Hilo, Hawaii Cruise Port

65%

(1279 votes)

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Loved the "doors off" helicopter ride

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About Hilo, Hawaii

The merchants and friendly residents of Hilo invite you to take time to explore and discover this wonderful city. Visit the many unique and one-of-a-kind stores featuring Hawaiiana (vintage island treasures). Shop for distinctive designer dresses and shirts, and see the famous Hilo Farmer's Market, or stop off for a bite to eat at one of the many local restaurants.

What people said about this port:

"...us less time to see some of the things we wanted at volcano national park, since we had to be back on the ship by 5 : 00 we a..." in 40 reviews.

"volcanoes national park odyssey certainly worthwhile, but if you 're with "..." in 83 reviews.


440 reviews and tips of Hilo, Hawaii




jfminor4
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

Rent a car and drive to Rainbow Falls and Volcano National Park. Can stay as long as you want at what you like. Skip the Macadamia nut plant tour; tourist trap waste of time and the Orchid place (go to a good botanical garden at home and use the time on the volcano). Was told driving 3 hours to the black sand beach was a waste of time.

Visited: Dec 03, 2016

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sarentha
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
2-3 cruises

we rented a car and drove to the thermal pool and tidepools nearby. The best snorkeling spot we found. Up close colorful fish and calm water.

Visited: Oct 17, 2015

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madshan
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

Hilo is a cute town to wander around, but know that it's on the rainy side of the island so bring a jacket/umbrella. You must drive/take a bus to see the volcano and it's at elevation, so dress WARM.

Visited: Jan 19, 2016

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shermanrs1
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Family (older children)

Experience:
7+ cruises

My favorite tour to the Volcanic National Park and chocolate factory. Make sure to visit it.

Visited: Dec 17, 2016

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