From Hilo: Big Island Volcanoes National Park Tour

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Discover the home of the most active volcano on earth on a full-day tour to Volcanoes National Park. Walk through a lava tube, visit a nut factory and get stunning views every step of the way.


  • See the black volcanic sands of Richardson Beach
  • Experience lush jungles and barren black lava flows
  • Learn about volcanoes at the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum in the crater of Kilauea


Get back to nature on a day trip to Volcanoes National Park and discover some of the most dramatic landscapes on earth. Drive over the famous Saddle Road and admire Mount Mauna Loa and Mount Mauna Kea on either side. Stop to look at the beautiful black sands of Richardson Beach near Hilo, where turtles sometimes come to visit. Continue along historic Banyan Drive and past Queen Liliuokalani Gardens to see the amazing banyan trees that bear the names of famous people who planted them through history. Get a stunning view of the island from Rainbow Falls State Park, and then take a delicious tour of the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory. See over 200 different types of orchids of various shapes and striking colors. Enter Volcanoes National Park and be captivated by the active volcano of Kīlauea. Walk the Thurston Lava Tube through the lush jungle and see where the ground water seeps down to the hot volcanic rocks and returns to the surface through incredible steam vents. Learn more about volcanoes at the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum, located at the crater of Kilauea. 


Hotel pick-up Entrance fee to Volcanoes National Park Bottled water

Important Information

  • This is a full-day tour of between 8 to 10 hours
  • Transportation is by tour bus, with approximately 15 to 30 minutes at each stop to enjoy the scenery and to take photos
  • Certain parts of the tour are cold, so please wear warm clothes
  • You will be traveling to one of the rainiest places on earth, so please be prepared

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