12 Hours
Duration
Big Island
Location
Breakfast & Lunch
Meal
6:50AM
Tour Times
Best Of Hawaii

The most in-depth volcano experience on the Island of Hawaii is back! Your National Park Certified Guide will share a mix of natural and cultural history about the island’s formation, illuminating the stories behind the ever-changing landscape of our island home.

Highlights include:

  • On this in-depth park experience, your interpretive guide will illuminate the historic events that recently changed the landscape of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park forever.
  • Enjoy 2-3 miles of hiking around the park’s most dynamic terrain
  • Drive off-road to a private lava tube known for its bright yellow and gold microbial mats living on and accenting the cave walls. This lava tube is only accessible to Hawaii Forest & Trail guests
  • Enjoy late afternoon pupu (appetizers) on the farm surrounding our exclusive lava tube.   

Includes:

  • Breakfast snacks, beverages, lunch, afternoon appetizers, National Park entrance fees, water.

Schedule:

  • Available Days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Tour Times: 6:50am
  • Duration: 12 Hours

Trips depart daily from Kona, with pickups in Waikoloa. Tour time is approximately 12 hours round trip.

What to Bring & Wear:

  • Comfortable walking shoes, long pants, and a light jacket.

Restrictions:

  • Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain.
  • We sometimes encounter cool, wet or muddy conditions.
  • Other tour restrictions may apply.
  • Rated: Easy to Moderate

Location:

Hawaii Forest & Trail Kona Headquarters

Address: 73-5593 Olowalu St A, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/kqX3JRXRHnM2

Please check in 15 minutes prior to your tour start time.

Pick up available in the Kona & Hilo areas. See pick up tab for more details.

Pick-up Schedule:

  • Holua Resort at the Mauna Loa Village (5:55am)
  • Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa (5:55am)
  • Kona Coast Resort (6:00am)
  • Kona Bali Kai (6:05am)
  • Kona by the Sea (6:10am)
  • Royal Sea Cliff (6:10am)
  • Kona Hawaiian Resort-Wyndham (6:15am)
  • WorldMark, The Club – Kona (6:15am)
  • Kona Hawaiian Village (6:15am)
  • Royal Kona Resort (6:20am)
  • King Kamehameha Courtyard Marriott (6:25am)
  • Hawaii Forest & Trail Kona Headquarters (6:50am)
  • Kukio Golf & Beach Club (7:05am)
  • Four Seasons Resort Hualalai (7:10am)
  • Hilton Wailkoloa Village (7:20am)
  • Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (7:25am)
  • Queens’ Market Place (7:30am)
  • Shops at Mauna Lani (7:40am)
  • Fairmont Orchid (7:40am)
  • Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows (7:40am)
  • Westin Hapuna Beach Resort (formerly Hapuna Prince) (7:45am)
  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel (7:50am)
  • Paniolo Greens Resort (8:05am)
  • J Hara Store (Parking Lot) (9:45am)