- Our list of the best things to do in Papaikou, Hawaii, features the top 70 nearby activities — including 36 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Papaikou, 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 2 things to do within the city of Papaikou, HI , followed by 67 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hilo, Pahoa, Hakalau, Volcano, Kailua-Kona, Honomu, Keaau, Laupahoehoe, Wailea, Kurtistown and Mountain View
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92% 3080 votes
End of Akaka Falls Road, Hilo, HI MoreLess Info
Lush vegetation and scenic views can be seen on the trails of Akaka Falls State Park. The waterfall has a height of 442 feet.
88% 473 votes
Banyan Drive, Hilo, HI MoreLess Info
With a Japanese inspired design, the Liliuokalani Gardens have ponds, bridges, rock gardens, pagodas, and a tea-house. It covers 30 acres and it is dedicated to the first Japanese who have worked on the sugar cane fields.
93% 190 votes
98 Apapane Rd., Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures offers trips where tourists can watch Hawaiian sunrises and sunsets, stargaze, explore volcanoes and visit valleys and waterfalls. They can also accommodate multi-day hikes and custom hikes.
91% 322 votes
2279 Kalanianaole St., Hilo, HI MoreLess Info
Known for its favorable snorkelling conditions, Richardson Beach Park includes a black sand beach, with several tide pools creating by natural lava sea walls. Surf, kayak, snorkel or swim among coral reef marine life and sea turtles.
86% 438 votes
cnr of Mamo St & Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
12 kinds of items can be bought at the Hilo Farmers Market: flowers, fresh produce, food, crafts, artwork, medicine, retail, and others. Special events are held, such as the second-hand Sunday.
99% 849 votes
28-1710 Honomu Rd., Honomu, HI MoreLess Info
Since 2002, Skyline Eco Adventures - Akaka Falls Zipline Tour has offered unforgettable tourism experience on the Hawaiian Islands. Clients soar high above lush forests, sparkling beaches and verdant fields. No prior ziplining experience is necessary, although it is helpful.
99% 243 votes
200 Kanoelehua Ave., Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
Founded in 2009, Kamaaina Custom Tours is a service that gives visitors the opportunity to have a guided tour of the island by car. Many tours options are available, including volcano and waterfall/rainforest tours.
81% 217 votes
600 Imiloa Place, Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
The main attraction of the Imiloa Astonomy Center is its 120-seat planetarium, which boasts shows in 3D. The site also comprises a large landscape garden featuring plants native to Hawaii, and exhibits exploring connections between science and local Hawaiian culture.
74% 50 votes
Off Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720 MoreLess Info
At Wailuku River State Park, visitors can hike to a historic waterfall where they can view rainbows reflecting off of its mist. The park also contains the Boiling Pots, pools of water that appear to be boiling with rain.
90% 162 votes
Kaumana Drive, Hilo, HI MoreLess Info
As long as you pack a sturdy pair of hiking shoes and a couple of flashlights, Kaumana Caves Park will provide you with a thrilling adventure. Hikers enter into genuine lava tubes in their original form and can explore the caves by flashlight.