This is the perfect afternoon sightseeing boat tour that will have you exploring the calm waters of Hilo Bay before venturing out to discover the jungle covered Hamakua coastline. During this tour your will see stunning waterfalls, snow capped volcanos in the distance, and learn about the rich modern and ancient Hawaiian history of the area.
What to Expect
Come enjoy a tour of old Hawai'i on our stunning Hāmākua Historical Hawai'i Afternoon Cruise. This leisurely afternoon ride comes complete with storytelling, waterfalls, sheer sea cliffs, turn of the century infrastructure, former sugar plantations, and more!
Relax into a Hilo sunset from the sea and listen to the rich history of what was once Hawai'i's busiest sugar exporting hub. Learn about the 100+ year old colonial history of downtown Hilo, with many of it's original buildings in tact, and the treacherous tsunamis that have ravaged the town.
Missionaries, businessmen, plantation workers from all over the globe, and Hawai'i's role in the beginning of globalization of the food industry - the Hāmākua Historical Hawai'i Afternoon Cruise will leave you enriched with that old Hawai'i feel!
Boat Departs from the Wailoa Boat Harbor - 181 Manono St, Hilo, HI 96720
Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will receive a full refund in the case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. No-shows will be charged the full price. Late arrivals may be charged a late arrival fee. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation.