Evening Volcano Explorer From Hilo - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    1:30 PM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    93 Banyan Dr, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meet at the KapohoKine Adventures store in the Grand Naniloa Resort 93 Banyan Dr, Hilo, HI 96720
    Airports
    Hilo Intl Airport, 24.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

The original volcano lovers tour. Start with a drive through quaint Hilo town where youll drive along the historic waterfront before heading out to the old fishing village of Kalapana. Your National Park Service certified guide will discuss the volcanology, geology, and history of Kilauea volcano, as well as providing in-depth narration on the various lava flows and flora and fauna that youll be passing by. Kalapana was destroyed by lava, as was the adjacent beach, Kaimu.The Volcano Winery also has estate grown teas to taste and soft drinks and water are also included. After sampling beverages, youll enjoy a hearty Hawaiian-style BBQ lunch with a complimentary glass of your choice of Volcano Winery wine or other beverage.

Highlights

  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Fully narrated tour

Know More about this tour

The original evening volcano adventure and still the best! From lava tubes and waterfalls to the current eruption glow and activity this adventure has it all. Start with a drive through quaint Hilo town where youll drive along the historic waterfront before turning off the highway and onto the 4 mile Onomea Scenic Route for some of the very best scenery in Hawaii. The drive is punctuated with waterfalls, springs, streams and stunning tropical gardens. The adventure continues at Akaka Falls State Park, the site of the largest easily accessible waterfall on the island. Youll traverse a paved walking path right through the center of a lush rainforest to Akaka Falls, a stunning 442 foot waterfall that plunges down a sheer cliff and into the water below. Head back down the Hamakua Coast before arriving at Rainbow Falls. This iconic waterfall features an 80 foot tall twin waterfall system. Look for the rainbow effect that gives the waterfall its name!   Explore Kaumana Caves, part of the lava tube system that brought lava 1.5 miles from Hilo-town in 1881. Take a peek inside the dramatic cathedral-like space, and then its on to the famous Volcano Winery, the southernmost winery in the United States. Youll sample up to eight different types of wines, varying from sweet to dry, and all with a unique Hawaiian flare. The Volcano Winery also has estate grown teas to taste and soft drinks and water are also included. After sampling beverages, youll enjoy a hearty Hawaiian-style BBQ lunch with a complimentary glass of your choice of Volcano Winery wine or other beverage. Complete the day viewing the glow and activity from the current volcanic eruption if its available from a safe distance before returning.

Inclusions

Dinner

Beverages

Snacks

Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not wheelchair accessible

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Closed toe walking shoes required

Bring a light rain jacket

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travelers

Traveler Reviews

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  • 10-Jan-2019

    We had an excellent time on our tour with Spencer. He was a wealth of knowledge and gave us so much information throughout the entire tour. He is passionate about the island and exudes the Aloha spirit we have come to love when visiting the islands.

  • 05-Nov-2017

    Great experience would recommend this tour. Guide was informative allowing extra time at some spots. The volcano crater looked great at nights unfortunately it was raining but this did not spoil the view.
    Barb S. ..Australia

  • 17-Oct-2017

    This tour was amazing!

  • 07-Sep-2017

    Absolutely amazing tour! The guide was extremely knowledgable and ensured that everything ran on time.
    Highly recommended if you're staying in Hilo.

  • 14-Aug-2017

    very interesting and a super guide Sarah

  • 11-Aug-2017

    This was a great trip - well worth it. Our guide was excellent, she made the trip for us. The places we visited first before going up to the viewing platform for the Volcano were amazing - the lava tubes, the garden that is forming on the cooled lava which had previously flowed down to the ocean, the steam rising on a field with orchids growing. We also were taken to a Winery and given a tasting of their very different wines with a BBQ type meal and a glass of wine of our choice to follow, which was excellent. We were also shown round the Winery, then it was off to view the Volcano from a platform. On arrival, it was foggy but as we were due to leave it cleared and we were able to see the fire arising from the Volcano and spitting up molten lava. It was some distance away and the only thing I would change is, it would be great to be a bit closer and see the lava flowing.

  • 20-Jul-2017

    Jessica was amazing, informative and humorous. This trip was very informative. We appreciate the snacks, the thoughtfulness of the wet towels, the dinner as well as seeing a live volcano. I even had a orchid to Pele and apparently it worked as the volcano spurted while we were watching! We had a small and friendly group. It was 6 hours but the day went fast, yet they got us back in time knowing we had to drive back to Kona.

  • 19-Jul-2017

    The tour was amazing! Our guide, Campbell, was knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor! He tailored the tour to us and never rushed us. The volcano crater at night was unbelievable! Highly recommend this tour!

  • 14-Jun-2017

    Great experience. Our guide, Levi, was wonderful. While traveling from place to place, he shared so much information about Hawaiian history and folklore. I was very impressed because he is not a native Hawaiian. He was an excellent driver a day very pleasant to be with. I really enjoyed the meal at the winery. I would have liked to spend more time at the museum. Definitely worth going back.

  • 14-Jun-2017

    Fabulous. I have made similar trips before and this was the first time we actually saw the glow and some lava activity. Visit to the Volcano winery was a wonderful wine tasting and dinner experience.

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