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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Big Island Highlights Small Group Tour provided by Mauka Makai Adventures

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Big Island Highlights Small Group Tour

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Itinerary
  • You’ll have 3 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Nahuku - Thurston Lava Tube
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Chain of Craters Road
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Rainbow Falls
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 5
    Big Island Candies
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 6
    Liliuokalani Gardens
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 7
    Richardson Beach Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
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Departure Point
Hele-On Mo'oheau Bus Terminal, 329 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, HI 96720, USA Hilo Harbor, Hilo, HI 96720, USA Hilo International Airport, 2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Island Fresh Sandwiches (ham, turkey, pastrami or veggie)
  • Help protect our island environment and bring your own refillable water bottle!
  • Hilo Harbor Port pickup and drop-off
  • Hilo Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Hilo area Hotel pick-up (we will contact you directly if we need to arrange a meeting location)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (be prepared for sun, wind and rain).
  • Covered walking shoes are required and a jacket is highly recommended.
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required and a maximum of 12 passengers per departure.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult and must have proper safety seats as required by Hawaii state law through age 7 (seats will be provided only upon request at time of booking). No lap children are allowed. Please confirm if you will be bringing a safety seat for your child.
  • HOTEL pick-up is offered for this tour in the HILO area only. We highly recommend accommodations in Hilo. If you are staying in Kona or outside of Hilo, we will arrange to meet you at the Hilo Mo'oheau Bus Terminal (please confirm at time of booking).
  • For CRUISE SHIP passengers, we pick-up directly at Hilo Harbor and will adjust the tour time as needed to accommodate your ships time in port.
  • For a one DAY TRIP to the Big Island, please make your travel arrangements to and from the Hilo International Airport. Please provide your flight details at time of booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Please contact us if you are traveling with a wheelchair or scooter (they must be collapsible). All passengers must be able to step up on a stool and into a 15-passenger van on their own. Some stops are not wheelchair accessible.
  • Please let us know of any food allergies.
  • Kilauea volcano is an active volcano, you may be exposed to volcanic gas on this tour.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sandra C wrote a review Feb 2020
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Josh was an excellent and personable guide. He was friendly and answered every question. I would highly recommend Mauka Makai Adventures to everyone.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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roger282015 wrote a review Feb 2020
Princeton, Kentucky15 contributions9 helpful votes
Jill is an excellant guide. We learned all kinds of things about the big island. I highly recommend this tour with Mauka Makai!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Beachiekeen69 wrote a review Nov 2019
Dallas, Texas2,557 contributions5 helpful votes
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My family took two tours with Mauka Makai during our cruise on the Pride of America, the Volcano tour in Hilo and the historic tour in Kona. We had Josh as our driver both days. The tours were lots of fun, very informative and are especially great if you enjoy learning about
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Date of experience: November 2019
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April wrote a review Nov 2019
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We had an amazing day on this tour. Sweetest tour guide ever. She made sure everyone was having a great time, took time to talk to all 3 couples in the group and (with all in agreement) made a few extra stops for us (one at the post office and one for the orchids). We would
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Trevor Sutton wrote a review Sep 2019
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia17 contributions6 helpful votes
Our Tour Leaders Jill and Josh are clearly 'born' to work in the Hospitality Industry. They and their staff are clearly very knowledgeable, are fascinated with their Subject, and can convey complex ideas in an easily understandable form. They were an absolute pleasure to deal
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Date of experience: September 2019
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patleach17
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Awesome tour with Jill!!!!
This was one of our best tours. The vehicle was more than adequate - everyone was comfortable.Jill was very informa
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bchristno
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Holy Volcano
The tour of the volcano was excellent! Our tour guide Josh did a great job and was extremely informative. I highly
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gtaylor530
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Trip to Volcanoes National Park and other highlights around Hilo
Josh and Jill Grotkin provide wonderful tours of the island of Hawaii through their Mauka Makai Adventures. Josh w
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Rebecca W
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Why Private tours are worth the extra expense
There were 4 in our group wanting to get the most out of our time available. Our tour hostess and owner was amazin
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jwilfjdksla
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Great walking tour
Signed up for a bus tour of various parks. Great sites, good information. Walked around inactive volcanoes, saw ste
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796suzie
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Excellent tour !
This tour was great. Jills commentary was heartfelt and scientific at the same time. She personalised the tour to t
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danirojc
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Great family experience
Josh provided a great tour of the local area, he was knowledgeable and interesting. He shared a great deal of infor
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elaineP1664UF
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Enjoyable Tour
Good pace and was able to walk extra to serve our desire to be active. However, at optional stops at end, tour guid
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ddsteele199
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Awesome trip.
This is a must use company. Josh is an unbelievably awesome guide. If you want the best this is your choice hands d
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Lsftlk
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Rainy Day Adventure
We had a good time at Volcano National Park even though it was a rainy day. Josh was very informative and he was on
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Barbara L
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Great Tour!
Josh was an excellent tour guide. He took our group all around to see the lava flows and gave us some great insight
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94doc
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Excellent time in Hilo and Kona
Jill and Josh took our group of 7 on 2 tours (Hilo Volcano adventure and Historic Kona). This husband and wife team
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Marinasuz2019
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Wonderful Day
Jill was excellent. She was very informative and responsive. The day was delightful and we loved each area. Highly
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djr40
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Great Tour
We were on this tour with Jill. Excellent guide. Very personable, knowledgeable, and funny. Had a great time and
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Voyager35778491523
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Great time with Josh!
We were surprised to have a private tour with Josh. He showed us every inch of the island that he could, then took
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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