From Waikoloa: Volcanoes National Park Private Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for teenagers.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of the truck unassisted.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

Saddle Road, Rainbow Falls and more

We begin at the location of your choice in the Waikoloa area of the island and make our way towards Volcanoes National Park via the famous Saddle Road. It's a long drive (a little over two hours) but the views are spectacular!

Once in Hilo we'll see Rainbow Falls and stop at a farmer's market, if you like. Then we will head to Volcanoes National Park and explore all the many wonderful sights. When finished at the park we'll start making our way back to the Kona area with a stop at an orchid garden and macadamia nut farm.

As with all of my tours, the above is a suggested itinerary and can be altered to fit your interests and desires.

Let me show you the beauty of the Big Island of Hawaii!


Pickup on the Kona side of the island.
Drive Saddle Road to Rainbow Falls in Hilo.
Head up to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to explore the amazing sights.
Visit an orchid garden, if you like.
Visit a macadamia nut farm and visitor center, if you like.
Drive back Saddle Road to be dropped back off at your location.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will begin the tour in the Kona area of Hawaii Island including the airport, B&Bs and hotels.

End location: We end the tour at the location of your choice.

Duration: 8 hours

The duration of this tour is an estimate and can change based on the length of time we spend at each stop. Remember, this is YOUR tour and it is my goal to give you an experience of a lifetime.


4-door, Air Conditioned, 2016 Ford F-150 4WD, which has tons of room for up to four full sized guests. This truck has been modified for off-road use with a higher step up than usual.

What’s Included

Guiding service, entrance fee to Volcanoes National Park, bottled water and transportation to some spectacular sights.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 USD - per person for snacks, drinks, etc.

I usually do not include a dedicated lunch stop on the tour because it takes so much time away from seeing other sights. If this is something you desire, we certainly can stop for lunch. Lunch can cost anywhere between $10 and $20 per person, depending on where we go. I do provide water and granola bars.

You are more than welcome to bring sandwiches and other snacks with you.

What’s Extra

Drinks / Snacks / Meals / Souvenirs, etc.

A Recent Review of this tour

Scott was very knowledgeable and very accommodating! It was an enjoyable outing. Thanks, Scott!
Steve Weiner

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