- 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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68% 19 votes
Hwy. 11, Volcanoes, HI MoreLess Info
Situated in the aptly-named town of Volcanoes, Hawaii, the Volcano Golf & Country Club is an exotic paradise. It contains the world's only golf course on the rim of an active volcano. The Club also features a delightful restaurant.
86% 7 votes
247 West Pohakupele Loop, Pahoa, HI 96778 MoreLess Info
Home to the HICCUP Circus and the Seaview School, the SPACE Performing Arts Center offers classes for both adults and children. The hands-on learning environment provides a chance to interact with others while taking part in recreational activities.
95% 5080 votes
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano, HI MoreLess Info
Located on Crater Rim, the Jaggar Museum is an interpretive volcanology museum. Its holdings include safety gear, photographs, vintage tools and scientific displays that demonstrate what volcanos are and why they erupt.
85% 218 votes
Highway 137, Pahoa, HI MoreLess Info
Knicknamed the 'hot pond,' the Big Island's Ahalanui Park is most famous for its large hot spring. Swimming is permitted throughout the year. Portable toilets, grills and lifeguiard services are available.
96% 200 votes
12-5038 Kalapana-Kapoho Rd, Pahoa, HI 96778 MoreLess Info
All sorts of tours are available with the Kalapana Cultural Tours: bike, boat, hiking, hunting, fishing, and lava tours.
85% 53 votes
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano, HI 96718 MoreLess Info
Situated within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the Thurston Lava Tube, also known as Nahuku, is a 500 year old lava cave. Visitors can walk through the cave which is conveniently lit with electric lighting.
98% 594 votes
P.O. Box 1251, Volcano, HI 96785 MoreLess Info
Volcano Discovery Hawaii gives private volcano tours on the Big Island. The tours of craters and lava can last from a few hours, to an entire day, and include a private guide.
95% 2442 votes
Kailua-Kona, HI MoreLess Info
With a height of 13,796 feet, the Mauna Kea Summit offers a scenic view of the surroundings. In here is also found the largest observatory for optical, infrared, and submilimeter astronomy center.
75% 81 votes
13-101 Kalapana Kapoho Beach Road, Pahoa, HI 96778 MoreLess Info
Beautiful Isaac Hale Beach Park sits on Pohoiki Bay. It is an excellent launch spot for recreational fishing boats, and its beautiful ocean views make it popular among photographers. Campers must purchase permits before entering the park.
94% 180 votes
HI MoreLess Info
Mauna Kea is a Hawaiian island that provides visitors with the chance to go both hiking and skiing. The location is known to have clear skies suitable for guests interested in astronomy.