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Kilauea Summit to Shore Small-Group Van Tour

By The Volcano Van
4.7/5
Price is AU$220per adult

Features

Free cancellation available
10h 40m+
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages

Overview

  • Exposure to the Big Island's many different microclimates
  • Sights of Kaumana lava tube & Waianuenue or Rainbow Falls
  • Scenic coastline drive & the rainforest of Puna's Red Road
  • Driving & hiking through Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Spectacular glow from Kilauea’s lava lake after sunset

Check availability


Tour from Kona

Free cancellation
12h
English
Food and drinks

Live Commentary in English.

Languages available: English
Starting time: 9:00 am

Price details

Price is AU$234.49 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$234.49
AU$234.49

Total

Price is AU$234.49

Private Tour from Kona

Free cancellation
12h
English
Food and drinks

Live Commentary in English.

Languages available: English
Starting time: 9:00 am

Price details

Price is AU$439.66 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$439.66
AU$439.66

Total

Price is AU$439.66

Tour from Hilo

Free cancellation
10h 40m
English
Food and drinks

Live Commentary in English.

Languages available: English
Starting time: 10:00 am

Price details

Price is AU$219.83 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$219.83
AU$219.83

Total

Price is AU$219.83

Private Tour from Hilo

Free cancellation
10h 40m
English
Food and drinks

Live Commentary in English.

Languages available: English
Starting time: 10:00 am

Price details

Price is AU$366.38 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$366.38
AU$366.38

Total

Price is AU$366.38

What's included, what's not

  • Guided van tour
  • Admission to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Use of waterproof gear
  • Lunch and bottled water
  • Roundtrip transport to and from your Kona or Hilo hotel.
  • Dinner

Know before you book

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
  • Maximum group size is 5 people.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Pick-up from Kona/Kohala resorts is between 9 AM and 9:30 AM. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Pick-up from Hilo hotels is between 10 AM and 10:15 AM. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

What you can expect

Discover Hawaii’s most breathtaking natural sights on a small-group van tour that’s brimming with towering volcanoes, lush rainforests and magnificent coastlines. Experience the islands' many microclimates and environments during a tour that exposes you to a little bit of everything.

After convenient pick-up from your hotel, travel to the lush rainforests found in great abundance on the island’s east side. Make your way to Hilo via Saddle Road, reaching an elevation of almost 6,800 feet (2,072 m). Along the way, pass through many of the microclimates that make the Big Island among the most exceptional places in the world.

As you approach Hilo, look inside a once-scorching conduit of molten rock from the Mauna Loa Volcano as your guide tells you the significance of lava tubes in Hawaii’s creation. After a quick trip into the nearby Kaumana Caves, visit Waianuenue, also known as Rainbow Falls. This stunning 80-foot (24 m) drop has brought generations of visitors to Hilo.

After lunch at Hilo Sharks Coffee, visit the village of Pahoa and drive along the famous Red Road, which follows the Puna Coast on the southeast flank of Kilauea volcano. This beautiful stretch of paradise showcases some of the island’s youngest and most scenic coastlines. Lush rainforests give way to black cliffs, rocky coastlines and crashing waves. Your journey along this road ends at Kalapana, a town that was mostly buried by lava in 1990.

Next up is Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the summit of Kilauea volcano. Gaze into Kilauea’s vast summit caldera, formed 500 years ago. The drive takes you past pit craters, scorched earth, steaming ground and lava flows old and new. Enjoy plenty of opportunities to stop, look around and learn about what’s going on both above and below the ground.

Purchase dinner at the Lava Rock Café in Volcano before travelling back to Kilauea’s summit. Here, after the sun has set, witness the stunning glow from the volcano's active lava lake, making for a powerful and serene end your tour.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Kilauea Volcano
  • Kilauea Volcano HI

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • Kailua-Kona HI
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Hilo HI

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