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Hilo Shore Excursion: Active Volcano Waterfall Black Sand Beach

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A day trip to Hilo is not complete without a visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, home to one of the world's most active volcanoes.  Witness the major geologic changes from the 2018 eruption at the summit of Kilauea volcano. Hike along the rim of the caldera and feel the heat of steam vents. Traverse an ancient lava tube nestled in the majestic Hawaiian rainforest.  Conclude your day with the beautiful sights around Hilo town including Rainbow Falls and a black sand beach on this small group tour.

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d_ranchhod
November 15, 2019
Jill was our tour guide and did an excellent job. We had a fun, educational, interesting tour. Hilo is beautiful. Would definitely do this again.
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Jonna H
October 14, 2019
Josh was so funny and knowledgable about all the sites we visited. My favorite was the lava fields, but the whole tour was great.
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Reginald L
August 21, 2019
We absolutely loved our Volcano, and Black Sand Beach tour. Josh with Mauka Makai Adventures made is really special. Josh was born and raised in Hilo, and his knowledge and great stories made this trip one to remember. Check them out at Maukama Kai Adventures Thanks again Josh and Jill! Mahalo! You guys rock!
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Volcano National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI

Explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park including a visit to Kilauea caldera where you will witness the dramatic changes from our recent eruption, experience the steam vents and other volcanic formations from past lava flows.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Nahuku - Thurston Lava Tube, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI 96718

Enjoy a walk through the Hawaiian rainforest to Nahuku (Thurston Lava Tube). Explore the 500 year old underground tube where hot molten lava once rushed through.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chain of Craters Road, Island of Hawaii, HI

Explore frozen fields of lava from past volcanic eruptions and peer down into once active volcanic craters. Learn about the history, culture and geology of Kilauea volcano.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Rainbow Falls, Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720

View the majestic 80 foot waterfall of Waianuenue or Rainbow Falls. Enjoy the tropical landscape as you learn the legends of Hawaii.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Big Island Candies, 585 Hinano St, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4428

Get your pep in your step with tasty hand-made chocolates, locally grown macadamia nuts and island fresh coffee!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Liliuokalani Gardens, Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680

Immerse yourself in tranquility with a short stroll around Liliuokalani Gardens as you enjoy the fishponds, pagodas and picture perfect landscaping along Hilo bay.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Richardson Beach Park, 2279 Kalanianaole Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720

Touch your toes in the black sand of Wai'uli beach and as you scout for Hawaiian green sea turtles along the rocky coastline.

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (be prepared for sun, wind and rain)
  • Covered walking shoes are required and a rain jacket is recommended
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required and a maximum of 12 passengers per departure
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult and must have proper safety seats as required by Hawaii state law through age 7 (seats will be provided only upon request at time of booking). No lap children are allowed. Please confirm if you will be bringing a safety seat for your child.
  • We highly recommend ACCOMMODATIONS in the Hilo area to get the most out of your tour. We provide pick-up service in the Hilo area or will arrange a meeting point if needed.
  • For CRUISE SHIP passengers, we pick-up directly at Hilo Harbor and will adjust the tour time as needed to accommodate your ships time in port.
  • For a one DAY TRIP to the Big Island, please make your travel arrangements to and from the Hilo International Airport.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please contact us if you are traveling with a wheelchair or scooter (they must be collapsible). All passengers must be able to step up on a stool and into a 15-passenger van on their own. Some stops are not wheelchair accessible.
  • Please let us know of any food allergies.
  • Kilauea volcano is an active volcano, you may be exposed to volcanic gas on this tour.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch - Island Fresh Sandwiches (ham, turkey, pastrami or veggie)
  • Bottled water - Help protect our island environment and bring your own refillable water bottle!
  • Hilo Harbor Port pickup and drop-off
  • Hilo Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Hilo area Hotel pick-up and drop-off (we will contact you directly if we need to arrange a meeting location)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park


Exclusions
  • Gratuities


Departure Point
1: Hilo Harbor, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
2: Hilo International Airport, 2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
3: Hele-On Mo'oheau Bus Terminal, 329 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, HI 96720, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
We provide pickup at the Hilo International Airport. Please provide your flight information at time of booking.
If you are staying in Kona or outside of Hilo, we will meet you at the Hilo Mo'oheau Bus Terminal (329 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo). Please confirm that you will meet at the bus terminal at time of booking.

Ports

  • Hilo Harbor




Departure Time
8:30 AM

Duration
7 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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