No vacation in Hawaii would be complete without participating in an authentic Hawaiian luau. Dine on traditional Hawaiian food while enjoying historic hula performances set in a stunning backdrop. Although a main draw, luaus are not the only outdoor activities offered on Big Island, Take a journey to Mauna Kea Summit where you’ll learn about evolution and changes of the Hawaiian Islands. Traveling to the summit, stop at the historic ranch for a picnic style dinner then continue to the top and stand in awe amidst the largest collection of telescopes on earth. It’s sure to be the most dramatic scenery you’ll ever experience. Take a tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with one of the trail’s interpretive Naturalists. They will show you all the “must see” places within the park while you learn about the geological and historical significance of the volcanoes. For an exhilarating ride, take a helicopter ride over the molten lava of the Kilauea volcano, Hilo bay, and the tropical rainforests of Puna. Hawaii. Guided horseback excursions are also a great way to see the beautiful and secluded areas of Big Island. Exploring the island by water is a must and a great way to do it is a zodiac ride along the rugged shoreline. Explore sea caves and blowholes that only smaller zodiacs can go. Another unique ocean adventure is the Big Island Manta Ray night snorkel. Along the Kona Coast of the Big Island, snorkel with these majestic creatures as the glide through the rocky volcano coastline. No matter how you choose to explore the Big Island of Hawaii, you’re sure to find exciting, thrilling, memorable, and fun filled activity choices around every corner.