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Meet your driver and guide in downtown Hilo, and begin with a look at the power of Hawaii's active volcanoes. Visit the site of Kalapana, a former village completely destroyed by lava flows, and the island’s newest black-sand beach at Kaimu. See the Painted Church of St. Damien, considered a sacred site by locals; it was moved several times to save it from advancing lava.

Enter Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and learn more about the Big Island’s geologic history. Explore the park’s diverse topography with your ranger guide, from lush rain forest to simmering craters and hissing steam vents. At nearby Volcano Winery, get a private tour of vineyards and tea orchards, before dinner and a glass of wine. Back at the park, watch the changing light of the setting sun wash over Mt. Kilauea and look for glowing lava flows and other volcanic activity.
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Star of the Sea Painted Church
Thomas A. Jaggar Museum
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Experience Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s geological wonders in the light of day and after sunset with this tour from Hilo. Visit a village buried by an eruption and a black-sand beach, and learn the park’s history, while exploring steaming craters, vents, and lava flows with a ranger-trained guide. Dine and taste volcanic wine at Volcano Winery. Watch for molten lava and other activity as the sun sets across Mt. Kilauea.
  • Afternoon and evening tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from Hilo
  • See the lava flows of a former eruption that buried a local town
  • Tour craters, steam vents, and lava tubes in daylight and at sunset
  • Taste volcanic wine and enjoy dinner at the nearby Volcanic Winery
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Reviewed 7 July 2018
Every minute is great!

Sorry this is a very belated review for the tour of late May. It was fantastic with our guy Rich! The tour started from Hilo, to rainforest botanic garden, Akaka Falls, lave tubes, Rainbow Falls, and long drive to Volcano Winery. On the trip Rich...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile
What an experience!!!

We just came back from the „evening volcano tour“ with our fantastic and funny guy Campell! The tour started in Hilo, next to our hotel, when we went off to the black sand beach. Amazing view of only 27 year old earth. Then we headed...More

2  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 6 April 2018
Great way to learn about the Big Island!

Having never been to the Big Island of Hawaii, my spouse and I decided to book a tour. We had only one other couple in our van on our chosen day. Our tour guide, Paul, was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and informative throughout the entire tour....More

1  Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile
Fun day

We booked this tour for the day starting in Waikoloa. Our tour guide was Levi and he both knew his stuff but also added personal and whimsical stories throughout our day. The most interesting part of the day was the National Historic Volcano as this...More

4  Thank Jane L
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This was a long day but interesting and fun. Our tour guide John O was a master. He know his stuff and could tell he loved the culture of his people and shared with us the importance of family. He was very knowledgeable about the...More

1  Thank Gmickers11661
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