From Kona and Waikoloa: Kilauea Volcano Discovery Tour

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Journey through Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, to see a range of ecosystems and climate zones on a tour from Kona and Waikoloa, and experience the phenomena behind an erupting volcano..


  • Learn about the diverse Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from a certified guide
  • Enjoy exploring the Park’s most dynamic and varied terrain
  • Visit a private lava tube known for its bright yellow and gold walls
  • Get up close and personal with volcanic formations like craters and steam vents


Begin your adventure with a scenic drive over the stark and beautiful Saddle Road to set the stage for the day. or. Your first stop will be an exclusive lava tube on private property. Venture beneath the Earth's surface and discover how lava travels around the islands underground. Explore a unique cave with ceilings as high as 35 feet, expansive rooms, bright golden walls, and an “upside-down” forest of roots. Enjoy a peaceful picnic lunch on this private property's natural surroundings in the middle of a Hawaiian rainforest. Following lunch, continue to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Discover the park's must-see spots including the dramatic Halemaumau Crater. Learn about the history and culture of the world's most active volcano, Kilauea, as your guide leads you through the park's diverse terrain. After a full afternoon of exploring the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, enjoy a warm picnic dinner with your fellow travelers. As your full-day experience comes to an end, sit back and relax as your guide returns to your meeting location while reflecting on your volcano experience. If the twilight option is available and selected, stay in the Park past sunset to view the eruption's glow. Experience a once-in-a-lifetime view of the glowing lava at one of the last remaining active volcanoes in Hawaii. Have your camera ready to capture the orange glow of lava against the night sky


Convenient meeting locations National park certified guide Park access fees Exclusive lava tube access on private property Walking sticks, daypacks, and rain gear Sunscreen and bug repellent Filtered water, sparkling water, and juices Deli-style lunch and warm dinner

Important Information

  • Guests must be able to walk short to moderate distances on uneven terrain The order in which points of interest are seen may vary slightly from the tour description

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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