For up to 6 guests. This tour is all about the Volcano Park
This tour is all about the Volcano Park. I pick you up at the Volcano Visitor Center.
We will see the amazing changes from the 2018 eruption.
I will take you to many locations including:
Kilauea Caldera View
We will explore Mauna Ulu where there was a 5 year lava flow
I will drive down Chain of Craters road and will take you out on some short walks along the way.
I will take you into a lava tube (currently closed for repair but may open by your visit)
I will take you out on past lava flows as I talk about some of the different formations.
I will drive all the way to the ocean to show you a beautiful Sea Arch. You will have a chance to walk out on the old road most of which is now covered by lava.
On the drive I will make stops at some amazing views where the past lava flows entered the ocean.
I will take you out to see lava trees, fissures and other interesting formations left by previous lava flows
You will drive to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and meet me at the Visitor Center. The tour start time is flexible. If driving from Kona it is around a 2 hour drive to the Volcano Park. Hilo is 40 minutes drive to the volcano Park.
The Visitor Center has short videos showing the changes the Kilauea Volcano has gone through.
Steam vents and another amazing view of the Caldera
Kilauea Iki Crater where a 1959 Eruption took place
Walking through a old lava tube and be underground as you walk though it. (Currently closed not sure when will open)
From the top of the park at 4000 foot elevation we will drive down Chain of Craters road to see and walk out on past lava flows.
We will drive all the way to the ocean to see a beautiful Sea Arch
On the drive we will take some short walks out on past lava flows. On these walks we will see some unusual lava formations.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: After entering Volcanoes National Park a short drive on right side is visitor center. I will meet you by entrance to the visitor center building.
End Point Options: Suggested by Guide: I will drop you off at the Visitor Center at the end of the tour.
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
This tour can start at any time of the day. If you are driving from Kona or Waikoloa this is a 2 hour drive. You can specify the time you would like to meet at the visitor center for the tour. If driving from Hilo it is a 40 minute drive.
We will be taking either our 2011 Toyota Sienna Mini-van or 2012 Nissan NV Passenger van. Both are comfortable and air conditioned.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 US Dollars - If you would like to purchase something in the Visitor Center or purchase anything to eat at Volcano House Hotel. It is recommended that you eat prior to the tour as there are no places to purchase food once down in chain of craters.