8 years and older
10-12 Hours
Big Island
Breakfast & Lunch
Pick Up
Tour Times

An in-depth volcano experience on the Island of Hawaii is offered by Hawaii Forest & Trail. 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.


  • Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (Closed Sunday)
  • Tour Times: 8:00 AM
  • Duration: 10-12 Hours*

*Travel time from most resorts is approx. 6 hrs round-trip.


  • On this in-depth park experience, your interpretive guide will illuminate the historical events that changed the landscape of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Enjoy 2-3 miles of hiking around the park’s dynamic terrain
  • Get up close and personal with volcanic formations such as lava tubes, steam vents & craters
  • We’ll visit a large private lava tube known for its bright yellow and gold microbial mats living on the cave walls. This lava tube is only accessible to Hawaii Forest & Trail guests
  • View Hilo’s famous Rainbow Falls & catch a glimpse of an anuenue in the morning mist


  • National Park entrance fees
  • Morning and Afternoon snacks, Deli Style lunch, and Beverages
  • Walking sticks, flashlights, and rain ponchos


  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Long pants
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Light jacket


  • The minimum age is 8 years old.
  • Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain. We’ll hike for 2-3 miles at a location determined by park conditions that day.
  • We sometimes encounter cool, wet, or muddy conditions.
  • Other tour restrictions may apply.

Location: Round-trip transportation is included. Please see the Transportation tab for pick-up locations and schedule.

Special Notes:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Please Note: The most recent Kilauea eruption has ceased and there is no viewable active lava in the Park.
  • Rated: Easy to Moderate

Activity Company: Hawaii Forest & Trail


Lunch Options:

  • Turkey Sandwich
  • Ham Sandwich
  • Pastrami Sandwich
  • Veggie Sandwich

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time. Please be on time as these pick-ups determine when we start our tours. Mahalo

Pick-up Schedule:

  • 8:00 AM Hawaii Forest & Trail Kona Headquarters
  • 8:20 AM – Four Seasons Resort Hualalai (Front Entrance)
  • 8:40 AM Queens’ Market Place (Look For Charlie’s Thai Cuisine, and we’ll be at the curb!)
  • 8:50 AM – Shops at Mauna Lani (Front of Foodland Store)
  • 11:20 PM – Subway Keaau (parking lot)*

*TOUR TIMING: Please be aware your tour length will be approximately 7 to 8 hours total in duration due to your pick-up location being closer in proximity to both our private lava tube & Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Additionally, due to the tour itinerary, you will be unable to view Rainbow Falls. Mahalo!