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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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Nice tour with Polynesian Adventure

We did a shore excursion with Polynesian Adventure. Nice tour with knowledgeable driver. We stopped at the Rainbow falls and then at the Volcanoes. Beautiful places. Half day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

We did a shore excursion with Polynesian Adventure. Nice tour with knowledgeable driver. We stopped at the Rainbow falls and then at the Volcanoes. Beautiful places. Half day tour. Not too long. Not too short. Nice tour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Very Very long day........5.30 am pick up 9.15 pm return.. We did this to get a sample of the "Big Island" for the next time we return to Hawaii & we were all very impressed with the professionalism of "Roberts" from start to finish.....the whole day ran like clockwork, yes it's a lot of time sitting in a very well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Be prepared for a very big day if you are travelling from Oahu... The day was awesome and very informative! We saw a lot of great things, while on the tour, the highlight was lunch with their main volcano as the back drop! The tour guide made sure we had enough time to see what the Big Island had to... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Even though it is a long, full day, The Big Island Tour was one of the best we have ever been on. Our tour guide Jane was amazing and made the day very relaxed. We flew over for the day from Oahu. We walked in lave tubes and saw the live volcano. There was lots of stops which broke up... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I thought there would be more hiking than riding in a bus. There seemed to be a lot of unnecessary stops. At A lot of the stops I felt were interesting you weren't given enough time.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

I have given this excursion a poor rating for many reasons. I'm not sure if we got a lousy tour guide or if all of them are like that, but it was a complete drag. If you are coming to Hilo for information about flowers, this is the place for you. Our guide gave us lots of time at boring... More 

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Oshawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We toured on a day when a tree fell down blocking access to the Volcano Park and a tour bus tipped on the second access route. Tony, our guide went out of his way to make the tour special anyway. My husband had injured his hip and had difficulty getting on and off the bus, and Tony accommodated him. Thank... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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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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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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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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