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Grand Volcano Adventure: Small-Group Experience

Highlights
  • 12-hour Volcanoes National Park tour from Kona or Waikoloa
  • Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Watch for volcanic activity at Kilauea Volcano
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Grand Volcano Adventure: Small-Group Experience
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Overview
Visit the birthplace of the Hawaiian Islands on this full-day volcano adventure from Kona. Travel along famous Saddle Road and see the sites, featuring a stop in Hilo, Hawaii’s second-largest city. Also, discover a lava tube and enjoy a picnic lunch en route to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the state’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend the afternoon exploring the park before dinner at Kilauea Lodge, an award-winning restaurant located in nearby Volcano Village. Finally, take in the fiery glow of the Kilauea Volcano, the most active volcano in Hawaii.
What to Expect

Begin with complimentary late-morning pickup from your Kona- or Waikoloa-area accommodation for a full-day, guided tour to visit one of the worlds most active volcanoes.

Enjoy an afternoon and evening of volcano exploration from the comfort of an air-conditioned SUV.

Tour departures vary with the seasons, however typical Grand Volcano Adventure tours begin late morning from Kona and Waikoloa Hotel areas. We then make our way along the south coast of the island, stopping to visit multiple historic sites along the way and enjoy a picnic lunch. We then make our way up the slopes of Kilauea Volcano, the world's most active, to see first hand the how a volcano can change the landscape. Here we see the results of explosive volcanic events.

Once at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, we visit popular locations such as the steam vents at Kilauea Caldera, Kilauea Iki crater, Chain of Craters Road, and the opportunity to explore areas on foot as well.

Following an afternoon of exploring, it’s time to sit down and enjoy a comfortable dining experience just a few miles from summit. Meals are included in the price of the tour and once dinner is complete, we begin our drive back to the hotels.

This is the way to see the volcano.

Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

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Reviews (18)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed August 10, 2018
Awesome Awesome Awesome

Jon catered for a Group of 7 and provided an excellent experience for us on the Big Island. Jon is an excellent source of knowledge and is able to customise the tour as needed. We all had an awesome time with lifelong memories.....Thanks Jon from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank OZ2USA2015
Jon K, Owner at Kona Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

You're so welcome and thank you for coming. I hope to hear from you all again. Aloha.

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Awesome trip!

Jon delivers again! What a fun tour filled with tons of information and excitement. As the flow changes and develops, so does Jon's business as he must adapt to the changing of the volcano. From start to finish, you are learning and having fun. If...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Homer F
Jon K, Owner at Kona Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

It’s great hearing from you and thanks for taking the time post a review. Aloha!

Reviewed April 26, 2018
Wonderful personalised tour of the Big Island

Right off the bat Jon introduces himself when he picks you up by addressing you by name. He took at stab at addressing every member of the party by name and got them all correct. I knew then that not only is Jon phenomenally good...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank VictorMRodrigues
Jon K, Owner at Kona Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Aloha and Mahalo for the amazing review. I hope you make it back to the islands again.

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Couldn't be better!

Jon is an unbelievable guide. There was not a single question about a tree, a bird, a roadside feature that he was unable to answer! Great sense of humour, fantastic conversationalist. He had water and snacks ready for us the instant we got into his...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank K-and-D-VanIsland
Jon K, Owner at Kona Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Mahalo for taking the time to post this awesome review! What a great time! I sure hope I get to see you both again. Aloha nui!

Reviewed March 27, 2018
Volcano Tour

Jon was a wonderful guide. He skillfully kept the interest of two young boys and three adults for 12 hours. The weather was pretty rainy but it didn’t deter us from doing everything planned. Jon is organized, punctual, energetic and fun. And his vehicle is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank George W
Jon K, Owner at Kona Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

I’m so glad you enjoyed your adventure. Mahalo for th review!

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