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Top Experiences in Akaka Falls

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Big Island Backroad Adventures

Big Island Ultimate Waterfall Experience

USD 1795

Book an unforgettable private waterfall tour that will take you to some of the most scenic destinations on the Big Island of Hawaii. Our private, ultra-luxury, group tours allow you to personalize the way you explore Hawaii. With group sizes limited to 7 guests, this personalized experience is tailored specifically to your needs and wants

Explore the lush rainforest on the east coast of the Big Island. From towering waterfalls to the rugged and beautiful Hamakua coastline, you’ll sit back, relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery as your exceptional naturalist takes you to the best scenic waterfalls on the island. Bring your bathing suit because you’ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with Hawaii’s largest private accessible waterfall. If you’re feeling up for the challenge you’ll even have the opportunity to try waterfall rappelling.

Upon booking your tour, one of our guides will contact you to discuss custom options we have available for your tour.
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GuideAlong (GyPSy Guide)

Hawaii Big Island Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour

USD 16.99

Don't miss a thing as GuideAlong's Audio Driving Tour takes you on an incredible journey across Hawaii's Big Island. Along the way you'll be guided to all of the island's famous highlights including Volcanoes National Park, the Place of Refuge and Akaka Falls, as well as the best spots for seeing turtles and more lessor known spots across the island.

Hear fascinating behind-the-scenes stories, local tips and directions play automatically along the route, all based on your location.

And enjoy the freedom to explore offline at your own pace so you can spend more time at places that interest you, and bypass any that don’t.

Stories, tips and directions play automatically based on your location
Travel at your own pace
Tours work offline using GPS, no cell service or WiFi needed
Suggested itineraries for half, full or multi day use
One-time purchase, no time limits or expiry, free updates
Like having a tour guide along for the drive

Purchase one tour per vehicle.
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Mindful Meditation & Dharma Talks Tours

Private Mindful Meditation and Dharma Talks in Hilo, USA

USD 149

We are visiting a variety of the most beautiful and inspiring locations that the Big Island has to offer. At each location guests can either practice on their own (meditation gear provided, e.g. hammock, towels & blankets, giant bubble maker, etc,) or can participate in an interactive Dharma Talk about Mindful Meditation & the significance of Being Silent. We bring inspirational toys like giant bubble makers, or create Mandalas out of rocks, leaves or balance rocks on the beach. The program is aiming to establish one’s own Mindful Practice and being able to continue and nurture the practice afterwards. Dharma Talks are optional and custom tailored to the group at hand.
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Malahini Tours

Majestic WATERFALLS

USD 201.3

Learn about the legends of the waterfall attractions and the history of the Hamakua Coastline. Enjoy the breath-taking scenes along the way.
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Hawaii Outdoor Guides

Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour

USD 1400

This tour allows full flexibility with a private guide and a spacious, air-conditioned van. Circle the island or spend more time at the places that are more interesting to you. Please contact us with locations you would like to visit or we are happy to provide a sample itinerary that you can customize for your group.
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Malahini Tours

Majestic Waterfalls from Kona

USD 355

Get to wet side of the big island with a local driver that inform you all along the way. Hilo will set you in the relaxing mode of its surroundings and take your breath away all at the same time.
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Big Island Backroad Adventures

7 Hour Private Sightseeing Tour of Hilo

USD 1595

Experience the enchanting allure of nature’s finest treasures on this immersive tour, where lush botanical gardens, majestic waterfalls, and vibrant farmers markets await your exploration! Wander through vibrant gardens bursting with a kaleidoscope of colors and fragrances, where exotic blooms and towering trees create a serene oasis of tranquility. Then, venture to awe-inspiring waterfalls, where cascading torrents of water plunge into shimmering pools below, filling the air with the soothing sounds of nature’s symphony. Finally, indulge your senses at the local farmers market, where fresh produce and local delicacies await! Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a photography aficionado, or simply seeking solace in the beauty of the natural world, our tour promises an unforgettable journey through some of Big Island’s most captivating landscapes.
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Big Island Backroad Adventures

Private - All Inclusive Big Island Volcano & Waterfalls Tour

USD 2195

You don’t want to miss this private adventure tour! Beautiful lush rainforest, towering waterfalls, and stunning active volcanoes; this tour takes you to both these spectacular destinations on this full day adventure. Visit the waterfalls of the North Hilo coast and then venture down to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park in the afternoon. Stay till dark to see the active eruption at Kilauea! Don't be confined to a set schedule or with a group of people that you don't know. This is a private tour with only your group or family. Customize the itinerary and make the day your personalized adventure!
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Wasabi Tours Hawaii

Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing

USD 242.46

This 12 hour nature tour offers an in-depth look at Hawaii’s youngest and largest island. Explore the diverse landscape and natural wonders, including a visit of the Volcanoes National Park, walk through rainforests to soaring waterfalls and stroll black-sand beaches as you scan the horizon for green sea turtles. This family-friendly tour requires easy walking and introduces people of all ages to the island, and includes lunch, snacks, refreshments, and park entrance fees.
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Aloha Motorsports

Big Island Waterfall Wonders Slingshot Private Tour

USD 416.74

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our Big Island Waterfall Wonders Tour!

This tour takes you on a breathtaking journey, starting with a trek to the east side of the island on New Saddle Road. For the performance-minded, you can take Old Saddle Road, the rollercoaster of Big Island, where you'll climb to an altitude of 6,600 feet before dropping down into Hilo. Your first stop will be the magnificent Rainbow Falls, where you can witness the beauty of cascading water in all its glory. Continue your drive along the Old Mamalahoa Highway until you reach the awe-inspiring Akaka Falls, standing tall at 420 feet. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Umauma Falls, take a trip down to Laupahoehoe, experience the panoramic views at Waipio Lookout, indulge in delicious Malasadas at Ted's, and explore the charming shops in Waimae town.

But it's not just about the destinations; it's about the journey itself. Our Polaris Slingshot vehicles make the drive an exhilarating experience.
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Big Island Backroad Adventures

Big Island Private Tour

USD 2195

Are you interested in seeing all the major highlights on the Big Island in just one day? This full circle tour takes you and your group on a private adventure to some of the most spectacular and unique places on the Big Island of Hawaii. From incredible waterfalls to rugged coastline, tropical rainforests to active volcanoes, sub-alpine dry forest to black sand beaches; experience one of the most ecologically diverse islands on planet earth – ALL IN A SINGLE DAY!

On this in-depth tour of the Big Island you’ll experience the island’s main attractions: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, An Authentic Kona Coffee Farm, the southernmost bakery in the United States (famous for their delicious Malasadas), breathtaking Punalu‘u black sand beach, iconic waterfalls in the Hilo area, the rugged and beautiful Hamakua coast, views of Waipio Valley, Waimea and the unique sub-alpine dry forest.

Upon booking your tour, one of our guides will contact you to discuss custom tour options !
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Big Island CREST Company Inc.

Big Island Akaka Falls, Volcano, and Stargazing Private Tour

USD 3000

We are proud of our more than 17 years of experience as a tour operator on the Big Island. Our professional volcano park certified guides will show you World Heritage Kilauea National Park, Lava Glow, Lava Tube, Akaka Falls Hiking and more with the Aloha spirit!
Not only enjoying daytime, but your guide also takes you on exciting stargazing using a laser pointer and a telescope at the foot of famous Mt. Mauna Kea,
There is no hard itinerary, people of all ages from children to seniors can enjoy all things. This is the best of the best route to experience all the gems of the Big Island in ONE day!
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Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Waikoloa

Big Island Spectacular Helicopter Tour

USD 699

Discover both the Big Island's beauty and its volcanic fury. Experience all the awesome spectacle of Madame Pele's lava and volcanic badlands, then explore lush rainforests and the Hamakua Coast.

Finally, the deep and immense tropical valleys of the Kohala Mountains, with dozens of cascading waterfalls, provide the perfect finish to the ultimate Big Island adventure.

Fly in the touring helicopter specifically designed for air tours – the incredible Airbus EC 130. This state-of-the-art marvel gives you 23% more interior room, individual business class style seats, two-way communication with your pilot, and expansive glass for outstanding sweeping views. All Blue Hawaiian aircraft incorporate the latest in cutting-edge technologies, materials, systems, safety features, and avionics, and offer incomparable passenger comfort.
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Shaka Guide Tour Apps

Big Island Bundle: Five Self-Drive Audio Guide Tours

USD 29.99

Shaka Guide is an audio tour app that gives you the benefits of a guided tour with the freedom to explore on your own terms. This Big Island Tour Bundle comes with five socially-distanced audio driving tours:

• South Island Epic Coastal Journey (8-10 hour tour)
• North Island Jungle Adventure Loop (8-10 hour tour)
• Kona Big Kahuna Loop (4-6 hour tour)
• Kohala Coast and Backcountry Tour (3-5 hour tour)
• Volcanoes National Park Tour (6-8 hour tour)

The app uses GPS to give you turn-by-turn navigation to historic sites, popular attractions, world-class beaches and scenic hikes.

All Shaka Guide Tours...
• Never expire - take them multiple times or buy in advance
• Work 100% offline - no data or wifi necessary
• Let you take the tour when you want - download the tour and choose the day that works best for you

*Please use the link in your confirmation email to download the app*
*Download the Shaka Guide app to access your purchased tours.*
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BARBIL TOURS

From Big island Hilo Private Shore Excursion and Waterfalls Tour

USD 850

Explore enchanting sights on the Big Island during this shore excursion exploring waterfalls, black sand beach and more .You'll make stops at Akaka Waterfalls, plus Rainbow Falls and several other Hawaii highlights.
Blink and you may think you’re in Japan as you stroll through peaceful Liliʻuokalani Gardens, named after Hawaiʻi's last reigning monarch, Queen Liliʻuokalani. Located on Hilo's Banyan Drive.
Whether you're a first time visitor or returning to the Big Island for another look, this tour is right for you. Akaka Waterfalls will take you through a lush rainforest filled with wild orchids, bamboo groves and draping ferns..
A guide, park entrance fees, and round-trip port transport are included.
Maximum private tour size : 5 persons
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Private Volcano Tours LLC

PRIVATE Shore Excursion - 'Best of Hilo and Hamakua coast

USD 1295

This is a Private tour. Just me and your small group.

I will make sure you see the best things on this side of the island. Being in a small group and private vehicle allows us to do the stuff the big vans and busses don't do.

Take home the best souvenir. . . These amazing, once in a lifetime
experiences.
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Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Waikoloa

Exclusive Landing with Spectacular Big Island Helicopter Tour

USD 949

Discover both the Big Island's beauty and its volcanic fury. Experience all the awesome spectacle of Madame Pele's lava and volcanic badlands which have been continuously erupting since 1983. Spot the black sand beaches to the lush rainforest along the rugged Hamakua Coast.

Take in the absolute wonder as your pilot descends amongst the lush flora and fauna along 1,200 foot cliffs to a grassy landing pad to the exclusive landing site only accessible by air. Step out of your Eco-Star helicopter at the edge of a fresh water pool and the thundering waterfall. Enjoy photo opportunities with the rainforest backdrop and mist of the falls.

Finally, the deep and immense tropical valleys of the Kohala Mountains, with dozens of cascading waterfalls, provide the perfect finish to the ultimate Big Island adventure.

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BARBIL TOURS

From Big island Hilo Shared Shore Excursion and Waterfalls Tour

USD 335

Explore enchanting sights on the Big Island during this shore excursion exploring waterfalls, black sand beach and more .You'll make stops at Akaka Waterfalls, plus Rainbow Falls and several other Hawaii highlights.
Blink and you may think you’re in Japan as you stroll through peaceful Liliʻuokalani Gardens, named after Hawaiʻi's last reigning monarch, Queen Liliʻuokalani. Located on Hilo's Banyan Drive.
Whether you're a first time visitor or returning to the Big Island for another look, this tour is right for you. Akaka Waterfalls will take you through a lush rainforest filled with wild orchids, bamboo groves and draping ferns..
A guide, park entrance fees, and round-trip port transport are included.
Maximum tour size : 14 persons
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Polynesian Adventure Tours

Oahu Volcano and Waterfall Full-Day Helicopter and Land Tour

USD 876.97

Escape to another Hawaiian island for a day on this all-inclusive island-hopping tour. Indulge on your vacation and leave the planning to us! Interisland roundtrip airfare from Oahu to Hilo, roundtrip transportation from the Hilo Airport (ITO), a sightseeing land tour with lunch and adventurous 45 minute helicopter tour with Blue Hawaiian Helicopters are all included.

This once-in-a-lifetime, comprehensive Volcano Adventure transports you to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to experience the world famous, recently erupted, active volcanoes - Mauna Loa and Kilauea. Your expert driver-guide will share the legends and cultural significance of famous sites and point out scenic wonders along the way. The afternoon helicopter tour follows the sightseeing experience, offering a birds-eye view of recent volcanic activity (weather permitting), cascading waterfalls and towering mountains and deep, verdant valleys.
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Wasabi Tours Hawaii

Waipio Valley, Hamakua Coast, Akaka Falls from Kona

USD 275.67

Explore Hawaii Tropical Bioreserve & Garden, swim at Kulanipia private waterfalls, visit majestic Waipio Valley Lookout, and hike to the stunning Akaka Falls and Rainbow Falls on the scenic Hamakua Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii on this full day of fun and exciting adventure. Discover the island’s diverse natural beauty, including multiple waterfalls, lush rain forests, and rugged sea cliffs as your guide shares history and legends.
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Polynesian Adventure Tours

Hilo Active Volcano Tour

USD 175.92

A once-in-a-lifetime, comprehensive Volcano Adventure tour experience on Hawaii Island, known as the "Big Island." This tour focuses on the northeastern, Hilo side of the island. Discover active volcanoes and ancient craters at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and take in the sights of quaint Hilo Town. Your expert driver-guide will share legends and historical and cultural significance of famous sites and point out numerous scenic wonders along the way.

This tour offers hotel pickups in the Hilo area only (not Kona).
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Shaka Guide Tour Apps

Big Island - North Island Jungle Driving Tour

USD 19.99

Shaka Guide's driving tour app works like a tour guide in your car! On this tour drive along beautiful green coastlines, through tropical jungle roads, and go star gazing on the tallest mountain in the world.

Skip the tour bus & explore Big Island at your own pace for a fraction of the cost with the best self-guided audio GPS tours for Hawaii! Rated the #1 best GPS tour app for Hawaii with over 6,000+ raving reviews and 200,000+ downloads.

Why you need it:

✅ You don't need service because you can download the tours & use them offline

✅ Much cheaper than a tour bus at only $19.99 for lifetime access

✅ Save time planning your trip because we have the best stops lined up

✅ Freedom to stop and go as you please, unlike a tour bus where you are confined to the pre-determined route (no fun!)

✅ Hear cool and fun stories along the way

*Download the Shaka Guide app to access your purchased tours.*
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Hawaii Adventures Now!

Deluxe Big Island Mercedes Guided Tour to Anywhere

USD 1240

Charter a Mercedes Tour van and an experienced guide to see the best of the Big Island on your own schedule.  Choose from a variety of sample tours or design your own based on what you'd like to see on your own private tour.   Our professional and volcano-certified guides can provide guided commentary while you visit either famous or off-the-beaten path volcano sights, waterfalls, beaches, valley excursions, coffee or macadamia nut tours, or a selection of them all!
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Polynesian Adventure Tours

Oahu to Big Island Adventure Tour Day Trip

USD 617.06

Escape to another Hawaiian island for a day on this all-inclusive tour. Hop on an inter-island flight from Honolulu on Oahu to Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii for a once-in-a-lifetime, comprehensive Volcano Adventure Tour. Discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the sights of Hilo Town. Your expert driver-guide will share with you the legends and cultural significance of famous sites and point our numerous scenic wonders along the way.

Also available with an optional helicopter tour based on availability.