5 years and older
Age
11 Hours
Duration
Big Island
Location
Dinner, Lunch
Meal
Included
Pick Up
12:00PM
Tour Times

UPDATED 2021: Description of activity subject to change without notice due to new limitations and updated capacities. Thank you.

Schedule:

  • Availability: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Closed Monday and Tuesday)
  • Tour Time: 12:00 PM
  • Duration: 11 Hours (approx.)

Travel in style and comfort with Big Island’s Premier Tour Company – Kailani Tours. Cruise along the scenic Kona coastline on your way to Hawaii’s most active volcano – Kilauea! Sample Kona coffee, visit Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, and explore all that Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has to offer. Features of this tour include everything from our first-class beverage and towel service, exceptional food selections, and our incredibly knowledgeable guides. This luxury tour highlights the eruption of Kilauea at night, shows off several natural wonders of the island, and treats guests to an incredibly indulgent touring experience. This unique and unforgettable tour provides the most comprehensive exploration of Kilauea Volcano’s past, present, and future. 

**Fresh Deli-Style Outdoor Picnic Lunch and Coffee Tasting (Premium Coffee Farm) and Three-Course Restaurant Dinner included.**

Points of Interest:

  • Premium Kona Coffee farm
  • Punalu’u Bake Shop
  • Punalu’u Black Sand Beach
  • Mauna Loa
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Kilauea Caldera
  • Chain of Craters Road
  • Visitor Center
  • Steam Vents
  • Saddle Road

 *Locations Subject to Change

Includes:

  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Mercedes 15 passenger mini-coach. This tour has a maximum of 13 passengers to provide plenty of headroom in the cabin and comes with state-of-the-art audio and visual public address package.
  • Catered deli-style lunch
  • Three-course dinner at Kilauea Lodge
  • Bottled water
  • Hot and cold towel service
  • Flashlight, jacket, and hot beverages.
  • Umbrellas, rain, and parka jackets in the event of rain.

Recommendations:

  • We recommend bringing a small backpack or tote bag for your personal items as there is plenty of room in our spacious cabin.
  • What to Wear: Although Hawaii is home to the endless summer, there are places and times where the temperature can drop substantially. Weather can change dramatically from hot and humid to cool and wet conditions.
  • Kailani Tours Hawaii requires wearing comfortable closed-toe footwear.
  • A hat and sunglasses are optional but highly recommended.
  • Most guests wear a light jacket or bring long pants for after sunset and stargazing along Saddle Road.
  • Despite visiting the black sand beach, we will not be swimming on this tour so bathing suits and/or towels are not recommended.

Restrictions/Requirements:

  • This tour is for guests 5 years and older. It does not include lengthy hikes.
  • This tour is not recommended for women who are pregnant or may be pregnant.
  • Passengers traveling with a wheelchair or walker are more than welcome to join our tour. Please note, our vans are equipped to handle easy storage of a wheelchair or other medical equipment. But we do not have a wheelchair lift.
  • A combined minimum of 4 guests is required for a tour to operate. Should a tour not meet the tour minimum, advance notice will be provided.
  • Due to the topographical and weather changes that have recently affected the tour area, some attractions and sites may be unreachable or unsafe to visit. Park officials have recently reopened Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with several restrictions as they continue to make repairs. Park officials have been known to restrict entry without notice. Kailani Tours Hawaii will not issue refunds caused by park restrictions.

Location: Pick-up included from selected hotels. Please see the Transportation tab for details.

Special Notes:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your pick-up location.
  • Water, snacks, and two meals will be served. The tour makes occasional stops for snacks and beverages.

Activity Company: Kailani Tours

No pre-selections are required for reservation.

** Please note dietary restrictions.**

**Vegetarian, and vegan options available on request.**

Meals:
Lunch and dinner are both included on this tour. Each meal is served individually to comply with sanitary/COVID standards.

  • Lunch:*
    Over-roasted turkey breast sandwich on Punalu’u Hawaiian Sweet Rolls with Waipoli butter lettuce, island-style Kettle Chips, and a fresh-baked white chocolate-macadamia nut cookie.
  • Dinner:*
    Historic Kilauea Lodge will be hosting our groups. They provide a pre-fixe menu for our guests that includes soup or salad, entree, and dessert. Guests will be able to choose from four seasonal menu entrees that include chicken, fish, pork, and vegetarian options.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time and allow a 5-minute window for your driver to arrive.

Pick-up Schedule:

  • Mauna Kea Beach Resort – 10:30 AM
  • Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel – 10:35 AM
  • Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii – 10:45 AM
  • Mauna Lani Auberge – 10:50 AM
  • Mauna Lani Shops – Foodland (Optional Central Meeting Area) – 10:00 AM
  • Kings’ Land – Hilton Grand Vacations – 11:00 AM
  • Kohala Suites – Hilton Grand Vacations – 11:05 AM
  • Aston Waikoloa Colony Villas – 11:05 AM
  • Hali’i Kai – 11:10 AM
  • Bay Club – Hilton Grand Vacations Resort – 11:10 AM
  • Hilton Waikoloa Village – 11:10 AM
  • Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and Spa – 11:15 AM
  • Vista Waikoloa – 11:20 AM
  • Aston Shores at Waikoloa – 11:20 AM
  • Queen’s Marketplace – Charley’s Thai Cuisine (Optional Meeting Area) – 11:20 AM
  • Fairway Villas – 11:25 AM
  • Four Seasons Resort Hualalai – 11:35 AM
  • Kona International Airport (Keahole) – 11:50 AM (meet us at the south end of Terminal 2 where group tours pick up. We will meet you near baggage claim 2)
  • Target- Kona (Parking Lot near McDonalds) – 11:55 AM
  • Holiday Inn Express – 12:00 PM
  • Kona Seaside Hotel – 12:00 PM
  • Courtyard King Kamehameha Hotel – 12:05 PM
  • Uncle Billy’s Kona Bay Hotel – 12:10 PM
  • Royal Kona Resort – 12:15 PM
  • Kona Reef – 12:15 PM
  • Worldmark – 12:25 PM
  • Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort – 12:25 PM
  • Royal Sea Cliff Kona by Outrigger – 12:25 PM
  • Aston Kona by the Sea – 12:30 PM
  • Castle Kona Bali Kai – 12:30 PM
  • Kona Coast Resort – 12:35 PM
  • Keauhou Shopping Center (Optional Central Meeting Area) – 12:40 PM
  • Wyndham Mauna Loa Village/ Holua Resort at the Mauna Loa Village – 12:45 PM
  • Outrigger Kona Resort – 12:45 PM

Itinerary:

  • 12:00 PM – Waikoloa and Kohala Hotels and Resort Pick Up
  • 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM – Kona Hotels and Resort Pick Up
  • 1:20 PM to 2:00 PM – Premium Kona Coffee Farm – Fresh Deli-Style Outdoor Picnic and Coffee Tasting
  • 3:05 PM to 3:30 PM – Punalu’u Bake Shop
  • 3:45 PM to 4:15 PM – Punalu’u Black Sand Beach
  • 4:45 PM to 6:15 PM – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM – Three-Course Restaurant Dinner at Kilauea Lodge
  • 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM – Kilauea Caldera Lookout – Evening Glow! (Spotting Scope and Binoculars)
  • 10:45 PM to 11:00 PM – Waikoloa and Kohala Hotels and Resort 
  • 11:30 PM – Kona Hotels and Resort 

*Return times are subject to change depending on the return route and hotel locations of all guests.