- Our list of the best things to do in Hilo, Hawaii, features the top 82 nearby activities — including 42 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Hilo, HI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Tours, Museums & Galleries, and Adventures.
- The results below include the top 35 things to do within the city of Hilo, HI , followed by 47 popular activities in nearby cities, including Pahoa, Volcano, Hakalau, Honomu, Keaau, Laupahoehoe, Papaikou, Volcanoes, Wailea, Kailua-Kona, Kurtistown and Mountain View
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95% 62 votes
Dec-34, Kalapana, HI 96778 MoreLess Info
Enjoy Hawaii's most unique tourist activity with Kalapana Lava Refuge-Poke-A-Stick Guided Lava Tours. These excursions bring clients to live lava flows. All tours are guided by experts who know where the live lava is and how to determine if the surrounding ground is safe to walk on.
90% 481 votes
Waiopae Road, Pahoa, HI MoreLess Info
The unusual and extensive Kapoho Tide Pools are one of the world's largest groups of natural tide pools . Many of the pools are naturally warm and perfect for swimming and lounging.
88% 17 votes
Issac Hale Beach Park, Pahoa, HI MoreLess Info
Clients of Captain Gene's Lava Boat Tours enjoy gorgeous sunrise and sunset journeys to flowing lava beds that deposit molten rock into the ocean. Cruise times and destinations vary according to the location of the lava flow.
100% 7 votes
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano, HI 96718 MoreLess Info
With varying terrains of tropical rain forest and volcanic floor, Kiluaea Hike takes visitors through a solidified lava lake. The trail is 4 miles long and takes 3 hours to complete.
90% 263 votes
2007 Paauilo Mauka Road, Paauilo, HI 96776 MoreLess Info
Hawaii is an important producer of vanilla beans and vanilla extract. Visitors to the Hawaiian Vanilla Company in Paauilo enjoy a guided tour and multi-course vanilla tasting. There is also a large gift shop on the premesis. .
94% 442 votes
45-690 Pakalana St Hwy 19, Honokaa, HI MoreLess Info
Located at the apex of Highway 240, the Waipi'o Valley Lookout offers an unparalleled view of the entire valley and surrounding areas. The lookout is only accessible on foot or with an ATV because the access road is extremely steep.
92% 13 votes
Kalopa Road, Honokaa, HI 96727 MoreLess Info
An inland park, the Kalopa State Recreation Area is located in a well-forested area. The park offers picnic areas, a lodge, a camping area and hiking trails on its 100 acre preserve.
96% 76 votes
End of Hwy 137, Kaimu, HI MoreLess Info
A weekly farmer's market and outdoor party, Uncle Robert's Awa Bar & Farmers Market makes every Wednesday evening unforgettable. Enjoy frosty drinks, savory snacks and plenty to see, do and buy.
97% 90 votes
HI MoreLess Info
A rugged and peaceful spot, La Perouse Bay provides opportunities for swimming, diving and snorkeling. There are also hiking trails covered in rough lava, lots of fish and turtles, and abundance of coastal plants.
83% 12 votes
Honokaa, HI MoreLess Info
The Hiilawe Falls are a set of waterfalls which feature a 1,450 foot cascade and a free fall of 1,200 feet. The waterfalls are located on private property and can be accessed by foot, but visiting by air is recommended.