An adventure you cant miss!
This is a rare chance to explore one of the most amazing destinations inside the Hawaiian Islands. Home to Hawaii’s tallest waterfall skying over 1300 feet tall, wild horses wading through a river that traces all the way back to the top of Mauna Kea and a beautiful black sand beach stretching over a mile wide. Not to mention the steepest county road in the country. Truly a place that takes the breath away and filled with excitement rich with Hawaiian history and culture.
Because the rare ability to have a guided experience in Waipio and to keep a minimum impact we only offer our rent a guide service to this location. We also offer a hands on cultural experience on Private property with optional participation in our tree planting program. Please call to inquire different options on how you can make this a custom adventure you won’t want to miss.
This is a fully guided small group hike to see the entry of lava into the ocean and possibly liquid flowing lava up close and personal.
This tour is not for the faint of heart and involves extensive hiking 4.5 miles in and 4.5 miles out. But it is definitely your best chance to see lava flowing and lava breakouts from Pu'u O'o vent on Kilaueau crater. The narrated tour also includes Saddle Road, Mauna Kea State Park, the 1984 lava flow from Mauna Loa, Hilo highlights and Rainbow Falls. Experience lava flows into Pahoa (2014), Kaimu Black Sand Beach, and Kalapana. Hikeapproximately 10 miles, mostly along coastal evacuation roads to see the lava flows, then up across very recent lava to look for potential breakouts of flowing lava with your experienced guide where a picnic style dinner on the lava is included.
Hike with an experienced volcano guide to not one, but THREE of the major craters of Mount Kilauea in Hawaii Volcanoes National park in one day! Truly an awesome and unique experience and opportunity to hike these awesome attractions, usually only available if you spend a few days in the park area! All in a single tour!
1) Mauna Ulu, an impressive still-steaming crater in the heart of the park where you can peer down into the depths of the volcano!
2) Across Kilauea Iki crater floor, a spectacular hike across the still steaming vents since it's last eruption!
3) A easier hike to end the day the 1240m summit of Kilauea Caldera, where you may see the red glow of the lake of lava at Halema'uma'u
Including both deli-style lunch and local-style dinner, as well as transport in style in new Mercedes Benz high-ceiling van, this moderately strenuous hike will leave a lasting impression of Hawaii's awesome volcanoes that you will never forget.
This is a fully guided small group charter tour or hike to see the highlights of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and various sights via Mercedes Benz Luxury Van with a local guide. Since it's a charter, you choose from the menu of highlights you'd like to see and we do out best to maximize your time. Because the Volcano is the most popular destination, we typically try to see Rainbow Falls, Downtown Hilo, Big Island Candies, and then head up to the volcano to spend the bulk of the time in the Park. If you are interested in hiking, we can arrange the best hike in the crater area for your level, or just move from crater to crater by vehicle. If you are coming off the Pride of America or any cruise that arrives in Hilo, we can arrange in advance for meals. Variations include going as far as the Punaluu Black Sand Beach, wine tasting at the Volcano winery, or even heading all the way to South Point and tasting famous Ka'u Coffee, Macadamia Nuts and Honey.
Come enjoy this behind-the-scenes tour of our orchid greenhouses. The greenhouses hold orchid plants in various stages of development. Your tour will be guided by an expert orchid grower who will show you around the greenhouses, demonstrate how orchids are cultivated and bred and you'll even be a participant in a grower's activity.
The price listed is for the entire vehicle, the entire day and customized to you. All 11 seats in our new Mercedes Sprinter are yours and you explore at your pace, a great value if you have 5 or more in your group.
The tour starts coastal town of Hilo, the Big Island's famous Waterfall Rainbow falls, and legendary Volcanoes National Park on this unique private adventure from the Kona Coast. Ride in a Mercedes Benz 11-passenger Sprinter van across the island between its two largest volcanoes, going from sea level to over six thousand feet and from dry sandy coasts to lush rain forest and moonlike volcanic territory. See simmering calderas and walk through a lava tube. This private tour. led by a professional guide photographer, is flexible to allow you to see all your top wish-list sites on the Big Island. This Tour is Private you have all 11 Seats in the Mercedes Sprinter van with DVD Media player, so you can see what you want to see when you want to see it.
Journey through Hawaii Island’s incredible range of ecosystems and climate zones before experiencing first-hand the phenomena that makes it all possible – an erupting volcano. This in-depth experience with a National Park certified interpretive guide will reveal the mysteries surrounding many of the park’s most impressive sites. This small-group tour is limited to 14 people to provide a more personalized experience.
Tour consists old historic downtown of Hilo,Rainbow water falls, Liliokalani park or Japanese garden, King Kamehameha's golden statue, ancient Coconut Island and Scenic Banyan drive, Beautiful Carl Smith beach, Big Island Candy factory for coffee and shortbread tasting, Mauna Loa mac nut factory for 11 types of nuts and cookie tasting and last but not least, "Kalapana" also called "Land of Frozen Fire" which is the foothill of the live " Kilauea volcano" where lava is currently flowing from the Pu'uo'o vent, one of the most active volcano of the world. You will not see any fresh lava flow in this tour that requires hiking on the volcanic field for hours but can certainly enjoy the beauty of this massive volcanic active lava field for miles and amazing view of the crater volcanic smokes from distance and inspect the beautiful and colorful jewel like volcanic rocks. Mimimum 6 people and maximum 28 people and light walking.
The lava glow Volcano Express PM Tour offers the only direct tour from your hotel accommodation in Kona, Waikoloa, Kohala, and Hilo to the highlights of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the famous red lava glow (only visible after sunset - conditions permitting)!
Get ready for this epic adventure through Volcano National Park. Where you can see places unlike anywhere else in Hawaii (maybe even the planet?) With views that stare across carved and collapsed mountains of stone twisted among rainforest jungle.
Experience the Hawaiian beauty of the Kohala Waterfalls on this small group Kohala Waterfalls adventure tour. Drive along the Kona coastline and explore the areas where lava flows from Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and the Kohala Mountain. You'll also learn about Hawaii's countryside - a place of old sugar plantations, ancient legends and extraordinary natural beauty. Explore a private nature preserve as your interpretive guide brings you to explore streams, waterfalls and bridges. Soak in the amazing view from a private picnic area overlooking a remote valley. Easy walks, gorgeous countryside views and a chance to cool off in a mountain stream make the Kohala Waterfalls Adventure the ideal family adventure in Hawaii!
Head to the Mauna Kea Observatory, nestled high in the mountains of the Big Island, and experience an intriguing and provocative journey through space and time. Discover Hawaii from the top of the island's tallest peak, Mauna Kea, also known as 'White Mountain,' located 13,796 feet (4,200 meters) above sea level. This small-group star-watching tour ensures a personalized and unique experience at the enchanting Mauna Kea summit.
Start your Hawaiian day like never before... from the top of the tallest volcano on earth experiencing a breathtaking sunrise at over 13,000 feet!
Get your binoculars ready for a small group adventure tour to Mauna Kea Forest Preserve for fantastic bird-watching opportunities. Visit both rainforest and dry forest habitats for a great introduction to Hawaii's wide variety of bird species, with guidance from an expert local guide and bird enthusiast.
Hawaii is known as the endangered species capital of the world, drawing visitors from around the world hoping for a glimpse of some of the rarest birds in the world. Enjoy a day of exploration as we visit the heart of Hawaii Island, and pay a visit to unique locations that still teem with Hawaii’s native birds while enjoying the natural beauty on the largest volcanoes on earth. We will search two separate locations to see Palila and Akiapola’au, two of the world’s most amazing critically endangered birds in all of the islands. If you’re a birdwatcher or just enjoy nature, you’ll be astounded at the beauty of these birds. This tour will take you far away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist areas, giving you a rare chance to see the hidden nature of Hawaii Island and understand its delicate balance in the middle of the pacific.
Experience Hawaii’s Volcanoes National Park in all its fiery glory on a small-group guided tour from Kona. Set out for this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site — only one of two in the Hawaiian archipelago — before lunch, traversing the island along the renowned Saddle Road. Following a stop in Hilo, visit the birthplace of the Hawaiian Islands, walk sprawling lava flows, and enjoy the park's desolate beauty in an air-conditioned SUV. End your day with a fine-dining experience and a nighttime view of the glowing summit crater.
Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge is a must see location for birdwatchers and those who enjoy getting out of town for the ultimate nature experience. Native birds and plants await nature lovers looking for a unique and publicly restricted view of Hawaii Island. If you’ve always wanted to see Hawaii’s native birds this is the tour for you.
Explore the majestic Kohala coast, mountains, and jungle on a fun-filled, 8-hour tour to the North Shore of the Big Island. Tour the exotic and lush Pololu and Waipio Valleys, pay homage at the original statue of King Kamehameha The Great, savor Waimea’s greatest culinary treasure at Merriman’s restaurant, and learn about the unique lives of the Hawaiian cowboys. Finally, take in the stunning sunset after a trip to the Hamakua Macadamia Nut factory. This is the ultimate way to see Hawaii Island's breathtaking North Shore!
Join us on an epic day of discovery as we wander off-the-beaten path and visit our island's most awe inspiring sites. Your adventure includes exclusive private access to stunning waterfall views, pristine lava tubes, and a tropical farm as well as exploration of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
There is nothing quite as spectacular as seeing red molten lava, and nobody takes you to where the action is quite like KapohoKine Adventures! Join us as we take you on a thrilling discovery of Kilauea Volcano. We’ll take you to the Puna District on the Big Island’s East-side, our home and home to the best lava viewing locations. We’ll drive as close as we safely can before setting off on foot to find the most recent surface outbreaks and ocean entries. Next we travel to the only winery in Hawaii for a wine and tea tasting tour before a delicious BBQ dinner. After dinner, we enter the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to view another active crater below the Jaggar Museum. We provide military-grade flashlights, walking sticks, sunblock, dinner and drinks. Bring a light jacket, closed toe shoes, and long pants. We do our best to find molten lava on every tour, but due to the constantly changing nature of the eruption seeing molten lava cannot be guaranteed.