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Hilo and Hamakua Afternoon Boat Cruise

Location: Hilo, Big Island

Sightsee along the "Cliffs of Onomea" for the perfect afternoon sightseeing boat tour. You will explore 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 Hilo views 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!

Important Information

  • Minimum Age is 8 years old
  • Local Juice and Delicious Snacks included


2 hours


1717 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, HI 96720

Cancellation Policy

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.

Deep Sea Fishing Charter Cancellation Policy - If you are booking the deep sea fishing charter: All private charters are subject to a 21-day cancellation policy. Charters canceled within 21 days of departure will not be honored a refund of any type.