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

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

Schedule:

  • Availability: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
  • Tour Times: 7:30 AM
  • Duration: 12 Hours (approx.)*

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

UPGRADE to an affordable Private Ohana Tour and experience “Volcano Unveiled” exclusively with your family or small group.

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.

Highlights:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Enjoy a stop at world-famous Rainbow Falls in Hilo.

Includes:

  • National Park entrance fees
  • Snacks, beverages, Deli-style lunch, Dinner
  • Gear – Walking sticks, flashlights, and rain ponchos.

Recommendations:

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

Restrictions/Requirements:

  • Tour is for ages 8 years and older
  • Minimum 4 participants, Maximum of 9 participants
  • Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain and we may encounter cool, wet, or muddy conditions.
  • Other tour restrictions may apply.
  • Rated: Easy to Moderate

Special Notes:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • For pick-up Location – Subway Keaau: 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!

Activity Company: Hawaii Forest & Trail

Pick-up Schedule:

  • Hawaii Forest & Trail Kona Headquarters7:30 AM
  • Four Seasons Resort Hualalai (front entrance) – 7:50 AM
  • Queens’ Market Place (Look For Charlie’s Thai Cuisine, and we’ll be at the curb!) – 8:10 AM
  • Shops at Mauna Lani (front of Foodland Store) – 8:20 AM
  • Subway Keaau (Parking lot) – 10:50 AM* **

*Kindly park in the stalls parallel to Old Volcano Road.
**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!

Note: 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