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Epic Circle Island Volcano Journey - Small Group Tour

  • Enjoy an 'insider's' adventure on the Big Island during this small-group trip
  • Explore an active volcano at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Search for sea turtles on a black-sand beach
Epic Circle Island Volcano Journey - Small Group Tour
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Epic Circle Island Volcano Journey - Small Group Tour
See a side of Hawaii few visitors ever experience thanks to this 12-hour Big Island adventure with a small group. Get off the beaten path as you explore an active volcano, visit a local coffee farm, experience a private cave system, scout for sea turtles on a black-sand beach, and enjoy an included breakfast, lunch, and snack made with gourmet, sustainably-sourced ingredients.
What to Expect
Meet up with your group in the morning at the Kona headquarters of Hawaii Forest & Trail. Pickup from select hotels is always available with prior arrangements. You’ll then head out for a day that’s jam-packed with adventure, tasty Hawaiian food, and plenty of sightseeing.

Start the day right by fueling up with an included breakfast made with local, sustainably-sourced, Hawaiian ingredients. You’ll then spend the next several hours exploring a range of fun-filled activities that blend outdoor adventure with nature and Hawaiian history and culture. Head to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where you’ll hike an active volcano. You’ll also stop by Kona Joe’s, an island coffee farm where you can learn more about the growing and production process.

As the day continues you’ll scout for sea turtles during a stop at Punaluu, a black-sand beach, and get an “insider’s” look at how lava tubes are formed as you venture into a private cave system. Before the day is over you’ll also visit a 1,000 acre tropical fruit farm and admire the picturesque Rainbow Falls from on top of a private viewing deck. In between stops you’ll also receive included snacks and have time for a gourmet “farm to fork” lunch produced using local Hawaiian ingredients. At the end of the day you’ll either return to your original departure point or receive a drop-off at select hotels.
Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago
Great Overview of Island!

We were staying in Waikoloa Village and were picked up close by in Queens Marketplace. There were 6 in our group and we picked up 7 more. Our guide, Mateo, was so knowledgeable and literally had answers to all our questions. The bus we traveled...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great tour

This was a wonderful tour. Couldn't do the Volcano part because National park was closed . They did Take us all around the whole Island . Our tour Guide Turo was great. Very informative and caring. Had a great day. It was a long tour...More

Thank Elaine K
Reviewed 15 August 2018
A fantastic snapshot of the Big Island

On August 2, my husband and I joined group leader, Mateo and our friendly small group for a trip around the island. We were picked up at 6:40 and had breakfast and a tour of a coffee farm called Kona Joe's. Seeing the beautiful coffee...More

Thank lovestotravel104
Reviewed 20 July 2018
Day 1 on Big Island: relaxed and fun

After a long-haul flight from Baltimore we arrived at Kona. We would like to explore the island on day 1 in a less intensive way. This epic circle tour is such a thing. You got to see and learn quite a few without too many...More

1  Thank Ti Y
Reviewed 2 July 2018
Great way to take in the whole island

This is a full day commitment and a lot of riding but well worth it. We had access to locations that the public can't get to via private agreements with ranchers and farmers, even allowing us to pick fresh lychee on the grounds! Even the...More

Thank Julia H
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