Fully Custom Volcano, Waterfalls and other must see stops
The Ultimate experience, narrated private tour, Air Conditioned, Water and Snacks provided. Free photography is included with the tour and uploaded to our photo sharing cloud for you.
This tour takes you to the newly reopened Volcanoes National Park and we will be stopping at the Visitor Center, the Volcano House, Steam vents and looking at Halemaumau crater.
With this Tour you see the Best Hilo, Rainbow Falls, Queen Liliuokalani Japanese Gardens the largest Japanese Garden outside of Japan. (Hilo suffered large Tsunamis in 1946 & 1960). Black sands beach and possible turtles! Other optional stops see below.
The great thing about Private Tours is you have the ability to spend more times seeing what you want. If there are things you want to see please contact me. I am happy to modify tours based on your needs.
Tour also includes:
Volcanoes National Park (Newly reopened!!)
* Volcanoes National Park includes steam vents, visitor center, Halemaumau crater, (Thurston lava tube when reopened).
Hilo: The town suffered large Tsunamis in 1946 and 1960
Queen Liliuokalani Japanese Gardens (30 magnificent acres across from Hilo bay)
Rainbow Falls State Park (Waterfall)
Richardson Ocean Park (Black Sand Beach and possible turtles)
Optional Stops/Sights and frequently requested listed below. We can usually fit 1 to 4 of the Optional stops depending on time:
* Big Island Candies
* Volcano House (best gift store)
* Lunch at the Rim Restaurant (In the Volcano House)
* Akatsuka Orchid Gardens
* Volcano Winery
* Suisan Fish market (outstanding poke and samples)
* Scenic drive including sea cliffs
* Hilo Farmer's Market
* Akaka Falls (this pick will not allow time to eat lunch)
* Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Farm
* Swimming at Carlsmith Park
Guaranteed to get you back to the Port on time.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection
End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 6 hours
Staying longer at some places does tend to make the tour longer, I will give everyone in the group time guidelines at stops to keep us on track. If you want to stay longer some places we can do so but that means less time at other places. Total time 6-7 hours.
Newer Mercedes 11 passenger van with DVD media, air conditioning.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Dollars - Money for lunch or souvenirs.
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Jodi is a wonderful guide who studies history of the sites; is prepared with water & snacks; and adjusts the tour for the group. When we return we will definitely ask for Jodi.