8 years and older
Age
5 Hours
Duration
Big Island, Kona
Location
Included
Pick Up
7:30AM
Tour Times

Venture onto private land behind 3 locked gates to explore the upper slopes of Kona’s very own volcano – Hualalai. This journey provides intimate, unique access to the site of multiple volcanic eruptions from the 1800’s, all within a short distance. Explore a unique lava tube and capture scenic views of the coastline. 

Schedule:

  • Availability: Monday, Friday, and Saturday 
  • Tour Times: 7:30 AM
  • Duration: 5 Hours* (approx.)

*Travel time round-trip is less than 1 hour.

Highlights:

  • Exclusive private access onto the Hualalai volcano and into a native forest.
  • Take pleasure in a 3-4 mile hike through untouched cloud forest with incredible vistas of the Kona coast.
  • Stand on the edge of precipitous volcanic craters that plunge deep into the earth below.
  • Climb through a segment of a lava tube.

Includes:

  • Trail bar snack and water refills (Please bring your own reusable bottle!).
  • Gear – Walking sticks, day packs, and rain ponchos.

Recommendations:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Wear a hat and sunscreen
  • Bring a light sweatshirt or jacket

Restrictions/Requirements:

  • Tour is for ages 8 years and older.
  • Maximum of 10 participants.
  • Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain. We sometimes encounter cool and wet conditions. Other tour restrictions may apply. We will meander on a single-track trail through the native forest with a mild elevation change of approximately 30 feet. While exploring the lava tube, expect to descend and ascend approximately 30 – 40 feet.

Location: Hawaii Forest & Trail Kona Headquarters
Address: 73-5593 A, Olowalu St, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/ji87k7yNWC3yGFAN8

Check-in: Please check in 15 minutes prior to your tour time. Meet us across the street from Home Depot at our Kona Headquarters (tan-colored building).

Activity Company: Hawaii Forest & Trail

Pick-up Location and Time:

Hawaii Forest & Trail Kona Headquarters – 7:30 AM
Address: 73-5593 A, Olowalu St, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/ji87k7yNWC3yGFAN8

Note: Please check in 15 minutes prior to your tour time. Meet us across the street from Home Depot at our Kona Headquarters.

Driving directions:

From Queen Kaahumanu Hwy (Hwy 19) turn up Hina Lani Street. Take the second right onto Kamanu street and then the next right onto Olowalu Street. Our tan-colored building will be on your right.