Alli Sewell

26 Highest-Rated Kona Sights You Shouldn't Miss When in Hawaii

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26 Highest-Rated Kona Sights You Shouldn't Miss When in Hawaii

Introduction - From the Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm to Ali'i Drive, this guide lists the 26 highest-rated Kona sights you shouldn't miss...

 
 

Adventure up to Mauna Kea Summit

Site 1 - Mauna Kea Summit is a dormant volcano, reaching 4,207 meters above sea level. The volcano's peak is the highest in...

 
 

Night snorkel with manta rays

Site 2 - Snorkeling with manta rays is something you must absolutely do while in Kona. The manta rays in the Kona region...

 
 

Take a group surf lesson

Site 3 - Kona offers many outdoor activities to try, and learning to surf is one that must be on your Hawaii bucket...

 
 

Discover Pu'uhonua o H┼Źnaunau National Historical Park

Site 4 - A list of Kona activities wouldn't be complete without visiting at least one of the area's national parks. Pu'uhonua o...

 
 

Find humpback whales on a whale watching tour

Site 5 - Kona is the ideal place to spot humpback whales. Whales tend to be in the area between November and May...

 
 

Chill out on Manini'owali Beach

Site 6 - Also known as Kua Bay, Manini'owali Beach is found near Kekaha Kai State Park. The beach boasts white-sand shores and...

 
 

Tackle the Hidden Craters Hike

Site 7 - This fun activity will see you exploring volcanic caves and craters while also taking in Kona's scenic beauty. The Hidden...

 
 

Go on a glass bottom reef tour

Site 8 - If diving or snorkeling isn't your thing, but you want to view Kona's marine life, then a glass-bottom reef tour...

 
 

Explore Kealakekua Bay

Site 9 - Adding a trip to Kealakekua Bay to your Kailua-Kona itinerary is a must! Located on the South Kona coast, Kealakekua...

 
 

Go swimming with dolphins

Site 10 - Kona's waters are home to beautiful dolphins, and while visiting the island, you can swim with them! A dolphin-watching experience...

 
 

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