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Address: 610 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
Phone Number: 345-946-6444
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Description: Our tour takes you to view the largest and most active volcano in the...
Our tour takes you to view the largest and most active volcano in the world, the Kilauea Caldera. The Kilauea Caldera is a massive crater encircled by plumes of sulfuric smoke, and the signs of lava destruction are everywhere. The lava flows are constantly shifting, and our tour takes you as close as possible to see them. On our tour, you will walk through an actual lava tube which include extensive lava flows and Hawaii's unique black sand beaches. Later, you’ll pass through lush rainforest as our guide points out many native tropical plants, such as red ginger and ginseng. Our tours take in 10 major Hilo attractions ensuring you have a spectacular day in Hilo.
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One-Day Hawaii Volcano Eco-Tour

I joined the One-Day Hawaii Volcano Eco-Tour with Discover Hawaii Tours on 23 March 2015. This included a return flight from Honolulu to the Big Island and Coach Tour there. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I joined the One-Day Hawaii Volcano Eco-Tour with Discover Hawaii Tours on 23 March 2015. This included a return flight from Honolulu to the Big Island and Coach Tour there. It was a very enjoyable day and our guide was more than helpful, informative and a fun person to be with. The flight was good and the coach was nice... More 

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Madison
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We would give the tour we took with this company the lowest possible ranking. The driver, Lance, was a very nice young man...a native...with much info to share. The problem was that the vehicle was an old van into which were crammed 12 guests. It was EXTREMELY difficult to get in and out of the van. Our main complaint was... More 

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Oakland, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We walked among lava fields, heard tales of the effects of the flow of lava on the local population, had dinner at Volcano House which overlooks the awesome caldera and witnessed the volcano erupting in the night sky. An experience one does not easily forget. Jesse, our native guide with Volcano Adventures, was the best. Friendly and knowledgable, he showed... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Really great day and evening trip by Volcano Adventures. We had a terrific guide Jesse Kiefer, native to Hilo, who knew all the right spots to get to with lots of interesting information and stories along the way. Highly recommend this if you only get one chance to see the Hilo area and volcanoes - unforgettable!

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Wellingborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We love The Big Island, but this year it was very poignant because of the recent (June 2014) volcanic eruption. We took a private cab up to the lava fields, cheaper than official tours. We were so close to the lava we felt the heat and saw the steam. There was a uniformed girl there who told us all we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
58 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

of the Big Island of Hawaii. This tour encompassed was a whole day affair. Leaving Oahu early morning, and taking the not short flight to the bigger Island. I had no idea what to expect, and after I got there was amazed to see a dried-up molten landscape all over the Island ! The population was low, the roads sparse.... More 

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Sebring, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

we went to Hilo and our driver ( John ) was by far the best tour we had while on or vist... Had a blast and learned alot.... would do it again if I knew I would have John to go with

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Orlando
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Big island tours is the way to go. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable a out the big island..what ever were n a private tour of about 15 and went to see rainbow falls. Beautiful experience..

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This is an excellent tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. We were picked up at the port and drove to the National Park, stopping along the way for photo opportunities at Rainbow Falls. Our driver kept us entertained with information about the island, the volcano and the island's legends. The Park is surreal with the steam vents here and there... More 

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North Clarendon, Vermont, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We were picked up in the port by Cindy, she drove us outside the port and switched us to a smaller van. This van they say is a 14 passenger van, might be 14 passenger for kids, but not for adults cruising. Needless to say, we could not fit into this van, so we were given the opportunity to rent... More 

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