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Big Island Day Trip - Hawaii Volcano Adventure from Oahu

This day trip from Oahu allows you to take in a selection of Big Island highlights culminating in a visit to the stunning Volcano National Park, home to the might Kilauea Volcano.

Your Big Island of Hawaii Tour adventure starts after arriving at Hilo Airport, you will be driven through the town where you can see the famous and historically significant Banyan Tree Drive.

The Banyan trees found along this road were planted by religious leaders, political leaders, famous authors, movie stars, world adventurers and local Hawaiians dating back to 1933.

Keep your camera ready for your next stop; Rainbow Falls located at Wailuku River State Park. This 80 foot tall and almost 100 foot wide waterfall flows over a natural lava cave into a large freshwater pool below surrounded by dense tropical fauna. Depending on the day of your tour and the season, you might pay a visit to the world famous Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory.

The highlight of this tour, and star attraction is the world famous Kilauea Volcano which has been steadily erupting since the 1980's. Your tour guide will entertain and educate with a fully narrated tour as you travel towards the Volcano National Park. Learn about the fascinating history of this location at the nearby Jaggar Museum.

Other highlights include the the enormous Thurston Lava Tube, steam vents, Fern Tree Jungle, and the Kilauea Iki Crater. Additional highlights on this tour include a visit to an orchid & anthurium nursery in Hilo and a hike over the 1980's lava flow that covered Kalapana and Kaimu Black Sand Beaches.

Experience Includes

  • Full-day trip to Big Island with round-trip flights from Oahu
  • Chance to explore the incredible Volcanoes National Park
  • Visit Rainbow Falls, Jaggar Museum and Volcano House
  • Tour the south coast and see Kealakekua Bay and stop off at a Kona coffee plantation
  • Stop at an orchid and anthurium nursery
  • Pick-up and drop off from selected central Waikiki hotels
  • Air-conditioned coach transportation

Experience Excludes

  • Meals are not included (though a stop will be made for lunch at your expense)
  • Gratuities

Departs

Mondays-Saturdays.

Start times

5.00am; Hotel pick-ups commence prior to this time.

Duration

Around 16 hours. Flight time to Big Island is approximately 55 minutes.

Terms & Conditions

  • PLEASE NOTE: Once booked and confirmed, bookings are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-CHANGEABLE. 100% CANCELLATION FEES apply. No name or date changes are possible once booking is confirmed.
  • As we cannot predict volcanic activity, features may vary daily depending on conditions.
  • In an effort to make this an unforgettable experience, the tour will take you as close as possible to the volcanic activity although lava sightings are not guaranteed
  • Fumes (volcanic gasses) are hazardous to everyone's health. We discourage visitors with heart or breathing problems and infants, young children, and pregnant women are especially at risk and should avoid being in areas where fumes persist. All passengers are required to sign a release of liability form.
  • Passports are required at check-in.
  • Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes as this tour traverses sharp, uneven lava surfaces.