Fun Kona Attractions While Staying in Holualoa

While staying in Holualoa, Hawaii, be sure to visit fun Kona attractions along the coast. There are quite a few things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii, and the Kona Coast is definitely a favorite vacation spot for travelers. It's a perfect getaway, with the sun, ocean and beaches, the tropical ambiance of the Islands, plus the beautiful views. BBOnline suggests visiting any of the following attractions for fun and exciting things to do.

Ali'i Scenic Drive
75-5660 Palani Road
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
http://www.alternative-hawaii.com/drives/bigisle/kona.htm

Take the 30-mile scenic drive along the Kona Coast on Ali'i Drive which takes approximately 1 1/2 hours. There are also three locations you can visit by foot - the Ahuena Heiau, once King Kamehameha I's personal residence; the Hulihee Palace, a former vacation home of Hawaiian royalty turned into a museum; and the Mokuaikaua Church, the oldest and first Christian church in all of Hawaii. Visiting these three sights on foot will take approximately an hour's time as well.

SunLight on Water Dolphin Swims and Whale Watching Tours
PO Box 4729
Kailua-Kona, HI 96745
(808) 896-2480
http://www.sunlightonwater.com/default.asp

A short drive from your Holualoa Bed and Breakfast, you'll find SunLight on Water, the area's premier tour company when it comes to whale watching, or swimming with native marine wildlife. Take a boat ride with owners Michael and Melainah Yee and have the experience of a lifetime. They provide the opportunity to swim with dolphins in their natural habitat during the day, as well as manta rays in an exclusive night swim tour. Whale watching tours will not disappoint as you'll most likely see humpbacks, orcas, and possibly beluga's or pilot whales as well, one of many amazing Kona attraction. 
 
Holualoa Kona Coffee Company - Kona Le`a Plantation

77-6261 Mamalahoa Hwy
Holualoa HI 96725
(800) 334-0348
http://www.konalea.com/tour.htm

Do you love coffee? If so, visit one of the Kona area's coffee plantations like Holualoa Kona Coffee Company - Kona Le`a Plantation. Take a guided tour, learn the long history of coffee production in Hawaii, and then taste some of the best coffee the Big Island has to offer, as it's one of the best Kona attractions.

Kahaluu Beach Park
Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI 96744
http://www.hawaiisnorkelingguide.com/kahaluu_beach_park_snorkeling.html

The Kahaluu Beach Park is just south of Kona on Ali'i Drive and is one of the best locations for snorkeling off the coast of the Big Island. Admire the beautiful and rare black sand beaches, clear blue waters and all of the marine life you'll find. Bring your underwater camera because you'll be sure to see hundreds of schools of tame fish, coral reefs, and green sea turtles swimming around the area. You can also go body boarding or surfing here as the waves break nicely towards the northern end of the beach.

Underwater Adventures Hawaii
83-1027 Kamuku Pl
Captain Cook, HI 96704
(808) 328-7388
http://www.underwateradventureshawaii.com/index.html

Visit Underwater Adventures Hawaii, which is just a few minutes from your Holualoa Inn. They offer scuba diving instruction and tours for economical prices. Bring your friends and family, up to 6 people in all and reserve the entire boat to yourselves for the day. Underwater Adventures offers morning dives, night dives, sunset cruises, as well as scuba and snorkeling instruction.