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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Tours

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
When you stand in front of spouting lava at Kilauea volcano, or marvel at steam as it rises from vents in Halemaumau Crater, it's easy to see that Hawaii Volcanoes National Park isn't just a national park, but also a place to get a front-row seat to the beauty of Earth's creation. Located on the Big Island of Hawaii, this park offers everything from lush rainforest to lava tubes and rolling black lava fields, where hot steam still rises from fissures and rifts that dot the rugged landscape.
Address: Crater Rim Drive, Volcano 96785, USA
Hours: Daily 7:45am–5pm

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Adventure Tour from Hilo

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Adventure Tour from Hilo

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is famous for its ever-flowing lava and the planet’s most massive active volcano. This tour journeys to top natural landmarks in and around the park. Visit Rainbow Falls, Richardson black sand beach, Historic Banyan Drive, Liliuokalani Gardens, Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory, Akatsuka Orchid Nursery, and the active volcano of Kilauea. You also get the opportunity to walk through a lava tube.
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  • 6 hours
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US$109.00
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US$109.00

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Big Island Highlights Small Group Tour

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Big Island Highlights Small Group Tour

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is unlike anywhere else on the planet, where one of the world’s most active volcanoes sends lava dripping towards the sea, and a towering mountain lies dormant and ready to pop. On this tour of the National Park, hear the legends of Madame Pele, the mythical Hawaiian fire goddess, a tour from Hilo to the eastern coastline and climb to the rim of Kilauea volcano. On this small group tour, your guide will customize the pace and number of sights. When you book, note your lunch requirements in the checkout field.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$167.54
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US$167.54

Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

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The Big Island of Hawaii has a diverse ecosystem unlike anywhere else on the planet, and on this day-long nature tour, experience the beauty of its black-sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. If you’re lucky, find Hawaiian green sea turtles basking on the coast. Since the tour only requires a moderate amount of walking, it's an educational adventure for travelers of all ages, with snacks and refreshments included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$193.21
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US$193.21
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Full-Day Tour from Kona

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Full-Day Tour from Kona

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Discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and other attractions on the Big Island on a full-day tour from Waikoloa, Hapuna, Kailua-Kona, or Keauhou. Your guide shares highlights including Rainbow Falls, Saddle Road, and Punaluu Black Sand Beach. You'll get great views of the two active volcanoes: Kīlauea and Mauna Loa, and experience the natural beauty of Akatsuka Orchid Gardens. It'll be a stress-free trip as it includes a guide, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off from select hotels.
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  • 10 hours
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US$179.00
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US$179.00

Private Tour: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Eco Tour

Private Tour: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Eco Tour

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Explore the world’s most active volcano on a private eco tour around Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. These 3- and 6-hour, education-based explorations focus on the native flora and fauna, the geology and the amazing Hawaiian culture that still thrives on the volcano today. Experience the highlights of Kilauea’s summit area, including a sunset eruption viewing or hike to both the hidden and highlight areas of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$200.00
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US$200.00
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Driving Tour App

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Driving Tour App

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Experience the big island’s storied national park at a fraction of the cost with this guided app excursion. Ditch the big bus tour, download Shaka Guide, and learn about the volcanoes’ legends and stories. Enjoy turn-by-turn navigation to must-see locations like like Kilauea Iki Trail, Thurston Lava Tube, Devastation Trail, Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs, and Holei Sea Arch.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$10.66
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US$10.66
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Volcanoes National Park Adventure Tour from Hilo

Volcanoes National Park Adventure Tour from Hilo

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Embark on an epic adventure on this Volcanoes National Park tour from Hilo. Journey into the largest and most active volcano on earth with your friendly, professional guide, and pay a visit to the Richardson Blacksand Beach. Learn about the incredible landscapes that roll out before you and gain insight into the geological and ecological implications of Mother Nature on this stunning park. See the Akatsuka Orchid Nursery, Rainbow Falls, the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory and so much more on this memorable tour that hits so many of Hawaii's hot spots.
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  • 6 hours
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US$109.00
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US$109.00

Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour with Volcanoes National Park Tour - Kona

Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour with Volcanoes National Park Tour - Kona

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Maximize your time on the Big Island thanks to this action-packed, full-day excursion covering more than a dozen top sights. Visit one of the world’s most active volcanoes at Hawaii Volcano National Park, taste the island’s best food products like macadamia nuts, coffee, and cookies, learn local history, and discover some of Hawaii’s best waterfalls and beaches.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$169.00
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US$169.00

Hawai'i's Volcanoes National Park from Hilo Only

Hawai'i's Volcanoes National Park from Hilo Only

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Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is a blockbuster sight on the Big Island, but reaching the park from the Hilo port on your own can be time consuming. With this driving tour, save hours with port pickup and head straight to the park’s highlights, including the steam vents and Kilauea Caldera overlook. This leaves enough time to visit the Akatsuka Orchid Gardens, Hilo Coffee Mill, and Mauna Loa macadamia farm.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$141.66
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US$141.66

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park & Waterfall - Shore Excursion from Hilo Harbor

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park & Waterfall - Shore Excursion from Hilo Harbor

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Sample the best that the Big Island of Hawaii has to offer during this 8-hour sightseeing trip covering some of the region’s top attractions. Watch your mind ‘burn’ with curiosity during a visit to the famous Volcanoes National Park, enjoying park landmarks like the Thurston Lava Tube and Kilauea Iki Crater. You’ll also stop by the scenic black-sand Richardson Beach, admire the postcard-worthy Rainbow Falls and experience the lush grounds of Liliuokalani Gardens, plus much more. Round-trip transport, park entrance fees and bottled water are also included.
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  • 6 hours
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US$109.00
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US$109.00

Small Group Big Island Twilight Volcano and Stargazing Tour

Small Group Big Island Twilight Volcano and Stargazing Tour

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Pack in some of Hawaii’s most mesmerizing sights during this Big Island twilight volcano tour. Sample Kona-grown coffee from a local coffee farm, keep an eye out for sea turtles at Punalu'u Black Sand Beach, and taste Hawaiian sweet bread at Punalu’u Bakery. Then, explore Volcanoes National Park before ending your experience by stargazing in a secluded location—perfect for taking in views of the night sky.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$207.83
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US$207.83
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Volcanoes National Park Tour

Volcanoes National Park Tour

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The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the star attraction of Hawaii’s Big Island, home to the active volcanoes of Kīlauea and Mauna Loa. On this tour, enjoy dramatic views as you hike part of the Crater Rim Drive, a spectacular route that loops around the Kilauea caldera. Stop along the way to visit the Akatsuka Orchid Gardens and sample tasty local treats (own expense) at the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Farm.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$164.52
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US$164.52

Ultimate National Park Explorer From Kona

Ultimate National Park Explorer From Kona

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Explore the fascinating world of active volcanism, biological diversity and past and present Hawaiian culture at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Start at the world-famous Kona Coffee Farm for a deli-style lunch, then visit Punalu'u Beach to look for sea turtles. After arriving at the park, learn about everything from active volcanic craters and steam vents to the historic Jagger Museum. Enjoy dinner at Volcano Winery, featuring a private tour with wine tasting, then watch for current activity at Kilauea Volcano, the most active of the five volcanoes in Hawaii.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$260.05
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US$260.05

Big Island Tour : Hilo Tour with Waterfall and Volcano National Park

Big Island Tour : Hilo Tour with Waterfall and Volcano National Park

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Discover the gardens, scenic wonders, and tasty treats of Hilo on a half-day group shore excursion. This tour is perfect for travelers who want to see it all, but are short on time. Comfortable transportation takes you from port to the city's most noteworthy natural attractions, including Rainbow Falls, Kilauea Crater and the Steam Vents. Amateur botanists are sure to enjoy visits to the Japanese style Liliuokalani and Atasuka Orchid Gardens.
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  • 7 hours
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US$109.00
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US$109.00

Experience Hawai'i Big Island Helicopter Flight from Kona - Private Tour

Experience Hawai'i Big Island Helicopter Flight from Kona - Private Tour

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Look down on the varied landscape of the Big Island from the air on a helicopter tour from Kona. This flight is longer than typical heli tours and provides the opportunity to be wowed by Hawaii’s amazing natural features, from waterfalls to volcanoes to rainforests. Fly along the coast and over Waimanu and Waipio valleys, and spot island industry like macadamia nut orchards. Upgrade to guarantee a window seat.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$3,690.00
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US$3,690.00
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Kilauea Volcano Bike Tour

Kilauea Volcano Bike Tour

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On this 2-wheeled, adventurous Kilauea tour, explore Hawaii’s active volcano from the comfortable seat of a bike, where you ride through multiple microclimates and past rugged volcanic terrain. This Hawaii bike tour is one of the best ways to explore Kilauea volcano, where every bend in the road reveals a new volcanic wonder, from steaming craters to lava fields to cliffs dropping off toward the sea. Even better, the tour includes visits to the steam vents and Thurston Lava Tube.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$179.44
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US$179.44

Hilo Shore Excursion: Active Volcano Waterfall Black Sand Beach

Hilo Shore Excursion: Active Volcano Waterfall Black Sand Beach

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Experience some of the Big Island’s top attractions during this day trip to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the sights around Hilo. Learn all about volcanoes as you marvel at Halema'uma'u crater and explore the massive Kilauea Volcano. After an included picnic lunch, you’ll see Rainbow Falls and visit a black sand beach known for its green sea turtles.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$167.54
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US$167.54

Hawaii Volcanoes 4 HR Private Cruise Excursion Mercedes 11 Passenger Van

Hawaii Volcanoes 4 HR Private Cruise Excursion Mercedes 11 Passenger Van

The ultimate value in a private small group experience, this 4 Hour Shore Excursion gives you all 11 seats in the Mercedes Sprinter van and will take you to the #1 MUST see: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. This tour is ONLY for cruise ship passengers. This new Tour was created for Hilo Cruise ship passengers to allow the ability to see HVNP but still have time to explore Hilo, go shopping or enjoy the beach. You can be dropped off in downtown Hilo to taxi or Uber back. Maybe you would rather be dropped off at the cruise ship, Richardson State Park or Carlsmith beach. The Ultimate small group experience, narrated private tour, Air Conditioned, DVD Media Player, photos and more. Tour includes the following: Volcanoes National Park Visitor center Volcano House, Caldera Overlook of Halema'uma'u Crater Steam Vents, Kilauea Iki Crater Optional stops can include ONE of the following: Orchid Farm, Big Island Candies, Mauna Loa Macadamia Guaranteed to get you back to the Port on time.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$665.65
per group
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US$665.65
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Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo

Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo

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Explore the fascinating world of active volcanism, biological diversity and past and present Hawaiian culture at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Visit Kalapana, a village destroyed by advancing lava, and the black sand beach on the island. Learn about everything from active volcanic craters and steam vents to the historic Jagger Museum. Enjoy dinner at Volcano Winery, featuring a private tour with wine tasting, then watch for current activity at Kilauea Volcano, the most active of the five volcanoes in Hawaii. Hotel pickup and drop-off provide for a seamless experience.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$187.43
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US$187.43

Volcano and Kohala Landing Helicopter Tour on the Big Island - Private Tour

Volcano and Kohala Landing Helicopter Tour on the Big Island - Private Tour

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Soar over the rugged coastline, active volcanoes and cascading waterfalls of the Big Island on this unforgettable helicopter tour. Listen to expert narration from your pilot while soaking up incredible aerial views of smoking Kilauea Volcano and the magnificent mountains and sea cliffs of the Kohala Coast. Touch down on a lush and remote part of the island that most visitors never get to see, and enjoy your own private slice of paradise before taking to the skies again.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$4,350.00
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US$4,350.00
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Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour

Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour

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Explore the Big Island of Hawaii on a private, guided, full-day adventure. Customize the itinerary to fit into any preferred interests or schedule. Climb aboard a spacious, air-conditioned, 15-passenger van to see the sites from Hilo, Kona, Waikoloa or Kohala. Check out everything from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to waterfalls, botanical gardens or a Kona gourmet coffee tasting. Not sure where to go or what to see? Ask the guide for expert recommendations. A hotel or airport pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 2 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,214.12
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US$1,214.12
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Private Tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Private Tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Benefit from a flexible itinerary and personalized attention on this private tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. With a guide dedicated to just you and your party, walk over cooled lava flows and through a rain forest to see steam vents in action. Take the option of a super-early 5am start time if you'd like to catch the sunrise over Kilauea before the crowds arrive for the day.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$485.00
per group
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US$485.00
per group
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Discover Legends of Rainbow Falls and Hike Volcanoes National Park

Discover Legends of Rainbow Falls and Hike Volcanoes National Park

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Immerse yourself in the local culture and history of Hawai'i! With the help of your local guide, some of the most intriguing places on the Big Island come to life with stories of their creation and ancient legends.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$151.00
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US$151.00
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Discover Volcano Country

Discover Volcano Country

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Immerse yourself in the tropical paradise of the Big Island for a 7-hour exploration of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and local island culture. Discover highlights of the island’s most famous volcanic region during stops at 'hotspots' like the Thurston Lava Tube and Halemaumau Crater. Continue your exploration with a visit to a gorgeous black-sand beach frequented by sea turtles and then a local coffee plantation where you’ll sample tasty treats like honey, chocolate and macadamia nuts. A guide, entrance fees, lunch and round-trip hotel or port transport are also covered.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$187.43
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US$187.43
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are Hawaii Volcanoes National Park hours of operation?
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park hours of operation: Daily 7:45am–5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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