Hawaii Volcanoes National Park & Waterfalls Explorer + Picnic-Style Lunch - ( from Kona )

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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



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Tour 245H

Tour #245H: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park & Waterfall Explorer + Picnic-style lunch - ( from Kona )

( Includes Transportation R/T from Kona )

Per Person Charges Special Online Price
Adult (12 and up) $179.30 USD
Child (under 12) $169.30 USD


About Your Tour

Operates: Daily, Tour Departs: Kona pick-up: 6:45-7:30am | Return: 7:00-7:30pm

Tour location: Hilo, Big Island,  Duration: 12 hours, Departs from: Kona

Explore the real-time seismographs at the JAGGAR MUSEUM

Follow your GUIDES TRAINED BY PARK RANGERS through the unique wonders of the National Park, the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Hawaii.

Enjoy several interpretive walks in the Park including visits to the THURSTON LAVA TUBE, active volcanic craters, and steam and sulfur vents.

Want to see it all in one day?  This tour covers everything that makes Hawai`i Island unique.  See Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, the two largest volcanoes of Hawai`i Island, on the way to famous Rainbow Falls and quaint Hilo-town, the site of two devastating tsunamis.  Includes a brief stop at the KapohoKine Adventures store to top off on provisions before heading to Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park where your Park Ranger-trained guide will walk you through Thurston Lava Tube, past active steam vents, and into the Jaggar Museum.  The return to Kona includes a stop at the beautiful Punalu`u black sand beach where endangered sea turtles feed and rest.  A picnic-style lunch is included.  

From Kona

Buns in the Sun Bakery Deli

75-5595 Palani Road

Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Bright yellow and orange corner building between Palani Road and Henry Street in the Lanihau Shopping Center. Directly across from Verizon Wireless, plenty of parking. KapohoKine uniformed guide and vehicle will meet you in front of bakery.

From Waikoloa

Roy's Waikoloa Bar & Grill

7250 Waikoloa Beach Drive

Waikoloa, HI 96738

Located in the King's Shops at Waikoloa Beach. Directly across parking lot from Shell gas station. KapohoKine uniformed guide and vehicle will meet you at curb in front of restaurant.

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What to Bring

Video and/or still cameras, government issued ID, and tour vouchers.

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What to Expect

Moderate air temperatures at sea level with cooler temperatures at the higher elevations of the drive from Kona to Hilo and some parts of the Park, cool water temperatures, occasional rain showers, walks across uneven, rocky terrain including the recent black lava flows and flights of stairs, tour locations created just for KapohoKine Adventures’ guests, red lava will not be seen on this tour, drive from Kona to Hilo is approximately 2.5 hours with stops along the way

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What to Wear

Comfortable clothes in layers, shorts are fine, light jacket or sweater, sunglasses and hat, comfortable closed-toe shoes (sandals and flip-flops or “slippahs” will not be accepted)

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What We Include

Umbrellas, walking sticks, camera tripod to share, mosquito repellant, sunblock, snacks and beverages (water, juice, soda) all day, deli-style lunch (dietary requirements and restrictions accommodated on request with advance notice), all entrance fees

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park with lunch (may include Kilauea Iki, Thurston Lava Tube, Devastation Trail, Pu`u Pua`I Overlook, Pauahi Crater and East Rift Zone, Steam Bluffs, Kilauea Overlook, Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory, Jaggar Museum), Rainbow Falls, KapohoKine Adventures Store, return via Kau district and Punaluu black sand beach, order of itinerary may change, itinerary may be altered due to weather or volcanic activity and alternate locations may be substituted

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Approximately 12 hours depending on pick up and drop off locations

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Molten lava will not be seen.  Volcanic activity changes constantly and cannot be guaranteed.  Comfortable walking shoes required.  We’re happy to accommodate special dietary needs and restrictions, including children’s meals, with advance notice.  Order of itinerary may change.  24 hours notice required to cancel for full refund less 10% (see pricing page for details).  Tour runs rain or shine.

Guests should be able to negotiate stairs and walk for 20 minutes unassisted, all ages can be accommodated with the following restrictions:

* State law requires child safety seats for all guests under 4 years of age (we’re happy to supply seats at no charge with advance notice)

* Booster seats required for all guests between ages 4 and 7 and under 4 feet 9 inches tall and 80 pounds weight (we’re happy to supply seats at no charge with advance notice)

* Guests under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult

* Volcanic emissions, including sulfur gas, may affect those with respiratory concerns

* Participants should be prepared for immediate evacuation in accordance with directions given by County, State and/or Federal officials

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. Red molten lava cannot be guaranteed and may not be seen. Volcanic activity changes constantly and cannot be guaranteed. Tour runs rain or shine.

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 please call: (808) 371-0432

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