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Grand Circle Island Tour - From Kona Village, Kailua-Kona or Keauhou

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  • Experience the most active volcano in the world.
  • Absorb the lush scenery of beautiful Hilo


A volcanic experience awaits you on Grand Circle Island. Fly with us to the scenic Kailua Kona and embark on a 260 mile journey around the most geographically diverse island in Hawaii. View the stunning south coast landscapes, the rolling hills housing coffee and macadamia nut farms. See the unique onyx colored dust of the Punaluu Black Sand Beach. Be prepared to stand next to one of the most active volcanoes in the world! Drive along the ridge of Crater Rim Drive and wonder about the explosive and unpredictable happenings of the earth’s core. Understand your surroundings with a tour of the Jagger Volcano Museum. Finally take a leisurely drive along the waterfall dotted Hamacua Coast after a long action-packed day.


You have the option of taking this Grand Island tour from either the Kona airport, the Kona village, Kailua-Kona or Keauhou.

Travel along the beautiful south coast landscape viewing coffee farms, macadamia nut farms, historic Kealakekua Bay and the famous Punaluu Black Sand Beach.

Then travel to Volcanoes National Park, home of the two most active volcanoes in the world.

Ride along Crater Rim Drive and be awed by the depth of the Kilauea Iki Crater. Observe the crater and the view of the volcanoes from the Volcano House Observatory.

Learn about the most explosive rocks at the Jagger Volcano Museum.

Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Volcano House buffet (payable direct).

Relax as we drive along the scenic Hamacua Coast While on the east side you will visit a macadamia nut factory, the world famous Big Island Candies, and Rainbow Falls. While returning to the west coast your tour will travel through Parker Ranch lands, home of the original paniolos (Hawaiian cowboys) of Waimea.

The tour ends at the starting point.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



12 hours

Start time

Start time: Kona Airport & Waikoloa: 06:00am
Kona Village: 06:30am
Kailua-Kona: 07:00am
Keauhou: 07:30am
Mauna Kea, Hapuna & Mauna Lani: 06:00am
Duration: 12 hours

Meeting point

Hotel pick-up is provided from Kona. Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. (If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

The tour ends at your hotel in Kona

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  • Transportation in a minibus/motorcoach
  • Knowledgeable English-speaking driver-cum-guide
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park entrance fee
  • Hotel pick up and drop off


  • Lunch

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details
Child 2 years old will travel adult's lap in vehicle

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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Cancellation policy

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