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Hilo Shore Excursion: Active Volcano Waterfall Black Sand Beach provided by Mauka Makai Adventures

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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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  • You'll end at
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hilo Harbor, Hilo, HI 96720, USA Hilo International Airport, 2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA Hele-On Mo'oheau Bus Terminal, 329 Kamehameha Ave, 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 and drop-off (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 rain jacket is 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.
  • We highly recommend ACCOMMODATIONS in the Hilo area to get the most out of your tour. We provide pick-up service in the Hilo area or will arrange a meeting point if needed.
  • 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.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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.
  • 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 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
48Reviews
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Suzanne wrote a review Dec 2019
3 contributions
Jill was excellent. She was very informative and responsive. The day was delightful and we loved each area. Highly recommend this adventure with Jill. Lunch was also delicious.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Donna H wrote a review Nov 2019
Central City, Kentucky13 contributions5 helpful votes
Our tour guide, Josh, was a local guy who reminded me of Adam Sandler. I don't know if people tell him this or not, but he was pretty funny. Not only did he have unlimited knowledge of the island, but he told a lot of personal stories, that made the tour delightful. Enjoyed all
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Chicagocoy wrote a review Nov 2019
Chicago, IL24 contributions13 helpful votes
Jill was wonderful. Down to earth, friendly, personable and did everything to make us and the entire group feel great. She has a great knowledge of the area and the places we went. I wish all tours were this great. If you get a chance to have them give your tour you will be
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Lou C wrote a review Nov 2019
Columbia, South Carolina9 contributions2 helpful votes
My husband and I participated in this tour while in port on a Carnival cruise ship. The communication prior to the tour was excellent and Josh met us exactly where he said he would be. The itinerary was just as advertised and Josh was knowlegeable and provided great
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Amy D wrote a review Nov 2019
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Jill and Josh are the best. The vehicles were clean, the water was cold and the service was outstanding. Their knowledge of the island was extensive, and you can tell that they truly love the island that they call home.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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About the operator

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By: Mauka Makai Adventures
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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sandracG9908JI
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Great tour
Josh was an excellent and personable guide. He was friendly and answered every question. I would highly recommend M
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roger282015
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Excellant tour!
Jill is an excellant guide. We learned all kinds of things about the big island. I highly recommend this tour wit
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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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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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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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