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Small-Group Big Island Tour: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kona Coffee Farm

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Journey to the Big Island's Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from Kona or Waikoloa on this exciting day trip, complete with your own personal iPad to use throughout your tour! See turtles basking on the black sand of Punaluu Beach and enjoy lunch from a local bakery and taste freshly brewed Kona coffee our last stop of the day is a variety of options at a local restaurant. This tour offers hiking through a native rain forest, feel hot steam from the volcano’s vent, see the craters in the newly reopened Hawaii Volcanoes National Park! Use your iPad to see stunning photos and videos and learn information about the sites you visit. Plus, play games, listen to music and watch movies aboard your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle.

This small-group tour is limited to 12 people, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 1
    Halemaumau Trail
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 2
    Punalu'u Black Sand beach
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Greenwell Farms
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • Stress-free Big Island tour, ideal for first-time visitors
  • Sip freshly brewed Kona coffee on the plantation that grows the beans
  • Includes a stop at the black sand of Punaluu Beach, known for green turtles
  • Hike through a lava tube to Halemaumau Crater and see lava glow at night
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup at your Kona or Waikoloa hotel where you meet your guide and board an air-conditioned bus. You receive an iPad that’s yours to use for the duration of the tour. Your first stop is at the Kona Coffee belt. Visit a coffee plantation and enjoy a snack and a cup of coffee. Next, stop at Punaluu Beach Park. The black sand beach is known for its Hawaiian green sea turtles. Once at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, take a short hike with your guide. Walk through a naturally formed lava tube and walk to the rim of Halemaumau Crater. As the sun sets, the crater emits an orange glow from the lava lake inside. The trip includes a stop for a dinner of soup served with bread and dessert. After dinner, board the vehicle for the journey back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
8:00 AM
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Fees included
  • Lunch, dinner, water, and snacks
  • Black sand beach with potential to see the green sea turtles
  • Two short optional hikes
  • Kona coffee farm tour
  • iPad use (may share iPad with one guest)
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Kailua-Kona, Waikoloa, Kohala Coast
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Please note that the tour may change due to weather, traffic, volcanic conditions, vehicles, and availability
  • A small amount of walking is involved (please bring comfortable walking shoes)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress in layers and bring a rain jacket
  • Bring money if you would like to buy coffee or souvenirs
  • iPad may be shared with one other person
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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First off, our tour guide Clare was wonderful and obviously put in a lot of effort to learn about the island and provided us lots of information on our tour. We also appreciated the small tour size which ended up being just our group of 5. But, this tour was not as described on
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Our family of five had an awesome adventure with Clair. From drinking fresh coffee to hiking through lava tubes, we all had a fantastic time. We were well taken care of and we did much more on this trip then we could have possibly done on our own in one day. The food was
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This all day trip was a good way to see some key spots on the island. The highlight was definitely the lava tube but spotting turtles was also pretty special. The tour guide Clare was top notch, intelligent, funny, and knowledgeable of the island's history - you could not ask
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My fiancée and I just finished our full day tour with Claire. As luck would have it, we were the only two booked on the tour today! Claire was so much fun, so friendly and knew her stuff inside and out. She treated us like old friends and made it a day we won’t soon forget. 10
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Our tour guide, Bryce was great, he knows everything about the islands, he's friendly and always available for every needs. I was surprised about the program, with this tour, I was able to see things and sleep in places that usually tourists don't see, with someone who is able
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About the operator
By: Hawaii Outdoor Guides
1,051 reviews
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Nice tour
This was largely a nice Tour, The Guide/Driver was great. We had a small group (8) and everyone got to know each
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Boston, Massachusetts
Not what was expected - too much time driving and eating
First off, our tour guide Clare was wonderful and obviously put in a lot of effort to learn about the island and
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Thanks Bryce
It was the best vacation of my life!!!! Best guide, with the best group, great self made food and of course the
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Andrew morgan
very good tour. our guide kaity was excellent are very well informed....it was a long day but great value for
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Unforgettable memories in Hawaii
We booked a “Hawaii Big Island Customized Private Tour” with Hawaii Outdoor Guides. This company is outstanding,
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Toronto, Canada
Small Group the Only Way to Tour
We picked this tour because we enjoy a small group tour. We were not disappointed!!!!Katie our tour guide knows
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Port Matilda, Pennsylvania
Awesome Volcano Tour!
Our family of five had an awesome adventure with Clair. From drinking fresh coffee to hiking through lava tubes,
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Sydney, Australia
Good tour, great tour guide
This all day trip was a good way to see some key spots on the island. The highlight was definitely the lava tube
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Great Tour - Worth it!
We had a great experience touring the Big Island. Our guide Bryce was very professional, helpful and
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Hamilton, Canada
My fiancée and I just finished our full day tour with Claire. As luck would have it, we were the only two booked
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Awesome Hawaii Trip
I can only recommend the tour I did! I had the pleasure to take the tour with Clare, who is a lovely guide with
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A Great Way To See Oahu
This was a great way to see Oahu and the North Shore. This trip was exceptional for us because we were lucky
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Would defenetly reconmend it
The tour was just amazing. You get to see so many beautiful places. Our tour guide clare was fantastic . She
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Jonkoping, Sweden
Big Island tour with Bryce
This is one of the best trips I ever done. Our tour guide Bryce was amazing. Since he lives on the island he could
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Bryce is great
The tour was awesome. Bryce is a great tour guide. He knows a lot about the island and took us to so many
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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