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Full-Day Air, Helicopter, Land Volcano Adventure from Oahu

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

    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is on Hawaii Island (the Big Island). At its heart are the Kīlauea and Mauna Loa active volcanoes.

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    A stop for breakfast at the Volcano House "breakfast buffet". See panoramic caldera views. Breakfast is on your own.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kilauea Visitor Center, 1 Crater Rim Drive, Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785

    Curated exhibits & gift shop.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Steam Vents, 1 Crater Rim Drive, Pāhoa, HI 96778, USA

    Feel and see the power of the volcano at the steam vents where groundwater seeps into volcanic rock and generates plumes of steam.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kilauea Iki Trail, Crater Rim Drive, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785

    We stop at the Kilauea Iki Overlook - views of the 3,000 ft. wide crater that was once a molten lava lake.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Chain of Craters Road, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI

    Chain of Craters Road is a 19-mile (31 km) long winding paved road through the East Rift and coastal area of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the island of Hawaii. Some areas are inaccessible.

    Pass By: Devastation Trail, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI

    Cinder outfall of the 1959 Kilauea Iki eruption that was once a dense rain forest.

    Stop At: Kealakomo, Pāhoa, HI 96778, USA

    Kealakomo Overlook - a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and an expansive view of the vast lava field that covered portions of the ancient village of Kealakomo.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    Visit the factory, enjoy free samples and shop for a delightful array of island treats and gifts.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Known in the Hawaiian language as Waiānuenue (literally "rainbow water"), the falls flows over a natural lava cave, the mythological home to Hina, an ancient Hawaiian goddess.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: King Kamehameha Statue, 417 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813-2943

    Drive by the statue of King Kamehameha Statue in Hilo, Hawaii.

    Pass By: Banyan Drive, Island of Hawaii, HI

    Magnificent Banyan tree-lined drive along the Hilo coastline. Known as the "Hilo Walk of Fame".

    Stop At: Liliuokalani Gardens, Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4680

    The park's site was donated by Queen Liliʻuokalani and much of the park now consists of Edo-style Japanese gardens, built 1917-1919, and said to be the largest such gardens outside Japan. The gardens contain Waihonu Pond as well as bridges, ponds, pagodas, statues, torii, and a Japanese teahouse.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Richardson Beach Park, 2279 Kalanianaole Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720

    Richardson Beach is the only beach in the Hilo area with black sand and green sand. Monk Seals and turtles frequent this area as well.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Paradise Helicopters, 2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA

    One of the helicopter companies we contract for the helicopter portion of the tour.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, 2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA

    One of the Helicopter companies we contract with for the tour.

    Duration: 50 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Honolulu, HI, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup from most hotels in the Waikiki area between 5:00-5:30am. Bus transfers from hotel-airport-hotel.
    Departure Time
    5:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Driver/guide
    • Fuel surcharge
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Steam Vents
    • Entry/Admission - Paradise Helicopters
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Hawaiian Helicopters
    • Gratuities
    • Personal expenses
    • Comfort seat surcharge (for those over 250 lbs.
    • $5-$200 Airline Overage Fee may apply per person when booking peak season/close to travel date
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • A maximum of 15 people per booking
    • Once reservation is made, tour is non-refundable and non-changeable
    • Flight times and routes are subject to change due to weather, maintenance and passenger counts
    • Special needs requests must be called in to the local supplier at least 1 week prior to tour date
    • Weight Restrictions: Due to FAA regulations, all passengers and bags must be weighed at check-in. Each passenger weighing over 250 pounds will be assessed a 'comfort seat' charge for an additional seat, payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour. This is for the safety and comfort of all passengers. It is important to provide accurate body weight at checkout.
    • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Real Early pick up at 5am in Waikiki, but we were so excited that we didn’t care. Flight with Hawaiian airlines to Hilo and we were treated by our driver, Kalia and found out it was just the two of us on a tour! Score...a private tour. We stopped at a local supermarket to buy
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    This tour promises so much but you are at risk of having it cancelled and having very little feedback or response from Polynesian Adventure Tours. At the time our tour was to be undertaken there was the eruption from the volcano which we could understand the helicopter sector of
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    Response from KainaluK, Manager at Full-Day Air, Helicopter, Land Volcano Adventure from Oahu
    Responded 4 Jun 2018
    Aloha and thank you for your feedback. We apologize for the lack of clarity that you expressed and would like to assure you that we have further clarified the messages related to the helicopter portion of the tour based on your input. As mentioned, the cancellation of your helicopter flight was due to weather conditions; specifically a lack of visibility which may occur even when there is no volcanic activity as safety is of utmost importance. If you have further questions about your refund, please contact our call center at 1-877-622-1780. Mahalo.
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    My friend and I were absolutely ecstatic to do this tour. It cost a lot of money but we were informed it was a great tour. We were told where to meet at what time, and that’s about all the info we received. It started with a 4am wake up for a 4.30am pickup from our hotel. 4.30am
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    Response from KainaluK, Manager at Full-Day Air, Helicopter, Land Volcano Adventure from Oahu
    Responded 14 Mar 2018
    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience about your tour. We’re glad that you had the opportunity to see lava and had a great tour guide! But we’re sorry that you had to wait to get picked up in the morning. Mahalo for your feedback.
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    Very long day but overall a good tour. The Blue Hawaiian helicopter pilot for the volcano tour concentrated on his aerial acrobatics and the ride was nauseating. Two passengers throwing up and two nauseous by the time we landed. Great view of the volcano but too sick from
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    We took the island hop to the Big Island and it was great. It was a very long day but well worth it. Our day started with an amazing helicopter ride over the volcano areas and waterfalls. We then meet up with the rest of the tour group at rainbow falls. Most of the afternoon was
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 16h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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