Epic Island Volcano Journey in Kailua-Kona, HI

Hawaii Forest & Trail73-5593 Olowalu StreetKailua-Kona, Big Island, HI 96740
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Offering an 11- to 12-hour experience, the Epic Island Volcano Journey lets guests enjoy a unique adventure exploring the Big Island with an active volcano. Included in the journey are a delicious island breakfast, a deli trio-style lunch, an afternoon snack, beverages and a souvenir water bottle. The tour also offers a visit to four national park sites, private tours at Kau Coffee Mill, and more.

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Start your adventure with breakfast at a Kona Coffee Farm to enjoy breakfast and coffee sampling, before heading to Kula Kai to delve into a private cave system to explore lava tubes, learn how they were formed, and history of how the ancient Hawaiians used them.

Next, head to the beautiful black sand beach of Punalu’u, a famous beach known for it's glistening black sand created by volcanic activity on Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes. Enjoy a scenic ride to Volcanoes National Park where you will enjoy your deli-style lunch in the park.

From there, make your way to the summit of Kilauea, where your guide will explain the history of what is considered to be one of the most active volcanoes in the world. View the Halemaumau Crater and hear about al the recent changes to this surreal landscape. Finish your day with a visit to the famous Rainbow Falls.

This tour is great for: Families, sight-seers, couples, people who have never been to Hawaii before, and all age groups.

Schedule: Tours days vary on a week to week basis. Pick-up is provided from Hawaii Forest & Trails headquarters, Queen's Marketplace, and select resorts. Tour duration: 11.5 hours.

Rated: Easy; minimal hiking.

Included in the Tour: Over $30 per person in entry fees, savory island breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, coffee farm tour and tasting, beverages, and use of daypacks, walking staffs and raingear.

Savory Breakfast: Egg burrito, potatoes, croissants, oatmeal, fresh island fruit and banana bread, 100% pure Kona coffee, teas, hot chocolate, and juices. Vegan burrito option available.

Lunch: including sandwich choice of turkey, ham, tuna or veggie, chips, cookie, sodas, and juice drinks. Gluten-free options are available.

Afternoon Snack: Chocolate Brownies & beverages.

Group size: Group size is limited to 12.

Restrictions: Guests should not be physically challenged or unable to walk short distances on uneven terrain. Ages 8 years and older.

What to bring & wear: Closed-toe shoes, wear or bring long pants and a light jacket.

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