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Volcanoes National Park Small Group Twilight Tour

  • See Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, and Kilauea in one day
  • Guide leads you on hikes and takes you to best lava-viewing spots
  • Lunch and dinner provided
Volcanoes National Park Small Group Twilight Tour
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11am Departure
Departs at 11am; Apr 22 to Aug 27
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Departs at 10:40am; Feb 16 to Apr 21 and Aug 28 to Sep 13
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Departs at 10am; Oct 11 to Jan 12
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See some of the world's most awe-inspiring natural phenomena on this guided tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park tour. In a small group of no more than 14, visit Mauna State Park to see the huge Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, then head to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park where, if Kilauea is erupting, your guide takes you to the best spots to see lava flowing. Your guide leads you on informative hikes through the park and provides lunch and dinner.
What to Expect
Begin your tour with a morning pickup from your hotel. Meet your guide, board the vehicle, and head out to see two of the world's largest volcanoes, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.

After a lunch break at Mauna State Park, continue east toward Hilo to explore a lava tube and listen to your guide explain how its passages once carried molten rock from Mauna Loa's upper rift zones to the ocean.

Next, it's on to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the park is home to the active volcano Kilauea. Your guide leads your group on moderately difficult hikes throughout the afternoon and, if Kilauea is erupting, takes you to prime viewing spots, dependent upon the conditions.

When Kilauea isn't erupting, walk the summit caldera, peer down steam vents, and marvel at the cinder fields. Then explore trails through the native rainforest before heading to the perfect location to see active lava glowing at dusk.

After a picnic-style dinner, your tour concludes back at your pickup point.
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Reviewed 15 May 2018
Fantastic experience!

I'm so glad I booked this! I had originally booked the lava hike, but had to go on the Twilight tour due to lack of overland flow at the time. The tour guide really knew his stuff and made a big effort to make everyone...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 30 April 2018
Taj our passionate Eco Guide

Our family of 3 booked this trip so we could have a guide explain what we will see. Taj is a passionate guide. He explains as he drove along, and when we hike about the national park. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't good that day and...More

Thank Irene L
Reviewed 15 April 2018
I feel like I went on an expedition to another planet

Let’s get the bad part out of the way first: the weather was terrible. It rained almost the entire time we were in the van on this adventure. There, I got that out of my system. Let’s be rational here. This is the tropics. The...More

4  Thank David P
Reviewed 7 April 2018
Wonderful tour. To bad it rained

The guide did his best under poor weather circumstances. The tour was well organized with bad weather alternatives to keep the group happy.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 April 2018
Awesome Trip, Fantastic Guide

We had an amazing time thanks to our wonderful guide, Taro. I was worried about my 8-year-old son getting bored on the drive from our resort to the park, but Taro kept us engaged with interesting information about the island and the volcanic activity and...More

Thank Tina C
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Response from Donna Lynn H | Reviewed this property |
This trip does not...but I'd recommend contacting Hawaii Forest and Trail directly. They are extremely accommodating and will happily advise if a trip to the black sand beach is available. Have fun.
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