Destination

Hawaii Island Holidays

Visit the world's most active volcano

Home to paradisiacal jungle, snowy mountains and coral kingdoms; Hawaii Island is not just the largest of the archipelago but also the most naturally beautiful.

Despite being the youngest in the island chain, Hawaii Island, also known as the Island of Hawaii or Big Island; is remarkable not just for its size but for its ever-changing landscapes. From erupting volcanoes in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to teeming oceans feeding on the nutrient rich waters and black, white and even green-sandy beaches; Hawaii Island reveals the ultimate power of nature. Make memories to last a lifetime and snorkel with manta rays along the Kona Coast, explore the rainforests in the Hilo region and relish the beauty of the Rainbow Falls in Wailuku River State Park. Why would you ever want to come home?

With the rest of Hawaii just a short flight away, now is the ideal time to island hop. Swap the dramatic vistas of the Island of Hawaii with Oahu’s surfing hotspots, or head to Maui to explore the famous Road to Hana. To truly enhance your travels, why not stopover en route to explore sunny California in San Francisco and Los Angeles, or even breathtaking Canada for a spot of adventure?

Destination Highlights
  • Snorkel with manta rays at night
  • Watch red molten lava flow from Kilauea
  • Visit the most southerly point in the United States
  • Grind coffee beans to make your own perfect blend
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT -11 hours
  • Currency USD - US Dollar
  • Visa Information Ensure you have a valid ESTA prior to travel
  • Language Hawaii is the only American state to have two official languages, Hawaiian and English
  • Flight Time Approx. 16 hours; flights are indirect via mainland USA
  • Health Information No vaccinations are required for travel to Los Angeles

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Unique

Volcano House

Hawaii Island

H&J Rating

Guide Price

€2,859 pp

Volcano House
The Fairmont Orchid

The Fairmont Orchid

Hawaii Island

H&J Rating

Guide Price

€2,859 pp

The Fairmont Orchid

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

Hawaii Island

H&J Rating
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Lawn

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Hawaii Island

H&J Rating

Guide Price

€3,169 pp

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Types of Hawaii Island holidays

Kayaking at Makuab beach

Hawaii Island Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays
Driving around the Island

Self Drive Hawaii

Self Drive Hawaii

Frequently Asked Questions

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