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  1. United States
  2. Hawaii
  3. Kailua-Kona
  4. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

From Kona and Waikoloa: Intimate Volcano Discovery Tour

Product ID: 184436
Journey to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park for an in-depth volcano experience. Your certified guide will share a mix of natural and cultural history about Hawaii's formation, illuminating the stories behind the ever-changing landscape of the Big Island.
About this activity
Duration: 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Learn about volcanic activity from your certified guide
  • Enjoy 2-3 miles of hiking around the park’s most dynamic terrain
  • Picnic in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park overlooking mesmerizing views
  • Gain exclusive access to Kauhi Cavern, an off-road private lava tube known for its bright yellow and gold cave walls
  • Enjoy a late afternoon traditional snack in stunning surroundings
Full description
Begin your adventure with a scenic drive over the stark and beautiful saddle road before a quick stop at the Maunakea Recreation Area for snacks, a stretch and to set the stage for the day overlooking mesmerizing views. From there you will head straight to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Discover all the “must see” spots within the Park including the dramatically changed Halemaumau Crater. After immersing yourself into the magnanimous history and culture of Volcanoes National Park, you will make your way to Kau Coffee Mills.

Here, you can enjoy farm fresh coffee along with other Hawaiian Island grown treats like macadamia nuts, honey, and chocolate. Finally, venture down to the crystal-fine black sand beach of Punaluu where you will search for basking sea turtles.
  • National park certified interpretive guide
  • Park access fees
  • Filtered water, juices and sodas
  • Breakfast snacks, coffee and tea
  • Walking sticks, daypacks, rain gear
  • Sunscreen and bug repellent
  • Delicious fresh lunch, vegan lunch is available upon request
  • Farm fresh appetizers
  • Select hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities, optional
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Closed-toe shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Guests on this tour should not be physically challenged or unable to walk short distances of 2 to 3 miles on uneven terrain
• Participants must be 8 years or older
• It is recommended to wear comfortable, closed toe walking shoes
• Bring sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen and a light sweatshirt or jacket, and long pants
• Lunch Menu: sandwich or salad (choice of turkey, ham, tuna, veggie, or mac nut chicken salad) chips, juice drinks, and a sweet treat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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This was an outstanding adventure that we would definitely do again. We highly recommend it. Our guides, Hunter and Kanoa (not sure that is how it is spelled) were top notch!

February 25, 2020

January 5, 2020


The tour was Awesome because Taj (our guide), was so knowledgeable, personable and professional! The icing on the cake was going to the private lava tube at the end!

October 3, 2019

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Hawaii Forest & Trail

Product ID: 184436