Hawaii Big Island - Hilo Volcano Special Tour

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Online reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to your
tour departure. within 48 hours, please call us at (808) 371-0432


Adult

Child (4-11)

Lap Child (0-3 Free)

Hotel Name

Tour 008H
Subtotal:
$129.30
Description

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is pleased to announce reopening September 22, 2018 

Tour #008H: Hawaii Big Island - Hilo Volcano Special Tour

( Includes Transportation R/T from Hilo Airport and Hilo hotels  )

Per Person Charges Special Online Price
Adult $129.30 USD
Child (4-11) $89.30 USD
Lap Child (0-3) Free $0

 

About Your Tour

Operates:  Daily, Tour departs: 11:00AM / Return: 7:30PM

Location: Hilo, Big Island,  Duration: 8.5 hours, Departs from: Major hotels in Hilo. Hilo Airport and Pier

Departure/Return: Pick up starts 11:00AM - 7:30PM - Please note that this tour departs from Hilo Airport and Hilo hotels only.

Prepare for a thrilling day exploring volatile volcanoes, volcanic craters and lava tubes on Hawaii’s enchanting “Big Island.” The highlight of this daylong adventure is a trek to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to come face to face with Kilauea and Mauna Loa, two of the most famous active volcanoes on the planet. The adventure kicks off at Hilo’s only black sand beach, then heads to Rainbow Falls State Park for a glimpse of an 80-feet waterfall breaking over a natural lava cave.This tour departs from Hilo.

 After a foray to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory, you will take a trip to the tour’s sensational finale, the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where continuous seismic activity keeps things more than intriguing. Here, you will encounter Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, which holds the distinction as the largest volcano on Earth. While there is no guarantee for a red-hot lava flow sighting, you definitely will gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of the island’s magical volcanoes. Visit the Jaggar Museum where you will get acquainted with the island’s volcano culture and legends and stroll through the Thurston Lava Tube, a 500-year-old lava tube where molten lava once flowed.

These stops are great precursors for the tour’s sensational finale, a trip to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where continuous seismic activity keeps things more than intriguing. Here, you will encounter Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, which holds the distinction as the largest volcano on Earth. While there is no guarantee for a red-hot lava flow sighting, you definitely will gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of the island’s magical volcanoes.

Tour Overview (*denotes stops made)

  • Friendly, Expert Volcano Tour Guide
  • Richardson’s Black Sand Beach*
  • Liliuokalani Gardens*
  • King Kamehameha Statue*
  • Rainbow Falls*
  • Imiloa Astronomy Center – Lunch on own*
  • Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory*
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 
  • ▪ Kilauea Visitor Center (Bathroom)*
  • Volcano House (Walk to view Halemaumau Crater)*
  • Drive Past Steam Vents
  • ▪ Kilauea Iki Overlook*
  • Pu’u Pua’i Crater
  • ▪ Luamanu Crater 
  • Puhimau (turn around to return to Offload point)

 Important Information

  • Your safety and comfort are our #1 priority. Tour highlights are subject to change without notice and may vary at tour driver discretion in order to take into account National Park Service advisories, weather advisories, traffic advisories, road closures and detours, venue hours of operations, etc. Tour features can change daily as we cannot predict weather and lava viewing conditions.
  • We do not guarantee sighting of lava flows. Surface lava flows may be present but may not be visible due to environmental conditions or time constraints. If conditions permit, walking/hiking on rough, uneven lava surfaces is involved.
  • Moderate walking, please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately. You are advised to bring a light jacket as it may get cold. 
  • Lunch will be available for purchase.
  • Tour highlights are subject to change without notice and may vary at tour driver discretion in order to take into account National Park Service advisories, weather advisories, traffic advisories, road closures and detours and venue hours of operations.
  • Volcanic fumes can be hazardous. This tour is not recommended for visitors with heart or breathing problems and infants, young children, and pregnant women.

ADA Requests

  • If you require any special accommodations due to disability, please include them under the comment section at the time of booking. 
  • If you require a wheelchair accessible vehicle, the type of wheelchair must be included in the comments section when booking online or by directly calling Hawaii Tour Adventures. Due to limited availability, we require that ADA vehicle reservations be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to date and time of service. 
  • We will make all reasonable attempts to accommodate the needs of disabled travelers.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the day of service and will result in a 10% credit card service charge. Cancellations made in a shorter period of time (less than 24 hours prior to the day of service) will result in a 100% charge being incurred/No refund. No shows will incur full charges/NO REFUND.

Tours and activity prices, departure times, departure locations, descriptions and other information on Hawaii Tour Adventures website are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Online reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to tour departure. For reservations within 48 hours call reservations: (808) 371-0432

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