Hawaii Waterfall & Dolphin Boat Tour
Hilo tour boat will ignite your sense for adventure on a 3 hour, 40 mile sightseeing cruise along the scenic Hamakua coastline. A Big Island photography dream tour highlighting Hawaii’s most Tropical Landscapes Lush palm tree gulches & Secret coves. Visit ancient Hawaiian Villages & learn the history of these sacred places. See the Remains of Hilo’s plantation era Sugar Mills & Railroads that connected to ship landings.
Natural Wonders of Hilo Boat Tour of Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Wildlife
Hilo Waterfall Volcano Tour to feel the refreshing mist from ocean only Big Island waterfalls, sea caves, abandoned sugar cane mills, local surf spots and black sand beaches as well as the BEST panoramic views of Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa & active eruption of Kilauea Volcano. Wildlife to watch for Humpback whales(Dec-Apr), dolphins, flying fish, sea birds & more. Learn the history of the Hamakua coast & the plantation era while enjoying many exclusive Hilo waterfalls & scenic coastal highlights.
A Unique Hilo Ocean Adventure Tour
Hawaii Waterfall Tours General Information
Schedule: 2 hour Hilo boat tours depart at 9AM & 11AM & 3PM.
Tour Rating: Moderate all passengers must be at least 4 years old & in good health.
We Provide: narrated tour from local guide, comfortable covered seating, stereo sound, snacks & water
Prices: Adult: $145 Juniors(7-12): $99 Child(4-6): $99 Kama’aina/Military $135
Group Size: were able to assist small groups & large groups as well. 49 passenger luxury catamaran
Restrictions: Guests need to be in good health with no recent injury’s, pregnancy’s, back or neck problems.
What to Bring & Wear: Comfortable footwear, jacket, hat and prepare to get wet. Bring a spare change of clothes for after tour.
East Hawaii is a great place to experience Whales, Waterfalls, & Wildlife while also viewing Hilo places of cultural, geological & historical interest. Hilo Tours depart from Wailoa harbor near the Suisan fish market.
This unique Waterfall Tour in Hawaii discovery the calm waters of Hilo Bay’s popular sites: Coconut Island, the ice ponds, bayfront black sand beach, and views of historical Hilo Town paint the picture of Hilo’s past before the 2 major tsunamis in 1946 & 1960 occurred. Prior to tsunamis Hilo’s Fertile fishing grounds housed a larger sampan fishing fleet and thriving sugar plantations which made Hilo a vibrant town to live. The Hamakua coast was best known in the 1900’s for its sugar companies 2 of which we can see from the boat including the Papaikou sugar mill that resides on a beautiful black sand beach and now is a popular surf spot. Views Mauna Kea, the largest volcano from sea floor, in the backdrop of ocean entry waterfalls are spectacular. Mauna Kea becomes snowcapped in the winter adding extra element of beauty to this giant mountain. To the south view the 30+ year eruption of the world’s most active volcano Kilauea. Spinner & Bottle-nosed dolphins are always a crowd favorite especially when we see large pods displaying their acrobatic spins next to the boat.
The scenic Onomea Bay a botanical garden masterpiece with over 2000 plant species growing in the valley. Large lava caves house numerous sea birds along the coast. Humpback Whales can be seen anytime during this charter in the Winter months. From December 1 – April 1 is Hawaii Whale season, Humpback Whales become a daily added bonus, with sightings on almost every tour. We see many types of behavior during this important mating time including breaching, fluking, tail slaps, baby Humpbacks (Calves), and competition pods.