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Volcano & Highlights of Hilo Adventure

Price: $185.00
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Volcano & Highlights of Hilo Adventure

Visit both Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the city of Hilo on this small group guided tour, seeing Kilauea Caldera and exploring the volcanic formations along the Chain of Crater's Road including Thurston Lava Tube. Thereafter, you'll visit a local chocolate factory for samples and coffee tasting before seeing the spectacular Rainbow Falls and a black sand beach.

Explore volcanic formations of the world renowned Kilauea volcano on a guided journey to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Experience volcanic steam vents while taking in extraordinary views of Kilauea caldera where the summit caldera has grown in size and drastically changed the landscape. Optional hikes are available based on the group's interest to experience the lava fields, an ancient lava tube and the native rain forest. You'll then view other volcanic formations along Chain of Crater's Road and witness the raw power of the volcano and the beauty and destruction that it leaves behind.

Thereafter you'll take a scenic drive through downtown Hilo and stop at a chocolate factory to sample locally grown coffee and Big Island treats. Then, continue on to Rainbow Falls, one of Hilo's most famous waterfalls.

Conclude the day with a trip down the gorgeous Keaukaha coastline. Along the way, visit a beautiful black sand beach, home to Hawaiian green sea turtles. Book this tour to a true treasure of the Hawaiian islands!

Please Note: Lunch options include ham, turkey, pastrami or veggie sandwiches. Please provide your meal preference above. The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has reopened after the exciting 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano. Volcanic activity is closely monitored as guest safety is the top priority. This tour is only operated in areas deemed safe by the national park and local county government. Please understand that volcanic activity changes frequently and we reserve the right to adjust or cancel tours to ensure the safety of all our guests. We do not guarantee that you will see active lava on this tour.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Active, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
7 Hours
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Lunch and bottled water is included.
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable light clothing. We also recommend a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen for hot sunny weather at the coast and a jacket for possible rain and cool weather at the Volcano. Please note, closed-toe shoes are required.
Participants must be able to step in and out of the vehicle. This tour can not accommodate guests with oxygen tanks. In Hawaii, child safety seats are required by law for children under the age of 4 and booster seats are required by law for children ages 4 through 7. Children may not ride on the laps of their parents or guardians. Seats may be available upon request at time of booking. Please use the appropriate field above to request safety seats for your children if necessary. Please note, all participants, regardless of age, must be accounted for at the time of booking
5 Stars5Based On 21 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsAmazing time! September 03, 2019

Reviewer: Jamie
All I can say is WOW! Josh was such an incredible, funny, and and entertaining your guide. He supplied us with unforgettable memories and so much knowledge about Hilo. It was probably one of the best tours my husband and I took during our time.

5 StarsFantastic And Action Packed Day!May 14, 2019

Reviewer: Marsha Sykes
I highly recommend this excursion. Our guide was a native who enjoyed sharing his experiences and knowledge about Volcanoes National Park and the Hilo área. He packed way more into this day than any of the cruise ship excursions ever would. After touring the park including several trails among the lava fields and sulfur cliffs, and the promised stops at Rainbow Falls and the chocolate factory, we got to experience a lava tube and a walk on a black sand beach. Fantastic day!

5 StarsVolcano & HiloApril 15, 2019

Jill was an excellent tour guide. Her knowledge and family history of the area kept it very interesting. We saw sights that you only imagine.

5 StarsBig Island Tour and Volcano National ParkJanuary 25, 2019

Reviewer: Paula Thompson
This excursion was incredible. Jill was awesome. Her knowledge of the island and its history was so terrific. She was an awesome educator and guide!! Highly recommend.

5 StarsVolcano Hilo tourNovember 11, 2018

Reviewer: Irene Groves
This tour was awesome had a lot of fun met some really nice people there were 3 couples it was perfect the guide his name was Josh was very knowledgeable it was great!

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