Experience the fiery personality of Hilo! Travel to Volcanoes National Park and beware of Kilauea the world’s most active volcano Coast along the Chain of Craters Road and view the landscape molded by previous volcanoes. Deep craters, burning lava flows, lush tropical rainforests, mountains and coastal areas dot the scenery. Breathe in the steam of the nearby volcanic steam buffs of Kilauea Iki Caldera. Wander through the large Thurston Lava Tube, a cave that has been formed by prior lava flow. Glimpse into the fiery inner-workings of the earth as you hike next to actual lava flows. Don’t forget to taste the sumptuous Macadamia nuts that make Hawaii famous. Finally take a breath of fresh air in the Akatsuka orchid nursery.
The tour begins from your hotel. You will be picked up by a minibus or minicoach bus accompanied by a knowledgeable guide and driver.
Then drive through the quaint Hilo town and view the landscape that is dotted with waterfalls. view Banyan Drive
Travel to the Volcanoes National Park and view the most active volcano in the world, Kilauea, the Jagger Museum and enjoy a no-host lunch at Volcano House
Hike near actual lava flows that are allowed by the National Park Service.
Wander through Thurston Lava Tube, a cavern that was formed by hardened lava.
Drive along the expansive Kilauea Iki Crater formed by continuous eruptions over thousands of years.
Then eat the macadamia nuts at a local factory (seasonal) which, among other things, have made Hilo famous.
Finally, conclude your tour with the fragrances of an orchid and Anthurium nursery.
The tour concludes with your being dropped off at your hotel.
Daily except Sunday
Start time: 0830h (08:30am)
Duration: 12 hours
Your hotel in East coast Hilo only. (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)
Your hotel in East coast Hilo
We suggest wearing sturdy, covered walking shoes as on some days the tour involves hiking over rough, uneven, lava surfaces
As we cannot predict weather and lava viewing conditions, tour features can change daily. We do not guarantee the sighting of active lava flows. We discourage very young children from this tour. Passengers with asthma or other respiratory problems should not take this tour to avoid potential health problems from exposure to fumes. All passengers will be required to sign a release of liability form
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
The Sheraton Waikiki Aloha Landing will be closed due to large group events on the following days in October 2014: 10, 11, 17, 18, 22 & 25. The closure will change the drop off location to the Outrigger Reef on Kalia Road .
See the Cancellation policy for this product