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Big Island Volcano Tour Small Group

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  • 12 hour tour with Kona or Waikoloa pick up
  • iPad use during tour (may share iPad with one guest)
  • Punalu’u black sand beach
Air Conditioned Transport
Professional Tour Guide
Snacks & Water
Kilauea Volcano Tour + iPad: Small-Group Big Island Tour with Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kona Coffee Farm

Have you felt the hot steam coming from a steam vent? Walked on lava fields? Seen a coffee tree and tasted fresh brewed Kona gourmet coffee? Viewed videos of ancient Hawaii on your personal iPad? The iPad Volcano tour is one of our most popular tours because we do all this and more. We spend time on the beach with turtles basking on the black sand  all with a small group of people and iPads to enrich the experience.

+ 12 hour tour with Kona or Waikoloa pick up
+ Volcanoes National Park (fees included), Sulphur banks, Kilauea Iki overlook, Steam Vents, Halema’uma’u Crater
+ 1 mile walk on easy park trail (optional)
+ Lunch at a local bakery, snacks, water, dinner at local restaurant
+ Kona coffee farm tour
+ Punalu’u black sand beach
+ iPad use during tour (may share iPad with one guest)
+ Air conditioned transportation

The trip:

Pickup in Kailua Kona, drive through downtown Kailua Kona with Hulihee Palace, Stone church, coastal views, all with background pictures and videos on your personal iPad (may share iPad with one guest), Kona coffee farm tour with option to buy coffee, Punalu’u Beach Park for turtles basking on the black sand. Picnic lunch, Volcanoes National Park for hiking: Kilauea volcano and Halema’uma’u crater, place where lava covers the road, Kilauea iki overlook, hike to a Lava tube, sulphur banks and steam vents and finishing the tour with warm dinner options at a local restaurant On the drive back to Kona you are welcome to play games, listen to music and watch movies on a personal iPad.

What to bring: Walking shoes, dress in layers for weather ranging from warm to very cold, warm rain jacket, money if you would like to buy coffee or souvenirs.

Capacity: 14 guests maximum

Pick up: individual pick up time depends on your location:

Kona: (Sheraton Kona, Uncle Billys, Marriott King Kamehameha, Four Seasons Hualalai, Royal Kona, Royal Seacliff, Aston Kona by the Sea, Wyndham, Worldmark, Kona Coast Resort, private rentals) pick-up between 8-10 am

Waikoloa and Kohala Coast: (Hilton, Hapuna Prince, Mauna Kea Resort, Waikoloa Beach Marriott, Fairmont Orchid, Mauna Lani, Kolea, Lava Lava Beach Club, private rentals) pick-up between 8-10 am

Airport transfer: We recommend a ride share service uber, lyft

Tour itinerary may change depending on weather and volcanic conditions.

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Frequently Asked Questions
H Tours Hawaii is a "one stop shop" for all the best activities in the Hawaiian Islands. Since we work with many providers, reservations are necessary. WE HIGHLY recommend making reservations, as many activities are at a discount when you reserve in advance. Some providers even charge higher for those "walking in" because they know chances are you're not going to walk away. Finally, a reservation ensures you have a space on the tour. Trust us you don't want to spend aso much time and money to come to Hawaii and then miss out on an activity because they were booked out!
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Most companies have a set of centrally located hotels that they do pick ups from. This makes the pickup process short so you can start the tour as soon as possible!
Gratuity is never required but if you enjoyed your experience, a tip is always greatly appreciated!
Availability here changes constantly. We can tell you something is available and then 5 minutes later someone else books and its not available anymore. If you make a booking and your activity is not available, then you will not be charged. No hassles, no worries!
Payment & Cancellation
Cancellation Policy: Custom policy
  • Cancellations made 4 days before Date & Time will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
Terms & Conditions
  • When making your booking, please let us know your pickup location and if you have any allergies / food preferences so we can plan accordingly.
  • Tour itinerary may change depending on weather and volcanic conditions.
  • All guests must sign a waiver to participate in a tour with Hawaii Outdoor Guides.
  • Participants with allergies will alert Hawaii Outdoor Guides if allergies impact the tour in regards to food served and areas visited.
  • Participants must be 6 years old and with parent or guardian, Hawaii Outdoor Guides reserves the right to cancel or modify the tour without prior notification due to weather, road conditions and situations beyond the control of Hawaii Outdoor Guides LLC.
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Was the tour accurately described on the webiste? In other words did it meet your expectations?
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A great family oriented time for a great value
Had an amazing time on Hawaii Outdoor Guides Volcano Tour! My guide was so friendly and offered me a snack and water right away so I felt there was first class service for my tour. We went to the popular sites inside Volcano National Park and also some less common trails. There were only 4 people on my tour. Seeing the glowing lava at night is an experience I will never forget. My guide knew a lot ... moreabout the history of Hawaii, like important chiefs and stories to enrich my experience. She even played the ukulele for us! If you do one thing in Hawaii it should be a Volcano tour with Hawaii Outdoor Guides!
Bang for buck!
Originally booked the “Active Friends” tour with 2 other friends which was a fabulous time! The tour guide was very receptive to each individual’s preferences, tastes, etc… which guaranteed that everyone was happy (a very difficult task usually!) Every minute was jam packed with adventures and I think it’s fair to say we saw everything the island had to offer. Despite having a vigorous agenda, the ... moretrip was relaxed, laid back, and always had room to make changes if there was an activity we wanted to extend/shorten. Even the car rides between sites were entertaining featuring iPad entertainment, local stories, and general friendly chit chat. I would recommend this trip to ANYONE wanting to get return on their time/money investment and have a damn good time doing it.