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Kailua-Kona Attractions

It's not hard to find fun things to see and do in Kailua-Kona. Brush up on the area's history and check out all the best sights in this delightful city. Plan your schedule now so you can hit the deck running once you arrive.

If you're ready to discover the best of Kailua-Kona, sign up for a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and have a friendly expert show you some of the most popular attractions. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top 205 fun activities in Kailua-Kona are also worth looking into.

Things to Do in Kailua-Kona with Kids

There are loads of unforgettable experiences in Kailua-Kona that the entire gang will enjoy. Here are some of the best family friendly experiences in the area.

Free Things to Do in Kailua-Kona

Vacationing in Kailua-Kona on a budget? The following can be experienced for zip.

Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary - You'll be treated to views that'll amaze you at this natural landscape.

Kekaha Kai State Park - Organize a picnic date and enjoy a walk around the beautiful plants.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Kailua-Kona

Kahaluu Bay

Kahaluu Bay is a destination visitors seek out for is beaches, seaside views, and pristine golf courses. You might want to check out attractions like Kahalu'u Beach Park or Magic Sands Beach while you're exploring the neighborhood.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Kailua-Kona on a sunny day?

When the weather is good, these outdoor experiences are hard to resist:

What to do in Kailua-Kona on a rainy day?

There's no need to squelch your way through a damp day when there are plenty of excellent indoor activities like these to try:

What should I not miss in Kailua-Kona?

Hulihee Palace is one sight you shouldn't head home without stopping by.

Are there cheap things to do in Kailua-Kona?

If you're traveling on a strict budget, be sure to add the following cheap and cheerful activities and tours to your itinerary:

What can you do in Kailua-Kona for free?

Your break in Kailua-Kona needn't send you broke with free things like these to explore:

  • Kailua-Kona Wharf
  • Kahaluu Beach Park
  • Kua Bay
  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park