Outrigger Kona Resort & Spa
Join us for a 90-minute guided cultural tour of the historic villages of Kaukulaelae and Keauhou Bay. Explore this beautiful destination and the legendary birthplace of King Kamehameha III on this fascinating cultural tour. Tucked into the Kona coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, Keauhou Bay is listed on the Hawaii Register of Historic Places.
Experience Hawaiian history
Tour beautiful Keauhou Bay and celebrate Hawaiian history. The Kona coast is home to many interesting historic sites, including the King Kamehameha III birthplace marker and a carefully restored temple (heiau). Visit the Lekeleke Burial Grounds, where ancient Hawaiian kapu warriors were laid to rest after a fierce battle in 1819.
Keauhou Bay – Kona’s historic playground
Once a retreat for Hawaiian royalty, Keauhou Bay is a recreational playground for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, fishing, and boating. You'll also find the manta ray night snorkel tours, an amazing experience to swim with these creatures under night skies. This magnificent and historic district is one of the Big Island's most exciting cultural destinations.
Kona Cultural Tour highlights
- 90-minute guided tour of Kaukulaelae and Keauhou Bay
- Stops at historic sites for photos
- Guides that share the history of the area