UPDATED 2023: Description of activity subject to change without notice due to new limitations and updated capacities. Thank you.
- Availability: Monday and Thursday
- Tour Time: 6:00 AM
- Duration: 13 Hours 15 Minutes
Coffee, Culture & Craters – The Ultimate Hawaii Island Adventure
Embark on an unforgettable Hawaiian adventure, exploring Hawaii Island’s mesmerizing attractions such as the Puuhonua O Honaunau known as the Place of Refuge, Kona Joe Coffee, Punaluu Bake Shop, Punaluu Black Sand Beach, and Volcanoes National Park. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage, indulge in world-famous Kona coffee, savor delectable Hawaiian pastries, soak up the beauty of black sand beaches, and witness the raw power of Kilauea volcano. Get ready for an immersive tour that will leave you awe-struck and yearning for more!
- Kona Joe Coffee – Indulge in the world-renowned flavors of Kona coffee at Kona Joe Coffee plantation. Immerse your senses in the aroma of freshly roasted beans and savor the rich, smooth taste that has made Kona coffee famous worldwide. Learn about the art of coffee cultivation and witness firsthand the meticulous process that goes into every cup.
- Place of Refuge – Step back in time as we visit the historic Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, also known as the “Place of Refuge.” Explore the sacred grounds where ancient Hawaiians sought sanctuary and discover the rich cultural heritage that still echoes through the ancient walls.
- Punaluu Bake Shop – Prepare to satisfy your taste buds with a visit to the charming Punaluu Bake Shop. Delight in a wide array of delectable Hawaiian pastries, freshly baked with love and a touch of aloha. From mouthwatering malasadas to sweet butter mochi, each bite is a delightful symphony of flavors that will transport you straight to paradise.
- Punaluu Black Sand Beach – Be mesmerized by the unique beauty of Punaluu Black Sand Beach, where jet-black sands meet the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean. Take a leisurely stroll along the shore, soak up the sun, and keep an eye out for the graceful sea turtles that often visit this pristine haven. This is a picture-perfect spot you won’t want to miss!
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Prepare for an awe-inspiring encounter with the powerful forces of nature at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Marvel at the majestic Kilauea volcano, where billowing plumes of steam rise from the Earth’s core. Witness the raw beauty of volcanic landscapes, explore lava tubes, and learn about the geological wonders that have shaped Hawaii over millions of years.
- Kona Joe Coffee Tour
- Admission to Place of Refuge
- Lunch & Treat from Punaluu Bake Shop
- Admission to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
- Expert Local Guide
- Round-Trip Transportation in Air-Conditioned Comfort
- Please wear comfortable attire and sturdy, closed-toe shoes as this tour traverses sharp, uneven lava surfaces.
- Bring a light sweater or jacket.
- Pick-up is offered in the Kona area. Please see Transportation tab for pick-up locations and schedule.
- Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
- If you require any special accommodations due to disability, please include them under the special requirements at the time of booking. 48 hours notice required prior to the date and time of service.
Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time and allow a 5-minute window for your driver to arrive.
Pick up Schedule:
- 6:20 AM – MAUNA KEA BEACH HOTEL (Front Lobby)
- 6:20 AM – THE WESTIN HAPUNA BEACH RESORT (Front Lobby)
- 6:30 AM – FAIRMONT ORCHID (Lower bus kiosk)
- 6:30 AM – MAUNA LANI AUBERGE RESORTS (Front lobby)
- 6:45 AM – HILTON WAIKOLOA VILLAGE (Downstairs Lower Lobby entrance)
- 6:45 AM – ASTON SHORES WAIKOLOA (Outside Main Gate)
- 6:45 AM – ASTON WAIKOLOA COLONY VILLAS (Outside Main Gate)
- 6:45 AM – BAY CLUB AT WAIKOLOA BEACH (Outside Main Gate)
- 6:45 AM – HALII KAI WAIKOLOA (Outside Main Gate)
- 6:45 AM – HILTON GRAND VACATIONS CLUB WAIKOLOA (Outside Main Gate)
- 6:45 AM – KINGS LAND HILTON GRAND VC (Porte-cochere)
- 6:45 AM – KOHALA SUITES BY HILTON GRAND VACATIONS (Outside the Main Gate)
- 6:45 AM – KOLEA AT WAIKOLOA (Front Gate)
- 6:45 AM – KING’S SHOPS (at Shell Gas Station)
- 6:45 AM – PANIOLO GREENS (Recreation Center by the pool)
- 6:45 AM – VISTA WAIKOLOA (Outside Condo Main Gate)
- 6:45 AM – MARRIOTT’S WAIKOLOA OCEAN CLUB, outside the main lobby in the covered area
- 6:45 AM – QUEENS MARKETPLACE. (Outside Yoga Barre, near curb)
- 7:05 AM – FOUR SEASONS HUALALAI (Front Lobby )
- 7:05 AM – KONA VILLAGE RESORT (Circle in front of Registration Office)
- 7:20 AM – LANIHAU CENTER (In front of Famous Footwear store)
- 7:25 AM – ROYAL KONA RESORT (At the port cochere on Kahakai Rd.)
- 7:25 AM – COURTYARD MARRIOTT KING KAMEHAMEHA (Curbside by guard shack)
- 7:25 AM – KONA MAKAI (Road-side on Ali’i Drive)
- 7:25 AM – KONA REEF (front of Parking Garage-Ali’i Drive)
- 7:25 AM – KONA SHORES (Road-side on Ali’i Drive)
- 7:25 AM – KONA TIKI (Road-side on Ali’i Drive)
- 7:25 AM – WYNDHAM KONA HAWAIIAN RESORT (Road-side on Ali’i Drive, oceanside)
- 7:25 AM – WORLDMARK KONA (Road-side on Ali’i Drive, oceanside)
- 7:35 AM – ASTON KONA BY THE SEA (In Front of Main Lobby)
- 7:35 AM – CASA DE EMDEKO (Road-side on Alii Dr)
- 7:35 AM – CASTLE KONA BALI KAI (Road-side on Ali’i Dr)
- 7:35 AM – HOLUALOA BAY VILLAS (Road-side on Ali’i Dr)
- 7:35 AM – KONA ISLE (Road-side)
- 7:35 AM – KONA MAGIC SANDS (Road-side on Ali’i Dr)
- 7:35 AM – ROYAL SEA CLIFF (Road-side on Ali’i Dr)
- 7:35 AM – ROYAL KAHILI CONDOS (Road-side on Ali’i Drive, Oceanside)
- 7:35 AM – WHITE SANDS VILLAGE KONA (Road-side on Ali’i Drive, oceanside
- 7:45 AM – OUTRIGGER KONA RESORT & SPA (Valet parking lot near curb)
- 7:45 AM – COUNTRY CLUB VILLA (Road-side on Ali’i Dr)
- 7:45 AM – MAUNA LOA VILLAGE (Road-side by the Benches)
- 7:45 AM – KEAUHOU SURF & RACQUET (Road-side on Ali’i Drive)
- 7:45 AM – KONA COAST RESORT (Guard Shack)
- 7:45 AM – KANALOA AT KONA BY OUTRIGGER (Outside the Gate)