About Your Tour
Come on an island hop to the Island of Hawaii where MC cardholders get an exclusive excursion through Hawaii Volcanoes National Park followed by a stop at Big Island Candies where guests get a behind- the-scenes tour of Hawaii’s premier candy creator
WHAT YOU’LL GET
EXPERIENCE KILAUEA VOLCANO:
- Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
- Pua‘a Ka‘a State Park
- Pristine native rainforests
- Hawai‘i Volcano Observatory
- Jaggar Museum & gift shop
- Thurston Lava Tube & billowing steam vents
- Halema‘uma‘u Crater & Kilauea Caldera
- Active Lava flows and extinct lava fields
What you’ll do;
Discover one of Hawaii’s last active volcanoes on the sloped of Mauna Loa, on the southern half of Hawaii island. Kilauea Crater is located in the heart of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and is the most active volcano in the world, erupting continuously since 1983! This incredible tour will get you so close to the volcano you will be able to see the earth smolder and the Volcanic Steam Vents in action!
Learn about the different types of lava and see the many stages of re-growth as you pass lava flows from the 1800’s through present time. Learn the scientific reasons why the Hawaiian chain of islands continues to grow to this day with over 500 acres of new land added since the latest eruption began 30 years ago.
Your expert guide will meet you at the Hilo Airport upon arriving on the Big Island and take you on a phenomenal tour of discovery. Hawaii Island, or the Big Island, is larger than all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined, you will have plenty to see and do on this fantastic tour.
You will walk across black sand beaches, see the incredible Kilauea Iki Crater, see and smell the volcanic steam vents spewing sulphur, walk through an underground lava tube, and more … all located within the world-famous Hawaii Volcanoes National Park!Witness the sites of the Kilauea cauldron’s creation, including the Halema’uma’u Crater Overlook, Kilauea Iki Overlook, Thurston Lava Tube, and so much more.
Discover the devastation of nearly 30 years of volcanic eruptions and the see timeline of the volcano’s history at the National Park Visitor Center and the Jaggar Museum. There is nowhere else on Earth where you will see an active volcano this up-close and personal. An opportunity like this should not be missed. Book your Hawaii Volcano Tour today, your vacation deserves it.
- Location: Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
- Difficulty Level: Easy
- Volcanic fumes (VOG) may be hazardous to your health
- Hiking over rough, uneven surfaces is often required to view lava
- We guarantee the closest view of active lava allowed by the authorities, however lava flow is a natural event and therefore is not guaranteed
ENJOY HILO TOWN & MASSIVE WATERFALLS:
- Historic Hilo town
- Hilo Bay
- Kuhio Bay
- Coconut Island
- Liliuokalani Gardens
- Rainbow Falls
- Wailuku River State Park
- Banyan Drive
What you’ll do;
Drive through Banyan Drive, along the shoreline. We will take you up to see the famous Rainbow Waterfalls just outside of Hilo town, and for a drive through the beautiful and lush Queen Liliuokalani Gardens.
- Location: Hilo, Hawai‘i
- Difficulty Level: Easy
- Subject to rain
WHAT TO BRING
Comfortable Cloths & Footwear, Camera, a Light Jacket
Lunch & Dinner (Not Included)
No-host lunch and dinner stops made at local restaurants.
OUR TOUR GUIDES: HAWAII’S AMBASSADORS OF ALOHA
Our unrivaled customer service comes from our hand selected professional tour guides. Each Ambassador of Aloha must demonstrate three core qualities:
- Expertise of Hawaiian history
- Friendly, Professional Attitude
- Embodiment of the Aloha spirit
At Discover Hawaii Tours, our expert local guides are the key to an enjoyable experience. Chosen for their friendly “Aloha” spirit, each guide has an amazing grasp of all things Hawaiian–from Language to Island Trivia only a “local” would know. Recognizable by their bright red shirt, Discover Hawaii Tour’s guides are eager to bring the spirit of the islands to your vacation through story telling and captivating tales.
Of course, safe driving is a hallmark of Discover Hawaii Tours and our Drivers are carefully chosen and trained in professionalism, courtesy, knowledge and discretion. They receive ongoing training to maintain our highly strict standards.
Discover Hawaii Tours adheres to the highest standards of vehicle quality and maintenance with exceptional service, featuring an immaculately clean fleet of luxurious and well-equipped vehicles. Reclining seats and powerful air-conditioning provide maximum comfort on all tours.
WITH US, YOU WILL DISCOVER IT ALL!