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Hawaii Volcanoes Sightseeing Tour - Kilauea, Dinner and Stargazing

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What to Expect
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Stop At: Mauna Kea State Recreation Area, Saddle Road, 35 mile marker, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96721

Picnic lunch

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kaumana Caves Park, Kaumana Drive Mile Marker 4, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI

Short hike inside the caves.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: MacKenzie State Park, Hi-137, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778

Puna district and new lava flows from most recent eruption

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Volcano National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI

Chain of Craters Road

Lookouts, Steam Vents and views of the New Halemau’mau Crater

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Saddle Road, Hawaii Highway 200, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI

Stargazing (weather permitting)

Duration: 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Kailua-Kona, HI, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from most West-side hotels and resorts, and offer central pickup locations for those not staying in a hotel/resort.

Port of Hilo, Kona Airport
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch - Catered picnic lunch
  • Dinner - Sit-down dinner at Kilauea Lodge
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Binoculars
  • Umbrellas
  • Cold beverages, hot coffee/hot chocolate
  • Flashlight
  • Warm parka (coat)
  • Entry/Admission - Kaumana Caves Park
  • Entry/Admission - MacKenzie State Park
  • Entry/Admission - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Gratuity
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children under 5 years old not permitted on this tour
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Meal options (please specify your preference in the 'special requirements' field at checkout):
  • Lunch options: Ham & Cheese Sandwich, Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, Chicken Breast Sandwich, Chicken Breast Wrap, Vegetarian Hummus Wrap. Served with your choice of Salad or Fresh Fruit on the side.
  • Dinner options: New York Steak, Fresh Catch of the Day, Eggplant Supreme, German Sausage Plate, Chicken Milanese
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This was a great tour. We had two great tour guides that truly made us feel at home. I learned that one of our tour guides, Grant Mitchell, was the most knowledgeable tour guides on the Big Island, Kailua-Kona, Kailani Tours. I was impressed with the Island knowledge of both he
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This tour linked a bunch of very interesting sites related to volcanoes. Being able to enter the devastated areas and get a survivor's impressions and stories first-hand was unforgettable. Our tour guide, Jim Carey, is one of the most gifted Hawaii tour guides we have ever
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Response from Betsy W, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaii Volcanoes Sightseeing Tour - Kilauea, Dinner and Stargazing
Responded 1 week ago
Aloha, and thank for for sharing your feedback with us! Our Deluxe Volcano Experience gives guests an intimate perspective, in regard to the magnitude of the 2018 eruption. By working with the local community, we are able to educate and inform guests, with a first hand account of what transpired during the eruption. We are so grateful to be able to share with guests the true essence of the island! Jim’s enduring passion for Hawaii shines through in his work, and we are so pleased to know you greatly enjoyed your time with him. Jim has been part of the Kailani team since the beginning, and he exemplifies the heart of our operation. I will be sure to share your review with him, he will be very pleased! Thanks again for choosing Kailani Tours, we hope to see you again soon!
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Brett Zimmerman and Kirk Weston are THE GUIDES. We’ve been lots of places with lots of guides and we can tell you these two are some of the best! Knowledgeable, friendly, courteous, genuine and so accommodating of our needs. They told us and showed us way more than we could
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Response from Betsy W, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaii Volcanoes Sightseeing Tour - Kilauea, Dinner and Stargazing
Responded 4 weeks ago
Aloha, and thank you for sharing your experience! We are so pleased to know that you had such a great time on tour! Kirk and Brett exemplify our goal in providing an excellent experience for guests. They love their work, and they are true professionals. I will be sure to share this review with them, they will be quite happy to read this! Thank you for choosing a Kailani Tours, we hope to see you again soon!
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Highly recommend this tour! Our tour guide Grant knew so much about the island. He was so friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely enjoys his job and showing visitors the sites. Small tour, just 10 people total, our family of 6 (2 seniors, 2 adults, & 2 college age adults),
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Response from KailaniToursHawaii, Manager at Hawaii Volcanoes Sightseeing Tour - Kilauea, Dinner and Stargazing
Responded 15 Aug 2019
Aloha! Thank you for joining us on our Deluxe Volcano Experience! We are thrilled to hear that you had such an amazing day with Grant and enjoyed the sights along the way. Grant is an exceptional guide and we realized that right away. His energy and passion make him the perfect traveling companion while exploring the Big Island. Reviews like yours are great because you've recognized all the details and effort we put into every tour. We will pass along your sentiments to Kuleana Rum Shack who provides our lunches, and the Volcano House who allows us to enjoy their great service and delicious offerings at dinner. Mahalo for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Amy
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My wife and I had the most awesome time on this all day tour. "Uncle" Jim Carey was the consummate tour guide; friendly, courteous, interactive with all age groups and had an encyclopedic knowledge about everything, keeping us informed and entertained throughout the tour. The
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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