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Big Island's Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour

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    Stop At: Royal Kona Coffee Center, 83-5427 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303

    Free samples of the different types of Kona coffee.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, 1871 Trail, Honaunau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96726

    Ancient ways of old Hawaii

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Punalu'u Black Sand beach, Highway 11, Pahala, Island of Hawaii, HI 96777

    A beautiful black sand beach on the south east coast of the Big Island.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Volcano House, 1 Crater Rim Drive, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI 96718, USA

    Lunch at the Volcano House restaurant with amazing views of the Kilauea caldera. No-host lunch, purchase your own lunch.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Volcano National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI

    Kilauea Visitor's Center

    Steam Vents

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Visitor Center, 16-701 Macadamia Road, Hilo, HI 96720, USA

    Famous chocolate covered Macadamia nuts

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Rainbow Falls, Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720

    It cascades over a lava cave that according to legends is home to the ancient Hawaiian goddess Hina, the goddess of the moon.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Saddle Road, Hawaii Highway 200, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI

    From Hilo, your drive back to Kona via Saddle Road.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hapuna Beach, Hawaii 96743, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup at most hotels in Kona area from Hapuna area, to Waikoloa, to hotels in Kailua-Kona area.

    We also pickup guests from the Kona Airport if they are flying in on their own or are staying at an AirBNB and need to drive to the airport. Pickup is at 7:00am from the Hawaiian Airlines Baggage Claim area.


    • Keahole Airport, 73-200 Kupipi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
    Departure Time
    Free Kona hotel pickup at approximately between 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. depending where you are staying.
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Driver/guide
    • Transportation by air-conditioned motorcoach or minibus
    • Hotel pickup and drop off from Kona hotels
    • Local taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
    • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    • 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 travelers can participate
    • 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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    Popular mentions
    It’s totally a scam. We joined the tour from Oahu. We were asked to be taken by the tour bus at 4/5a.m. In the morning. When we arrived at the airport, the lady was late and we needed to wait on the busy for 30 minutes. Eventually we found out that our flight is at 7a.m..
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    Response from PolyAdTours, Manager at Big Island's Hawaii Grand Circle Island Tour
    Responded 4 days ago
    Aloha Irene, Mahalo for your valued feedback. We appreciate your detailed comments as it will allow us to evaluate every aspect of this tour. We are sorry to hear you were underwhelmed with your experience and have shared your review with Management.
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    This tour provided a good orientation of Hawaii all in one day. Our driver was knowledgeable and we felt we got a good feel for what Hawaii would offer. After this tour you could then decide where you wished to return to and spend more time.
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    Let’s start with Greg, our Driver/guide..... he was truly excellent. Very knowledgeable, fun, down to earth and accomodating. For newcomers to this part of the world, the tour was very informative and educational. It certainly opens up your eyes to what the whole island is
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    Mike our drver/guide was really great. He made the trip fun. We went around the big island stopping at Kona coffee, macadamia nuts, volcano and rainbow falls. We had lunch at the volcano crater restaurant. It was a great 10 hours.
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    Travelling with 2 children (3 and 7) is always challenging. Tommy (the driver/narrator) was entertaining, highly professional and accomodating. He was happy to do a quick detour just for us at the end of a 12 hour drive so that we could pickup takeout from a restaurant! His
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 10h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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