Caves and Mines in HILO with kids

Who said family fun had to be ABOVE ground! If you are looking for pretty awesome things to do with kids in Hilo, Hawaii, then let’s dig deep…literally!

Underground adventures are so much fun with children. It’s an experience that will introduce them to some of the most incredible wonders on earth, and formations they have never seen before.

Some underground experiences are perfect for family members of all ages and ability, but some require more active families as there are often steps involved.  Whatever you choose in The Aloha State you will experience something magical.

Underground experiences require you to join a tour, which is perfect for kids to learn all the fun facts about what they are seeing as they make their through the earth.  Sounds super fun!

Why have an above ground adventure in Hilo…when you can go UNDERGROUND! An exciting family day out for all!

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  • Maui Cave Adventures

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    (95 miles) Hana

    A fun family adventure underground in an amazing lavascape. This Hawaiian attraction is year round fun and exciting for all ages!

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  • Dolphin Quest

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    (54 miles) Waikoloa

    Feel the thrill of a lifetime as you touch, swim with and even kiss a dolphin! Let loose, laugh and have loads of fun swimming with dolphins in Hawaii!

  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens

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    (8 miles) Keaau

    Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens is located off Hwy. 11 in Hilo on the island of Hawaii It is the only natural tropical rainforest zoo in the United States. One of the many fun family places to go ...

  • Pa'ani Ranch and ATV Adventures

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    (11 miles) Keaau

    Hawaiian adventures with ziplines, horseback and ATV tours! Also programs for kids including wagon tours, pond pole fishing, pony rides, & a petting zoo!

  • Parker Ranch

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    (43 miles) Kamuela

    Parker Ranch on the Big Island of Hawaii is home of the Hawaiian cowboy: ka aina o ka paniolo. The Parker Ranch story is a road from Hawaiian history to modern day life in Hawaii. Parker Ranch offers ...

  • The Pacific Tsunami Museum

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    Hilo

    The museum features a series of in-house permanent exhibits that interpret the tsunami phenomena, the Pacific Tsunami Warning system, the history of tsunamis in the Pacific Basin, tsunamis of the ...

  • Laupahoehoe Train Museum

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    (18 miles) Laupahoehoe

    The Laupahoehoe Train Museum and visitors\' center opened on March 1, 1998, and celebrates the story of Hawai\'i\'s railroads, as well as the rich history of the Hamakua Coast.

  • Hawaii Volcanos

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    (32 miles) Hawaii

    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park displays the results of 70 million years of volcanism, migration, and evolution -- processes that thrust a bare land from the sea and clothed it with unique ecosystems, ...

  • Dolphin Discoveries

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    (58 miles) Kailua Kona

    Have you ever dreamed of swimming eye to eye with a dolphin? So have we! And we hope to make that dream come true for you! We\'ve been on the water with the spinner dolphins in Kona for 15 years and ...

  • Kahua Ranch

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    (43 miles) Kamuela

    Whether you want to explore the countryside on an ATV, or stroll through the pastures on horseback, you will be amazed by the natural beauty from the Kehena Rainforest to the Pohakuloa Desert with ...

  • Pu'uhonua Honaunau Historic Park

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    (57 miles) Captain Cook

    Visit a sacred site in Hawaii that features some of the most significant traditional sites across all of the islands! Historic fun for kids.

  • Kaloko-Honokohau Historical Park

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    (61 miles) Kailua Kona

    Along the western coastline of the Island of Hawai'i lies the hot, rugged lava of Kaloko-Honokohau.The reason was, perhaps, a spiritual one.Perhaps you too will experience this spirit on your visit ...

  • Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii

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    (2 miles) Hilo

    Since opening, â