- Our list of the best things to do in Captain Cook, Hawaii, features the top 98 nearby activities — including 71 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Captain Cook, HI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Water Activities, Tours, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Captain Cook, HI , followed by 85 popular activities in nearby cities, including Kailua-Kona, Kealakekua, Holualoa, Keauhou, Honaunau, Volcano, Hilo and Honalo
99% 146 votes
Keahou Bay, Keauhou, HI 96739 MoreLess Info
Snorkeling and other aquatic activities are par for the course at Sea Quest Rafting & Snorkeling Adventures. Clients encounter dolphin pods, person-sized sea turtles and exotic corals as they snorkel and splash in the warm, clean water.
With Bay Side Adventures, visitors can rent kayaks and snorkeling equipment to take out onto the water to see marine life like dolphins. It also hosts guided tours where visitors can learn about the history and culture of the region.
96% 1886 votes
78-7130 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 MoreLess Info
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.
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.
94% 989 votes
P.O. Box 129, Honaunau, HI 96726 MoreLess Info
Managed by the National Park Service the Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (Place of Refuge) is a huge park that served as a legal sanctuary for ancient Hawaiians. Today, the park is extremely popular as a campsite and day-trip destination.
50% 2 votes
Holualoa Foundation For Arts & Culture, 78-6670 Mamalahoa Highway, Holualoa, HI 96725 MoreLess Info
The Donkey Mill Art Center is an art gallery and creative space that features an array of exhibits of various kinds of art. The facility also offers a variety of classes in different kinds of art.
Specializing in locally-grown produce, the Keauhou Farmer's Market is open every Saturday morning. It is a traditional farmer's market with a distinctively Hawaiian feel, and offers a wide variety of tropical fruits and vegetables.