Before booking a trip to the Big Island and Kailua-Kona, it is a great idea to plan some activities around Hawaii family vacations. Especially with the whole family along, having a full schedule and plenty to do is a plus. While Kailua-Kona is not widely known for its surfing and beaches, there are a bounty of other activities at visitors’ fingertips to make the vacation one of a lifetime.
The Mendes Ranch located on the island of Kailua-Kona is a must-see for visitors while here. There are many activities to partake in on the ranch, including trail hides on horses. For many, this may be a first experience with horse riding, but it is safe and fun. The Mendes Ranch offers both an Aloha Morning Ride and an Aloha Afternoon Ride. Perfect for both children and adults, the Mendes Ranch also offers horseback riding lessons for those that want to gain a bit more confidence before a guided tour.
For those who want to experience more of Kailua-Kona on foot, the Mendes Ranch also offers vast hiking tours throughout the area. Moderate hiking with some hills, this experience is another perfect activity for the whole family.
Many visitors stay at the Royal Kona Resort during their stay on the Big Island. There are many activities for families, both on the resort and across the whole island. Volcano tours are popular, as well as seal and whale watching in Hawaii. Hawaii family vacations aren’t complete without a luau and complete dining experiences, and both of these are provided on the resort and off of the premises as well.
To learn how you can experience the magic of Kailua-Kona and the Big Island, book Hawaii family vacations at the Royal Kona Resort to build memories that last a lifetime.