- Our list of the best things to do in Volcano, Hawaii, features the top 79 nearby activities — including 40 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Volcano, HI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Tours, Museums & Galleries, and Water Activities.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Volcano, HI , followed by 63 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hilo, Pahoa, Keaau, Pahala, Kalapana, Kurtistown, Mountain View and Volcanoes
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.
Take a guided tour of the Lyman family Mission House, Hawaii's oldest wood frame building, and explore the history of the state through seashell and mineral collections, permanent and special exhibits at the Smithsonian-affiliated Lyman Museum.
The gorgeous Ka'u Coffee Mill is an important Hawaiin destination for coffee lovers. The Mill grows many of its own beans and also work with those harvested at its regional affiliates. The visitor center doubles as an art gallery.
Mauna Loa Observatory is a working atmospheric research facility that has been collecting climate related data since 1950. Tours are by appointment and only on selected days, visitors to this remote site will enjoy the stunning views on the drive up the mountain.
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Featuring educational exhibits detailing the ecological history of the region, Mokupapapa Discovery Center offers visitors aquariums filled with native sea life. The center features displays with life sized animal models like seals, sharks, and more.