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About Hawaii Forest and Trail
TEMPORARY CLOSURE: Hawaii Forest & Trail will temporarily suspend all tour operations as of the end of day Friday, March 20, 2020, in consideration of our guests, employees, and the community. Details on our website - hawaii-forestdotcom The vision of Hawaii Forest & Trail is to share the splendor of Hawai’i Nei and inspire a deep connection with our natural world. Explore hidden craters, swim in private waterfalls, and discover the natural beauty of the island.
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Mauna Kea Summit and Stars Small-Group Adventure Tour

Travel up Mauna Kea for a small-group sunset and stargazing tour by luxury 4WD van. Leave the off-road drive to the pros, and ride from Kona or Waikoloa to a historic Hawaiian ranch for a picnic dinner. Continue to the Big Island's tallest peak for sunset, then use powerful telescopes to observe constellations from Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station. Hear commentary from your guide, and keep warm with the provided jackets and hot chocolate.
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8 hours
from $235.60

Mauna Kea Sunrise Experience

Greet the day from Hawaii's highest point with a Mauna Kea sunrise adventure. An early morning wakeup is worth the memorable sight of the first fiery rays emerging above the horizon. After watching this spectacular light show from the summit at 13,000 feet (3,900 meters), head down the mountain in a warmed, waiting van for a continental breakfast and stroll among native plants at Mauna Kea’s Silversword enclosure.
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7 hours
from $200.00

Kohala Waterfalls Small Group Adventure Tour

See the highlights of Kohala in a day on this small-group adventure tour. Cruise along the cliffs and over rugged landscape in an ATV, reaching the Kohala Mule Station to enjoy the sweeping views. Visit a historic sugar plantation, and hike along tunnels and aqueducts to the seven Kohala waterfalls, cooling off with a dip at the final one. A picnic lunch and hotel transport are included for a hassle-free experience.
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8 hours
from $198.95

Hidden Craters Hike

Discover Hawaii's Big Island which is famous for volcanoes—on an off-road craters Tour. Hop aboard a 4 Wheel Drive van for a breathtaking ride up the side of the Hualalai volcano. You'll pass giant craters and among both rainforest and lunar landscapes climbing 6,000 feet to explore an incredible lava tube on foot. Afterward, spend some time at a local brewery where you'll have an opportunity to sample the local brews.
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7 hours
from $187.43

Hilo Chocolate and Waterfalls

Take a break from the overcrowded beaches in Hilo and discover lesser known attractions in the area. The tour is great for travelers who are short on time and want to get off the beaten path. Comfortable transportation takes you from your hotel to a family owned farm where you can sample fruit and macadamia nuts. Continue onwards to a 120-foot (36-meter) waterfall and swim in its pool.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $156.02
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Our tour guide was Jeff; we can't imagine there was anyone better. He picked us up on time, was so knowledgeable and passionate! He even provided hot chocolate & brownies for the star-gazing part of the tour. We had perfect weather. The couples on the van were easy to be with
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We did a star gazing tour atop Mauna Kea on Valentine's Day 2020 - about a week after our wedding in Honolulu. Our tour guide was absolutely fantastic and extremely knowledgable - unfortunately his name escapes me right now - making for an incredible experience. I couldn't
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We had a great time in an area that only a few are lucky enough to hike through the lava tube and craters. It is not all that difficult and our tour guide was very patient with our group and not in a hurry. My wife has balance issue and they provided walking sticks for her. The
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We've been birding for four years and when planning our trip to Hawaii stumbled upon this gem of a tour. We definitely recommend the Endangered Native Habitat tour. It was the first activity we did after landing in Kona, and it far surpassed our expectations. Our guide, Taj,
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What a day, enjoyed a small group hiking tour through though lava tubes ending at a local brewery. Felt like we got into see part of the island that most dont get to see.
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