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Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo

From US$186.94
Highlights
  • Afternoon and evening tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park from Hilo
  • See the lava flows of a former eruption that buried a local town
  • Tour craters, steam vents, and lava tubes in daylight and at sunset
  • Taste volcanic wine and enjoy dinner at the nearby Volcanic Winery
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Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo
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Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo
From US$186.94
Overview
Experience Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s geological wonders in the light of day and after sunset with this tour from Hilo. Visit a village buried by an eruption and a black-sand beach, and learn the park’s history, while exploring steaming craters, vents, and lava flows with a ranger-trained guide. Dine and taste volcanic wine at Volcano Winery. Watch for molten lava and other activity as the sun sets across Mt. Kilauea.
What to Expect
Meet your driver and guide in downtown Hilo, and begin with a look at the power of Hawaii's active volcanoes. Visit the site of Kalapana, a former village completely destroyed by lava flows, and the island’s newest black-sand beach at Kaimu. See the Painted Church of St. Damien, considered a sacred site by locals; it was moved several times to save it from advancing lava.
Enter Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and learn more about the Big Island’s geologic history. Explore the park’s diverse topography with your ranger guide, from lush rain forest to simmering craters and hissing steam vents. At nearby Volcano Winery, get a private tour of vineyards and tea orchards, before dinner and a glass of wine. Back at the park, watch the changing light of the setting sun wash over Mt. Kilauea and look for glowing lava flows and other volcanic activity.
Reviews (36)
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Reviewed 8 January 2019
You absolutely have to take this tour!

I cannot believe all the sights we saw and the things we learned during this excursion. It was really well organized and we lucked into having an outstanding guide named Campbell. He is fascinating and full of amazing facts. We loved the locations we visited...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Laurie S
bki808, Guest Relations Manager at KapohoKine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much, Laurie! We are always excited to get feedback from our guests, especially when it is this cheerful! All the best,

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile
Great tour with Henry!

We went on the volcano tour with Henry tonight and it was great. Henry was an informative guide who knew a lot about the flora and history of Hawaii. It was pouring with rain at the volcano but that didn’t stop us from taking in...More

3  Thank TravellingWahine
Bea I, Social Media Coordinator at KapohoKine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Aloha TavellingWahine! Thanks for being such a good sport regarding the weather and for sharing your thoughts with the traveling world! Henry will be thrilled to hear about your compliments on his island knowledge!

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Every minute is great!

Sorry this is a very belated review for the tour of late May. It was fantastic with our guy Rich! The tour started from Hilo, to rainforest botanic garden, Akaka Falls, lave tubes, Rainbow Falls, and long drive to Volcano Winery. On the trip Rich...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Owen_ca
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile
What an experience!!!

We just came back from the „evening volcano tour“ with our fantastic and funny guy Campell! The tour started in Hilo, next to our hotel, when we went off to the black sand beach. Amazing view of only 27 year old earth. Then we headed...More

2  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 7 April 2018
Great way to learn about the Big Island!

Having never been to the Big Island of Hawaii, my spouse and I decided to book a tour. We had only one other couple in our van on our chosen day. Our tour guide, Paul, was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and informative throughout the entire tour....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Maui2014NMR
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