Hilo is one of the most beautiful regions on Hawaii’s big island. If you’re going to be spending time in Hilo, you won’t want to leave without trying these 4 incredible Hilo activities.
1. Take a Helicopter Tour
Helicopter tours are a great way to see Hilo! Soaring above the area’s diverse beauty and landscaping allows you to see some of Hilo’s most popular attractions at the same time. Taking a helicopter tour can give you an idea of what things to prioritize during your time on the island. It’s also a great way to close out a fabulous trip on the island. Flying over the beautiful island will gives you so much peace and you’ll feel a special connection to the island.
Tropical Helicopters’ Doors-off Lava & Rainforest Adventure is one of the best helicopter tours to take in Hilo. The tour departs from the Hilo Airport each morning and afternoon. Our awesome pilots will take you over Kilauea Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world! Kilauea has been erupting continuously for over 30 years. You’ll be able to feel the heat coming from the hot, flowing lava. We’ll take you 500 feet over Kilauea’s open vents before flying you over Hilo’s rainforests. You’ll also be able to see Mauna Loa, another volcano on Hawaii’s big island, and see Rainbow Falls from a truly jaw dropping angle. If you book your tour today, you can save $65 per seat! Reserve your spot for this must-do Hilo activity today!
2. Visit The Local Farmer’s Market
If you’re in Hilo on a Wednesday or Saturday, you should swing by the local farmers market! The market is one of the biggest, most popular farmers markets on Hawaii’s big island, a place both locals and visitors love. The market runs from 6am to 4pm and features more than 200 local farmers and crafters. You’ll find produce, crafts, native Hawaiian flowers, and lots of fun gift items at the market.
3. Go To A Beach Park
A trip to Hawaii just isn’t complete without a visit to a beach park! Hilo has many popular beaches including Carlsmith Beach Park and Richardson Beach Park! You can swim, snorkel, picnic, or frolic in the warm water here. Don’t forget to bring the whole family! Whether you enjoy laying out under the sun, stand up paddle boarding, surfing, or simply looking at the water, you’ll find something to love about the beaches in Hilo.
4. Visit a Waterfall
Hilo has some of the tallest, most beautiful waterfalls on Hawaii’s big island. Don’t leave without visiting one of the gorgeous waterfalls. You won’t want to miss the picturesque views!You can get to most of the waterfalls after a short, pleasant hike. Going in the morning is particularly special because you can see the rainbows reflecting off of the spray from the waterfall.
Taking a helicopter tour allows you to see all of these things and more! Contact Tropical Helicopters today to choose your island adventure!