua Bay and the National Park, Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary is home to a wide range of tropical plants and orchids as well as many ancient Hawaiian petroglyphs and Tibetan Sand paintings which can be reached through the paved walking trails that line the gardens.

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100%
20 Votes
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Sea Quest Snorkel Tours
27
5.7 Miles

Sea Quest Snorkel Tours

Sea Quest Rafting Adventures, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
General Tours
Reef snorkeling can be done using the services of Sea Quest Snorkel Tours. There are three types of packages available: Expedition South Kona, the Deluxe Morning Adventure, and the Captain Cook Express.

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99%
322 Votes
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White Sand Beach
28
5.8 Miles

White Sand Beach

Beaches
The pristine, ocean-front sands that you have always dreamed of in Hawaii can be found at White Sands. This large expanse of beach is ideal for the body surfing crowd and for those who want to spread out on a towel and watch the action.

Rating

83%
72 Votes
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Bay View Farm
29
6.0 Miles

Bay View Farm

Painted Church Road, Honaunau, HI 96726
Farms & Ranches
Also called the Kona Coffee Plantation, Bay View Farm is an essential destination for coffee-loving tourists. Complimentary tours are available, but must be scheduled in advance via telephone or email. All Bay View Farms coffee is produced by an experienced Master Roaster. Caffeinated and decaffeinated versions…

Rating

50%
6 Votes
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Honaunau Bay
30
6.8 Miles

Honaunau Bay

Beaches, Bodies of Water
Boating, swimming and sunning are the most popular activities at Honaunau Bay's Two-Step Beach. The Bay, which contains colorful corals and is often visited by seals, also attracts snorkelers, snuba enthusiasts and SCUBA divers.

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95%
127 Votes
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