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Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

This beautiful park features tons of lava tubes and hiking trails through interesting rock forms that can only be found in this place!

Swim with Dolphins

Kids of all ages (and even adults) can do this with Dolphin Quest at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Big Island.

Snorkel with Manta Rays

One of the coolest Big Island snorkeling tours actually happens at night. This is an opportunity to go swimming with Manta Rays in Kona.

Play at the Hawaii Keiki Museum

One of the coolest indoor activities in Kona is the Hawaii Keiki Museum. It’s a really cool science museum geared for kids ages 1-10.

See Rainbow Falls

There’s no hiking involved, which makes it the easiest Big Island waterfall for kids.

Get Malasadas

Hawaii is famous for its malasadas, which are Portuguese-style donuts. They look like oversized donut holes and they are usually rolled in sugar and cinnamon.

  Check out a Macadamia    Nut Factory

It’s a bright, clean factory with show windows so you can watch them pack up the macadamia nuts in real-time.

Take a Submarine Ride

The Kona Atlantis Submarine is the perfect way to explore underwater without actually getting wet!

See Waipio Valley

Waipio Valley is one of the last remaining valleys that truly showcases what Old Hawaii was like.

Get Shave Ice

One of the best places to get shave ice in Kona is One Aloha. Their space is HUGE and there’s plenty of indoor seating to beat the heat.

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