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Big Island's Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour provided by Polynesian Adventure

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Big Island's Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 21/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Big Island's Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, we have elevated our existing cleaning regimen and developed the POLYAD CLEAN RIDE Program which has enhanced procedures and protocols for cleaning and disinfecting our fleet to the standards recommended by the CDC using EPA-approved products.
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Updated 21/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Maximize your time on Hawaii’s Big Island and see more than you could independently during this full-day excursion, ideal for travelers on a time budget. Don’t worry about the logistics; instead, soak up the scenery as you’re shuttled from the Royal Kona Coffee Center to the Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Punaluu Beach, and more.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Hapuna Beach
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Punalu'u Black Sand beach
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    Ka'u Coffee Mill
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 4
    Kilauea Visitor Center
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Kilauea Iki Trail
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Steam Vents
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Nahuku - Thurston Lava Tube
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 8
    Lavaloha
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 9
    Rainbow Falls
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    King Kamehameha Statue
    Saddle Road
  • You'll end at
    Hapuna Beach
    Hapuna Beach, Hawaii 96743, USA
    We pickup starting from the Hapuna Beach area and work our way down to Waikoloa and into Kailua-Kona.
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Highlights
  • See some of the Big Island’s historic, culinary, and cultural highlights in just one day
  • Sample Hawaiian coffee and chocolate-covered macadamia nuts
  • Enjoy lunch overlooking the Kilauea caldera at the Volcano House (own expense)
  • Benefit from convenient pickup and drop-off from Kona hotels
Important Information
Departure Point
Hapuna Beach, Hawaii 96743, USA
Duration
10–12 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned motorcoach or minibus
  • Hotel pickup and drop off from Kona hotels
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Ka'u Coffee Mill
  • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Kilauea Visitor Center
  • Entry/Admission - Kilauea Iki Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Steam Vents
  • Entry/Admission - Nahuku - Thurston Lava Tube
  • Entry/Admission - Lavaloha
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks (unless lunch option is selected)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A light sweater may be needed at the volcano area and sturdy walking shoes are required
  • Passengers with asthma and other respiratory problems should please consider other tour offerings to avoid potential health problems resulting from exposure to fumes
  • As we cannot predict volcanic activity, features may vary daily depending on conditions. In an effort to make this an unforgettable experience, the tour operators will take you as close as possible to the volcanic activity
  • Lava sightings not guaranteed
  • Special Needs requests must be called in to the local supplier AT LEAST 1 week prior to tour date. All special needs requests are handled and accommodated on a situational basis.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Steam vents may affect travelers with respiratory problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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 25 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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sherrie526 wrote a review Mar 2020
Green Bay, Wisconsin65 contributions12 helpful votes
Our family found this tour to be a very informative overview of the Big Island. I asked my 24 year old daughter what she enjoyed most on our trip to Hawaii and she indicated this tour. The stops at the coffee plantation and the macadamia nut plantation could have been enhanced
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Marcia H wrote a review Mar 2020
Carlsborg, Washington155 contributions33 helpful votes
We were glad to be picked up at our resort at 8:00 AM by a driver who then took us about 20 minutes away to wait for the actual driver of the tour. We waited about 20 minutes before that bus arrived. He had picked up 6 other passengers, 4 from the airport. They had flown over
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Ed L wrote a review Mar 2020
Three Rivers, United States10 contributions1 helpful vote
Every Stop was way to short and rushed. Coffee plantation really didn't give you time to even buy anything because it was crowded and only 1 register. Rushed for lunch which we had to pay for. This is a 12 hour trip, and should not be recommended for Kids who don't do well
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from PolyAdTours, Manager at Big Island's Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour
Responded 5 Mar 2020
Aloha, Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. We apologize for the inconvenience but hope you enjoyed your vacation in Hawaii.
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clintp606 wrote a review Feb 2020
Huntsville, Alabama7 contributions
Informative , entertaining. Tommy was a wealth of information. Highly recommend this tour. The bus was clean and quiet.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Ninah J wrote a review Feb 2020
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Ryan was great ! Very helpful and patient, he knows so much about the island ! He taught me how to snorkel for the first time. Me and my sister really enjoyed our day with him. #AlohaHawaiiTours
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Date of experience: February 2020
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About the operator

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srtxtraveler1
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Best big island tour
This was a good trip around the big island. It is good to take this trip early so u can decide what u want to retu
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ashtonbcal
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Entertaining & educational
Although we could’ve done this tour without a guide service - I’m so glad we didn’t. Kimo was super knowledgeable a
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monetl337
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Informative and Friendly Tour
I went on the Grand Circle Island Day Tour. Gensin was a very knowledgeable and friendly tour guide and I enjoyed l
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Patricia B
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AWESOME
I cannot say enough good things about this!!!!! So inspiring to see this part of history. My Dad fought in this wa
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teakwondaughter
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Long, but worth it
This is for the "Pearl Harbor Heroes Adventure" This tour picked us up around 8 in the morning just down the stree
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edwardbE156SR
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This is the basic tour for Kaua'i
Do this tour before you do any flight. It sets the island in perspective, which is an unique experience. The Hawa
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wendybH2856CM
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Premium USS Missouri, Arizona Memorial & Punchbowl Luxury Tour
Fabulous tour and guide, lunch was delicious as well. Kaleo (apologies if spelt wrong) was great knowledgeable and
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H9626WJbarbaran
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Great tour
Very happy with our tour of Pearl Harbor. Tyre was the tour guide and did an excellent job. He was friendly, know
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JohnP-Navy93
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USS ARIZONA and MISSOURI
Early start to the day, but Kaleo the driver (sorry if I butchered the spelling) worked on waking us with some humo
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deserttaz
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Arizona Memorial
Driver very entertaining, friendly and provided a lot of good information on Hawaii , the people and culture.
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Ngraham15
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Not enough time
On the day that we booked this trip there was other people that came in from another island to do it as well. We wa
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942alexb
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Great Tour, customer service needs improvement.
After a disconcerting start, this tour got better. We flew from the Big Island over to Pearl Harbor (flight arra
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iri2004
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Review for our tour guide John Jr. (absolutely amazing)
I’m with the grapevine band visiting hawaii and our tour guide John Jr. was the best! He had great jokes and even s
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emilykS4692RS
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AWESOME!
Had a great time on this tour! Our driver/tour guide John Jr. was awesome, informational, and fun!! A great way to
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solenneh899
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absolutely AMAZING
I went on a school trip and my tour driver was named John junior, he was incredible with really insightful informat
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10–12 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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